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Drop on a Classic: Nas ‘Illmatic’ still reigns supreme

Hailed as a hip-hop masterpiece, Illmatic dropped as the debut album of Nas in 1994, exalting the Queensbridge-bred rapper as the first KONY (King of New York), elevating itself as the crowning jewel of rap recordings in the 1990’s, and establishing Illmatic as a classic album whose legacy remains definitive of the genre itself. Born [&hellip

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Drop On A Classic – I Know You Got Soul (Top 5 Soul Samples)

“It’s been a long time, we shouldn’t have left you without a dope beat to step to.” With the resurgence of WIB’s ‘Drop on a Classic‘, one might assume that I’m referencing the late Aaliyah with the opening line in her 2000 single, “Try Again”. Old school hip-hop aficionados, however, know of the original reference, [&hellip

DROP ON A CLASSIC: (NATIVE TONGUES SERIES) Jungle Brothers

Well its the return of ‘Drop On A Classic’ after a long hiatus due to many factors but now your fix is back. So continuing on with the Native Tongues series this time around its the ‘Jungle Brothers’. A great group with a lot to offer musically but seem to have been over looked compared [&hellip

DROP ON A CLASSIC: (NATIVE TONGUES SERIES) Black Sheep

So continuing on the Native Tongues series, we have Black Sheep who I first heard in my later years of high school through a an older more musically savvy friend. I slept on it for a little while, then one day in a record store and P’s to spend I saw ‘A Wolf In Sheep’s [&hellip

DROP ON A CLASSIC (NATIVE TONGUES SERIES): De La Soul

Yo, well continuing on in this Native tongues series for the second installment its only fitting to hit up De La Soul. I have jammed their music now for so long it always keeps me happy and head noddin. there is a little twist to the samples section of the post this time as I [&hellip

DROP ON A CLASSIC: Brand Nubian

Yo whats going on people. well this week you can probably tell I’m following a little bit of a theme here at the moment, last week was KMD so as some of you may know the two groups were label mates as well as collaborators so it seems natural for me to do a post [&hellip

DROP ON A CLASSIC: KMD

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