Video of the Day – ‘Electric Relaxation’

‘Lyrically, I’m supposed to represent, I’m not only a client, I’m the player president.’ That is still the undisputed best closer in hip hop for me. ‘Shorty let me tell you bout my only vice; it has to do with lots of lovin, and it ain’t nothing nice…’ That might be my clear number 2… […]

Video of the Day – ‘Oh My God’

  The weekend! I can’t remember the last time we went into the weekend with Tribe, which means it’s been too long. This song still goes.  And a young Busta.  Those were the good days. We still miss you Phife. Have a good one everyone.  

Song of the Day – ‘God Lives Through’

Well, today sucked. My generation of hip hop lost one of our greats today.  The outpouring of sadness came from everywhere and it was all justified. The personal connection here is fairly obvious.  There was definitely a time in my younger days when I WAS ‘Malik the five foot freak, trying to get with you […]

Song of the Day – ‘Scenario’

  I finally caught the Bo Jackson 30 for 30 last night on Instant Netflix.  I obviously have a terrible bias here as someone who was in Royals Stadium on some of those nights, but I have to say that one goes on the list of ‘favorites’ for me.  I thought it captured Bo’s spirit […]

Beats, Rhymes, and Life

  For us ‘old heads’ who always talk about how good hip hop was in the 90s, one of the few groups that seemed like they were universally respected was A Tribe Called Quest.  Michael Rappaport (who seems like a very cool dude but who will always be the cat who snapped in Higher Learning […]