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ti2l's Photo ti2l 20 Jul 2011

doesnt get much better than DEL tha funkee homosapien


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.RONE's Photo .RONE 20 Jul 2011

Jedi Mind Tricks
R.A the Rugged Man
Virtuoso
WuTang
Jus Allah
Ill Bill
Lord Lhus
Psychward
Pumpkinhead
Reef the Lost Cause
DZK
Gravity
Swollen Members
Jehst
Braintax
Chester P
Brad Strut
Trem
Clandestien
Tornts
Diem
Gargoyle

So many more to list.
Still plenty of dope emcees these days.
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Siddr20's Photo Siddr20 20 Jul 2011

View Postti2l, on 20 July 2011 - 04:08 PM, said:

My link

sorry had to do it lol... not old school... not even good but is more old school and more rap than that gangsta crap

Love kurupt!!! Have actually purchased their albums back in the days.


Also was a fan of digital underground. Now thats oldschool.
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AC-S13's Photo AC-S13 20 Jul 2011





Prob one of the best rap songs ever made..
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AC-S13's Photo AC-S13 20 Jul 2011

Also, You cant go past Common, Talib Kweli, Hi-Tek


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AC-S13's Photo AC-S13 20 Jul 2011

While im Rollin

RIP J Dilla - Slum Village

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f**k yeah! This stuff can't be beat by this new school rap......Never Ever.
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aym23q's Photo aym23q 21 Jul 2011

You guys are shit, I can't believe no one has mentioned ICE CUBE lol

He is gangsta to the bone, if he ain't releasing songs now it's only coz he would rather realease nothing than go soft like the rest to impress the mainstream masses lol

"keep it gangsta yo keep it gangsta!"
Hmm he's songs with westside connection were awesome..
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kranze's Photo kranze 21 Jul 2011

gang starr for life, guru and prem put it down like no other (did anyway)

some newer stuff that is still good:

diggy Simmons
maino
yayo

they all ain't bad for newer dudes (yayo been around a while though)

cant beat the ogs though:

big
wu
big l
Lloyd banks old stuff (he got the Barry white deepness, good for wooin ladies with..)
proof
method man
nas
rakim
mobb deep

could go on for hours but would rather not when dudes like KD come in here and talk about 316 mafia..stick to your gay club shit..
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blackice87's Photo blackice87 21 Jul 2011


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s14ntd's Photo s14ntd 21 Jul 2011

Lupe fiasco and b.o.b best hip hop ull find none of that auto tune bs. They cany really put there music on radio cause it's the truth about what's really going on in this world. Rap is about lyrics not much beats.
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Red_Gem's Photo Red_Gem 21 Jul 2011

Anyone listening to U-gods newish album dopium? I though it was pretty good for something released recently. Diggy Simmons actually is pretty good too.
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Chidge's Photo Chidge 21 Jul 2011

View Posts14ntd, on 21 July 2011 - 05:42 AM, said:

Lupe fiasco and b.o.b best hip hop ull find none of that auto tune bs. They cany really put there music on radio cause it's the truth about what's really going on in this world. Rap is about lyrics not much beats.

Yeap, massive +1 to Lupe. I know he is a little more main stream than everything else out at the moment, but he is unreal. All 3 of his albums are amazing, can not find a song to skip past.

But yeah, back in the day I was a massive Nas fan. Have all of his albums, Illmatic through to Gods Son, awesome work.

And goes without saying people like Tupac, Biggie, Snoop, NWA, J5 etc can still listen to that stuff today and it's head and shoulders above autotune bullshit.
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Chidge's Photo Chidge 21 Jul 2011

View PostAym23q, on 21 July 2011 - 02:10 AM, said:

You guys are shit, I can't believe no one has mentioned ICE CUBE lol

He is gangsta to the bone, if he ain't releasing songs now it's only coz he would rather realease nothing than go soft like the rest to impress the mainstream masses lol

"keep it gangsta yo keep it gangsta!"
Hmm he's songs with westside connection were awesome..

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But yeah, i know what you mean with not wanting to release anymore.. Look at what Snoop as gotten himself into now. His "Whats My Name" self would kick his own arse if he saw him now. (Does that make sense lol?)
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AC-S13's Photo AC-S13 21 Jul 2011

Ice cube has gone soft too. All the mainstreamers are over it. They " been there, done that" quote dre
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Deanis's Photo Deanis 21 Jul 2011

Anyone know of anything else like tyler the creator? Really into it ATM but the rape lyrics are a bit much lol.
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kranze's Photo kranze 21 Jul 2011

View Post73rr0r157, on 21 July 2011 - 04:04 AM, said:


[url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UFIYGkROII"]http://www.youtube.c...h?v=8UFIYGkROII[/url]
:ph34r:

only time soulja boy has been close to good is when he did this one with 50.



even then he's just a skinny black dude trying to be something he isn't.
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s14ntd's Photo s14ntd 21 Jul 2011

View PostChidge, on 21 July 2011 - 08:22 AM, said:

View Posts14ntd, on 21 July 2011 - 05:42 AM, said:

Lupe fiasco and b.o.b best hip hop ull find none of that auto tune bs. They cany really put there music on radio cause it's the truth about what's really going on in this world. Rap is about lyrics not much beats.

