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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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J-Love – Nas’ Finest

Nas is undoubtably one of the greatest emcees to ever lend his voice to the microphone¬†so when a mixtape surfaces with 90 minutes of his lyrics it’s a certified banger. Fellow Queensbridge representative J-Love let’s everyone know who wears the crown in the QBC with the Nas’ Finest tape. Classic joints (e.g. NY State of […]

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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 […]