Posts Tagged ‘ Classic Albums ’

Podcast: EPMD

This episode is all about Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith, bka. EPMD Ranked Number 8 on our Greatest Hip Hop Groups of all time list, my guest @ShareefJackson and I discuss: Favorite lyricist (E or P) The Discography Favorite Songs Social impact Guest spots (LL, K-Solo, etc) The Videos And More From Jane to Steve…

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Top 50 Hip Hop Albums of the 80’s (50 – 25)

Another Hip Hop list similar to the 50 Greatest Hip Hop Groups of all time, this time we are counting down the 50 Greatest Hip Hop albums of the 80s. So these are Hip Hop Albums released from 1980 to 1989. I had my own list completed to put on the site, but much in…

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EHH Review: Criminal Minded

Criminal Minded is one of the most influential Hip Hop Albums ever created, and in my opinion the second greatest ever made Released in March of 1987 (Four or so months BEFORE Paid in Full) KRS – One and DJ Scott La Rock brought a certain edge and street to hip hop that was brand…

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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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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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Hip Hop Memories: Buying LL’s “Radio”

Way before the internet and knowing release dates I use to purchase music sight unseen mostly … not too much word of mouth because Hip Hop was still new so not too many people had reputations I remember using ever little bit of money I had on 2 things: Candy and Hip Hop If I…

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The Hip Hop Eras

On this site I will commonly refer to eras of Hip Hop: Diamond, Gold/Golden age, and Silver. Everyone has their own idea and opinion in which the “Golden Era” of Hip Hop was (or is) and I am no different. Now it’s easy to lump what you consider the best years of the music all…

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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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