Tag Archives: #RushHourRap

#RushHourRap – 50 Cent – Many Men

Tom Brady and I must have a mental connection because on Saturday night I went deep down the rabbit hole of 2000’s rap and got into a debate (at a 30th birthday party because I’m washed) about how Get Rich … Continue reading

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#RushHourRap – Common – I Used to Love H.E.R.

One of the first great concept tracks in hip hop history was Common’s human personification of the rap game. A classic song and a precursor to Common’s calling card; incredible story telling mixed with socially relevant themes throughout.

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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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#RushHourRap – Classified – No Mistakes

Full disclosure I never heard of this guy before yesterday, but it comes with the Joey B stamp of approval so you know it’s at least worth a listen.

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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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