Snoop Dogg Gin and Juice for Throwback Thursday

In 1993, Hip Hop started to find its traction in the music scene. In 1992, Dr. Dre released his game changing album, The Chronic while putting Death Row on the map. The world was introduced to Snoop Doggy Dogg and as they say, the rest is history. Next month, Snoop Dogg will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his monumental debut album, Doggystyle. After his appearances on the Chronic and his track Deep Cover with Dr. Dre anticipation grew for a solo effort. 1993 was an influential year, so much that I made a Best Of for that year and here’s ... [read more]

Joe Budden If I Die Tomorrow for Throwback Thursday

When Joe Budden first burst on to the scene with all the hype of his Def Jam debut, he didn’t do it for me. Pump It Up came out and it was a cool track. After listening to his debut album, the track that stood out was Walk with Me. Joe Budden started dropping those Mood Muzik mixtapes, that was the Joe Budden that drew me to him. A few weeks ago, Joe Budden was featured on Throwback Thursday with Follow My Lead from his Mood Muzik 4 project. Today I’ll be featuring If I Die Tomorrow from Mood Muzik 2 for Throwback Thursday. Check out the track ... [read more]

Kurupt Celebrate 20th Anniversary for Throwback Thursday

On October 6th, Kurupt aka Young Gotti will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of his debut, solo double album. After all the drama with Death Row, Kurupt started his own label and released his Kuruption album. It features guest appearances from numerous rappers from both the East Coast and West Coast, including Daz Dillinger, Noreaga, Tray Deee, Roscoe, and Dr. Dre. Disc one is labeled as "West Coast" and disc two is labeled as "East Coast". Before that, Kurupt was featured on some of the biggest hip hop albums ever. The Chronic, Doggystyle ... [read more]

Business from Eminem for Throwback Thursday

Did you know that Eminem dropped a new album, Kamikaze a few weeks ago? Honestly, the album was really good. After dissing MGK on the album, he responded to Eminem with Rap Devil. Of course, Eminem hit back with a track called Killshot. Eminem went in and people talked about his line implicating Diddy with the murder of 2Pac. Eminem is no stranger to beef and he’s also no stranger to making good music. For my Throwback Thursday, it’s his track called Business from the Eminem Show album. Great track from a nice album. Check it out ... [read more]

Young Buck Let Me In for Throwback Thursday

Young Buck was with Juvenile and his UTP click before jumping to G-Unit. After jumping on some mixtapes and he was featured on a track off of Get Rich or Die Trying. Finally, Young Buck releases his debut album, Straight Outta Cashville. The album was really good, and he became my favorite from G-Unit. Recently, I was listening to his Welcome to the Hood mixtape hosted by DJ Whoo Kid and it was amazing. My featured Throwback Thursday track was his debut single, Let Me In. Let Me In featured 50 Cent in the end and it was an instant classic. ... [read more]

Rest in Peace 2Pac I Ain’t Mad at Cha for Throwback Thursday

22 years ago today, 2Pac passed away at 4:03 p.m. in Las Vegas due to complications of being shot. If you’ve followed me over the years, then you know that Pac is my idol, favorite artist and the GOAT. For the last seven years on his birthday, I’ve released 2Pac B-Day Mix. With this being the 22nd anniversary of his passing, you know that he’ll be featured as my Throwback Thursday. The featured track is the video for I Ain’t Mad at Cha. Of course, the video depicts him being shot, passing away and joining other legends in heaven. The track ... [read more]

Follow My Lead Joe Budden for Throwback Thursday

The whole hip hop world has been talking about Eminem’s new album. Throughout the album, Eminem dissed multiple people which included Machine Gun Kelly, Joe Budden and several others. Machine Gun Kelly responded with a dope track, but Joe Budden has stated he’s not responding on wax. For those that know me, they’ll tell you that I’m a huge fan of Joe Budden. Many people are still not familiar because he’s not a popular artist. When it comes to spitting, he’s one of the better ones you’ll find. Before being part of the media, Joe Budden beefed ... [read more]

T.I. Rubber Band Man for Throwback Thursday

A couple of weeks, T.I. celebrated the 15th anniversary of his Trap Muzik album. This is not only T.I.’s best album, but one of my all-time favorite hip hop albums. For my Throwback Thursday track, it’s his smash-hit Rubber Band Man produced by David Banner. This video made T.I. into a superstar, plus it had cameos from Diddy, but Michael Vick was that dude in Atlanta. Usher, Lil Duval, Jagged Edge, Youngbloodz, Bow Wow and many others. https://youtu.be/xjDT3rMSQLQ ... [read more]

Classic I’m So Fly Lloyd Banks for Throwback Thursday

The Punchline King, Lloyd Banks was one of the hottest MCs when G-Unit first hit the scene. After many appearances on several classic G-Unit mixtapes, 50 Cent released his classic, major label debut, Get Rich or Die Trying.  After the successful 50 Cent album, G-Unit released their debut, group album Beg for Mercy. 50 Cent prepped Lloyd Banks as they released the single, Smile from the album featuring Banks with 50 on the hook. June of the following year, Banks released his debut album, Hunger for More and On Fire was his lead single. A few ... [read more]

Make It Last Forever Keith Sweat for Throwback Thursday

Today marks 21 years that my wife and I officially became a couple. It’s hard to believe that we’ve been together for this amount of time. Throughout our ups-and-downs, we’ve been able to have three beautiful kids and a couple of crazy dogs. Our favorite song has always been Make It Last Forever by Keith Sweat, and it have a special meaning to us. With it being Throwback Thursday and the day of our anniversary, this is the perfect track. Happy anniversary to my wife and let’s make this thing last forever baby, I Love You. If you’re married, ... [read more]