Here they go again… the funkiest white dudes performing some more hip hop classics with the Help of The Roots
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1992! Twenty years ago! The Cold War was officially declared over. Winter Olympics in Albertville, Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Carl Lewis won his 7th and 8th gold medal in his 3rd Olympics for the USA. It was the year of the Dream Team. The year of the Jordan VIIs. Jordan & the Bulls won another title, Magic Johnson canceled his comeback because of the HIV virus, Mike Tyson was in jail for a rape charge. André Agassi won Wimbledon wearing his wig. It was also the year of the Rodney King beatdown & the LA Riots. Whitney married Bobby Brown. Sarajevo, civil wars in Somali and Algeria were also in full effect. Pablo Escobar escaped from his 5star luxury prison, and Bill Clinton got sworn into the White House after George Bush Sr bombed the fuck out of the Gulf War the year before.
1992 was also a very entertaining year for HipHop and rap music; Big L’s first verse. Nasty Nas’s first single. Redman, Common Sense, Mobb Deep and Cypress Hill came out with their first albums. Pete Rock was the best producer in the game. Gangstarr’s Daily Operation, A Tribe Called Quest and their posse cut, EPMD and their Hit Squad, and Dr. Dre went Deep Cover, producing this new skinny kid from Long Beach before creating the West Coast’s musical Bible called The Chronic.
Once again, The Beast From The Alps AKA DJ Green Giant laced up the goodies here
I can’t wait for the new season to start. I still hate Dwight Howard. Nash is gonna fit in fine. I’m afraid that Snoop might be right about his “truth”… those Lakers are gonna be fun to watch
“Hip Hop didn’t invent anything. Hip Hop reinvented everything”
Finally!! I’ve been patiently waiting… go through here for this Documentary produced by Ice-T
“The whole thing started from a single image… We were talking about Jay-Z when he appeared in the ’09 World Series. And he came out and sang his anthem, ‘Empire State Of Mind.’ And we were struck by the fact that this is the great American stage – and yet he talking about Dominicanos and stash-houses and things like that. And we were like, ‘Do people even know what he’s talking about?’” – Martin Torgoff
Narrated and executive produced by Ice T, this VH1 documentary explores how crack cocaine had a major impact on popular culture, especially the evolution of hip-hop. Twenty five years after the drug ravaged many American cities, Ice-T talks honestly with several of the dealers who became rappers, transforming contemporary music. The film candidly shows how hip-hop reflected the crack epidemic, with frank interviews with such survivors as Snoop Dogg, Cypress Hill’s B-Real, Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon and RZA and other cocaine & crack kingpins.
go to Yardie’s for this 83 minute VH1 special
Rolling Stone Magazine crunched a pile of data to try to determine who is the current King of Hip-Hop.
in naming the King of Hip-Hop we focused on the very recent past: from 2009 through the first seven months of 2011. We ranked 20 solo rappers (no groups – sorry, Beasties) who have dropped an album during that time. We looked at album sales, rankings on the R&B/hip-hop and rap charts, YouTube views, social media, concert grosses, industry awards and critics’ ratings. In alphabetical order, our contenders are: Big Boi, B.o.B, Diddy, Drake, Eminem, Fabolous, Lupe Fiasco, Gucci Mane, Jay-Z, Kid Cudi, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, Rick Ross, Snoop Dogg, T.I., Waka Flocka Flame, Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa.