I’ve been wanting to write this post for a long time.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are legends. They are also underrated. I feel like they aren’t given their proper dues for inspiring the next generation of rappers.
They were influential, to say the least. Which is how we got here.
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Kanye has had several memorable guest verses. Some are memorable for their one-liners and some are memorable for the content. Either way, I’ve found myself uttering the following words: “’Ye killed it!”
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As a guy from California, it is surprising that I’m a fan of Dipset. Not that many people out here are fans, at least it seems. It’s rare that you find someone that wasn’t just a fan of the hit radio singles.
However, on the east coast, Dipset was a monster. For a period, they were running New York. Shit, they were New York. It wasn’t just the core members (Cam’ron, Juelz Santana and Jim Jones) making noise, the secondary members, J.R. Writer, 40 Cal, Hell Rell, were making noise on the streets and e-streets.
Continue reading Spectacular, Yes!: How I Became A Dipset Fan
It’s been ten years since UGK collaborated with two other legendary duos to release this classic record.
Three 6 Mafia provided the Texas natives the perfect beat for them and Outkast to showcase their rapping talent.
One of my earliest memories of this song was during my time in San Diego for college. I was at a sports bar with a few friends. Somehow one of them made their way towards the jukebox and selected this record. The record came on and I saw people rocking out to it. The beat is infectious. It’s catchy. It’s a record that you can’t help but have fun to.
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Rick Ross came into the rap game sounding like a one hit wonder because of his huge single “Hustlin’.” Luckily, that wasn’t the case.
He delivered a solid debut album with Port of Miami and eventually became a major player in rap. In fact, there were two, maybe three solid years that Ross ruled the rap world. Everything he was touched was fire. He even endured, and survived, a beef with 50 Cent.
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