Monthly Archives: July 2022

A Tribe Called Quest – Beats, Rhymes And Life (July 30, 1996)

By July of 1996, it had been almost three years since A Tribe Called Quest had blessed the world with one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all-time (see Midnight Marauders), which was also the back end of arguably, the … Continue reading

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Sadat X – Wild Cowboys (July16, 1996)

Sadat X got his start in the game as part of the legendary group out of New Rochelle, NY, Brand Nubian. Along with DJ Alamo, Lord Jamar and the De facto leader of the group, Grand Puba Maxwell, Brand Nubian … Continue reading

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De La Soul – Stakes Is High (July 2, 1996)

When it comes to hip-hop crews, The Native Tongue will always be my favorite collective. From The Jungle Brothers, De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest to Monie Love, Black Sheep, Leaders of The New School, and later, Common … Continue reading

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Happy 29th Birthday!!!!

Akineyele’s debut album, Vagina Diner, turned 29 today! Celebrate by reading my review, listening to the album, and go grab something yummy to eat (wink, wink). -Deedub

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Nas – It Was Written (July 2, 1996)

Last Saturday marked the 26th anniversary of the release of It Was Written, and coincidentally, the album ends up being my next write up. Time is truly, Illmatic. After delivering arguably the greatest hip-hop album of all-time with his 1994 … Continue reading

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