Nas – Illmatic #TheArchiveRebellion

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Illmatic is the debut studio album by American rapper Nas. It was released on April 19, 1994, by Columbia Records. After signing with the label with the help of MC Serch, Nas recorded the album in 1992 and 1993 at Chung King Studios, D&D Recording, Battery Studios, and Unique Recording Studios in New York City. […]

U Better Recognize #SamSneed #DrDre

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“U Better Recognize” is Sam Sneed’s first and only single while he was on Death Row Records. The B-side was “Come When I Call” by Danny Boy. Copyright: Death Row – Interscope   “U Better Recognize” featuring Dr. Dre was released by Sam Sneed in 1994. He became known for the catchphrase, “I’m Sam Sneed, […]

Full Clip #GangStarr #Classic

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Full Clip: A Decade of Gang Starr is a compilation album, featuring 35 songs released by Hip hop duo Gang Starr between 1989 and 1999, plus a brief ‘intro’ track. It was released by Virgin Records. The album includes 21 tracks taken from the five albums it had released up to that point, eight of […]

New Jack Hustler #IceT #OG

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New Jack Hustler O.G. is taken from “Original Gangster”, the fourth studio album by American rapper Ice-T. The album was released on May 14, 1991, by Sire Records and Warner Bros. Records. The album was praised by many as the artist’s best. Copyright: Sire – Warner Bros.   O.G. Original Gangster peaked at #9 on […]

Afro Puffs #LadyOfRage #Classic

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“Afro Puffs” is the first single released by The Lady of Rage in 1994 from the Death Row labeled Above the Rim: The Soundtrack. The Extended, video and instrumental version on the single samples “Superman Lover” (Intro) by Johnny “Guitar” Watson. Copyright: Death Row – Interscope   The original song samples ” Love That will […]

Phife Dawg #RIP #ATCQ

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Malik Izaak Taylor (November 20, 1970 – March 22, 2016), known professionally as Phife Dawg (or simply Phife), was an American rapper and a member of the group A Tribe Called Quest with Q-Tip and Ali Shaheed Muhammad (and for a short time Jarobi White). He was also known as the “Five Foot Assassin” and […]

Watch What You Say #Guru #ChakaKhan #Jazmatazz

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Awesome track featuring Chaka Khan taken from “Guru’s Jazzmatazz, Vol. 2: The New Reality”, the second studio album by American hip hop recording artist Guru. This second release to the Jazzmatazz series slightly toned down the jazz rap punch that made the first volume memorable. It was nevertheless critically acclaimed in its own right. Guests […]

Who Got Da Props? #BlackMoon

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Classic track taken from “Enta da Stage” which is the debut album of American East Coast hip hop group Black Moon, released on October 19, 1993 through Nervous Records. The album was produced by DJ Evil Dee and Mr. Walt of Da Beatminerz. Enta da Stage features the debut of underground hip hop duo Smif-N-Wessun, […]