Yeap, massive +1 to Lupe. I know he is a little more main stream than everything else out at the moment, but he is unreal. All 3 of his albums are amazing, can not find a song to skip past.

But yeah, back in the day I was a massive Nas fan. Have all of his albums, Illmatic through to Gods Son, awesome work.

And goes without saying people like Tupac, Biggie, Snoop, NWA, J5 etc can still listen to that stuff today and it's head and shoulders above autotune bullshit.

Yeah old school rap van never die.. Lupe got his own genre all I got to say.. Even if I gotta read about his medaphores to understand them. Lol..

And u got another 2 albums left man his got 5 ATM pm me what ya got ATM I'll let ya know what ya missing. And also his got one on the way :):)
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ti2l's Photo ti2l 21 Jul 2011

im a lil upset Chingy and Soulja Boy have been put in this thread... hurts a little.

Lupe is an all time fav.. food and liquor IMO was hist best.

Talib Kwali... still releasing stuff.. still hip hop and still good.... exactly what this thread was intended for.
funny thing was i spent yesterday trying to remember him lol
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Chidge's Photo Chidge 21 Jul 2011

View Posts14ntd, on 21 July 2011 - 04:35 PM, said:

View PostChidge, on 21 July 2011 - 08:22 AM, said:

View Posts14ntd, on 21 July 2011 - 05:42 AM, said:

Lupe fiasco and b.o.b best hip hop ull find none of that auto tune bs. They cany really put there music on radio cause it's the truth about what's really going on in this world. Rap is about lyrics not much beats.

Yeap, massive +1 to Lupe. I know he is a little more main stream than everything else out at the moment, but he is unreal. All 3 of his albums are amazing, can not find a song to skip past.

But yeah, back in the day I was a massive Nas fan. Have all of his albums, Illmatic through to Gods Son, awesome work.

And goes without saying people like Tupac, Biggie, Snoop, NWA, J5 etc can still listen to that stuff today and it's head and shoulders above autotune bullshit.

Yeah old school rap van never die.. Lupe got his own genre all I got to say.. Even if I gotta read about his medaphores to understand them. Lol..

And u got another 2 albums left man his got 5 ATM pm me what ya got ATM I'll let ya know what ya missing. And also his got one on the way :):)

Yeah i have a lot of love for rappers who are articulate. Which is why i love Kayne as well as Lupe. Even though Kanye is a dick most of the time, you cant argue that he is good. I think both of those guys are lyrical geniuses..

Nah i stopped listening to hip hop for a while after Nas released Gods Son. Got into electro etc, but Lupe bought me back in with Food and Liquor, now im starting to listen to it a bit more.
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AC-S13's Photo AC-S13 21 Jul 2011

I have had this on Repeat since yesterday night - What a great song!

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tobias1992-kb's Photo tobias1992-kb 21 Jul 2011

hip hop is not dead at all!
its just changed for the worst and it will be back to its best with a new erea mc's just how long we have to listen to all this wack shit we don't know!


iv see cube twice and hes so good live not really into his new shit but gotta love his old stuff!
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free_state's Photo free_state 21 Jul 2011

Don't really listen to hip hop at all , mate just showed me this .

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AC-S13's Photo AC-S13 21 Jul 2011

This Hopsin guy has serious flow.

Check this out damn!
They call him Black Eminem

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Siddr20's Photo Siddr20 21 Jul 2011

+1 for ice cubes earlier stuff. Man wish i was at the up and smoke tour back in the days. That was epic!! Still got the vhs.


anyways this song will never get old.

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STR8E180's Photo STR8E180 21 Jul 2011

my favorite old skool tunes
this was when rap was still good



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Biggie's Photo Biggie 21 Jul 2011

ill be honest im still listening to the same shit i was 5 years ago.

so ill just throw in 1 random new song contribution


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Biggie's Photo Biggie 21 Jul 2011

oh and to show my age.







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Biggie's Photo Biggie 21 Jul 2011

also.







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Biggie's Photo Biggie 21 Jul 2011

and my personal favourate... count how many of these you reconise as being samples. in new songs?

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STR8E180's Photo STR8E180 21 Jul 2011

View PostBiggie, on 21 July 2011 - 07:38 PM, said:

ill be honest im still listening to the same shit i was 5 years ago.
same here, new stuff sucks balls
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