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]

Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Turns 25

Back in the 90s, we were really spoiled when it came to music. We had some of the best hip hop and R&B music that continues to be celebrated till this day. Back then, the movie soundtracks were something to look for with so many classics being dropped. We had classics like Above the Rim, I’m Bout It, Friday, Murder Was the Case and Sunset Park. One of the craziest movies during that era was one featuring the Wayans Brothers. Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood was the movie and soundtrack. The Wu Tang ... [read more]

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 ... [read more]

Goodie Mob Cell Therapy for Throwback Thursday

Welcome to another Thursday, as that means we’re closer to the weekend. My playlist this week included a couple of personal mixtapes from Ludacris and 1994 Hip Hop. The debut from Styles P, Real Talk by Fabolous and Back to the Future from Jodeci was also played. The one album that will be at the bottom to stream in the new one from the legendary Goodie Mob. Goodie Mob just released a damn good album called Survival Kit. Survival Kit is music this new generation need to hear and easily one of my favorite albums this year. For my Throwback ... [read more]

The Carter II Dropped 15 Years Ago Today

Lil Wayne has been in the rap game for well over 20+ years now. Recently, Wayne dropped his No Ceilings 3 mixtape on us. Wayne was probably his hottest from around 2002-2005. In 2005, he released his classic mixtape, the Dedication with DJ Drama. Later that year, Wayne released the second installment of his Carter series. The Carter II dropped 15 years ago today. Of course, The Carter II is the follow-up to The Carter he released a year before. The Carter II went on to go double platinum after selling over 240,000 copies in the first week. ... [read more]

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