Dre’s use of this sample is genius.
Check out the video for Gang Starr’s new song ‘Bad Name’ .
Too Short gave us two bangers with the release of Born To Mack.
The D.O.C. and Dr. Dre sampled a legendary group for the hit single It’s Funky Enough.
Dr. Dre shut down his naysayers and ushered in a whole new era with the release of ‘The Chronic’.
This may be one of the most subtle samples ever.
The Beastie Boys paved the way for MCs like Eminem with the release of Licensed To Ill.
The Production on EPMD’s You’re A Customer is the epitome of creativity. Read and you’ll see why.
Wale released the visual for BGM just in time for his album release. Check it out
DJ Quik made a hot summer even hotter with Quik Is The Name
The Fugees used more than one sample for their hit single Ready Or Not. Can you name both?
A Tribe Called Quest ushered in a new era when they released this iconic album.
This Ski Beats produced track is a no brainer for this week’s Saturday Sample Sessions.
MC Eiht crushed summer ’94 with We Come Strapped
You probably wouldn’t expect a song by Eric B & Rakim to use an Al Green sample. But that’s the beauty of hip hop.
Ice-T was making gangster rap before “gangster rap” was a thing. His song 6 ‘N The Morning defined the genre.
Lets take a look at a song from the Geto Boys ‘Grip it! On That Other Level’ album and listen to the original work it was sampled from.
The self-proclaimed teacher of the hip hop community dropped a gem when he released ‘By All Means Necessary’.
Mona Lisa was probably one of the best albums of 2018. Have you really listened or did you just skim through it?
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx was Raekown’s first solo album. Considered a classic by many, it included the hit singles Ice Cream and Incarcerated Scarfaces.
Common’s new album ‘Let Love’ is probably his most personal album to date. He’s transparent and mature as he tackles the relationship with…
Does your favorite MC get the respect they deserve or are they constantly overlooked by the industry and fans?
Rapsody’s Eve is everything a hip hop album should be. She brought her A-game and represented for the culture and for women.
The Wutang Clan is the first international hip hop act to perform at the Ryman Auditorium. Their concert on June 9th was epic and historic.
Black wealth and gentrification have become hot topics in most major U.S. cities. This isn’t
Since my last post was about female Hip Hop lovers, I thought it would be
My Girls Are Better Than Yours They understand me. My girls know I’m a loner,
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1990 was a great year for Ice Cube. After his split with NWA many
Up until The Message was released in 1982, hip hop was considered party music. The
This movie is probably one of the most influential of it’s era. Us old heads
So TDE added Carson rapper Reason to their roster back in August 2018. He was featured on
Self Destruction was more than just a song. It was a movement. This song had
Okay before you guys slam me for the title of this post hear me out.
Though Common released his first album Can I Borrow A Dollar in 1992, his breakthrough didn’t
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Heltah Skeltah was a hip hop duo which consisted of rappers Rock (Jahmal Bush) and Ruck (Sean Price). The
Recently there has been a lot of discussion around luxury brands and some of their
Last week I heard about Dame Dash posting a public apology on his Instagram page.
According to an article published by the New York Times, nearly 40,000 Americans died from
I’ve spent quite a bit of time looking for new music from lesser known artists.
Jay Electronica’s widely acclaimed 2007 mixtape Act 1: Eternal Sunshine(The Pledge) was our introduction to the
This is the song that started it all for Jay Z. From the critically acclaimed
I know all of you are probably aware that Cardi B won a Grammy on
Some of you may be too young to remember when Wu-Tang dropped their first single.
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J. Cole is one of the many MCs who have embraced the business side of the industry. What makes him so different from the others?
In honor of the 40 year anniversary of Rapper’s Delight, a pop up hip hop
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