The crew reviews Raekwon's pivotal 1995 debut album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... also more popularly known in hip-hop circles as "The Purple Tape" known for its distinctive color of the original cassette tape release. It was a project that innovated the Mafioso rap sub genre with tales of street life and crime enterprises crafted by superb rhyming, a flawless selection of beats and cast of guests which made it one of the best rap albums of the 1990s.
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B. Cox is joined by NaturallyAlise and JR of the R&B Representers to review SWV 's debut classic album It's About Time as it turns 30. As R&B continued its evolution in the early 90s, the trio from NYC burst …
In a bonus episode of The Guest Lounge , B. Cox sits down with Sumit Sharma & Chris Mitchell of the Breaking Atoms Podcast . Based in the United Kingdom, Sharma and Mitchell have built one of the more intuitive, …