• Three 6 Mafia Gotcha Shakin for Throwback Thursday
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    Three 6 Mafia Gotcha Shakin for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this week was as diverse as it has ever been. Make It Last Forever, Emancipation of Mimi and the Raymond vs. Raymond joint from Usher represented for the R&B side. Blood Money, Trap or Die 2, The Documentary 2 from Game and Paid in Full was for hip hop. For my Throwback Thursday, I’ll take you in another direction. Mystic Stylez by Three 6 Mafia was also played this week. Mystic Stylez was their debut album and it definitely grabbed my attention when it was released in 1995. The following album, Chapter 1: The End…

  • Mobb Deep Blood Money Released 15 Years Ago Today
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    Mobb Deep Blood Money Released 15 Years Ago Today

    First things first, rest in peace to Prodigy of Mobb Deep. Unfortunately, the Mobb Deep spitter passed away almost four years ago. The duo beefed with some of the biggest stars to ever to the mic in hip hop. 2Pac, Nas and Jay-Z are three of those stars they beefed with throughout the years. After their 6th album, they became free agents and signed with 50 Cent and G-Unit Records. During this time, you knew that Mobb Deep would drop some heat. Mobb Deep had already established themselves as one of the best duos ever in hip hop. G-Unit had classic platinum albums in The Documentary, Hunger for More and…

  • Boyz II Men Cooleyhighharmony Turns 30 Years Old Today
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    Boyz II Men Cooleyhighharmony Turns 30 Years Old Today

    Boyz II Men is one of the greatest R&B groups of all-time. This is not something being said now; it’s something I’ve always felt. Of course, they were discovered by Michael Bivins of New Edition fame. 30 years ago today, Boyz II Men released Cooleyhighharmony which was their debut album. The first single, Motownphilly dropped on the same day as the album. Motownphilly was a great, up-tempo track from the group and it earned them a top-5 position on Billboard. It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye was their second single off the album. The single rose to #1 and became their first gold selling single. For me, it was 2-for-2…

  • A Guide to Find the Best Guitar Amps
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    A Guide to Find the Best Guitar Amps

    You need high-quality guitar amps to ensure your music reaches the audience the way you want. An amp is an electronic device meant to strengthen any weak electrical signal detected in an electric guitar and amplify the sound through loudspeakers. When you have one of the best jazz guitar amps, the quality of music is enhanced considerably. Whatever amp you choose, ensure that it conforms to the model amplified noise code without hindering the public. Here’s a comprehensive guide to finding the best guitar amps: Should You Get A Head And Cabinet Or A Combo Amp? Combo amps are suitable for small halls and performing in clubs, as the sound…

  • Master P
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    Ice Cream Man by Master P Released 25 Years Ago

    Master P is one of the many rappers that will never get their well-deserved props. Master P was the owner and CEO of No Limit Records. For those who are not familiar with No Limit, check out these 27 albums you should have in your collection. Master P was the ultimate hustler seeing he put out music, movies, toys and even a crack at the NBA. In total, P put out 16 albums, a few mixtapes & compilations and 3 movie soundtracks. Those soundtracks were I Got the Hook Up, I’m Bout It and Foolish. P started getting recognition after his 4th album, 99 Ways to Die. On his 5th…

  • Listen and Stream DMX First 2 Albums for Throwback Thursday
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    Listen and Stream DMX First 2 Albums for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. This week will be a little different. We are honoring the late, great DMX who passed away last Friday. DMX had a heart attack on April 2nd and succumbed a week later. He was 50 years old and was preparing for his comeback. There is a completed album he finished before passing away. DMX hit the scene by dropping 2 platinum albums in one year. It’s Dark and Hell is Hot dropped in May of 1998 and went 4x platinum. Flesh of my Flesh, Blood of my Blood was released in December of 1998. The album sold…