Johnny Kemp made his mark on the R&B scene in 1986 with the single "Just Another Lover." In 1988, he owned the #1 spot for two weeks with his hit record "Just Got Paid," which also made it to #10 on the pop charts.
According to Billboard.com, that same year Kemp got a second top 5 hit with
MC Lyte released one of her biggest hits titled "Cha Cha Cha" in 1989 at the age of 18.
"Cha Cha Cha" was featured on MC Lyte's second album Eyes on This.
Check it out below.
Ahmad Ali stepped on the hip-hop scene in 1994 with his hit record titled "Back In The Day." The song illustrates Ahmad reminiscing about his childhood which is also shown in the video. The track with its laid-back vibe landed on the soundtrack of the 1999 film The Wood.
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Martin is my all-time favorite 90s show. The show is considered a classic and gets re runs on television regularly. Thanks to the man himself, Martin Lawrence, who is an actor and comedian, will be honored at VH1’s Hip Hop Honors: The 90’s Game Changers.
The theme of the
Project Pat has finally dropped his new album titled M.O.B.
M.O.B. is Project Pat's ninth studio album and his first release of 2017. The album consists of 12 tracks with features from Juicy J and Young Dolph.
Check out the cover art, tracklist, and his song with Juicy J below.
Eazy-E (Eric Lynn Wright) was born on Sept.7, 1963 and passed away on March 26, 1995. The cause of death was due to complications of pneumonia associated with AIDS. Eazy-E is better known as "The Godfather of Gangsta Rap." He has contributed to hip-hop by bringing acts such as
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I've been gone for a minute, but I'm back with another Flashback Friday.
Political activist Angela Davis interviews the legendary hip-hop artist Ice Cube about his Death Certificate (1991) album. Cube also discusses the difference between his AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted (1990) album & Death Certificate.
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"It Was A Good Day" is a classic from Ice Cube. It's the second single from his third solo album, The Predator. The Predator debuted at #1 on the U.S. Billboard 200, selling 193,000 copies in its first week. The album was released on November 17, 1992.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is a huge reason why I fell in love with writing about hip-hop. Check out this cool throwback video of the group performing "Thuggish Ruggish Bone" on MTV's "The Grind" in the 90s. "Thuggish Ruggish Bone" is one of the group's biggest hits.
Check out the cast of Juice explain what the film was about in 1992. The main cast included Tupac Shakur (Bishop), Omar Epps (Q), Khalil Kain (Raheem), and Jermaine Hopkins (Steel). This is one of my favorite 90s movies that includes my favorite rapper of all time, Tupac Shakur.