On this fine Throwback Thursday we bring you Benji Boko’s take on Craig Mack’s 1994 hit “Flava In Ya Ear (Remix).” The original features some heavy hitters from the heyday of rap, including Biggie, Rampage, Busta and LL Cool J. And of course, no ’90s remix would be complete without P. Diddy’s — or Puff […]
Happy Throwback Thursday! This week we have an amalgamation of throwback jams, courtesy of The Melker Project. I am usually not a big proponent of the mashup — they’re usually a bit too ADHD for my taste — but NYC/Gainsville’s Scott Melker finds a very nice middle ground. This week he unveiled The Skeetles, the second […]
The latest offering from J. Cole, presumably to appear on sophomore effort Born Sinner, is a contemporary re-imagining of Notorious B.I.G.’s “Notorious Thugs,” complete with a menacing minor key melody, double-time rapping and numerous lines taken straight from the Biggie classic (“Straight up weed no angel dust / Label us notorious”).