Posts Tagged ‘ LL Cool J ’

Podcast: 1990 – The Crates

The Podcast is back this time we’re doing something a little different, due to the recent post of the Top 25 albums of 1990, I decided to go into the crates and pick 10 songs from 1990 that you may have forgotten, never heard, or only heard once… just having some fun to hold you…

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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: 1989 – The Crates

The Podcast is back this time we’re doing something a little different, due to the recent post of the Top 25 albums of 1989, I decided to go into the crates and pick 10 songs from 1989 that you may have forgotten, never heard, or only heard once… just having some fun to hold you…

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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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Podcast – The Blend Tape

This episode is all Hip Hop and R&B When emcees are featured on R&B songs, when R&B Artists are featured on Hip Hop Songs, Remixes, and more! We will talk the early days of Chaka Khan and Midnight Star … to Mary J Blige take over, SWV remixes, odd pairings and mixes My guest @12Kyle…

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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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Podcast: Hip Hop Roundtable II

    Hip Hop Roundtable Part II! The continuation of the conversation with @12Kyle and @RashanJamal PART ONE HERE The three of us discuss Golden, Silver, and BronzeHip Hop music including: Self Destruction Flavor in your ear remix Big and Jay-Z Redman and the Def Squad Still not agreeing on anything, there’s some questionable opinions…

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The Diss: How ya Like Me Now (Kool Moe Dee)

Kool Moe Dee rocked with The Treacherous Three and had a legendary battle with Busy Bee (If you’re here on this site, you already know this) In 1987 Kool Moe Dee dropped his “How ya like me now” album and if you looked REALLY Closely …if you were paying attention you’d see LL Cool J’s…

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Greatest Emcee Tournament Finals Rakim v. LL

There’s been a TON of upsets and interesting advances … It’s come down to these two … The God Emcee and The GOAT Lyricism Longevity Discography Relevance Classic Songs Any Intangibles you can think of … Who is the greatest for real? The Greatest songs tournament is coming, but for now it’s time to settle…

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Greatest Emcee Tournament Brackets #HipHop

Who is the greatest emcee of all time? We know Rakim is the greatest lyricist … IMO LL Cool J is the greatest Rapper When you put them all together, Lyricism Longevity Discography Relevance Classic Songs Classic lines Style etc. Who comes out on top? Time to vote … are you going chalk? Will there…

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The Bridge Wars

The Bridge Wars The Bridge wars was one of the greatest events in the Golden Era of Hip Hop, it sparked multiple classic songs, verses and gave birth to one of the greatest careers in Hip Hop History The Rivalry as you can call it all started in 1985 when MC Shan released his 12”…

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Record and Response: Dear Yvette

Back in 1985 LL Cool J released his debut album “Radio” a Hip Hop Classic, on the first side the third song was “Dear Yvette” The song was about a woman who … was basically a slore lol Basically LL was reporting, spreading, and confirming the Rumors that were going around about young Yvette: “See…

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10 Hip Hop Questions: The Who

I post a lot of questions on Twitter (@TweetRhymesLife) So I figured why not put a couple on here, testing your Hip Hop Recollection … I’ve seen a lot of questions but none are really challenges, basic Hip Hop knowledge can answer them easily like “Who was the King of rock?” I decided to make…

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The Top 5 is Still Alive

So I wrote that BIG and Pac are NOT The greatest of all time NOR are they in the Top 5…AND that the Top 5 are STILL alive and over 30 (Shiddddd The top 3 is 40 and up) The Whole LIST is almost 40 What does it take to be labeled the GREATEST of…

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A Reason Hip Hop is dead

The REAL reason Hip Hop is dead Okay, you want me to tell you?…promise not to tell anyone else, this is just between me and you okay? k. Well. The REAL reason Hip Hop is dead is real simple. Remember when “The Golden age” of Hip Hop was pumpin? The 80’s…in to the 90’s? The…

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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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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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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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