• Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Turns 10 Years Old Today
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    Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Turns 10 Years Old Today

    Jay Z and Kanye West have developed a very intriguing history with each other. As we all know, Jay Z gave Kanye his shot on the track, This Can’t Be Life off the Dynasty album. Kanye brought his magic to the Jay Z’s classic Blueprint album the following year. In 2004, Kanye dropped his debut project The College Dropout which is considered a classic. Jay Z dropped his Blueprint 3 album in 2009 and Kanye released My Beautiful Twisted Dark Fantasy in 2010. The following year they put out the Watch the Throne project. The Watch the Throne album was reviewed after its release and there were only 2 songs…

  • Jadakiss Kiss Tha Game Goodbye Dropped 20 Years Ago Today
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    Jadakiss Kiss Tha Game Goodbye Dropped 20 Years Ago Today

    Jadakiss is one of the greatest rapper of all-time. During this past week’s edition of Verzuz, more people have come to that realization. Jadakiss along with his Lox brothers took on the Dipset live from Madison Square Garden. Let’s just say that Jadakiss walked away as the MVP as he took out the Dipset by himself. Lebron James even tweeted out that Jadakiss is the most underrated rapper in history. 20 years ago today, Jadakiss released his debut solo joint, Kiss Tha Game Goodbye. Before that, the Lox dropped two great albums as part of the Ruff Ryders and Bad Boy Records. Money, Power & Respect and We Are the…

  • Wicked Wayz From Mr. Mike Released 25 Years Ago Today
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    Wicked Wayz From Mr. Mike Released 25 Years Ago Today

    Suave House Records is one of my favorite rap labels of all-time. 8Ball & MJG were their biggest acts, but they had others beside them. Tela, Crime Boss and South Circle all dropped classic albums as they were included in my Suave House collection. Mr. Mike was a part of South Circle with Thorough and he dropped his debut album the following year. Wicked Wayz was the name of the project, and it was released 25 years ago today. The Wicked Wayz joint featured 8Ball & MJG and Ice Cube and it was a great album. Stop Lying is my favorite song off the album as it was featured as…

  • We Want Eazy by Eazy E for Throwback Thursday
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    We Want Eazy by Eazy E for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Once again, there was another great week of music being played. We kicked things off with the classic Ridin’ Dirty album from UGK and then Morray’s Street Sermon joint. Afterwards, we had some R&B playing with the Candy Rain joint from Soul for Real, plus the Drake & Future joint. Liquid Swords by GZA, Wicked Wayz from Mr. Mike and the ONIFC project by Wiz Khalifa. As you can see, there were some good music played and I had plenty to choose from. For my featured Throwback Thursday track, we went to the compilation of 1988 Hip…

  • 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…

  • C Murder Feel My Pain for Throwback Thursday
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    C Murder Feel My Pain for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist started off with the late, great Aaliyah’s final album. The Versus joint from Usher, Snoop’s Ego Trippin’ and Jay-Z’s Dynasty album was also played. D-Block, a couple of mixtapes and Piece of Mind by Tela also made the playlist. As you can see, this was another good week of some great music. For my featured Throwback Thursday track, we’re going with one of the best albums to come from No Limit Records. C Murder’s Life or Death album is a classic album. It featured damn near everyone on the label and went platinum just like…

  • Nas It Was Written Released 25 Years Ago Today
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    Nas It Was Written Released 25 Years Ago Today

    Nas is my favorite rapper alive and one of the best to ever do it. Illmatic is viewed as one of the greatest hip hop albums of all-time. Two years later, Nas returned with his second album with high expectations. 25 years ago It Was Written dropped and it was every bit as good as his debut. It Was Written debuted at the top of the charts and it went on to sell over 3 million copies. It Was Written remained his best-selling album and one of my personal favorites. While Illmatic didn’t have any major features, this one packed some dopes ones. Lauryn Hill, Dr. Dre, Mobb Deep, The…

  • Lloyd Banks Karma for Throwback Thursday
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    Lloyd Banks Karma for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Of course, for many people this will be a long weekend seeing the 4th of July is Sunday. My playlist this week was highlighted by several mixtapes. G Unit Radio 22, Invasion 2, slow jams joint, MMG and a couple others were played. It Was Written by Nas, Section 80 from Kendrick Lamar and Temple of Boom from Cypress Hill was also bumped. Lastly, the new Lil Baby & Lil Durk project also made its way to my playlist. Seeing there was a lot of old school G-Unit joints, we had to represent for them. Lloyd Banks…

  • Reasonable Doubt
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    Jay-Z’s Reasonable Doubt Dropped 25 Years Ago Today

    Jay-Z is one of the greatest rappers to ever touch the mic. There are many that have him at the top of their all-time list. 25 years ago today, Jay-Z released his Reasonable Doubt album. The platinum selling debut is viewed by many as his best album. Personally, it’s up there with his Black Album and Blueprint joints. Reasonable Doubt had features from the Notorious Big, Mary J. Blige, Foxy Brown, Memphis Bleek and Sauce Money. Dead Presidents was his first single and it sampled Nas the World is Yours track. Of course, this was brought up when they were having beef with each other. The gold-selling single set the…

  • Outkast Ms. Jackson for Throwback Thursday
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    Outkast Ms. Jackson for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday, as that mean we are closer to another weekend. First off, I’m hoping all the dads out there had an amazing Father’s Day. My playlist this week was highlighted by a couple of new albums and four mixtapes. The week started off with the new joints from Polo G and Gucci Mane. As far as the mixtapes, we had a nice blend one, a couple of slow jams and Street Wars 13.5. Jay-Z’s Reasonable Doubt, Keith Sweat and the Groove Theory project was also played. The final album was from Outkast and their Stankonia joint. Stankonia was the follow-up to the classic Aquemini album as it…

  • Dayton Family FBI for Throwback Thursday
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    Dayton Family FBI for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday, as that mean we are closer to the weekend. The week started off by listening to the new album from Lloyd Banks and Migos. We had some Atlanta flavor with Kilo, Gucci Mane and the 6 o’clock Vol. 1 joint from Greg Street. New York was represented with Fat Joe, Busta Rhymes and Onyx. We are going in another direction for the featured Throwback Thursday joint. The FBI album from Dayton Family was also played this week and it’s a very underrated album. The What’s on My Mind project was dope and FBI album made them one of my favorite groups. Dayton Family got some love…

  • 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…

  • Too Short Gettin’ It Released 25 Years Ago Today
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    Too Short Gettin’ It Released 25 Years Ago Today

    Too Short is one of the most accomplished rappers to ever touch the mic. Too Short put out Don’t Stop Rappin’, this was his first album back in 1983. Almost 40 years later, he’s still putting out music which is crazy. A few months back, Too Short was a part of the popular Verzuz battle with E-40. Short Dog released a bundle project with E-40 to coincide with their Verzuz matchup. 25 years ago today, Too Short released Getting’ It (Album Number Ten) and it was his 10th solo project. Getting’ It was actually one of my favorite Too Short albums. The title track, Gettin’ It has been a featured…

  • Sugar Hill by AZ for Throwback Thursday
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    Sugar Hill by AZ for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. We had a couple of old-school gems this week to start off with. 2 Hype from Kid-N-Play and the King of Rock from the legendary Run DMC. Muddy Waters by Redman, the debut joint from Spice 1 and the Soul Food Soundtrack were played also. The new school was represented with the Detroit mixtape from Big Sean and The GOAT project from Polo G. We going to take you back to 1995 for the featured Throwback Thursday joint. We are going with AZ and his classic debut album Doe or Die that dropped in October of 1995.…

  • 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…