• The Ultimate Guide to the Different Types of Guitars
    Instruments,  Music

    The Ultimate Guide to the Different Types of Guitars

    More than 72 million people in the U.S. play guitar. Some people play in bands, while others play at home for relaxation or fun. But everyone that plays guitar needs one to play. You might already have one or many, but you might be ready to add another one to your collection or purchase your first one. If you’re trying to decide which type to purchase, you’re in the right place. Here is a guide to help you discover the different types of guitars you can choose from as you search for the right one to buy next. Acoustic Guitars Acoustic guitars have been around for longer than any other…

  • How To Create The Perfect Home Recording Studio
    Music,  Technology

    How To Create The Perfect Home Recording Studio

    Initially, having a recording studio was limited to those with enough cash, the big producers that could live in big cities like New York. However, mixing and recording decent music can now be done by simply owning some pieces of equipment and having table space. Over the years, with the improvement in home recording studios, how artists produce, and release music has changed. If you are new to creating a home recording studio, then follow the steps below to create the perfect home recording studio: Select the best room You might have more rooms to choose from in an average household for setting up your recording studio. However, if you…

  • What Are the Most Popular Music Genres?
    Music

    What Are the Most Popular Music Genres?

    Do you consider yourself to be a huge music lover? If so, you’re not alone. After all, music is one of the best ways to relax, get pumped, make it through a tough time, or make important moments a little more special. In other words, listening to music is one of the things that make life worth living. But with so many types of music out in the world, what are the most popular music genres? This article can help shed some light. Here we take a look at a few genres that people love so you can check them out. Keep reading to discover insight into the best music…

  • Boogie Down Productions Released Criminal Minded 35 Years Ago
    Blog Hops & memes,  Hip Hop,  Music,  Throwback Thursday

    Boogie Down Productions Released Criminal Minded 35 Years Ago

    KRS-One is widely considered one of the greatest rappers of all-time. He was definitely one of the MCs that made the original Golden Era of Hip Hop special. KRS-One formed the Boogie Down Productions with DJ Scott LaRock. They released their debut album 35 years ago today and it was called Criminal Minded. Criminal Minded is considered a classic and has appeared on many lists of all-time greatest rap albums. Unfortunately, DJ Scott LaRock was killed less than six months later. Boogie Down Productions released their first single off the album the year prior. South Bronx was the name of it and song serves as a diss track aimed at…

  • 50 Cent Hustler’s Ambition for Throwback Thursday
    Blog Hops & memes,  Hip Hop,  Music,  Throwback Thursday

    50 Cent Hustler’s Ambition for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Once again, there was plenty of great music being played this week. Doggfather from Snoop Dogg, Carter IV by Lil Wayne, and the New Yo Gotti joint started things off. All Eyez on Me from Pac, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits and a personal compilation was also played. I Go That Work from the Big Tymers and the Festivus joint from Wale made a nice week of music. Like always, one of those albums could’ve produced my featured track this week. The last album that got some play was the Best of 50 Cent. The Best of 50…

  • New Track from Mashich The Plug for Music Monday
    Blog Hops & memes,  Music,  Music Monday

    New Track from Mashich The Plug for Music Monday

    We rarely post any Music Monday tracks anymore unless it’s a special track. This is the first one of 2022 and we have a couple tracks for you all to check out. Mashich is someone that has been featured a couple times over the last couple years. The first one is called The Plug and it’s produced A.M.O. Productions. Recently, he was featured on a track with Honest Ave with additional vocals from Briya. What makes me a huge fan of Mashich is that his vibe reminds me of old-school R&B music. The Plug is no different and he has us all anticipating more music from him. Keep up with…

  • Fantasia Free Yourself for Throwback Thursday
    Blog Hops & memes,  Music,  Throwback Thursday

