Posts Tagged ‘ Golden Age ’

Podcast: Best Song #EHHBestSong

In this episode of the EHH Podcast @12Kyle @AmazingJayce and I play a game of “Best Song” I bring up some classic Hip Hop Albums, and we discuss what we feel is the best song on the album These include: Strictly Business, The great Adventures of Slick Rick, He’s the DJ I’m the Rapper, Straight…

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1989 – Top 25 Hip Hop Albums

We all agree that 1988 was the greatest year of Hip Hop right? Cool. Well what I’m gooing to do is post the top/greatest Hip Hop albums from each year afterwards, starting with 1989 here (Of course I’ll eventually do 1987 and before), anyway … this is my list, I tried to not be too…

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EPMD

EPMD Erick and Parish Makin’ Dollars From: Brentwood, NY Crew Affiliation: The Def Squad Debut Album: Strictly Business Best Song: Classic Singles: (7 Minimum for HOF Status) 1. You gots to Chill 2. Strictly Business 3. So wat cha sayin? 4. Get the Bozack 5. Please listen to my Demo 6. Crossover 7. Jane Comments…

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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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LL Cool J

LL Cool J The Greatest of All Time Hip Hop Hall of Fame for: Emcee Influential contributor/ambassador From: Queens, NY Crew Affiliation: None Debut Album: Radio Best Song: “Bad” Classic Singles: (7 Minimum for HOF Status) Bad I Cant live without my radio Dangerous Jack the Ripper I Need Love Rock the Bells You’ll Rock…

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Big Daddy Kane

Big Daddy Kane King Asiatic Nobody’s Equal Hip Hop Hall of Fame for: Emcee Legendary Crew/Group From: Brooklyn, NY Crew Affiliation: The Juice Crew Debut Album: Long Live The Kane Best Song: “Aint No Half Stepping” Classic Singles: (7 Minimum for HOF Status) Aint no half stepping Raw Set it off Smooth Operator I get…

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KRS – ONE

KRS – ONE The Teacher Hip Hop Hall of Fame for: Emcee Crew Influential Contributor/Ambassador From: Bronx, NY Crew Affiliation: Boogie Down Productions Debut Album: Criminal Minded (1987) Best Song: “My Philosophy” Classic Singles: (7 Minimum for HOF Status) My Philosophy Criminal Minded The Bridge is over Remix for P is free Still No 1…

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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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When I fell in love with Hip Hop

Anyone that knows me knows I love Hip Hop music … and I can talk it all day; ever since the movie “Brown Sugar” (one of my personal favorites) came out people ask “When did you fall in love with Hip Hop?” …I’ve never really answered that on my site I don’t think … so…

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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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Hall of Fame Criteria

  On this site you will see emcees and other artists inducted into The (Encyclopedia Hip Hop) Hip Hop Hall of Fame where I’d like to spotlight and give recognition to the greatest and legends in the industry that made Hip Hop what it is Instead of waiting until they pass away or get sick…

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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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