Takin’ Em Back – 7/24

24 07 2009

Crucial Conflict – Hay
This was my joint way back when! Of course as a young’n I didn’t fully get it, but I still thought this was a banger. The quality isn’t the best but peep The Box (remember that?) captions at the bottom, and don’t dare call in for a video. Crucial Conflict was a group of four emcee’s from the Chi who had a fast style of rhyming similar to Twista and Bone Thugs. Their debut album The Final Tic went Gold off this single alone. On a sidenote, where has Crucial Conflict been?

Dope or Nope 7/24: Jay-z Official Single!

24 07 2009

Jay-z feat. Rihanna & Kanye West – Run This Town
Jay-z Run This Town

It’s been a while since I posted something since I’ve been busy with work, school, and side hustles. But now I’m back on my grind and what a better way to get back into the swing of things with a new Jay single?

Jay drops his mainstream single “Run This Town” with Mr. West and Rihanna. Originally Drake was supposed to be featured on Hov’s lead single, but unexpectedly Jay announced that the first single will feature Rhi and Kanye. Kanye drops a verse and handles production on the track, while Rihanna blesses the hook. Blueprint III in stores September 11th, eight years after the original Blueprint.

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