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A collection of our Throwback Thursday posts



Throwback Thursday: MC Lyte – Cha Cha Cha

Throwback Thursday: MC Lyte – Cha Cha Cha

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Share “I’ve got the power to spread out and devour At the same time I’ll eat you up with a rhyme But I’ll let you slide cuz you accidently hopped on the wrong side

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: ATCQ – CHECK THE RHIME

THROWBACK THURSDAY: ATCQ – CHECK THE RHIME

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Share So apparently Industry Rule #4080 is no longer in effect. Or maybe it no longer applies when you’ve passed the age of 21? Either way, I’m very pleased that Q-Tip got this gig

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N.W.A. Biopic in the Works

N.W.A. Biopic in the Works

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Share We’ve seen our fair share of documentaries and films that illustrate the beginnings of some of our favourite rappers and singers. Many a time these adaptations end up falling flat and betraying the

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Evitan (Jarobi x Dres) – “Give it to Me”

Evitan (Jarobi x Dres) – “Give it to Me”

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Share When two artists from two legendary groups come together to create new music, you get Evitan’s “Give it to Me.” Off their upcoming album of the same name, Dres and Jarobi bring us

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Be Inspired: The Life Of Heavy D

Be Inspired: The Life Of Heavy D

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Share It’s been 4 months today since the World lost Heavy D. Check out this original documentary by Centric TV that aired at the end of February called: Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D.

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Throwback Thursday: Dilla – Won’t Do

Throwback Thursday: Dilla – Won’t Do

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Share One of my ALL TIME favourite tracks … nothing really needs to be said, just sit back and enjoy the vibes: “For me, no… One won’t do it, two is not enough for

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ThrowBack Thursday: Rosa Parks – OutKast

ThrowBack Thursday: Rosa Parks – OutKast

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Share Rosa Parks is a black civil rights activist from Alabama famous for refusing to give up her seat on a bus. In 1955, while riding the bus home from work, the driver ordered

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Throwback Thursday: Hip Hop addresses the Crack Epidemic

Throwback Thursday: Hip Hop addresses the Crack Epidemic

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Share During the 80’s and early 90’s, black communities were attacked by CRACK, killing off our brothers and sisters like weapons of mass destruction. No one was doing anything about it either…except for certain

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: ALL HAIL THE QUEEN

THROWBACK THURSDAY: ALL HAIL THE QUEEN

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Share Queen Latifah exemplifies the strength of the black woman in hip-hop. What I admired most about Queen Latifah is she didn’t dress a certain way to get attention. She gained attention from wearing African crowns,

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: M.O.P. – Rugged Neva Smooth (DJ Premier Remix)

THROWBACK THURSDAY: M.O.P. – Rugged Neva Smooth (DJ Premier Remix)

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Share “Its the Mash Out Posse Rugged, neva smooth! M f*ckin’ O f*ckin’ P, on the move!” Today’s throwback comes from Brownsville, BK, ’94. M.O.P. aka Mash Out Posse, released their debut album that

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