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King Tee – Act A Fool (November 15, 1988)

I mentioned during my write-up of King Tee’s fourth release, IV Life, that I was so impressed by the album that I would track down physical copies of the rest of his catalog. Well, during the quarantine I was able … Continue reading

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J.J. Fad – Supersonic (July 5, 1988)

In 1987, Eazy-E and Jerry Heller founded Ruthless Records, which would go on to become the home to Eazy and his groundbreaking group, N.W.A. and all their platinum selling releases, including their seminal full-length debut, Straight Outta Compton. Ruthless would … Continue reading

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DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Rock The House (April 7, 1987)

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince are not new to Timeisillmatic, as I’ve reviewed all their group albums, except for their debut, Rock The House, only because I didn’t own a copy. I know I could easily stream the … Continue reading

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Whodini – Whodini (October 13, 1983)

Greetings! I’ve finally worked my way through 1995. Before I jump into ’96, I’ll be doing a little house cleaning, so the next handful of posts will be new additions to my collection (or albums that somehow got overlooked on … Continue reading

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Best And Worst Of 1995

Another year under the belt, which means it’s time for my annual Best and Worst awards, where I pay respect, and disrespect, to some of the year’s standout moments. Check it out and feel free to chop it up with … Continue reading

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Tha Alkaholiks – Coast II Coast (February 28, 1995)

Somehow, this one slipped through the cracks or, cells, of my spreadsheet, but at least I caught it while still reviewing 1995. Under the mentorship of the underappreciated West Coast pioneer, King Tee, Tha Alkaholiks were able to secure a … Continue reading

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LPG – The Earth Worm (1995)

I promised in the previous post that we would be talking more about the California-based rap duo LPG, comprised of cousins, Dax and Jurny Big, who were also a part of the larger underground west coast collective, Tunnel Rats (a … Continue reading

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Freedom of Soul – The 2nd Comin’ (November 28, 1995)

I would be remiss to not start this post out by sending a rest in peace to Black Rob and the heart and soul of Digital Underground, Shock G. Thank you both for your contributions to the music genre and … Continue reading

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Mic Geronimo – The Natural (November 28, 1995)

After the release of two of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time in Illmatic and The Infamous, the borough of Queens was on complete fire in the mid-nineties. Nas and Mobb Deep’s success made the door a little bit … Continue reading

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Guru Presents – Illkid Records (November 21, 1995)

 I have to start this post off by saying rest in peace to Earl “Dark Man X” Simmons. Thank you for your contributions to the culture and your presence will surely be missed.     The late great Guru will … Continue reading

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