Big Daddy Kane vs KRS-One

Sunday night Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One gave a clinic on hip-hop for their Verzuz session. Their friendly competition was interspersed with appearances from Buckshot, Nice & Smooth, Roxanne Shante, Hakim Green of Channel Live, Masta Ace, Craig G,  DJ Scratch, DJ Red Alert, Mad Lion, Das Efx, Popmaster Fabel,Continue Reading

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Fat Joe emerged in 1993 with his first single “Flow Joe” and debut album Represent. Diamond D, who was a member of D.I.T.C. along with Joe, produced the storm-trooping beats and jazzy horns of “Flow Joe.” Fat Joe’s raw and confident cadence was recognized in the streets and “Flow Joe’s”Continue Reading

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[youtube id=”AiwvPmRTv6M”]Big Pun debuted as a solo artist in 1998 with his album Capital Punishment. Gifted with dense wordplay and a nimble cadence, Big Pun was quickly recognized as one of the best of his generation. “Twinz (Deep Cover)” paired him with mentor and friend Fat Joe and together theyContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”-55Lmcs2RKI”] Ruff Ryders had their reunion concert last weekend at The Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Eve, Swizz Beatz, The Lox, Remy Ma, M.O.P., Junior Mafia, Uncle Murda, Cassidy, Fat Joe and DMX gave the crowd some prime nostalgia with a solid show. Newcomers Lil Waah, Drew James and Quadir LateefContinue Reading

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