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Necessary Always Enabled. Non-necessary Non-necessary.Best of Old Skool Hip Hop is a little imposing at first, with its six discs, but a closer look reveals it to be a bit less intimidating that initially thought. First off, two of the discs are minute DJ mixes, and the other four have only 11 songs each, which means that when you take away tracks like Stereo MC's ' "Connection" great song, but not hip-hop and obscure pieces like Black Bean Sauce 's who? Despite the fact that Best of Old Skool Hip Hop is a budget compilation, which oftentimes means shoddy versions or seldom-heard tracks by big-name artists, a lot of what's included here is in fact the best of '90s rap.


There's a lot of filler in there, a lot of exclusions, too, of course true old-school rap would need to have some Grandmaster Flash in there, and even Native Tongues or golden age era, which seems to be more or less what the compilation means by "old skool," would include material by Brand NubianJuice Crewor Big Daddy Kanebut in general Best of Old Skool Hip Hop doesn't do a bad job of giving a overview of some of rap's older stars.

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It was taken from his debut album 'Doggystyle'. Released as Tupac's comeback song when he left prison inthe West Coast legend linked up with Dr. Dre for huge anthem dedicated to California. Lifted from his classic debut album 'Illmatic', Nas dropped one of the biggest conscious Hip Hop tracks ever.

The track is still regarded as a classic and more recently featured heavily in movie '8 Mile'. Dead Prez - 'Hip Hop'. Iniconic Hip Hop duo Dead Prez released the ultimate ode to the genre they love. Big Pun Feat. Donell Jones - 'Its So Hard'. Taken from Big Pun's second album 'Yeaaah Baby', this was the first single released after his untimely death in Grandmaster Flash - 'The Message'. Often regarded as one of Hip Hop's founding tracks, 'The Message' was released way back in Snoop Dogg - 'Gin And Juice'.

Snoop Dogg followed up the success of his debut single 'What's My Name', with an equally timeless classic.This banner text can have markup. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. In hip hop's earliest days, the music only existed in live form, and the music was spread via tapes of parties and shows.

As more tapes became available, they began to be collected and traded by fans. In the late 70's into the early 80's DJs began recording mixtapes out of their homes, referring to them as House Tapes. DJs such as Harold G. Blend tapes became increasingly popular by the mids, and fans increasingly looked for exclusive tracks and freestyles on the tapes.

Also since the s, it describes releases used to promote one or more new artists, or as a pre-release by more established artists to promote upcoming "official" albums. In the hip hop scene, mix tape is often displayed as a single term mixtape. It is now a word to generally describe full-length albums released for free, which is the modern form of mixtape that was made a popular following by 50 Cent and his group G-Unit in the early s, sometimes containing all original music, other times composed of freestyles and remixes of popular tracks.

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Our criteria were simple: You hear the intro of the song, and you immediately go skidding toward the dance floor. Nothing less was acceptable. There are songs your mom likes, songs your cool younger brother likes and above all, songs you like: Party hits so potent, they get you singing along in the supermarket, or air-punching when they come on your running mix at the gym.

In short: all killer, no filler. Let the revelry commence! A boisterous, presumably bell-bottomed crowd, gyrating on the dance floor of your imagination, can be heard high in the mix. Take their whoops as your cue: Marvin Gaye supplies the cool falsetto and someone can be heard rocking the cowbell, but the prime directive here is to dance.

Top marks for the deliciously retro video, too. What is a party if not an excuse to unleash your inner freak? Of course not! Oh hell no! And who cares what all the words mean?

Behind every great song, a great story. In the case of this disco essential, legend has it that KC and the Sunshine Band approached young singer McRae who was about to go back to college and asked him to sing on a track with his wife because the high notes were too much for the KC crew. The music video features multiple shots of a jaguar on the prowl. And it still does. Buy Heart of Glass on Amazon. The one-hit wonder also spawned this super creepy, ancient-Greece-set music video.

Buy Tainted Love on Amazon. Buy Modern Love on Amazon. Buy Take Me Out on Amazon. Buy Song 2 on Amazon. Buy Dancing in the Dark on Amazon. Weirdly enough, "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" was originally written by a dude, Robert Hazard, and sung from the perspective of a girl-crazy badboy. Cyndi Lauper revised the lyrics and re-recorded the song ininverting it into a girl-solidarity party anthem that remains timeless some 30 years later. Rohan Samarth. Few contemporary songs make us yearn for the days of the sock hop more than the single that catapulted these hometown faves into the big time.

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