Motivation Mondays

GOOD MORNING!!!!!!! It’s Monday and we all need some motivation and a little extra push to get our week started. Here is this week’s playlist to get your Monday going and your week started off with positive vibes… 10. Beautiful – Snoop Dogg ft. Pharrell & Charlie Wilson “Just want you know, you’re my favorite…” …

Run That Back : SpeakerBoxxx/The Love Below – OutKast

“Shake it like a Polaroid picture!!” Let’s take it back to 2003 when Outkast dropped one of their greatest albums, SpeakerBoxxx/ The Love Below. The album was originally released on September 23, 2003.   SpeakerBoxxx/ The Love Below consisted of a whopping 39 tracks. The project was basically two separate albums, one by Big Boi …

Motivation Mondays

Once again, It’s Monday, the most painful day of the week for the average person. Just because it’s the beginning of the work week doesn’t mean we can’t get start our week off with a BANG! It’s time to get the day started, and there’s no better way to start the day than with a …

Motivation Mondays

10. Shabba – A$AP Ferg Feat. A$AP Rocky Sha-Shabba Ranks!!! Ferg released Shabba on his Trap Lord album back in 2013, around the time that A$AP Mob originally gained their fame. Trap Lord was a super dope piece that gave Ferg his signature sound. Ferg had the right idea….Why not start the week off feeling …

Run That Back: Electric Relaxation – A Tribe Called Quest

“Relax yourself girl, he’s a player.” …Everyone knows The Tribe……A Tribe Called Quest that is. A Tribe Called Quest is a hip hop group that formed back in 1985. The group originally contained four members that included, the founder, Q-Tip, co-founder, Phife Dawg, DJ and producer, Ali Shaheed Muhammed, and MC, Jacobi White (who left …

Run That Back: Live.Love.A$AP – A$AP Rocky

“Tell ’em quit the b*tchin’, we gon make it in a second…” Man…the memories that I recieve from this tape are epic. I can honestly say that this mixtape alone sends me back to my teenage years. I was introduced to Rocky around the release of this Live.Love.A$AP. I saw the video that Rocky released …

Spotlight: Big L

All respects to Harlem’s own Lamont Coleman, better known as Big L, who was murdered in a drive by shooting in Harlem, on February 15th, back in 1999. Today makes 17 years since the “King of Punchlines” has been gone. Big L had a major contribution to underground hip-hop in the ’90s. L originally began …

Run That Back: Section 80 – Kendrick Lamar

Hol’ Up. I have yet to meet a person who hasn’t admired Kendrick Lamar’s Section 80 mixtape. Section 80 was released July 2nd (the day before my birthday) back in 2011. I honestly did not know who Kendrick Lamar was until about a month after this tape was released. The first song I’ve heard by …

Run That Back: Ice Cream – Raekwon (Wu-Tang Clan)

Let’s take it back to the 90’s real quick.¬†Who doesn’t love the Wu-Tang Clan?! The infamous 90’s hip-hop group from NYC (of course) was made up of RZA, GZA, Ghostface Killa, Method Man, Raekwon, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Inspectah Deck, U-God and Masta Killa. WuTang Clan is known for their songs “C.R.E.A.M (Cash Rules Everything Around …

Run That Back: When I Come Around – Dom Kennedy

I know it’s mid-winter and pretty cold out, but let’s take things back to the summertime. Dom Kennedy is one of my favorite Cali artists right now. He’s straight out of Leimert Park out in Los Angeles, and makes sure that his fans know it by mentioning his home town throughout his music. He gives …