Tuesday, August 29, 2006

(Part 11) Slept On Hip Hop In The 90's

Here's a few albums that i missed on the 1-10 posts.......

Double XX Posse - Put Ya Boots On (1992)
Double XX Posse deserved hell of alot more attention than they ever got. Headcracker, Get Ya Props Up, School of Hard Knocks & the banger Not gonna Be able ta DOE! A str8 get hype album from the golden age of hip hop. These headz got mad play on YO MTV Raps & Rap City..but never made it to that other level for some reason.

Big Mike - Somethin' Serious (1994)
"Now they got the flashlight lookin for Big Mike" The Geto Boys forgotten soldier Big Mike came correct in the 94 with this solid debut album. Classic southern rap flavor with great lyrics & outstanding production. Havin Thangs, Playa Playa, & Smoke'em & choke'em were my jam's. This was classic south right here. On par with any of his fellow Geto Boy's solo joints.

New Jersey Drive Vol.1 (1995)
This was one of the best hood movies ever and the soundtrack was no different. Ill Al Skratch - Don't Shut Down On A Player, Redman - Where Am I?, Lords Of The Underground - Burn Rubber, Outkast - Benz Or Beamer, Keith Murray - East Left & "You can't forget New Jersey" Queen Latifah's banger - Jersey...which she produced herself.

New Jersey Drive Vol. 2 (1995)
This sountrack was so dope they could'nt fit all the heat onto one tape. Black Moon & Smif-N-Wessun - Headz Ain't Ready, Naughty By Nature - Connections, Jeru The Damaja - Invasion, O.C. & Organized Konfusion - You Won't Go Far, Mad Lion - Own Destiny. IMO one of the greatest soundtracks of all time.

Top Authority - Somethin' to Blaze To (1993)
Flint Michigans Top Authority is one of those groups that never had any promotion or videos(that i can remember)but still made major noise on the undergroung hardcore hip hop scene.This is a str8 classic gangsta album front to back. The lead MC's Shotgun & Flex have a stricking resemblance to Scarface's voice & flow. The track "Voice's" is a heart pounding track that will get anyone vex just listening to it. Level of a Gangster, Another Murder, & Pop Him are all great hood tracks that have that heavy bass & hardcore feel. "93" (Things Ain't How They Should Be)is the feel good jam of the album...the slow rap jam that comes from the heart. This album is just as good today as it was in 93...non stop G-Music!


Anonymous CB4 said...

Yo what up son!

Just checking the site again, you have a TON of stuff on here already, and it's all quality. I've been downloading a bunch of the albums you've got on here.. expanding my hip hop knowledge!!

Anyways, great work and keep it up!



8:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

keep droppin knowledge man, props.

12:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

true !nice site man!

6:13 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yo what up. u post some dope mid 90's shit on here. check the "disturb the mainstream" mixes on this site: http://heist1.free.fr/mix.htm , they got some indie hip hop from 93-97.

11:49 AM  
Blogger Perfecta said...

other mass slept on....?

School of Hardknocks
Parental Advisary

3:25 PM  
Anonymous qnzgrimiest said...

ur right about new jersey drive,its one of my favorite movies.this soundtrack is the shit, i just wish vol.2 had more songs,the double x album was iight, honestly i didn't like the album that much,i like their second album better, rough rugged and raw, which to me was a better album, thats recommended. the only song i liked was not gonna be able to do it.keep up the goosd work crook.

9:27 PM  
Anonymous JR Rider said...

Thank you for this post I have been looking for the New Jesey Drive soundtracks forever. Also Big Mike was a very slept on lyricist. Respect

4:04 PM  

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