Juvenile Set It Off for Throwback Thursday

For this Throwback Thursday, we’re headed to New Orleans for this one. Like always, I’m featuring music that’s been played throughout that week. Project English from Juvenile is one of the albums that I’ve listened to this week. As of yesterday, Project English is still what I’m listening to and Set It Off is the featured track. Set It Off was the only single released from the album and it’s one of my favorite tracks from Juvenile. Juvenile is the artist from Cash Money that put them on the map with his 400 Degreez album. Set It Off helped ... [read more]

Stunt 101 G Unit for Throwback Thursday

Jay-Z wasn’t the only one celebrating an anniversary yesterday as he released the Black Album 15 years ago. G Unit released their major label debut, Beg for Mercy. 50 Cent set the stage for this release after he dropped Get Rich or Die Trying earlier in the year. During this time, Tony Yayo was locked up and this G Unit album set Lloyd Banks for his debut project, Hunger for More. Stunt 101 was the first single of the album and my Throwback Thursday track. 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks and Young Buck dropped the track about six weeks before the album ... [read more]

Nas Dropped Illmatic 22 Years Ago Today

On April 19, 1994, hip hop history was made when Nas aka Nasir Jones dropped his debut album, Illmatic. It has been called by some, the greatest hip hop album of all-time and if you don’t consider it, this album is always mentioned with Ready to Die, All Eyez On Me, Death Certificate, It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, Reasonable Doubt and many more classic albums. Nas got his start when he featured on a track called Live at the Barbeque from the hip hop group, Main Source off their Breaking Atoms album. As soon as Nas dropped ... [read more]

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