Reviews

EHH Review: UTFO

In 1985 UTFO Dropped their first and self titled album coming off the strength of the 1984 single “Hangin Out” b/w the smash “Roxanne Roxanne” Flanked by Full Force, Kangol Kid, Doctor Ice, The Educated Rapper, and Mix Master Ice mixed Rhymes, Harmony, and scratches to produce a very solid and underrated LP This was…

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Story Rhymes #49 Act a Fool – (King Tee)

Counting down the 50 greatest Hip Hop story rhymes of the Golden and Silver era   Song: Act a Fool Album: Act a Fool Year: 1988 Producer: DJ Pooh “It’s Friday night on the streets of LA, I’m going out been hanging at the house all day” King Tee decides to get out the house and…

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1988 The GREATEST year in Hip Hop Music

I’ve designated The Golden Era of Hip Hop 1983 – 1988 a 5 year span, thought process is every year a good album or song came out cannot be the Golden Era and that in changes and shifts in the Hip Hop content so should the era Golden Era – Gold Chains and Sneakers Silver…

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EHH Review: Paid In Full

Paid in full is arguably (and according to this site) The GREATEST Hip Hop Album ever created. Released in 1987 by Eric B. & Rakim during the “Golden Age” of Hip Hop helped change the game and ushered in a new way of rhyming, lyrical dexterity, delivery and subject matter The rhyme scheme and technique…

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Definition of a “Classic”

Five Mics, XXL, 1 Scale, 10 Scale … what is a classic? A ton of Hip Hop sites, publications, critics, and fans all have their idea of what “classic” is. Some judge off of what they listened to when they grew up Some listen for beats Some listen for lyricism Some look at the impact…

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