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Father MC – Father’s Day (October 15, 1990)

New addition. It you’re keeping track at home, place this one after Paris’s The Devil Made Me Do it. From the mid-eighties to early nineties, Uptown Records was a force to be reckoned with. The New York City based label, … Continue reading

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Sir Mix-A-Lot – Swass (September 1, 1988)

Added this one to the collection a few months ago. Place this one after Marley Marl’s In Control Vol. 1.  When discussing Seattle hip-hop, the only name you can truly give credit to for putting the city on the map … Continue reading

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Above The Law – Livin’ Like Hustlers (February 22, 1990)

Above The Law is one of those groups that I’ve always respected but never invested time to really listening to their entire catalog. The only album that I actually listened to back in the day was their second full-length release … Continue reading

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Jesse West – No Prisoners (September, 20, 1989)

Jesse West might not be a household name, but he’s been grinding since the eighties and has a pretty impressive resume under his belt. I first heard Jesse West on his cameo appearance on Heavy D’s Blue Funk cipher joint … Continue reading

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Steady B – Certified Dope (September 13, 1988)

While there is no question that New York is hip-hop’s birth place and Mecca, Philadelphia was one of the first cities outside of New York to make a name for themselves in hip-hop, which kind of makes sense, considering it’s … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst of 1993

Wow! It feels like I haven’t posted in forever. Well, here is the best and worst of 1993. Let me know your thoughts. I’ll be doing some house cleaning before we dive into 1994, so the next few post will … Continue reading

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Yo-Yo – You Better Ask Somebody (June 22, 1993)

We last checked in with Yo-Yo in 1992 with her sophomore effort Black Pearl. Her debut album Make Way For The Motherlode was a critical success, and even if it didn’t sell a ton of units, it did make some … Continue reading

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