Posts Tagged ‘ 90s Hip Hop ’

Podcast: Hilltop Hustlers

In this episode of the EHH Podcast I briefly discuss the Hilltop Hustlers … The Philly collective of Steady B, Cool C, Tat Money … for a second Three Times Dope; there’s even a Youngsters reference! 80s and 90s Hip Hop at it’s Philly Finest! Listen, Comment, Share … Tweet to me @TweetRhymesLife #EHHHilltop

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Better BIG Verse: Only You, Flavor in your ear, or Cant you see?

Thinking about the 90s, back when if BIG had a verse on a song everyone went crazy, so I pulled 3 of his best features (Songs that were not on his album) and I’m poisng the question of the three … which is the best BIG verse? There’s a Poll below for the voting ……

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Tournament: Greatest 90s Hip Hop Album

What is the greatest Hip Hop Album to come out in the 90s? Everyone has their opinion, this year we are going to let the votes speak! On Challonge.com I’ve created a 64 seeded tournament were you can vote and when it’s all said and done we’ll have as close to a definitive answer aw…

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Podcast – Biggie Jay Z and Nas

Who’s the best emcees: Biggie, Jay Z and Nas Will we have a definitive answer? … probably not, BUT we are going to discuss it! Join me and @12Kyle as we discuss each emcee and break them down including: Favorite songs Least Favorite songs Favorite Video Best Features Ranking the albums Ranking the emcees The…

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Top 25 Female Emcees of Hip Hop (1983 – 1993)

Counting down the top 25 female emcees of the Diamond and Golden Era … that’s 1983 – 1993, so there wont be any Lil Kim or Mia x, or Lady of rage here. These are the pioneers and I wanted to shine a light on women and their lyrical contributions to Hip Hop, I tried…

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15 Greatest 12″ singles in Hip Hop

Diamond and Golden Era was the focus here (1983 – 1993), the only other criteria was the single had to have another/different song on the other side (We’re talking vinyl here) There are tons of dope singles in Hip Hop history so I tried to go with two sided releases where both songs were dope…

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Top 10 Female Hip Hop Groups

Women were a huge part of Hip Hop, back in the day they were seen as equals, on par with their male peers and less as objects or needing a male artist to introduce them to the world. All female Hip Hop groups were popular for a minute in the 80s and early 90s, so…

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King Sun – (Bronx #19)

“So if you are such a scholar, why can’t you make a dollar You oughta make plans with the funeral parlor Dig the grave deeper, meet the grim reaper Sign on the line and resign, it’s cheaper For you to fade away, but it’s okay For you to come and see me rock at the…

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Top 10 Hip Hop Skits

The Hip Hop Skit seems like they’ve been around on albums forever, but really they popped up in 1989 with De La Soul’s classic 3Feet High and Rising when they gave use the De La Game show … This was played throughout the album which made it even more innovative, let alone the questions: How…

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Top 10 Native Tongues Collaborations

I love the Native Tongues posse, they are ranked #2 in the Greatest Hip Hop Crews and helped usher in the Silver Era of Hip Hop “Black medallions, no gold” When they got together on a track it was always magic, so what I wanted to do is put my top 10 best Native Tongues…

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Top Between the Sheets Samples in #HipHop

In 1983 The Isley Brothers released “Between the Sheets” it was an immediate hit and eventually went platinum (their first platinum album in the 80s … as they were a giant success in the 70s), the song also not only was the sole reason behind the conception of tons of 80s/90s babies but in the…

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Top 50 Hip Hop Groups of All Time (24 – 1)

Continuing on with the Top 50 Hip Hop Groups of all time, this is the final stretch … you’ve seen the bottom 25, and now it’s time to cap it off Again, there are some surprises as far as ranking, at least in my opinion … either way my personal ranking will be included so…

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Top 50 Hip Hop Groups of All Time (50 – 25)

This site will have a lot of lists; Top 10, Top 25, Top 50 etc. revolving around Hip Hop this particular list will be the Top 50 Hip Hop Groups of all time It was real easy for me to come up with a top 50, and I was tempted to do that and post…

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Top 10 Beat Box Artists

In the 80’s the DJ and the Beatbox were more important than the emcee in Hip Hop, the DJ has now turned into producers and “Mix Tape” crators and the Beatbox has all but been forgotten, I figured I’d make a post to spotlight 10 of the Greatest Beatbox artists in Hip Hop History Special…

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EDP03 – Spotlight: illmatic (Podcast)

EDP03 – Spotlight: illmatic This episode of the eclectik discussion podcast spotlights the 1994 debut album from Nas “illmatic” arguably the greatest Hip Hop Album of the 90s (Not really cuz if I said it it’s true lol)I’ll be joined by Crecks (@Lyric2Go) and we will be discussing the album from beginning to end, as…

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