Category Archives for Hip Hop

day 2352

so this past saturday was the 20th anniversary of Nas’ debut album, illmatic. geez…..20 years. i feel so old. i was 13 when this thingy came out and….of course….i didnt really hear it in it’s entirety until a few years … Continue reading

21. April 2014 by kevbo
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day 2338

NEW ROOTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! let’s review shall we? 

07. April 2014 by kevbo
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day 2222

it’s funny how mixtapes have become a big thing once again in the last few years. do these kids even know what a tape is? whatever…in my day….mixtapes were CDs. ha. but anyhoo…today, Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip dropped their first … Continue reading

12. December 2013 by kevbo
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day 2221

i’ve been an internet person since……dang…..1996….or 97. yeah folks. i was there in the “beginning”. AOL…yup. them were the days. and back then, there weren’t many websites you can go to that were…sticky sites. ya know…like how facebook is for … Continue reading

11. December 2013 by kevbo
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day 2188

tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of a super historic day in hip hop. gah….20 years. on november 9, 1993, two of the best albums of all time came out…Wu Tang’s debut “36 Chambers”, and A Tribe Called Quest’s 3rd album….”Midnight … Continue reading

08. November 2013 by kevbo
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day 2185

man…can’t believe it’s been 13 YEARS since The Marshall Mathers LP….Eminem’s second album. truth be told, i didn’t even buy the first two em albums. The Slim Shady LP was given to me as a gift…and his second album…my cousin … Continue reading

05. November 2013 by kevbo
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day 2146

gah….stupid cramp. kinda went HARD in the swimming pool (it’s been awhile), and owie. dagnabit. i hope this goes away cause i do plan on playing tennis this weekend. 

27. September 2013 by kevbo
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day 2102

with all this talk about Kendrick Lamar and his now “infamous” verse he laid down the other night where he called out everybody and their mother and proclaimed himself to be the “king of new york” (even though he’s from … Continue reading

14. August 2013 by kevbo
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day 2085

why i keep watching this Naked and Afraid show i have no idea………..blaaaaaaah. man i am SUPER DUPER TIRED. after last night’s tennis-fest, i didn’t really sleep well. and i woke up early this morning. and then didn’t really have … Continue reading

28. July 2013 by kevbo
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day 2057

watching these BET awards. hmm…it’s interesting watching this thingy. i’m about midway through ?uestlove’s book (it’s great), and he talks about the moment he thinks hip hop died…The Source Awards 1995. hmm…do they even have Source awards anymore? 

30. June 2013 by kevbo
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day 2047

uh…what the heck did i just listen to? today, against my better judgement, i decided to actually pick up this new Kanye West album, “Yeezus”. just finished listening to it and…..um. 

20. June 2013 by kevbo
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day 2045

so today, ?uestlove, the drummer of my favorite hip hop band ever had his book released. and i’m about to download it (yeah…download it) and read it. the download is cheaper, but….hmm….it IS kinda weird not having a physical copy … Continue reading

18. June 2013 by kevbo
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day 2032

you know it’s a good day when you meet one of your idols randomly while just crossing the street. yup. today i actually pumped into Tariq Trotter aka Black Thought…the lead vocalist of one of my favorite bands, The Roots….for … Continue reading

05. June 2013 by kevbo
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day 1908

what a sad, frustrating, slow, long, cold and mournful day. yup…all those dealies wrapped into one. woke up this morning to find out that Ed Koch, former mayor of new york city, passed away. and if you’re like me and … Continue reading

01. February 2013 by kevbo
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day 1878

any hip hop heads out there? i know there’s a few. and if you’ve been following along like i have, you’ll know that Skillz (i still call him Mad Skillz) has recently released his LAST album ever. oh sure, lots … Continue reading

02. January 2013 by kevbo
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day 1788

so with all this debate talk and who won and who lost and blah blah blah, i think it’s time for me to rethink why i actually like watching stuff like what happened last night. debates are fun. people arguing … Continue reading

04. October 2012 by kevbo
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day 1782

blah. what a freakin long day. ya know, i know never really hung out much on friday nights, but man…it sure was fun to HAVE THE OPTION to at least think about going out and being a social creature of … Continue reading

28. September 2012 by kevbo
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day 1767

whatever happened to great R&B (or even hip hop) music groups? where did they all go. i’m not too sure, but is Destiny’s Child the LAST R&B girl group…and is….Jagged Edge or……hmm…..Blackstreet……or…….uh…what was the name of Sisqo’s group…..oh Dru Hill……were … Continue reading

13. September 2012 by kevbo
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day 1753

hearing about death is the worst. especially when it’s someone you actually (kinda) know. in case you don’t know, hip hop and record mogul, Chris Lighty, as found dead today in his bronx apartment….apparently he decided to take his own … Continue reading

30. August 2012 by kevbo
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day 1738

so what if you found out that i didnt even write this blog. that all these days that i’ve been journaling and putting down into this thing, weren’t written by me. that they were all just made by a combination … Continue reading

15. August 2012 by kevbo
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