• Jay Z 99 Problems for Throwback Thursday
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    Jay Z 99 Problems for Throwback Thursday

    First of all, I’m hoping you had a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. For those holidays there were no Throwback Thursday music posted. Since then, I’ve listened to a lot of music during that off time. Hip Hop is Dead from Nas and Scarface’s My Homies double album. Beanie Sigel’s The Reason and the new joint from Too Short and E-40. We are going with another album that was on my playlist during this break. The Black Album from Jay-Z was his 8th project and was supposed to be his final one. The Black Album sold about 4 million records and would’ve been a perfect way for Jay to…

  • Jay Z Song Cry for Throwback Thursday
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    Jay Z Song Cry for Throwback Thursday

    First off, Happy Halloween to everyone out there and be safe! Make sure you remember this weekend that the time falls back due to Daylight Savings. With that said, let’s move on for another Throwback Thursday. As always, the featured track is usually something I’ve listened to during the week. One album that stuck out to me this week was one of my personal Jay-Z mixes. If you follow hip hop, Jay-Z’s name was tossed around by T.I. Tip stated that Jay called him because of his Top 50 list. T.I. had 2Pac on top and Jay-Z followed by him and Jigga questioned him about it. For me, I’m not…

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    Black Album Released 15 Years Ago by Jay Z

    15 years ago Jay Z released his eighth and supposed final album. Jay Z announced that the Black Album would be final project and went on a retirement tour to accompany it. The Black Album debuted #1 on the Billboard Charts as it sold over 460,000 copies during the first week. The Black Album was the follow-up of the Blueprint 2 project. As many know by now, Jay Z is one of the illest rappers to ever pick up a mic. The album didn’t feature any other rappers but had some of great producers on the album. Just Blaze, The Neptunes, DJ Quik, Kanye West, Rick Rubin, Timbaland and Eminem…

  • Paper Trail Released 10 Years Ago by T.I.
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    Paper Trail Released 10 Years Ago by T.I.

    T.I. just signed with Epic Records and released two new tracks earlier this month. This coming Friday, he’s set to release his new album, Dime Trap. 10 years ago, T.I. dropped his 6th album, Paper Trail. Paper Trail featured Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Rihanna, Usher, John Legend and Justin Timberlake. Paper Trail sold well over 500, 000 copies the first week making it Gold out the gate. Paper Trail went on to go double Platinum. During this period, T.I. was awaiting trial for his federal weapons and possession charges. For Paper Trail, T.I. released a total of 8 singles with four of them reaching the Billboard charts. On…

  • JayZ Song Cry for Throwback Thursday
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    JayZ Song Cry for Throwback Thursday

    Many people are still talking about the 444 album by JayZ. Some are even looking forward to his concert with his wife, Beyonce during the On the Run II Tour. For Throwback Thursday, let’s go back to 2001 when Jay-Z dropped his classic, Blueprint album. This is the album he put out Takeover where he went in on Nas and Mobb Deep. As many of us know, that ignited a major feud between Jigga and Nasir that many still talk about till this day. There are so many tracks that deserve shine from this album, but my featured track is Song Cry. This is a dope cut and one of…

  • Top 10 Rap Albums of 2017
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    Daddy’s Hangout Top 10 Rap Albums of 2017

    I’ll be honest, this year has been a pretty impressive year for rap music. We’ve had our share of beefs throughout hip hop and we saw the culture unite for Meek Mill, who was sent to prison. From the rise of Cardi B to the collaborative album by two of my favorite artists, Fabolous and Jadakiss. It’s been a very exciting year in hip hop where we got a surprise album from Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar dropped out of nowhere. Below I’ve put together the top 10 rap albums I’ve heard this year. What’s your favorite albums of 2017? 10) 2 Chainz Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Been a fan…