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Masta Ace Incorporated – Sittin’ On Chrome (May 2, 1995)

  After releasing his solid debut album, Take A Look Around in 1990 on Cold Chillin’, Master Ace would regroup. Literally. He would leave Cold Chillin’ to sign with Delicious Vinyl, drop the “er” at the end of Master, replacing … Continue reading

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Dream Warriors – Subliminal Simulation (April 25, 1995)

The last time we checked in with the Toronto-based group, Dream Warriors was in ’91 and they were a duo releasing their debut album And Now The Legacy Begins (read my thoughts on that album here). Somewhere in between ’91 … Continue reading

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Mobb Deep – The Infamous (April 25, 1995)

Most casual fans don’t know that before Mobb Deep released The Infamous album in ’95 they released their debut album Juvenile Hell on 4th & Broadway Records back in 1993.  The lead single “Peer Pressure” produced by Premo, was dope, … Continue reading

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T-Bone – Tha Life Of A Hoodlum (April 4, 1995)

The last (and first) time we heard from T-Bone was back in ’93 with his debut album Redeemed Hoodlum (read my post on that album here). The San Francisco based, demon killin’, gospel spittin’ emcee was able to deliver a … Continue reading

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Mike E – Pass It On (April 4, 1995)

My album collection has some pretty obscure pieces, but today’s post might take the crown. I’d be surprised if any of you have ever heard of Mike “E” Wright, who simply goes by Mike E. The Detroit born and bred … Continue reading

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Justice 4 George Floyd

By now I’m sure you all recognize the face and know what happened to this man by the hand of the police. This is personal to me for two reasons: For one, I’m a black man that has experienced foul … Continue reading

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King Tee – IV Life (March 28, 1995)

During the late eighties through the late nineties, I was completely submerged in hip-hop music. From the east coast emcees to the west coast acts and all points in between, I was a full blown hip-hop junkie, up on all … Continue reading

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Ol’ Dirty Bastard – Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version (March 28, 1995)

By 1995, the Wu-Tang Clan was on top of the hip-hop world. After releasing their classic debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) in 1993, the crew members begin signing solo deals and releasing solo projects. First up would be … Continue reading

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Big L – Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous (March 28, 1995)

The first time I heard Big L spit was on Showbiz & A.G.’s D.I.T.C. cipher joint “Represent” from their debut album, Runaway Slave. Big L led the song off and held his own amongst his more seasoned crew members (i.e. … Continue reading

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Channel Live – Station Identification (March 21, 1995)

I don’t know a lot about the subject of today’s post, Channel Live. I do know that the East Orange, New Jersey duo consisting of Vincent “Tuffy” Morgan and Hakim Green, were discovered by the legendary BDP co-founder, KRS-One back … Continue reading

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