The 5 Percent Nation’s Impact On Hip-Hop’s Golden Era – Rock The Bells

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In 1986, urban America (and a growing segment of the rest of the country) was experiencing and repeating the Supreme Mathematics of the 5% Nation of The Gods & Earths. But most of the fans who rhymed along with Rakim that there were “no tricks in ’86 — it’s time to build” from Eric B & Rakim’s breakout single “Eric B Is President“ had no idea of the meaning behind those words. MC Shan proudly proclaimed in the same year “I got the knowledge to know, the wisdom to speak, the understanding of my rhyme is at its fullest peak.” It was primarily youth in New York City and the surrounding Tri-State area who understood why Just-Ice referred to the Bronx as “Pelan” on “Going Way Back,” his classic 1987 single with KRS-One. Elements of the 5% have existed in rap music since Se’ Divine The Mastermind and Jus Allah The Superstar of The World Famous Supreme Team sang “Allah & Justice” on radio station WHBI in the early 1980s.

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Multi Room Home audio system using MPD and RTP

This is what I did today… using the easy version at the bottom lol

Home audio system using MPD and RTP

This little document describes the setup I use at home for listening to music. It’s a fairly over-the-top home-grown solution, there are far easier methods out there.

With this setup the music plays simultaneously in all rooms that have an audio system and I can control the playback and playlist from any computer in the household.

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ANNOYING THINGS MUSIC PRODUCERS DO | EP #215 feat Blueprint & Illogic

Another good show… and funny too..

As rappers and producers, we have had the fortunate opportunity to collaborate with other artists, sometimes producing for other rappers and sometimes rapping on other producers tracks. During our experiences in working with other producers, we’ve noticed many things that they do that are counter-productive to their end goal, which is to get people to listen to their music. Continue reading

AGENT ASS NIGGAS PT 1 – TAHIR RBG [OFFICIAL VIDEO] Nicki Minaj/Cash Money Records DISS

Nice…

TAHIR RBG & REPAT NATION BANG ON CASH MONEY RECORDS, NICKI MINAJ, AND THE REST OF THESE BLOOD SUCKAS OF THE BLACK COMMUNITY WORLD WIDE – REPAT NATION IS THE SITUATION – RBG’Z UP!

GET THE FREE DOWNLOAD AT WWW.TAHIR.BANDCAMP.COM

via AGENT ASS NIGGAS PT 1 – TAHIR RBG [OFFICIAL VIDEO] Nicki Minaj/Cash Money Records DISS – YouTube

BRAND NUBIAN ONE FOR ALL 25TH ANNIVERSARY MIXTAPE

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BRAND NUBIAN ONE FOR ALL 25TH ANNIVERSARY MIXTAPE
01. Ray, Goodman & Brown – Another Day
02. Chris Read – Theme #3 (Scratchapella)
03. Brand Nubian – Wake Up (Reprise in the Sunshine)
04. Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians – What I Am<!–more–>
05. Kool & The Gang – Kool It (Here Comes The Fuzz)
06. Brand Nubian – Slow Down
07. Ohio Players – Never Had A Dream
08. The Nite Liters – Tanga Boo Gonk
09. Brand Nubian – Wake Up (Stimulated Dummies Mix)
10. The Mar Keys – Plantation Inn
11. Big Daddy Kane – Smooth Operator
12. Brand Nubian – Step to the Rear
13. James Brown – Funky President
14. Brand Nubian – To the Right
15. James Brown – Can Mind
16. James Brown – All for One
17. Brand Nubian – All for One
18. Kool & The Gang – Jungle Jazz
19. Trouble Funk – Drop the Bomb
20. Public Enemy – Anti-****** Machine
20. Brand Nubian – Drop the Bomb
21. James Brown – Say It Loud, I’m Black And I’m Proud
22. Brand Nubian – Dedication
23. The Gap Band – Tommy’s Groove
24. Brand Nubian – Ragtime
25. Steve Arrington – Nobody Can Be You
26. Run-DMC – Here We Go (Live at the Funhouse)
27. Brand Nubian feat. Positive K and L.G – Grand Puba, Positive & L.G
28. Syl Johnson – Different Strokes
29. Brand Nubian – Try to Do Me
30. Cameo – Rigor Mortis
31. Brand Nubian – Brand Nubian
32. Parliament – Flash Light
33. Cannonball Adderley Quintet feat. Jesse Jackson – Walk Tall
34. Brand Nubian – Concerto in X Minor
35. The Last Poets – When the Revolution Comes
36. Earth, Wind & Fire – Bad Tune
37. Trouble Funk – Pump me Up
37. Brand Nubian – Dance To My Ministry
38. James Brown – Popcorn with a Feeling
39. Brand Nubian – Who Can Get Busy Like This Man

http://www.mediafire.com/listen/i88…xed_by_Chris_Read_236539404_-_Wax_Poetics.mp3