• Bobby Brown Roni for Throwback Thursday
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    Bobby Brown Roni for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted of some R&B and hip hop. Jagged Edge, Musiq Soulchild, and Jamie Foxx represented for the slow jams. Do or Die, Magic’s Sky’s the Limit, Blood Money from Mobb Deep and the Legal Drug Money were hip hop. Either one of those mentioned could be the featured Throwback Thursday joint. For my featured track, we are going to another R&B album that was played also. The Don’t Be Cruel album from Bobby Brown is one of my all-time favorite albums. This album takes me back to the 5th grade and all the…

  • 7 Success Secrets from Seasoned DJs on How to Make It Big
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    7 Success Secrets from Seasoned DJs on How to Make It Big

    If you are a music enthusiast and love partying, becoming a DJ makes a perfect career choice for you.  But building a career in the industry requires a lot of hard work because the competition is daunting, and there are talented people around. You have to think beyond practicing in your bedroom or playing for free to achieve success and popularity. However, there isn’t a proven roadmap for this career role because it is pretty unconventional. But you can rely on success secrets by people who have made it big in the landscape. Here are some secrets shared by successful and seasoned DJs. Secret #1- Cultivate love for music Success…

  • Lost Boyz Legal Drug Money Dropped 25 Years Ago Today
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    Lost Boyz Legal Drug Money Dropped 25 Years Ago Today

    The 90s had so much talent that there were a lot of groups or artists that got overlooked. One of those groups was the Lost Boyz. The Lost Boyz consisted of Mr. Cheeks, Freaky Tah, DJ Spigg Nice and Pretty Lou. They released their debut album 25 years ago today. Legal Drug Money was the name and it debuted #1 in the hip hop/R&B category. Legal Drug Money eventually went gold off the strength of an unprecedented five singles. Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz were the first single to be released. It dropped way back in the late summer of 1995. The track was the typical Lost Boyz sound…

  • Outkast Elevators for Throwback Thursday
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    Outkast Elevators for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this week started off with the Exodus album from the late, great DMX. Trill by Bun B, Eminem’s Marshall Mathers LP 2 and Premro 2 by 8Ball was also played. Kizzy Rock, the joint from Talib Kweli & HiTek and Ice Cube’s Peace album made the list also. Any of those albums would be worthy of being featured, but I’ll go in a different direction. The History of the Dungeon Family mixtape was also played and it had some bangers. If you didn’t know, the Dungeon Family included Organized Noise, Outkast, Society of Soul and…

  • Big Mike All A Dream for Throwback Thursday
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    Big Mike All A Dream for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. We had a mixture of hip hop and R&B again this past week. Jodeci’s Forever My Lady, Al B. Sure and TLC’s CrazySexyCool were represented for the R&B side. Back for the First Time by Ludacris and Teflon Don by Rick Ross were a couple joints played. Eminem’s Relapse album, followed by mixtapes from 2Pac and T.I. was also played. As always, we are going in a different direction for the featured Throwback Thursday track. We are going with Big Mike and his album Still Serious. Many people may remember him as Willie D’s replacement for the…

  • Pastor Troy Face Off Released 20 Years Ago Today
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    Pastor Troy Face Off Released 20 Years Ago Today

    If you’re from the south, fan of hip hop or from Georgia then you know all about Pastor Troy. Pastor Troy has been putting out music since 1999. Many people know of him because his beef with Master P and No Limit Records. 20 years ago today, Pastor Troy released his fourth album, Face Off. Face Off put Troy on the map as it was his first joint with a major label. Troy signed with Universal Records so now he started getting some publicity. Before the album was released, No Mo Play in GA was heard on so many mixtapes during that time. We all know that track was directed…