• Boogie Down Productions Released Criminal Minded 35 Years Ago
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    Boogie Down Productions Released Criminal Minded 35 Years Ago

    KRS-One is widely considered one of the greatest rappers of all-time. He was definitely one of the MCs that made the original Golden Era of Hip Hop special. KRS-One formed the Boogie Down Productions with DJ Scott LaRock. They released their debut album 35 years ago today and it was called Criminal Minded. Criminal Minded is considered a classic and has appeared on many lists of all-time greatest rap albums. Unfortunately, DJ Scott LaRock was killed less than six months later. Boogie Down Productions released their first single off the album the year prior. South Bronx was the name of it and song serves as a diss track aimed at…

  • 50 Cent Hustler’s Ambition for Throwback Thursday
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    50 Cent Hustler’s Ambition for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Once again, there was plenty of great music being played this week. Doggfather from Snoop Dogg, Carter IV by Lil Wayne, and the New Yo Gotti joint started things off. All Eyez on Me from Pac, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits and a personal compilation was also played. I Go That Work from the Big Tymers and the Festivus joint from Wale made a nice week of music. Like always, one of those albums could’ve produced my featured track this week. The last album that got some play was the Best of 50 Cent. The Best of 50…

  • Fantasia Free Yourself for Throwback Thursday
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    Fantasia Free Yourself for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted of a lot of mixtapes. Mixtapes from DJ Rondevu, Tapemasters Inc., DJ Goldfinger and G-Unit Radio Pt. 5 were all bumped this week. The new joint from NLE Choppa, Ghetto Classics from Jaheim and Goodie Mob’s Survival Kit made the playlist. Makaveli 2 from those infamous tapes got some play and the new Snoop album was played also. The big news coming from hip hop was the Super Bowl Halftime Show and Snoop getting Death Row Records. Both of those were significant and his B.O.D.R. album was really nice. For my featured…

  • Classic Twista It Feels So Good for Throwback Thursday
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    Classic Twista It Feels So Good for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. The week started off with the 2Pacalypse Now album and new joints from NBA Youngboy and 2 Chainz. There were a few personal mixtapes that were made by me included. There were 3 in total and one of them was representing the Midwest. When I’m talking Midwest it’s Do or Die, Top Authority, Twista and Dayton Family. Victory Lap from Nipsey Hussle, Another Bad Creation and Rihanna’s A Girl Like Me were played this week. My featured track is coming from that Midwest compilation that was put together several years ago. My Throwback Thursday track is from…

  • Soulja Slim At the Same Time Featuring Snoop Dogg
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    Soulja Slim At the Same Time Featuring Snoop Dogg

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. This week was another one with a lot of music being played. There were some R&B being played with the debut joint from Lyfe Jennings. Michael Jackson Bad album and J.E. Heartbreak II from Jagged Edge. Eazy-E final album, Better Dayz from 2Pac and The Soul Tape 2 from Fabolous got some play. There were a couple others, but as you can see a lot of good music made my playlist this week. The late, great Soulja Slim’s Streets Made Me was also played and it got me thinking about his debut joint. Streets Made Me was…

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    Nelly Ride Wit Me for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Once again, it’s time to check out my weekly playlist and featured track. My week started off with the Scrappy/Trillville album and then the new one from Gunna. Quik is the Name from the legendary DJ Quik and then the new mixtape from Jim Jones with DJ Drama. Pac Life from 2Pac, Culture from Migos and the Slim Shady LP was also played. We also had some R&B with the New Life joint from Monica and OnMyRadio by Musiq Soulchild. As always, there were plenty to choose from for my Throwback Thursday joint this week. We are…

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    Crime Boss Big Chiefing for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend again. The started off with the Hip Hop is Dead joint from Nas and then the new Cordae album. One of my personal 2Pac Greatest Hits and then So Help Me God from 2 Chainz. The debut from Gang Starr, Fuck a Mixtape from T.I. and Laugh Now Cry Later by Ice Cube. As you can see, there’s plenty to choose from regarding my featured Throwback Thursday joint. Another compilation I’ve put together is one for Suave House Records. I’ve made a compilation before and also featured 10 Suave House albums you should have in your collection.…

  • Mack 10 & Tha Dogg Pound Nothin But the Cavi Hit
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    Mack 10 & Tha Dogg Pound Nothin But the Cavi Hit

    Welcome to another Thursday and you know that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist for the week started out with the Stillmatic album from Nas. One album that haven’t been played for years was the Rigomortiz joint by DMG. Eve’s Eve-Olution, a personal J. Cole mixtape and the joint Scrappy/Trillville joint also made the cut. The featured track comes from the classic Rhyme & Reason Soundtrack that dropped in the late 90s. The Rhyme & Reason had 8Ball & MJG, RZA, Busta Rhymes, Tribe, Master P and many more. The Throwback Thursday joint is from some west coast legends Mack 10 & Tha Dogg Pound. Nothin’ But…

  • Sam Sneed U Better Recognize Featuring Dr. Dre
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    Sam Sneed U Better Recognize Featuring Dr. Dre

