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BAAAck In The Day

Reminisce

Artist Mary J Blige
Year 1992
By Mark Devlin | 08 May 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
Arguably the track that kick-started the whole 'hip-hop soul' movement, 'Reminisce' is revered by many MJB fans as her defining track. Overflowing with heartfelt powerhouse vocals, and with samples from Pete Rock & CL Smooth's 'T.R.O.Y' weaved into the beat, this is pure goosebumps business with a very apt title. Continue>

Case Of The P.T.A

Artist Leaders Of The New School
Year 1991
By Andrew Kay | 26 April 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
Ah, 1991 and Leaders of the New School and their first single ''Case of the P.T.A'. From Long Island, Dinco D, Charlie Brown and Busta Rhymes came on to the scene with this slammin' danceable track, produced by Dante Ross, a man with a knack of finding hungry, new talent. Their style continued to usher in a new era in hip-hop- a more positive, fun vibe, started a couple of years earlier by De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest… Continue>

The Power

Artist Chill Rob G
Year 1989
By Andrew Kay | 10 April 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
Chill Rob G, another one of Wild Pitch records gems of an artist and co-signed by DJ Mark 'the 45' King, penned 'The Power' back in 1989 from his debut album, Ride the Rhythm. Continue>

So Wat Cha Sayin'

Artist EPMD
Year 1989
By Andrew Kay | 07 April 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
Time to give it over to one of hip-hop's greatest groups, EPMD and their ultra-classic 'So Wat Cha Sayin' from 1989. Continue>

Beat Street Breakdown

Artist Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five
Year 1984
By Andrew Kay | 02 April 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
1984, at the height of the media love affair with the relatively new art form known as hip-hop and rap-two films competed for authenticity and their place in hip-hop lore. "Breakin'" made by the Cannon Film company and set in Los Angeles, featured Kraftwerk's 'Tour De France" and Ice T's wicked 'Reckless' with aspiring rapper Turbo dancing with a broom. Continue>
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