THIS DAY IN HIP HOP HISTORY (APRIL 15)
April 15, 1996 Mobb Deep - G.O.D. Pt. III (Single) From Mobb Deep’s album Hell on Earth Label: Loud Records Producers: Mobb Deep Charts: Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks #64 Billboard Hot Rap Singles #18 Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales #8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rb-0a8tIpUQ April 15, 1997 Jay-Z - Feelin’ It (Single) From Jay-Z’s album...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Q-TIP!
Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan Davis), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American entertainer from St. Albans, Queens, New York, part of the critically acclaimed group A Tribe Called Quest. John Bush of Allmusic called him “the best rapper/producer in hip-hop history,” while editors of About.com placed him on their list of the Top 50 Hip-Hop Producers, as well as...
THIS DAY IN HIP HOP HISTORY (APRIL 10)
April 10, 1990 Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet Label: Def Jam, Columbia Producers: Chuck D, Eric “Vietnam” Sadler, Hank Shocklee, Keith Shocklee Singles: Fight the Power Welcome to the Terrordome 911 Is a Joke Brothers Gonna Work It Out Can’t Do Nuttin’ for Ya Man Charts: Billboard 200 #10 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums #3 Certifications: Platinum in the US...
THIS DAY IN HIP HOP HISTORY (APRIL 7)
April 7, 1992 Das EFX - Dead Serious Label: East West Producers: EPMD, Chris Charity, William Hines, Derek Lynch, Andre Weston Singles: They Want EFX Mic Checka Straight Out the Sewer Charts: Billboard 200 #16 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums #1 Certifications: Platinum in the US http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sv1SxH48BdM April 7, 1992 Beastie Boys - Pass the Mic (Single) From Beastie...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY METHOD MAN!
One of my favourite rappers has celebrated his birthday 6 days ago and i forgot about it. SHAME ON ME!! Well, better late than never…so here we go… It’s more than a little bit poetic that one of hip-hop’s greatest and most unhinged personalities celebrates his birthday on April Fools’ Day. Clifford Smith — the man known the world over Method Man — turned 41 years old...
THIS DAY IN HIP HOP HISTORY (APRIL 4)
April 4, 1996 Ultramagnetic MC’s - New York What Is Funky Label: Tuff City Producers: Ced Gee, Aaron Fuchs Singles: ? Charts: ? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j26aQf9suOg April 4, 1995 Naughty by Nature - Craziest (Single) From Naughty by Nature’s album Poverty’s Paradise Label: Tommy Boy Records Producers: Naughty by Nature Charts: Billboard Hot 100 #51 Billboard Hot...