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A collection of our Throwback Thursday posts



Throwback Thursdays: Positive K – “I Got A Man”

Throwback Thursdays: Positive K – “I Got A Man”

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Share Who could use a nice lighthearted throwback today? Okay, let’s take a trip back to 1992 where Darryl Gibson’s radio friendly track provided young men with plenty of new lyrics to recite. Not

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THROWBACK THURSDAY – JERU THE DAMAJA

THROWBACK THURSDAY – JERU THE DAMAJA

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Share I miss Jeru the Damaja. I was listening to “My Mind Spray” in my car this morning and it made me late for work! I had to listen to it about 6x before

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Scenario – A Tribe Called Quest ft. L.O.N.S.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Scenario – A Tribe Called Quest ft. L.O.N.S.

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Share Simply put, this track IS hip-hop. It’s the 3rd single from ATCQ (Phife & Q Tip), but also features verses from Charlie Brown, Dinco D, and Busta Rhymes (of L.O.N.S.). This song is

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Passin’ Me By – Pharcyde

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Passin’ Me By – Pharcyde

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Share Ok! This beat is bananas (produced by J-Swift). I could play this instrumental 43792x over and never get tired of it. This track shows off their story-telling skills, keeping it 100 with the

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Throwback Thursday: Fugees – Nappy Heads

Throwback Thursday: Fugees – Nappy Heads

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Share   This was the very first TAPE (Blunted on Reality) i bought in English when i first moved to Canada 17 years ago. L.Boogie’s verse was actually the very first verse i could

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: “CAMAY” – GHOSTFACE KILLAH ft RAEKWON & CAPPADONNA

THROWBACK THURSDAY: “CAMAY” – GHOSTFACE KILLAH ft RAEKWON & CAPPADONNA

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Share One of the greatest MCs of our time, Dennis Coles aka Ghost Deini aka Toney Starks… Pretty Toney, Ironman, Starky Love, The Wallabee Kingpin.. (and the list goes on), but better known as

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: “TONIGHT’S DA NIGHT” – REDMAN

THROWBACK THURSDAY: “TONIGHT’S DA NIGHT” – REDMAN

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Share One of the best MC’s ever, tells us how a typical night would play out in the shoes of Reggie Noble. This track totally identifies who Redman is. The intro is kinda funny,

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: BUSY BEE STARSKI vs. KOOL MOE DEE

THROWBACK THURSDAY: BUSY BEE STARSKI vs. KOOL MOE DEE

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Share Bad Perm is taking you back to the beginnings of hip-hop. Check out this classic battle between Kool Moe Dee and Busy Bee Starski that happened in Harlem, NYC in 1981 at the Harlem

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: JAY-Z & THE ROC “LIVE AT THE TUNNEL”

THROWBACK THURSDAY: JAY-Z & THE ROC “LIVE AT THE TUNNEL”

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Share The legendary Tunnel nightclub was the host to many hip-hop parties and concerts in NYC in the early 90’s. Funkmaster Flex was a regular DJ there and around 1am he would play the

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: “DA JOINT” – EPMD

THROWBACK THURSDAY: “DA JOINT” – EPMD

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Share Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith, also known as legendary EPMD have been in the game over two decades. They’ve seen the ups and downs in the game, having their own. “Da Joint” comes

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