Posts Tagged ‘ Slick Rick ’

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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Record and Response: The Show

In 1985 Doug E Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew dropped the Hip Hop Classic “The Show” (In my opinion the greatest 12″ Single in Hip Hop History) The Show http://eclectikrelaxation.com/Music/TheShow.mp3 The song was an immediate hit, from the Inspector Gadget theme sample to the drum programing, and the voice sample “is it real” in…

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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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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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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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