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Rakim - The definition of a classic (Paid in Full)

Rakim – The definition of a classic (Paid in Full)

Recently Reebok & Rakim got together to do an edition of their Definition of a Classic series- this installment mostly centered around his 1987 LP Paid in Full. Rakim himself sits down and discusses growing up listening to Coltrane, his Aunt Ruth Brown and her influence on his music, his introduction to DJ Eric B...
Incredible period lowrider footage from 1968- featuring a 6-4 Chevrolet Impala, of course.

Incredible period lowrider footage from 1968- featuring a 6-4 Chevrolet Impala, of course.

My flickr buddy Howard Gribble has been documenting the precursor to Hip Hop Culture for decades- his flickr stream featuring an amazing catalog of Los Angeles gang Placas that have long since been torn down or buffed over. He also always had his camera ready to capture the custom bobbers, choppers, and lowriders that were...

Fatlip explains the process behind “Passin’ me by” – The song, and the video

QD3 Rewinds with Fatlip to get the background behind probably their greatest song ever, Passin’ me by. Fatlip shares some fantastic anecdotes and little-known facts about the track- like how Romye came up with the concept that Fatlip ironed out, how originally J-Swift planned to make two different songs out of what was eventually the...

Summer Madness has officially begun…