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I listen to a lot of rap music. I even spent a few of my teenage years jotting down lyrics of my own and performing them at various open mic sessions. The thing that amazes me the most about rap music is the skill certain rappers have to describe everyday life, the extraordinary people they […]

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Ron G – The Good, Bad n Ugly

Ron G is the creator of the blend – a technique where accapella vocals (usually RnB singers) are dubbed onto Hip Hop instrumentals to create exclusive remixes. On this mixtape, the Good Bad n Ugly, Ron G gives the listener a lesson in blending.¬†On the rap side of things, there are a lot of big […]

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Cut Master C – Silent Murder

It must have been 1997 when my friend brought Cut Master C’s Silent Murder mixtape back from New York City. I don’t know where he bought the tape but judging by the quality it was probably behind the counter of a bodega somewhere up in harlem World or further South on Canal Street. The hissing […]