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Mad Skillz – From Where??? (February 13, 1996)

Most of you probably know Skillz (formerly known as Mad Skillz) as the rapper who invented the year end “rap-up”, where he literally recaps the previous year in the form of a rap song. It’s an annual tradition he’s held … Continue reading

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2pac – All Eyez On Me (February 13, 1996)

1995 was an interesting year for 2pac. He released his third album, Me Against The World, in March of ‘95, and not only would it go on to reach double platinum status, but it would also become a critical darling … Continue reading

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Eazy-E – Str8 Off Tha Streetz Of Muthaphukkin Compton (January 30, 1996)

I’ve never been a huge fan of posthumously released albums. I can count on one hand, actually, I can trim that down to two fingers, on how many posthumous albums I’ve ever liked: Biggie’s Life After Death and Pac’s, excuse … Continue reading

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Speech – Speech (January 23, 1996)

Greetings, my peoples! I hope you all enjoyed the holidays, and that the New Year is treating you well! I definitely enjoyed my hiatus, as I was able to devote my time to some of the other things that are … Continue reading

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Anniversary Post!

I know, I’m supposed to be on a break from the blog, but I had to drop in real quick to honor the birthday of this monumental album. Twenty-six years ago today, The Genius aka Gza released his quietly classic … Continue reading

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A Brief Intermission

There’s an old quote that goes something like “When your work is your passion, it’s no longer a job.” That’s bullshit. As much as I love writing about hip-hop, preparing a post for this blog on a weekly basis can … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary Post!

Guess who turned 30 years old today? Yep, you guessed it! Ice Cube’s classic second full-length solo album, Death Certificate. Celebrate by clicking here and reading my thoughts on the album while you give it a listen. Does Death Certificate … Continue reading

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Father MC -Sexual Playground/This Is For The Players (1995)

After Father MC and Uptown Records Vice President of Promotions, Jimmy “Love” Jenkins’ plan for Father to take over the world with his third album, Sex Is Law, failed miserably, Father MC found himself without a label to call home. … Continue reading

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Mad Lion – Real Ting (1995)

Through the years, I’ve mentioned several times on this blog that I’m not a huge fan of reggae or dancehall music. I absolutely love Bob Marley’s music, but after him, I’d be hard pressed to name another reggae or dancehall … Continue reading

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The Coup – Genocide & Juice (October 18, 1994)

This one should have been posted before Back Up Off Me!, but sometimes keeping this chronological shit in order is a task in itself. Anywhoo…hope you enjoy the read. The first and last time we spoke about The Coup on … Continue reading

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