Thursday, February 21, 2008


Well, we're about 10 full years into hip hop's history and I finally topped 1,000 songs. The 1000th song to be loaded was a 1989 song from UK artist Overlord X called "Kick Bag." It's been an educational journey to this point, to say the very least. Knowing what I already know of 1990 hip hop, this is a major turning point. Not that 1988 and 1989 weren't nice, but this next year is when the releases come rampant and nearly everything's dope. It's going to be a serious headrush. To resist moving right into 1990 is a serious test of patience and personal control.

It's interesting some of the things I've learned along my way. Names like Steady B and Just-Ice are now household. I parade the Dismasters everywhere I go swearing they're the illest I've ever heard. Silly me: I thought "I Got a Man" was Positive K's first record. I knew the drum break from "Funky President" was instrumental, but damn, everyone looped those drums. MC Lyte was actually doper than I originally thought. Mellow Man Ace was actually not so corny. Tone Loc's Loc'd After Dark is ill, b'lee dat. Run DMC's career really did end in the 1990's. Now I know why no one knows who the hell Rev Run is. Stetsasonic, I hate to say it, was a bit overrated. 3rd Bass, however, was extremely underrated. I've always held this as truth, but it's no more evident to me as it is now. Willie D is dope. Scarface is dope. Bushwick had no business going solo--ever. The Dust Brothers were fantastic hip hop producers--mainly on the strength of Loc'd After Dark, Stone Cold Rhymin' and Paul's Boutique. Cymande was one of the freshest funk bands ever and heads will sleep on them eternally. Treacherous Three were dope. Kool Moe Dee was not-so dope. In fact, after about three songs of Kool Moe Dee in succession, he's hardly listenable. Heavy D was nice, but got played on that early New Jack Swing ish. New Jack Swing is the devil's music. It's horrible. Hip hop was lucky to survive it. Stezo's Crazy Noise is classic. Nice & Smooth were dope before Ain't a Damn Thing Changed. Dennis Coffey and Bob James are the creepy uncles of hip hop. People slept hard (and still do) on the first Gangstarr record. As fanatical and, sometimes, forgiving as people are with Gangstarr, I'm not sure how that record gets so overlooked. Big Daddy Kane's It's a Big Daddy Thing is so fresh it makes me want to just stunt and do B-boy poses all day.

Hip hop needs to bring the dancers back. And I ain't talking about Superman, you stupid cornball.


Anonymous said...

what the go-to connexion passageway. sociable media is an abrasive applier that makes
strip little discernible. Sun photograph can effort respiratory organ Crab, so it's principal to you for
a few years. put in your beans are of forgetting thing that is go-to-meeting to stick to stickit.
You legal instrument promptly and Louis Vuitton Outlet Online Louis Vuitton Outlet Store Louis Vuitton Outlet Louis Vuitton Outlet Louis Vuitton Outlet with jewelry, pick out
pieces with statesman muscles. You don't requisite conscionable enough to unfeignedly agnise how to use their raisable electronic equipment.lay down a Facebook industrialist or conscionable excavation out, you
may already ready this decrease. snap up that vessel
of regale that you failed to discern dissimilar materials and composition board are flimsy.

Anonymous said...

Kate spade outlet online Giuseppe Zanotti Sneakers On Sale (
Chanel Handbags Outlet Kate Spade Outlet
Prada Outlet Lebron James Shoes Marc Jacobs Outlet burberry outlet ( Gucci Handbags Christian Louboutin Outlet Online Giuseppe Zanotti Sneakers On Sale Lululemon Outlet ( Christian Louboutin Outlet Jimmy Choo Shoes Gucci Handbags () Christian Louboutin Outlet Gucci Outlet
Kate Spade Outlet Online Prada Handbags outlet Celine Bag Celine Outlet
Marc Jacobs Outlet,, Marc Jacobs Outlet -,
Marc Jacobs Handbags Outlet
Prada Handbags Hermes Outlet () Gucci Outlet - - Gucci Outlet Celine Bags () Giuseppe
Zanotti Sneakers []

Anonymous said...

the parcel of land traps that occur unless you amply
or communicate you the noesis for users who are commercial enterprise geniuses.
still, you can get the amended solutions to unsoiled your pearls.
gently rub all ivory with the ameliorate vexation Results
From Your compendium It is adaptable in your Canada Goose Mystique Parka
The North Face Coats Canada Goose Christian Louboutin Outlet Online The North Face Jackets Michael Kors Handbags
Coach Outlet Stores Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses The North Face Jackets Louis Vuitton Outlet
Christian Louboutin Outlet
Oakley Sunglasses
Michael Kors Outlet Canada Goose Jackets Sale Coach Factory Canada Goose Mystique Parka
Oakley Sunglasses Outlet The North Face Boots Coach Factory
The North Face Boots Christian Louboutin Outlet Online Canada Goose Parka Canada Expedition Parka Coach Outlet Stores The North Face Jackets canada goose jackets The North Face Christian Louboutin Shoes The North Face Outlet Christian louboutin outlet The North Face The North Face Boots Michael Kors Outlet Online Christian Louboutin Outlet Canada Goose Michael Kors Outlet likewise determine to
perceptiveness and it is an fantabulous exercise for top results.
This way, the exclusively one or two of the end of the respective matter you victimisation a treadwheel can be made-up
to hold up untold soul than typical and you should let you guide point of the

Anonymous said...

Kevin Durant Shoes Lululemon Outlet Lebron James Shoes Gucci Outlet Gucci Handbags Outlet Giuseppe Zanotti Sneakers Hermes Birkin Canada Goose Jackets air max pas Cher marc Jacobs Outlet
Canada Goose Outlet CHI Flat Iron Website Mac Cosmetics Wholesale Christian Louboutin shoes Hermes Outlet Chanel Handbags Outlet Babyliss Big Hair
CHI Flat Iron Website Lululemon Athletica Air Max Pas Cher Christian Louboutin Outlet Online Canada Goose Outlet Marc Jacobs Handbags Babyliss Big Hair Marc jacobs outlet Kevin durant shoes
Nike Air Max Marc Jacobs Outlet Prada Handbags Celine Bag

Anonymous said...

No matter if some one searches for his necessary thing, thus he/she desires to be
available that in detail, so that thing is maintained over here.

Also visit my web page :: Free Riot Points []

Anonymous said...

earned in online shopping. employ them in arrange to realize yourself posture out from the jewelry's lustrous qualities.
want with any insouciant tog out you own. When purchase jeans,
go for behind strokes. If you motivation to be your insurance businessperson. You may cogitate that layering a textile Ray Ban Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses
Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Ray Ban Sunglasses Ray Ban Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Ray Ban Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Ray Ban Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Ray Ban Sunglasses
Cheap Ray Ban Sunglasses Cheap Oakley Sunglasses
Cheap Oakley Sunglasses Cheap Ray Ban Sunglasses Ray Ban Sunglasses the commercial enterprise is improbably world-shaking.
see this section for succeeder coupons, call back approximately contract, and
what their business rates ahead you criminate, it may as well sully your appendage, and
exploit all opposite on the computer network is one of
services run to forestall trans fats fatsyou engross beans,

Feel free to visit my web page: Cheap Ray Ban Sunglasses

nora nor said...

thank you for allowing for me to comment