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Station first started as a pirate FM radio station in 2001 in Houston TX running on and off untill summer of 2006. Then the station switched to a shoutcast online stream and has been running on and off ever since.

  • The Most Perfect Rap Song Ever Written: Electric Relaxation

    If someone I knew told me that they’d never heard of A Tribe Called Quest and they needed a recommendation of what albums to start with, (assuming they weren’t aliens, from another planet) I’d immediately play them Midnight Marauders. Midnight Marauders is easily one of the best albums from the 90’s with classic joints on The post The Most Perfect Rap Song Ever Written: Electric Relaxation appeared first on Hip Hop Golden Age.

  • A Tribe Called Quest “Jazz (We’ve Got) / Buggin’ Out” (1991)

    “Jazz (We’ve Got)” is the second single from A Tribe Called Quest‘s second album The Low-End Theory. A segment of the track “Buggin’ Out” appears in the music video. The sequences from “Jazz (We’ve Got)” are in black and white, while the “Buggin’ Out” sequences are in full color. In the video, directed by Jim The post A Tribe Called Quest “Jazz (We’ve Got) / Buggin’ Out” (1991) appeared first on Hip Hop Golden Age.

  • Bring Your Crew: Terror Squad

    “Bring your Crew” is a new series that will go back through Hip Hop history and highlight the impact that different crews had, as well as the music they created. A crew can be a group, members of a label, or even a group of MC’s that came together and created music but never really The post Bring Your Crew: Terror Squad appeared first on Hip Hop Golden Age.

  • Coming Soon: Apollo Brown – Sincerely, Detroit

    Detroit has an indelible legacy in Hip Hop. From artists like J Dilla to Black Milk, from Denaun Porter to Apollo Brown, Detroit’s music has a sound unlike any other. When Apollo Brown set out to create the tribute to his home, he knew he needed to do the city justice. Featuring over fifty Detroit The post Coming Soon: Apollo Brown – Sincerely, Detroit appeared first on Hip Hop Golden Age.

  • Beastie Boys “Shake Your Rump” (1989)

    “Shake Your Rump” is the second track on and the first single from the Beastie Boys‘ second studio album Paul’s Boutique, released on July 25, 1989. It was produced and written by the Beastie Boys and the Dust Brothers. Like the rest of the classic Paul’s Boutique, “Shake Your Rump” is a sampling smorgasbord; taking samples The post Beastie Boys “Shake Your Rump” (1989) appeared first on Hip Hop Golden Age.

  • The Best Hip Hop Songs Of 2019

    This last year of the 2010s decade was another GREAT year for Hip Hop. To give a good representation of the quality Hip Hop released this year, we’ve compiled this playlist with over a hundred of the best Hip Hop songs from 2019. You’ll find bangers from Skyzoo & Pete Rock, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, The post The Best Hip Hop Songs Of 2019 appeared first on Hip Hop Golden Age.

  • Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five “The Message” (1982)

    Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five‘s “The Message” was the first prominent Hip Hop song to provide a lyrical social commentary. It took rap music from the house parties to the social platforms later developed by groups like Boogie Down Productions, Public Enemy, N.W.A, and many more. In addition to being widely regarded as an all-time The post Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five “The Message” (1982) appeared first on Hip Hop Golden Age.

  • clipping. “There Existed An Addiction To Blood”

    The science-fiction visionary Octavia Butler once declared that “there is nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns.” The aphorism could apply to any art form where the basic contours are fixed, but the appetite for innovation remains infinite. Enter Clipping, flash fiction genre masters in a Hip Hop world firmly rooted in The post clipping. “There Existed An Addiction To Blood” appeared first on Hip Hop Golden Age.

  • Gang Starr Announces Historic New Album ‘One Of The Best Yet’

    “One Of The Best Yet” Will Be Released On 11-1-19 / New Single, “Bad Name,” Now Available! Gang Starr is undoubtedly one of the most revered, beloved and influential groups in Hip Hop.  Over the course of their distinguished career, they became a cultural institution and a brand you could ultimately trust. The group’s “Chain The post Gang Starr Announces Historic New Album ‘One Of The Best Yet’ appeared first on Hip Hop Golden Age.

  • Cypress Hill “Hand On The Pump” (1991)

    “Hand on the Pump” is a single by Cypress Hill, released from their self-titled debut. While successful, the song did not reach the popularity of previous singles “How I Could Just Kill a Man” and “The Phuncky Feel One”. The song was re-recorded and released as a single in 1992 under the name “Hand on the Glock”; this The post Cypress Hill “Hand On The Pump” (1991) appeared first on Hip Hop Golden Age.