Monthly Archives: November 2015

Too Short – Shorty The Pimp (July 14, 1992)

We last heard from Too Short in 1990 with the release of his third official album release, Short Dog’s In The House. The album earned Short his second platinum plaque and tons of critical acclaim, as many critics and fans considered … Continue reading

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MC Ren – Kizz My Black Azz (June 30, 1992)

I was a bit skeptical when I first saw the trailer for the NWA bi-op movie Straight Outta Compton. Then I started to hear some positive reviews from a few dependable sources, and I became interested in seeing it, and I … Continue reading

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Eric B & Rakim – Don’t Sweat The Technique (June 23, 1992)

We last heard from this legendary duo in May of 1990, with the release of their classic third album Let The Rhythm Hit ‘Em. No one could deny the awesomeness of that album and Rakim’s lyrical mastery laced throughout. It … Continue reading

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Yo-Yo – Black Pearl (June 23, 1992)

When the discussion of greatest female emcees comes up, names like Latifah, Lyte, Lauren Hill, Salt N Pepa, and even though I think it’s a bit premature, Nicki Minaj, are often thrown around. One name that should be thrown into the … Continue reading

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N2Deep – Back To The Hotel (June 23, 1992)

Over the years, I’ve purchased a lot of used albums, for many different reason. Some because they had an interesting title or artwork. Some because they were affiliated with a group/crew that I liked. Others because a producer I like … Continue reading

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Pete Rock & CL Smooth – Mecca & The Soul Brother (June 9, 1992)

Most heads probably don’t remember when Pete Rock remixed Johnny Gill’s “Rub You The Right Way” back in 1990, and along with CL Smooth, spit a verse on it. Pete Rock already had a foot in the game at the time, … Continue reading

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K-Solo – Times Up (June 2, 1992)

The original member of EPMD’s Hit Squad, K-Solo, dropped his debut album Tell The World My Name in the spring of 1990. The album was moderately successful, as a few of the singles made some noise on the Billboard urban … Continue reading

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