Category Archives: Music

Drake’s So Far Gone Mixtape Turns 10 Today. Lets Go Down the Nostalgia Rabbit Hole

One of the most influential mixtapes in hip hop history, So Far Gone, turned 10-years-old today. That mixtape turned Aubrey Graham, a TV actor that only teenage girls were moderately aware of, into Drizzy Drake, one of the hottest rappers … Continue reading

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#RushHourRap – Lupe Fiasco – Kick Push

I’ve been on a Lupe Fiasco kick this week after yesterday’s CRS post. Today I bring you Lupe’s first mega hit in the rap world with Kick Push, his ode to rebellious youth in the form of skateboarding. Lupe dominated … Continue reading

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#RushHourRap – CRS – Us Placers

Without a doubt, the most underutilized rap group of my lifetime. CRS aka Child Rebel Soldier was made up of Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, and Lupe Fiasco. Us Placers was released in 2007 and that was just about all we … Continue reading

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#RushHourRap – Black Star – K.O.S. (Determination)

Black Star was a rap group consisting of Mos Def and Talib Kweli with K.O.S. being released in 1998 and was the duo’s only album under the shared name. Do yourself a favor and go give this entire album a … Continue reading

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Biz Markie Steals the Show at Target Center ’90s Night

Friday night was ’90s night at Target Center for the Minnesota Timberwolves/Orlando Magic game. The Timberwolves wore their Kevin Garnett Classic Edition uniforms, the jumbotron went old school for the night and Christian Laettner made an appearance. The only thing missing was … Continue reading

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#RushHourRap – Mobb Depp – Shook Ones (Part II)

AIN’T NO SUCH THING AS HALF WAY CROOKS! Hands down, one of the absolute best tracks in hip hop history. Not to mention forever immortalized as the last instrumental beat in 8 Mile. True story: in college my roommates and I … Continue reading

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#RushHourRap – The Pharcyde – Passin Me By

Update: Real recognize real. It’s the week of Christmas so you’re either off from work or you’re at work pretending to do work so turn it up to 11 and chill out with this throwback from The Pharcyde. “Passin Me … Continue reading

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