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Here’s A 20-Year Celebration Of Tupac’s All Eyez On Me Through Its Samples (Video)

Earlier this year (February 13), Tupac's magnum opus, All Eyez On Me, turned 20-years old. The LP was historic, as Rap's first double album, and it embodied all sides of the enigmatic Tupac that made him beloved to many. There were political statements ("Only God Can Judge Me"), odes to... Read more

Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson Borrow Pharrell’s Musical Time Machine, Setting The Dial To 1983 (Video)

For the second time in a week, Mark Ronson "goes back, way back." After channeling 1971 James Brown alongside Mystikal, the British producer brings in Bruno Mars for a 1983-inspired "Uptown Funk." With excellent visuals and choreography, Bruno takes a suit, hat, and gold medallion from the Scarface wardrobe closet,... Read more

Need Some 80’s R&B? This Mix Will Rub You the Right Way (Audio)

The DJ collective The Rub (DJ Eleven & DJ Ayres) have been rocking parties in NYC and all over the world for years. Known for their incredibly painstaking series of mixes of the best Hip-Hop year-by-year from 1979 - 2009, they also throw down something heavy with R&B classics. Their... Read more

Bring That Funk Back (Playlist)

Here's an old school playlist of songs from the 70's and 80's that influenced a lot of the funk in hip-hip.  If you like music from Dr. Dre, DJ Quik, Erick Sermon or just appreciate some of that rich back in the day goodness, this one's for you.  You'll find... Read more

Here’s an incredible video mix of 80’s R&B and Hip-Hop classics from M*Knight. You’ll hear music from Heavy D, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Shelia E, Bobby Brown, Guy, Rene & Angela, De La Soul, Cherrelle and Alexander O’Neal, Cameo, Klymaxx, Michael Jackson…If this was just an audio mix it would be crazy. The fact that it’s a video mix too makes it straight bananas.

Here's a really incredible 80's video mix that was done by M*Knight. It's a great way to get the weekend going. It was done some time ago, but the music is timeless. You'll hear music from Heavy D, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Shelia E, Bobby Brown, Guy,... Read more

If you like that West Coast G-Funk sound, this week’s Soul Cooking playlist is for you.

It's no secret legendary beat makers like Dr. Dre and DJ Quik were heavily influenced by the likes of Parliament/Funkadelic, Slave, Cameo, Zapp and Rick James, to name a few...You'll find lots of that classic funk sound on this playlist.  Just press play, sit back and prepare to get funked... Read more