Scarface The Diary Released 25 Years Ago Today

Scarface is one of the illest to ever touch a microphone. For me, Scarface is my 3rd favorite rapper of all-time right behind 2Pac and Nas. The career of Scarface have spanned over 4 decades. As part of the legendary Geto Boys, Scarface have been in the game over 30 years. Throughout the years, you can count on some of your favorite rappers to say Scarface influenced them. On this day 25 years ago, Scarface dropped one of the best rap albums ever. The Diary was the third album from Scarface and it has been praised by countless artists and hip ... [read more]

Check Out My J. Cole Compilation for Mixtape Friday

First off, today is my 42nd birthday and I’m just happy to see this day. With it being Friday, you already know what time it is. My Mixtape Friday is from nine other than J. Cole. J. Cole is one of my favorite rappers from this generation with the other being Kendrick Lamar. J. Cole have put out five studio albums and they all are nice. Born Sinner and 2014 Forest Hills Drive are my favorite two from him. Recently, J. Cole dropped his Dreamville compilation and it shows he have a lot of talent on his label. For this compilation, there’s around ... [read more]

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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