No Biting Allowed. Ego Trip.
A Night at the Oprah. Ego Trip Magazine. I always laugh at that A.G. line.
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Tomorrow marks 20 years since the release of Eric B. & Rakim‘s fourth and final album together, Don’t Sweat the Technique, a piece of work that many feel has gotten even better with time. UpNorthTrips / @upnorthtrips once again has reached deep into the Internetz to bring all of you some rap artifacts from the famous duo for y’all to soak in on these hot Summer days… (more)
Today marks twenty-five years since the release of Stanley Kubrick’s gripping Vietnam War drama, Full Metal Jacket. And while most heads may not necessarily associate this movie directly with hip-hop, it’s easy to see the influence that both it and other war flicks have had upon rap (the infamous “Me love you long time” sample in 2 Live Crew’s “Me So Horny,” for instance). Thus, in order to celebrate the silver anniversary of this classic, we handpicked some great “War” titled (thought not necessarily war-related), battle-tested rap joints and put them in a raw as hell mix. (Read More…)