Mood Muzik 3 is a classic mixtape, no question about it. It’s arguably his best mixtape too.
Graduation turned ten this year.
Although this album is big, it doesn’t fall into the top half of Kanye West’s best albums–in my opinion. Currently, I have it at number five. Please don’t come at me with the pitchforks, this is my opinion.
Five years after Kendrick Lamar dropped his well-received major label debut good kid, m.a.a.d. city, a couple things remained the same.
Kendrick, just like back then, is on top of the world.
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.
On the tenth anniversary of your debut solo album The Weatherman LP, I want to say: thank you.
King came out at the right time. The south was running the rap world. Atlanta was on fire.
T.I. had just been proclaimed the King of the South, so the album was properly titled. And man did this album feel royally.
“Hustlin'” was infectious.