Posts Tagged ‘ The Bronx ’

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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Kool Keith – (Bronx #17)

Keith Thornton, founding member of the legendary Ultramagnetic MCs (Known for the critically acclaimed “Critical Beatdown” album) has had more than many aliases Crazy Lou, Poppa Large, Dr. Dooom, Black Elvis, Dr. Ultra, Dr. Octagon, Black Elvis, etc. Debut Album: Critical Beatdown 1988 “They use the simple back and forth, the same, old rhythm That…

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Lord Tariq – (Bronx #18)

“If gettin money’s a crime, well then I’m guilty as charged Filthy rich, Lord built to be large I’ll have the city sick Pullin that silver shit out the garage Under the sun with yo chick gettin a massage” Sean Hamilton, bka Lord Tariq (@TariqLord) is one half of the 90s duo Lord Tariq and…

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King Sun – (Bronx #19)

“So if you are such a scholar, why can’t you make a dollar You oughta make plans with the funeral parlor Dig the grave deeper, meet the grim reaper Sign on the line and resign, it’s cheaper For you to fade away, but it’s okay For you to come and see me rock at the…

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Greg Nice – (Bronx #20)

“Ladies let your body flow Send a chill up your spine like an eskimo Here’s a backstage pass to a funky show Come give me a kiss under the missile toe” Greg Nice the other half of Nice & Smooth (Smooth B was #22), again first heard on Big Daddy Kane’s Pimpin Aint Easy” “I…

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D-Nice – (Bronx #21)

“Think realistically, not egotistically It’s suicide if you even think of dissing me ‘Cause if you try, I’m a make you wait To learn the reason I’m the 808, but just call me D-Nice” Derrick Jones is dope, Photographer, Beatbox (Breath Control), DJ, Producer; he even brought us Kid Rock! But here we focus on…

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Smooth B – (Bronx #22)

“Smooth, I drop jewels like, paraphenalia, I’m infallable, not into failure” This list will have a lot of Rap duos I think, Smooth B one half of Nice & Smooth was first heard on Big Daddy Kane’s “Pimpin Aint Easy” “First name: Smooth. Last name: B When I’m bonin’ a girl, I make her feel…

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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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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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