Venomous 2000 – Sounds Of The Great Ones (ALBUM REVIEW)

Venomous 2000 – Sounds Of The Great Ones (ALBUM REVIEW)

I must first admit that as of late I have been slowly becoming disillusioned with hip hop music. There was once a time when this music was consistently dope, at the forefront and in abundance. When these dark clouds begin to surround me and I start to drift away from...
DFC – Things In Tha Hood (1994)

DFC – Things In Tha Hood (1994)

DFC were originally known as Da Flint Crew before changing to Da Funk Clan. They first gained acclaim when they teamed up with MC Breed on the co-credited 1991 album, MC Breed & DFC. Fast forward a couple of years and the Flint Michigan boys were ready to serve up...
MC Ren – The Villain In Black (1996)

MC Ren – The Villain In Black (1996)

I remember back in 1996 while working at a record shop, I just got news that MC Ren was about to drop his new album, “The Villain In Black”, and as a huge Ren fan, I was ecstatic to say the least. The day it came out I got in my Camaro, (which was fully...
Big Mike – Somethin’ Serious (1994)

Big Mike – Somethin’ Serious (1994)

After his flawless contribution on the Geto Boys 1993 classic, Till Death Do Us Part, (arguably outshining Scarface in the process), Big Mike went out on his first solo project –¬†Somethin’ Serious. A New Orleans native, but Texas bred, Big Mike has one of...
Ice Cube – Death Certificate (1991)

Ice Cube – Death Certificate (1991)

Death Certificate, Ice Cube’s unflinching manifesto of early 90s young black male attitudes, targeting sellouts, uncle toms and even N.W.A. it is a brutal listen at times and not for the close-minded, the timid or the ignorant. His previous solo debut...
Kurious – A Constipated Monkey (1994)

Kurious – A Constipated Monkey (1994)

Kurious’ debut album “A Constipated Monkey” represents another slept on classic album from the golden era. Half-Cuban, half-Puerto Rican, the Bronx-raised rapper was loved by many hip hop heads, at a time when hip-hop focused on a variety of...