For all you kiddies out there, who don’t know where that came from… read up playboy
Coincidentally, Jay-Z’s Black Album was one of the last major label albums to be released on cassette
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Clarence 13X founded The Nation of Gods and Earths in 1964, in New York, New York.
Much of NOGE slang has been frequently used in Hip Hop music, such as the terms “god” for Male, or “earth” for Female
Kenny Parker is the younger brother of KRS-One, he DJ'ed for Boogie Down Productions after Scott La Rock’s death, and continued to DJ for KRS-One
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To “wet” someone is to shoot a person with a firearm, which would lead them to being wet, by their blood
Nas continues his cadence of military-like language (check out the beginning of the second verse)
Nas, like a King, loves his jewelry
Nas also was a boy (17) when he started putting out music, and now he’s on top of the rap game
Wow, I’m surprised that didn’t get a mentioned on the M.E.T.H.O.D Man skit
“Fronting” is the slang term for an upsetting attitude
Started off as Basketball shoes and emerged as a pop culture icons, Converse’s Chuck Taylor’s All-Stars cemented their status after becoming a preferred choice in Basketball
During the 90’s, many Hip Hop heads and people who wore street clothing valued Timberlands boots (nicknamed “Tims”) for their ruggedness, comfort, and look.
Though it is less popular today, as it was during New York in the 90’s, still many people wear it