Posts Tagged ‘ Hip Hop ’

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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Podcast: 1990 Hip Hop (Year in Review)

This is the 1990 Episode … almost a year in review; The site will be doing a podcast for each year here on out (Till at least 1998 before returning to the 80s) My Co-host (@12Kyle) and I will discuss 1990: Notable Moments (Slick Rick going to jail, Cube going solo, etc.) Hip Hop Debuts…

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Podcast – Kwame

The Podcast is back with Hip Hop Pioneer, Producer, and Geek Kwame!!! Join me and The Boy Genius As we discuss: The Golden Era The State of Hip Hop Kwame’s production Writing the rhymes for BBD’s Poison Algebra Blessett Geekmodeonline.com DC vs. Marvel … Shazam vs. Superman Sneakers And a lot more … even a…

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Podcast – Questions with Spinderella (@Spindeezy)

Look who’s back on the show! The First lady of the backspin … Grammy Award Winner, DJ Spinderella!!! Spin was kind enough to come thru and answer a ton of random questions, everything from: Salt N Pepa’s Hot Cool & Vicious Martin Old School Candy Dances Cartoons What Emcee did she almost work with? A…

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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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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 (24 – 1)

The continuation of the countdown of the Top 50 Hip Hop albums of the 80s Here are Numbers 50 – 25 I had my own list completed to put on the site, but much in the vein of the Groups list, I figured to add more intrigue to the rankings I’d employ a few other…

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Story Rhymes #48 Tonite – (DJ Quik)

Counting down the 50 greatest Hip Hop story rhymes of the Golden and Silver era Song: Tonite Album: Quik is the name Year: 1991 Producer: DJ Quik “A Day in the life of a brother named Quik” This mellow groove, starts with a great Kleeer sample, the story begins on Friday (Morning) with a phone…

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Podcast: Hip Hop Roundtable I

    New Encyclopedia Hip Hop Podcast Episode! Today we are freestyling with a Hip Hop “roundtable” if you will, I’m joined by: @12Kyle and @RashanJamal The three of us discuss Golden Era Hip Hop music including: Favorite emcees Favorite albums Overrated emcees Underrated emcees Underrated albums   We don’t agree on everything which makes…

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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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#IfHipHopNeverExisted

I think that the impact that Hip Hop Culture has had on the world is severely underrated … started to think about what would normal everyday life would be like if Hip Hop never existed …I’m sure I’ll come up with tons of things, feel free to comment and add on If hip Hop never…

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#hiphopunansweredquestions

On Twitter the other day (@TweetRhymesLife) I started typing about some things in Hip Hop song lyrics and videos that struck me as odd, and I figured I’d compile them and share with my “Hip Hop Unanswered Questions” Topic Feel free to add on in the comments and or Twitter #hiphopunasweredquestions But BIG, Why would…

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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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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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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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Welcome to encyclopedia Hip Hop

Despite the name, this site is not intended to be the end all be all definitive site for all things hip hop, but more of an detailed account of the Golden Era of Hip Hop as I saw it (1983 – 1993) With some commentary, memories, reviews and paying homage to those that created the…

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