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10 Life Lessons I learnt from the Wu-Tang Clan

Back in 1997, the summer I turned 18, I was finishing school and I had no idea where I was heading. What I did know was that I loved Hip Hop and in particular the Wu-Tang Clan. The rap super group had just released their sophomore album ‘Wu-Tang Forever’ and it was a double disc […]

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PF Cuttin – Halloween Havoc

When you listen to a lot of mixtapes you’ll notice that every DJ has a gimmick to stand out from the crowd. Some of them like to remind you at the start of each record exactly who you’re listening to with carefully plucked samples (ex. “Funkmaster Flex Night!“, “Uh Mister Cee!“, “P-P-P-P-Premier!“), others will hunt […]

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Mister Cee – The Physical Tape

The Physical Tape by Mister Cee was the first “real” mixtape I purchased. I won’t lie – I had no idea who Mister Cee was back then (Now I know that he’s one of New York’s most respected DJs with strong ties to Big Daddy Kane and co-producer of Notorious BIG’s debut album Ready to […]