Posts tagged "Doug E. Fresh"

Take A Sudden Flight Back to The Future

Take A Sudden Flight Back to The Future

Protoje & Jesse Royal Bridge the Gap Between 1980s and 2015

Every now and then, a special tune hits the tympanic membrane, laden with both pearls of wisdom and music history. “Sudden Flight” by Protoje featuring Jesse Royal (from Protoje’s third studio album, Ancient future), lyrically advises the youth to use their God given talents and mind to overcome stress and oppression; instead of  guns. From it’s opening line, La Di Da Di , we don’t join nah party, “Sudden Flight” puts us in a time capsule and shoots us back to 1985 when  Bally’s, Adidas, Gucci suits, Kangol hats, Gold teeth and Rope Chains were in fashion and the Get Fresh Crew were the Kings of  1980’s Hip Hop. The song entitled “La Di Da Di” on Slick Rick’s Album, “The Art of Storytelling,”  had people break dancing and spinning on their head tops. The combination of the narrative poetry and humor of Slick Rick and classic beat boxing of Doug E. Fresh in this song, solidifies its spot as one of the top 10 Classic Hip Hop songs of all time. More After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: French Montana Ft. Nicki Minaj “Freaks”

French Montana and Nicki inna Dancehall Styleefrench

 

Lil’ Vicious said it best, “Some gyal a freak a di week,” and French Montana with the help of the ever so seductive Nicki Minaj reminds us with French’s latest cut aptly titled “Freaks.” What makes this cut special (other than Nicki’s outfit or lack there of) is that it samples not one but two of dancehall’s most renowned tunes, “Murder She Wrote” from Chaka Demus and Pliers and obviously “Freak” from Lil’ Vicious which producer Rico Love combines into one hot track. Check The Vid Along With Some Old School Flava After The Jump… Read more »