But The Devil Made Me Do It

Hard hitting classic rap, from 1991 to 2018:

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Famous & Dandy

Throwback to 1992 and Michael Franti’s Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy

This was after the Beatnigs. Before Spearhead. Franti’s been workin it for years.

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Man Doing Machine

This track was originally composed with a drum machine on overdrive. Great programming.

Look at this bad mother rocking it out on drums. Stick around for the end!

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Holiday Weekend Dent Into Your Eardrums

Have a great weekend with the classic speaker rattler from The D.O.C.:



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Preying Mantis

Preying mantis on the court and I can’t be beat:

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so many good rhymes in here, featuring Q-Tip

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This Is A Journey Into Sound

Old school greatness from Eric B & Rakim

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Many Are Brainless

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Sick album, great stuff. All time classic in my library:


Get a taste then buy the lossless version here.

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Soft Shoe Booty

All this political bullying and watching that 78 year old redneck Trump fan punch the young black guy being held by cops (and almost get away with it but for camera phones) has me in a hip-hop mood. Old school … Read the rest

Friendly Fascism


Great stuff – predicting the future in 1991:


Reminds me of the O’Jays song Where Did We Go Wrong?

Good thing Consolidated leader Adam Shelburne is still doing music, now teaching kids and keeping the music alive:

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They Deserve To Get Dissed

Great old track from Kool Moe Dee, old school edutainment.

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Make The Music

Lay Some Treats On Us!

Don’t Forget Cutmaster Cool V

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It’s Sabotage

Great tribute from the 2012 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony – doing a montage of Beastie Boys stuff, especially from different eras, takes a hell of a line up. Good thing The Roots were there locking it … Read the rest

Unemployed No I Got Work

Gift of Gab doing his thing:


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It’s Gettin Funkay

Real hip-hop for the old timers out there haha

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Lets Trace The Hits – Don’t Sweat The Technique – Eric B. & Rakim

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Back in the day…

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Divine Beat – Before Mecca by Divine Styler

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All I Want To Do Is Run My Own Universe with Blackalicious

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