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A collection of our Throwback Thursday posts



[Old School Joint] Coolio – Gangsta’s Paradise

[Old School Joint] Coolio – Gangsta’s Paradise

Amanda Girgis August 11, 2013 1

At the age of 7 I was watching movies like Cinderella, Peter Pan, 101 Dalmatians, oh and Dangerous Minds. Yes, at 7 years old Dangerous Minds was apart of my movie rotation. I begged

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[AUDIO] Stwo – Anna

[AUDIO] Stwo – Anna

Amanda Girgis July 6, 2013 9

Off LFTF005, the debut ‘Beyond EP’ from 20-year-old Parisian producer Stwo. This track has a hint of mysticism that fits beautifully with the smoothness of this flipped Janet Jackson track, Love will never do.

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[AUDIO] FloFilz – Keep It Real Remix

[AUDIO] FloFilz – Keep It Real Remix

Amanda Girgis July 1, 2013 1

FloFilz the producer from Germany who uses “jazz sample based oldschool shit” spun this classic 90’s boombap jam “Keep it Real” by Jamal and infused it with jazz goodness. It’s as good as the

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[AUDIO] Yeezus — The Samples

[AUDIO] Yeezus — The Samples

Amanda Girgis June 17, 2013 1

Even those who are not feeling the leaked Kanye West album can appreciate the production that went into this project. Sample junkies et al., enjoy this mix! Track List He’ll Give Us What We

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[OLD SCHOOL JOINTS] J Dilla: Don’t Cry

[OLD SCHOOL JOINTS] J Dilla: Don’t Cry

Amanda Girgis February 7, 2013 1

J Dilla’s “Don’t Cry” instrumental off the Donuts album is something I listen to everyday. Donuts, released six years ago is the last LP to be released while he was still alive. Dilla passed

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[OLDSCHOOL JOINT] Christmas Rappin’ – Kurtis Blow

[OLDSCHOOL JOINT] Christmas Rappin’ – Kurtis Blow

Amanda Girgis December 22, 2012 5

Everybody knows this song, even if you don’t really know it! Christmas Rappin’ is sampled in Next’s famous 90s R&B hit “Too Close”. This track is special for a lot’a reasons; firstly because it’s

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[OLD SCHOOL JOINTS] Main Source – Live At The Barbeque ft. Nasty Nas

[OLD SCHOOL JOINTS] Main Source – Live At The Barbeque ft. Nasty Nas

Amanda Girgis December 5, 2012 1

Courtesty of the Toronto/NY group Main Source (T.O.’s Sir Scratch and K-Cut, Queens’ Large Professor), this is a pretty dope first appearance by 18-year old Nas on this track! Big L liked Nas’ debut

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Movie Inspired Playlist

Movie Inspired Playlist

Amanda Girgis November 19, 2012 10

In honour of Man with the Iron Fist, TapeDeckTuesdays has complied a playlist of forgotten hip hop songs inspired directly by the films they were featured in. Enjoy! DOWNLOAD HERE: http://www.mediafire.com/?fvveu6vvrlacro4 Tracklist: CB4 –

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[AUDIO] Women Of The 90’s Quick Mix

[AUDIO] Women Of The 90’s Quick Mix

Amanda Girgis November 10, 2012 3

TheDJDon presents: Women of the 90’s Tracklist: SouthernPlayeristicCadillacMusic – Outkast Give It 2 U (Rmx) – Da Brat No One Else – Total I Can Love U – Mary J Blige Sock It 2

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Tashae’s Top 5 Favorite Halloween Hip-Hop Songs

Tashae’s Top 5 Favorite Halloween Hip-Hop Songs

Tashae October 31, 2012 1

Happy Halloween to my fellow Bad-Perm readers! Considering what’s happening with Hurricane Sandy (and the aftermath), if you intend to stay inside tonight take the time and add these five tracks to hype up

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