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Throwback Thursday: Self Destruction

February 18, 2010 Leave a comment

Still relevant.

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My 10 Favorite Storytelling Hip-Hop Records Part. II

February 18, 2010 1 comment

Recap:
10. Eminem – “Guilty Conscience” from The Slim Shady LP
9. A Tribe Called Quest – “8 Million Stories” from Midnight Marauders
8. NaS – “Rewind” from Stillmatic
7. The Notorious B.I.G. – “I Got A Story To Tell” from Life After Death [Disc. 1]
6. Ice Cube – “It Was a Good Day” from Predator

Part I

Part II of My 10 Favorite Storytelling Hip-Hop Records after the jump. Feel free to add your favorite songs or songs you think should have made the list.

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My 10 Favorite Storytelling Hip-Hop Records Part. I

February 17, 2010 Leave a comment

A good story can be told by the least literate amongst us. Stories range from films, great plays, novels, and everyday conversations. From the very beginning of Hip-Hop’s creation “the story” has played an important part of any MC’s resume. In the industries current ringtone, bubblegum, thoughtless days of rap, storytelling has been forced to the lost & found bin. After scrummaging through my favorite albums I created what I would consider the best storytelling records counting down from 10-1. Most you’ve heard, but if you haven’t look them up. “Wrote a song about it.. like to hear it, hear go…”

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Greetings

February 6, 2010 Leave a comment

Welcome to The Truth Renaissance blog. I’m currently working on getting the site together so be patient while I figure this thing out.

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