    Fantasia Free Yourself for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted of a lot of mixtapes. Mixtapes from DJ Rondevu, Tapemasters Inc., DJ Goldfinger and G-Unit Radio Pt. 5 were all bumped this week. The new joint from NLE Choppa, Ghetto Classics from Jaheim and Goodie Mob’s Survival Kit made the playlist. Makaveli 2 from those infamous tapes got some play and the new Snoop album was played also. The big news coming from hip hop was the Super Bowl Halftime Show and Snoop getting Death Row Records. Both of those were significant and his B.O.D.R. album was really nice. For my featured…

  • Classic Twista It Feels So Good for Throwback Thursday
    Blog Hops & memes,  Hip Hop,  Music,  Throwback Thursday

    Classic Twista It Feels So Good for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. The week started off with the 2Pacalypse Now album and new joints from NBA Youngboy and 2 Chainz. There were a few personal mixtapes that were made by me included. There were 3 in total and one of them was representing the Midwest. When I’m talking Midwest it’s Do or Die, Top Authority, Twista and Dayton Family. Victory Lap from Nipsey Hussle, Another Bad Creation and Rihanna’s A Girl Like Me were played this week. My featured track is coming from that Midwest compilation that was put together several years ago. My Throwback Thursday track is from…

  • Soulja Slim At the Same Time Featuring Snoop Dogg
    Blog Hops & memes,  Hip Hop,  Music,  Throwback Thursday

    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
    Albums,  Hip Hop,  Music,  On This Day In History

    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…

  • Blog Hops & memes,  Hip Hop,  Music,  Throwback Thursday

    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…

  • Hip Hop,  Music,  Throwback Thursday

    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
    Blog Hops & memes,  Hip Hop,  Throwback Thursday

    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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    3 Reasons Why Oddict Earbuds Should Be Your Next Purchase

    If you follow me on my site or any of my social media accounts, then you know I love music. You may also know about my love for anything related to technology also. When you put the two together, then you have my full attention. I’m always listening to music whether it’s at home, the gym or on break at work. Over the years, I’ve tried several types of Earbuds for a few years now. The sound quality, the look or even them staying in my ears were reasons I didn’t like many of them. Recently, I had the opportunity to check out a new brand called Oddict. First thing…

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    Whitney Houston Greatest Love of All for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Once again, my playlist this week was crazy. Seasoned Veteran from Richie Rich kicked things off and it was followed Naughty by Nature’s Greatest Hits album. Word of Mouf from Luda, No Mercy by T.I. and The End by the Three 6 Mafia was also played. Speaking of Three 6 Mafia, make sure you check their Verzuz with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony tonight. B.G.’s Chopper City, Amerikaz Nightmare by Mobb deep and The Bachelor was also played this week. All those are worthy of being featured this week, but I’m going in another direction. Disc 1 of Whitney Houston’s…

  • Ludacris Word of Mouf
    Albums,  Hip Hop,  Music,  On This Day In History

    Ludacris Word of Mouf Released 20 Years Ago Today

    Ludacris is known as one of the best lyricists to ever touch the mic despite his playful delivery. Ludacris first hit the scene worldwide over 20 years ago. Back for the First Time was his debut album and it hit hard by selling over 3 million copies. The album produced several hits like Southern Hospitality and What’s Your Fantasy. Those hits made him one of the biggest rappers in the world at the turn of the century. Unfortunately, Ludacris haven’t dropped an album in over 6 years. These days you can catch him doing movies like Fast and the Furious and being an entrepreneur. 20 years ago today, Ludacris dropped…

  • Blog Hops & memes,  Hip Hop,  Throwback Thursday

    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…

  • Albums,  Hip Hop,  Music,  On This Day In History

    The Game Doctor’s Advocate Turns 15 Years Old Today

    The Game has carved out a legendary career for himself in his almost 20 years in the rap game. In 2005, he dropped his debut project The Documentary and it’s one of the best albums I’ve ever heard. The Documentary went on to go triple platinum as it was released in January of 2005. Less than two years later, he dropped his second album Doctor’s Advocate. The first album was with Dr. Dre and 50 Cent through Aftermath and G-Unit Records. Between the two albums, there were a lot of drama between the Game and 50 Cent. The beef with them started with 50 Cent kicking The Game out of…