Posts Tagged ‘ A Tribe Called Quest ’

Original vs. Remix – Bonita Applebum

Bonita Applebum dropped in the Fall of 1990 as the second single from A Tribe Called Quest’s debut album “People Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm The original version had “Mr. Muhammad” on the B-Side and it was accompanied by a music video The song is seemingly about Q-Tip trying to woo a woman…

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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 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 20 Hip Hop Crews (10 – 1)

Finishing off the countdown of the Top 20 Hip Hop Crews/ Collectives of The Golden, Silver, and Bronze Eras … For Numbers 20 – 11 Click Here! 10. Murder Inc. Later called “The INC” The crew, group, label founded by Irv and Chris Gotti along with Ja Rule blended Hip Hop and R&B more so…

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