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It Takes Two

Artist Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock
Year 1988
By Mark Devlin | 20 March 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
The re-use of its intro on Snoop Dogg's 'I Wanna Rock' has reminded me what a phenomenally slamming Hip Hop classic Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock's 'It Takes Two' is, and has remained throughout the 22 years since it first appeared. Continue>

The Warning

Artist The Notorious B.I.G
Year 1994
By Christopher Mitchell | 11 March 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
"The greatest rapper of all time died on March 9th" - Canibus on "2ndRound Knockout. There's not much that can be said that hasn't already been said. We all probably remember where we were and what were doing on March 13th 1997 when we heard the news that Christopher Wallace also known as The Notorious B.I.G. was gunned down. In fact, I'm still hurt about it. Real talk. Continue>

Can't You See

Artist Total featuring Notorius B.I.G
Year 1995
By Joanna Chaundy | 10 March 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
"My rap rhymes is like land mines, one step kaboom, black suits fill the room..." Biggie made this track. Along with Puffy's genius producing, this song always reminds me of when Bad Boy was the best thing since sliced bread. Continue>

Royalty

Artist Gang Starr
Year 1998
By Christopher Mitchell | 05 March 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
We've all heard the sad news regarding Guru and his health but prayers have been answered and he is still with us. Not only is Guru still with us but so his his great and vast body of musical work. Continue>

Respiration (Featuring Common)

Artist Black Star
Year 1998
By Richard Bamford | 19 February 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
If I were destined to spend my dying days on a desert island, and told I could only bring with me ten albums, BlackStar's 1998 debut (Mos Def & Talib Kweli are Black Star) would be one of the first ones I'd think of to bring. Respiration is easily the strongest tracks and clearly why it was seen to've been released as a single. Continue>
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