• 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…

  • Death Row Records Released Gridlock’d Soundtrack 25 Years Ago
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    Death Row Records Released Gridlock’d Soundtrack 25 Years Ago

    Death Row Records is known as one of the best hip hop labels to ever exist. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, Tha Dogg Pound and many others called the iconic label home. Death Row continues to be in the news seeing Snoop Dogg has expressed interest in taking over its content. Snoop will drop his new album in a couple weeks, and it’s called Bacc on Death Row. We all know that Death Row is known for their classic albums, but they dropped great movie soundtracks also. We all know that Above the Rim has been mentioned as one of the best ever. Murder Was the Case being another classic…

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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.…

  • 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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    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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    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…

  • Pain is Love from Ja Rule
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    Ja Rule Pain is Love Released 20 Years Ago Today

    Ja Rule hit the hip hop scene in the late 90s when he was featured on Jay-Z’s Hard Knock Life album. Can I Get A… was the single and it was a hot song in 1998. Ja Rule released his debut, Venni Vetti Vecci the following year. The album went debuted #1 and it eventually went platinum. After the success of the debut, Ja Rule dropped his second album the next year. Rule 3:36 was the name and it made Ja Rule a superstar and household. Rule 3:36 also debuted #1 and it went triple platinum. Almost a year later, Ja Rule released his Pain is Love album to the…

  • Jadakiss DMX Un Hunh for Throwback Thursday
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    Jadakiss DMX Un Hunh for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Once again, this week was full of gems as far as my playlist goes. King’s Disease II by Nas was played and let me say that it’s an incredible joint. Too Hard to Swallow from UGK; Watch the Throne and a couple of personal mixtapes from Jay-Z and 2Pac got play. The Friday Night Lights mixtape from J. Cole and the Ghetto Commission from No Limit Records got some play. My featured Throwback Thursday track comes from an album that just celebrated its 20-year anniversary. Kiss Tha Game Goodbye from Jadakiss is that album as his name…

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    Erick Sermon Bomdigi for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Once again, there was another productive week of music being played. We had some down south stuff with the Ludaversal joint from Ludacris and the Paperwork album from T.I. Out west, 2Pac’s Until the End of Time, Lethal Injection from Ice Cube and a personal Kendrick Lamar playlist. The Get Rich or Die Trying Soundtrack was highlighted and MJG’s This Might Be the Day was also played. My featured Throwback Thursday joint is from one of my all-time favorite producers. Erick Sermon of EPMD fame came through with his second solo joint over 25 years ago. The…

  • Goodie Mob Soul Food for Throwback Thursday
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    Goodie Mob Soul Food for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Once again, my playlist for the week was really good. The week started with listening to the new Pop Smoke album and that was followed by Young Joc. I Am from Nas, Disc 1 of Life After Death and Mood Muzik 3.5 was also in my rotation. I’m Your Baby Tonight from Whitney Houston and a personal 2Pac mixtape also made its way to my playlist. The Doctor’s Advocate by the Game was another project that was played this week. All of these great albums had amazing tracks and could be a featured track. The final album…

  • 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…

  • Anything by SWV for Throwback Thursday
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    Anything by SWV for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Like always, we get to jump in to check out my sounds for the week. The new J. Cole album was the first one that was played and came away extremely impressed with. Ja Rule’s 3:36, The Firm album and the Dungeon Family joint were also played. The new one from Conway the Machine, Drankin Partnaz from the Youngbloodz and a personal 2Pac mixtape was also played. The featured Throwback Thursday track comes from another album that was played. The Above the Rim Soundtrack has a whole host of tracks that could be featured. I’m mentioned it’s…

  • 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…

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    Touch the Sky Kanye West Featuring Lupe Fiasco

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted of a little bit of everything as usual. Until the End of Time by 2Pac, The Coming from Busta Rhymes and a mixtape from the Realest started things. Street Wars 8, Maino and Cam’Rom’s debut, Scarface Deeply Rooted and the Dayton Family was also played. The final album I’ll mention with have my featured Throwback Thursday track. Late Registration from Kanye West is the album and Touch the Sky is the joint. Touch the Sky featured a young lyricist at the time by the name of Lupe Fiasco. The following year Lupe…

  • Raekwon and Ghostface Heaven & Hell for Throwback Thursday
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    Raekwon and Ghostface Heaven & Hell for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday, which mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted of Westside Connection, Loyal to the Game by 2Pac and the Hot Boys debut album. E40’s Hall of Game, Tank’s debut and Rated G from Top Authority are other projects that got played. We are going in another direction for this one. We have a new Verzuz taking place this Saturday between Ghostface and Raekwon. Raekwon the Chef will battle Ghostface Killah in what should be an epic Verzuz. It’s hard to believe that it’s almost been 30 years since the 36 Chambers dropped. Raekwon and Ghostface have always been with one another…