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What Went Right With... Mobb Deep - The Infamous?

Mobb Deep’s début album Juvenile Hell was nothing special and it didn’t make much of an impact, but when the Queensbridge duo regrouped after being dropped by their label, they came back hard with their second LP “The Infamous”, in fact the word ‘hard’ is probably an understatement when it comes to this album. 1,915 more words

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What Went Right With... Nas - Illmatic?

During the late eighties and early nineties Hip-Hop was beginning to splinter into various sub-genres; we had Gangsta Rap (Ice Cube), Conscious Rap (Public Enemy), Alternative Hip-Hop (A Tribe Called West), and Hip-Pop (MC Hammer). 1,670 more words

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Temperature's Rising

…. and ain’t nothin surprisin. For those of you who know me, know that I’m quite the hip-hop head. From listening to The Fugees, Tupac Shakur to hiding  gangsta rap CD’s from my parents, hip-hop is in my blood. 321 more words

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Plutonic Lab is Doing it Better Than You

by: Michael-Paul Kidd
@ausshiphopcnect

Plutonic Lab is one of the big names in Aussie production. His name is on the back of many iconic albums over the last 15+ years. 2,132 more words

What Went Right With... Fierce - Crab?

In the mid-to-late nineties a Rapper from New Jersey named Fierce was making some noise in the underground, he was featured in The Source’s Unsigned Hype column, he was also mentioned in Vibe Magazine’s Notes From The Underground, by all accounts his career was about to take off. 393 more words

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Robert Taylor Trivia: Stanwyck & Taylor Christmas Cards

These cards were for sale recently on eBay.  The seller dates them from the 1960s but I think 1951-53 is much more likely at least for the Taylor card because those are the years Mr. 121 more words

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Robert Taylor Trivia: the (almost) nude scene.

There are apparently a number of different prints of Ambush, 1950, floating around.  The last time Turner Classic Movies showed the film it was a quite different version from those I had seen before.  61 more words

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