kumquats & hip-hop

“Rap is something you do. Hip Hop is something you live.” – KRS-One
Oct 16 '14

Back when Twista was Tung Twista. [1991]

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Oct 1 '14

Broken Tape Decks - LA Symphony

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Sep 24 '14

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On this day in 1995, Notorious B.I.G. made his guest appearance on Martin.

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Jun 12 '14

Wu-Tang Clan’s Secret Album Unveiled: Once Upon A Time In Marrakech

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May 19 '14

Family Feud — Bad Boy vs. Death Row

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May 5 '14

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Feb 26 '14

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Feb 14 '14

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Jan 31 '14

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The Top 20 Rap Remixes of 1994 (via @nahright)

Hopefully by now you’ve been following NahRight’s feature content  they’ve been celebrating the 20th anniversary of 1994’s excellence with some great columns like Nas #MixtapeMemories song list, and the  Making of Stress: The Extinction Agenda with Organized Konfusion interview.

So to keep the nostalgia pumping, and take the celebration to the next level, here’s their The Top 20 Rap Remixes of 1994, featuring vocals by everyone from Biggie Smalls to The Beatnuts to the Beastie Boys, and production by the cream of the crop, including DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Large Professor, Q-Tip, Diamond D, Dr. Dre, Erick Sermon, Buckwild, and more.

Words by @StanIpcus

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Aug 30 '13

Souls of Mischief - 93 Til Infinity

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