If you're *really* stuck you can do a watered down retelling of "I Need Love". I speak of course, of "I Love You" by Vanilla Ice.
But you should definitely get "What's On Your Mind" by Eric B. and Rakim. By that I mean, you should go buy the CD, 'Don't Sweat the Technique'. If you don't have Eric B and Rakim in your collection, you can't call yourself a hip hop fan.
(Edit: Spelling is hard)
(edited by DJ Ran on 10.1.04 1348) You can't stop Pete "Gas". You'd be a fool to try.
Several songs off of Andre 3000's half of the last Outkast album.
Rob asks Dave and Ric if they want to go backstage to play Hungry Hungry Hippos and Flair and Batista immediately bail. Flair wants to be Green. Man, EVERYBODY wants to be green. Except the girl in the commercials. She wanted to be pink. That either means that the ad agency was sexist or that she was communist. Of course Hungry Hungry Hippos is a rather capitalist game isnít it? No self respecting communist would play Hungry Hungry Hippos. Except Stalin. He LOVED Hungry Hungry Hippos. God, Iíve got no clue what the hell Iím rambling about anymore.-- Matt "Excalibur05" Hocking, Raw Satire writer extraordinaire
You know, I just can't call it the "WWE." I just can't. My body's rejecting it like a bad liver transplant.-- Bill Simmons, espn.com/page2
Completely agree on Common...great hip hop songs...The Light has to be one of the best songs ever!
I would also include... Angie Stone-Wish I didn't miss you...more R&B than hip hop but awesome song. Love of my life (Ode to Hip Hop) - Erykah Badu Nuthin Matters - Lauryn Hill feat. D'Angelo I Gotta A Love - Pete Rock and CL Smooth Love Poems - Bilal (highly recommended) Keeping with the Common theme...All night long feat Erykah Badu And from Pharoah Monch...a song also called The Light from the Internal Affairs album
Gangsta Boogie and Gangster of Love by Geto Boys. Ummm..... Face Down, Ass Up by 2 Live Crew is always good for the ladies. To be honest though, some of the NERD stuff, like maybe Tape You or Brain could fit.
"I wear it for the thousands who have died, believen' that the Lord was on their side. I wear it for another hundred thousand who have died, believen' that we all were on their side." RIP Johnny Cash
YOUR Out-Of-Context Quote of Whenever (thanks, MoeGates!): "I wish MY countrymen weren't so uptight about stuff like outdoor marajuana use and casual man-on-man anal love."
Originally posted by eviljonhunt81Just buy an Akinyele album.
(did I spell his name right?)
Uh, no, that's for a mix CD some girl would make their freshman year of college. (Really, if you hadn't been to my school, you could easily tell which buildings were freshman dorms because they'd ALWAYS be blasting "Put It In Your Mouth". And they say they aren't sluts because they sometimes dress casually.)
But in the name of ultra-commercialism, I say "Beautiful" by Snoop y Pharrell.
DEAN's Nuggets of Wisdom:
"A-Train could wear a Vampirella outfit and I would toast a load to it."
I used to love WSP during my first couple years of college when I was first exposed to indie jam bands. I don't listen to too much of the meandering jam style anymore except for moe, who I would argue is hardly meandering.