Kool G. Rap Fast Life Featuring Nas for Throwback Thursday

Welcome to another Thursday, which means we are closer to the weekend. Once again, I’ve been stuck home due to COVID protocols. My playlist this week consisted of only four albums. Quik is the Name from DJ Quik, The Lost Tapes 2 by Nas and the Call Me D-Nice project. The final album was from the legendary Kool G. Rap and his 4,5,6 joint. Kool G. Rap is one of the illest MCs to ever touch the mic. Earlier in his career, Kool G. Rap was a part of the legendary Juice Crew. Kool G. Rap went on to influence the likes of the Notorious Big, Nas, Jay-Z ... [read more]

Nas Affirmative Action Featuring the Firm for Throwback Thursday

Welcome to another Thursday, which means we’re closer to the weekend. For many of us, this was a short week seeing that Labor Day was on Monday. My playlist this week consisted of the King’s Disease album, NWA Greatest Hits and the Released Therapy album from Ludacris. 8Ball & MJG, Big Boi’s debut album and a 2Pac mixtape was also played this week. For this Throwback Thursday, there’s a lot to choose from when it comes to these artists. With Nas celebrating his 47th birthday in 5 days, we have to go with him. On his new album, the Firm ... [read more]

Fat Joe John Blaze for Throwback Thursday

Once again, we have arrived at another Thursday which means it’s closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted Common’s Like Water for Chocolate, a Jadakiss and Raekwon mixtape. Bizzy Bone’s Thug Revenge and Styles P Master of Ceremonies also were played. One joint off some of Jadakiss’s collaborations mixtape caught my attention.  John Blaze is the track and it’s my Throwback Thursday track of the week, John Blaze is off Fat Joe’s Don Cartagena album and it features four of New York’s coldest spitters. When you have Raekwon, Nas, ... [read more]

Nas Street’s Disciple Released 15 Years Ago

15 years ago was a nice day if you’re a fan of hip hop. We already covered that T.I. dropped his Urban Legend project on this day. My favorite rapper alive, Nas released his seventh album Street’s Disciple. Street’s Disciple was a double album dropped by Nas and it received mixed reviews. While Street’s Disciple isn’t one of my top 5 Nas albums it’s still a solid effort. Street’s Disciple was the follow-up to his incredibly dope God’s Son album. Thief’s Theme was the first official single from Street’s Disciple, and it was released about five ... [read more]

Stillmatic Released 15 Years Ago by Nas

Think back to the year of 2001, which was a pretty eventful year. Of course, we had the tragedy of 9/11 and if you’re a hip hop fan like me, then you remember the Nas/Jay-Z beef. When Jay-Z released the Blueprint on 9/11, Takeover was on the album, which was a track he took aim at Mobb Deep and most notably, Nas. There was a buzz about how Nas would respond to Jay-Z as he kept things under wraps. With Nas prepping a new album, he released a response to Jay-Z with Ether and it has become one of the hardest diss tracks EVER. The track would ... [read more]

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