In 1993 Snoop Dogg dropped "Doggystle" while on Death Row Records. It was widely accepted at the time as the most anticipated hip-hop album following Snoop's role on Dr. Dre's "The Chronic". Jon, Danny and Eddie go over their favorite songs, samples, lyrics, guest appearances and where there were when the album was released.
Where does this album rank on the all time list? The guys go through where they were when the album dropped, their favorite songs on the album, best lyrical performance as well as their overall rating out of five mics.
Dr. Dre's "The Chronic" is widely heralded as one of the greatest albums of all time, not just in hip-hop. Danny, Eddie and Jon exchange stories on why this album stood out to them including:
In the first full episode Danny, Eddie and Jon go over "The Low End Theory" by A Tribe Called Quest. Was this the best work from Q-Tip, Phife Dawg and Ali Shaheed Muhammad? The guys discuss their thoughts and memories of "The Low End Theory" such as their overall impression of the album, their favorite song, noteworthy samples, favorite guest appearance as well as their album rating out of five mins (Source inspired of course).
Ain't No Half Steppin' is a 90's hip-hop podcast taking you back through the best albums from the golden era. Jon, Danny and Eddie team up to go through one album each month and discuss their favorite tracks, stories behind the albums, favorite guest appearance, noteworthy samples used and the albums impact on hip-hop. First up in episode two is "The Low End Theory" by A Tribe Called Quest.
Last Saturday, May 27th, I performed a live set during a Sports Conditioning class at the Training Room with Kyle McCrobie. This is just the audio, YouTube threw 23 copyright claims at the video edition. Hope you enjoy!
A sublime mix from DJ EZ on the Annie Mac show on BBC Radio 1.