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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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90’s Hip Hop Golden Nuggets

The mid-Nineties was undoubtably a golden era for rap music with so much amazing sound coming from New York (and elsewhere). Emcees were hungry and and producers were on point to make major musical statements that surpassed time and still sound fresh 20 years later. Here is a small selection of debut albums from artists […]

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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 […]