    First off, Happy New Year to everyone out there. Hope you had a wonderful beginning to the new year and nothing but continued blessings throughout it. Welcome to Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My first playlist of the year started off on the R&B tip. Where I Wanna Be from Donnell Jones, 702’s No Doubt and Unpredictable from Jaime Foxx started things off. The new Nas joint, All Eyez on Me from Pac and the latest Busta Rhymes joint made the playlist. There were a couple others, but that was enough to last me throughout the week. Any of those albums would produce a great…

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    Smoothe the Hustler Only Human for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend again. The first album to be played this week was the new joint from Rick Ross. Richer than I Ever Been was another dope project from Ross. We hit the south up once again for some bangers. The Burning Bridges EP from Ludacris and the Inspiration by Jeezy made the list. Chingy’s debut project, Jackpot also made the list for the week. J. Cole’s The Come Up and DAMN from Kendrick Lamar was also played. There were a couple other albums, but as you can see there’s plenty to choose from this week. For my featured Throwback…

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    Mr. Serv On Heaven Is So Close for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this past week was pretty much all west and south. Better Dayz from 2Pac, Restless by Xzibit and Yukmouth’s double album was played. The south was also represented as mentioned early. Still Standing from Goodie Mob kicked things off and DTP’s Golden Grain followed. The late, great Pimp C’s Naked Soul of Sweet Jones brought back memories. On Top of the World from 8Ball & MJG made an appearance and Ciara’s The Evolution was also played. The final one that I’ll mention is where my featured track will come from. Life Insurance was the debut…

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    Whitney Houston Greatest Love of All for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Once again, my playlist this week was crazy. Seasoned Veteran from Richie Rich kicked things off and it was followed Naughty by Nature’s Greatest Hits album. Word of Mouf from Luda, No Mercy by T.I. and The End by the Three 6 Mafia was also played. Speaking of Three 6 Mafia, make sure you check their Verzuz with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony tonight. B.G.’s Chopper City, Amerikaz Nightmare by Mobb deep and The Bachelor was also played this week. All those are worthy of being featured this week, but I’m going in another direction. Disc 1 of Whitney Houston’s…

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    Young Dro Hear Me Cry for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted of a few mixtapes. Southern Smoke 16, DJ J-Boogie’s Heavy D tribute and a classic from DJ Cuttnice were all played. The Doctor’s Advocate from Game, G Code from Juvenile and T-Pain’s debut joint also made the list. There are a few that could have been the featured track, but I’ll go in another direction. One of the albums that was played was a personal mixtape I made several years ago. The mixtape featured 50 Cent, Nas, 2Pac, Beanie Sigel and Jay-Z. One artist that also made an appearance on the mixtape…

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    Chris Brown Yo Excuse Me Miss for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday, as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Before moving on, let’s me say Happy Veterans Day to all the men and women that served in the military. My playlist this week was mixtape heavy. There were 5 in all with 2 of them representing G-Unit. One of them was a personal MMG one, plus one from Cutmaster C and Baby Maker Volume 1. TRU 2 Da Game was bumped and also the Evolution album from Joyner Lucas. 2Pacalypse Now and the new album from Wale also made the playlist. There is plenty to choose from once again, but I’m going the R&B route for…

  • Makaveli Hold Ya Head for Throwback Thursday
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    Makaveli Hold Ya Head for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday, which means we are closer to the weekend. My playlist had a little bit of everything as always. We had some new flavor from Don Tolliver and Moneybagg Yo, plus a couple of personal mixes I’ve made. Tela’s Piece of Mind, LL Cool J and his Mr. Smith joint and Coolio’s Gangstas Paradise was also played. Cash Money records was represented with the No Ceilings joint from Wayne and Birdman’s debut solo album. With tomorrow being the 25th anniversary of Tela’s Piece of Mind and 2Pac’s Makaveli album it came down to those two. We all know I’m a huge Pac fan, so we are going…

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    South Circle Unsolved Mysteries Featuring 8Ball & Tela

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. It has been a while since I’ve done Throwback Thursday because I was dealing with Covid. Fortunately, everything is great now and I’m glad to feel much better. My playlist this week started with the Last Meal from Snoop Dogg and then I’m Serious from T.I. The Great Depression from DMX, Ironman from Ghostface and the new joint from Meek Mill was also played. Here I Stand from Usher and the Unplugged album from Alicia Keys also made the playlist. My featured Throwback Thursday track is from South Circle as many know were part of Suave House…

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    J. Cole Sideline Story for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend once again. My playlists this week consisted of some old school hip hop from the 80s and 90s. The Raising Hell joint from Run DMC, Doug E. Fresh and Kwame represented the 80s. Master P’s The Good Side Disc 1 and Dayton Family’s FBI joint were from artists of the 90s. The new album from the Outlawz called One Nation was also bumped and it was really good. For my Throwback Thursday, we are turning to J. Cole who happens to be one of my favorite newer artists. On Monday September 27th, J. Cole’s debut album Cole…

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    Lupe Fiasco Kick Push for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist started out with A Tribe Called Quest and their classic Low End Theory joint. The Sound of Revenge from Chamillionaire and the New Jersey Drive Soundtrack followed that. Pusha T’s Wrath of Caine, plus the What the Game’s Been Missing project by Juelz Santana also made the playlist. The classic album of the week was the debut album from Lupe Fiasco called Food and Liquor. Food and Liquor was a highly anticipated album after his classic feature on Kanye’s Touch the Sky. Before that, Lupe dropped some classic material on a few mixtapes also. Food…