• The Fugees Dropped The Score 25 Years Ago Today
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    The Fugees Dropped The Score 25 Years Ago Today

    February 13, 1996 will always be one of the biggest days in hip hop history. 2Pac released his All Eyez On Me joint and the Fugees dropped the Score also. All Eyez On Me has been talked about ever since. The Score from the Fugees went on to sell over 20 million copies worldwide. Unfortunately, Lauryn Hill, Wyclef and Pras never recorded another album again. The Score has appeared on numerous greatest albums lists. The Fugees went on to win a Grammy for the Best Rap album also. Fu-Gee-La was their first single and it was released in December of 1995. Fu-Gee-La went on to go gold and people were…

  • Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Turns 25
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    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 Clan, Jodeci, Lost Boyz, Lil Kim, Mobb Deep,…

  • The Carter II Dropped 15 Years Ago Today
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    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. Fireman was his first single and it went on to go platinum.…

  • The Sound of Revenge by Chamillionaire Turns 15
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    The Sound of Revenge by Chamillionaire Turns 15

    Chamillionaire was one of the dopest mixtape rappers not only in Texas, but everywhere. His Mixtape Messiah series is legendary and he was damn good at marketing himself. Nowadays, Chamillionaire is deep in investing and no longer puts out music. 15 years ago today, Chamillionaire dropped his major label debut, The Sound of Revenge. Bun B, Scarface, Killer Mike, Lil Wayne, Pastor Troy and Krayzie Bone all appeared on The Sound of Revenge. Turn It Up was his first single and it featured another Texas artist in Lil Flip. Turn It Up was a nice track as both Flip and Chamillionaire are great rappers. The only other single Chamillionaire released…

  • My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Turns 10 Today
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    My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Turns 10 Today

    Kanye West is one of the most polarizing figures to ever pick up a mic. We know about his recent struggles with depression and even made a bid to run for President. Kanye is one of the better musicians we’ve had ever as his production has always been great. The College Dropout, Late Registration and Graduation are considered classics. Kanye’s first three albums made him a megastar, but 808s & Heartbreak wasn’t for me. Two years later, Kanye released his 5th solo album. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy featured Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Raekwon, Nicki Minaj, Pusha T, John Legend and many others. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy almost went gold…

  • LL Cool J Mr. Smith Turns 25 Years Old Today
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    LL Cool J Mr. Smith Turns 25 Years Old Today

    LL Cool J has gone down as one of the greatest rappers of all-time. LL dropped his first album back in 1985. Radio just turned 35 a few days and it put LL Cool J on the map. After going platinum with his debut album, LL went double platinum with his Bigger and Deffer joint. Fast forward almost 10 years after Radio; LL dropped his 6th album Mr. Smith. Mr. Smith was one of my favorite LL albums as he had a mixture of slow and hard joints. Hey Lover was the first single and it went on to win a Grammy for Best Rap Solo. Boyz II Men song…