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[Sun Throwback] Nas, Pharoahe Monch, Prince Poetry, Rass Kass, Dred Scott, Shyheim, Chino XO, Saafir – “The Wake Up Show Anthem ’94”

This track and I go way back to the very beginning of the digital music revolution, which corresponds rather conveniently for historians, at the beginning of this decade. Maybe because 2010 is about to wrap or maybe because it's just that good, today I found myself versing "The Wake Up Show Anthem '94", one of the first mp3s I downloaded back in 2000. CONTINUE READING....
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[Sun AFT Throwback] Missy Elliot – “Best Friend” ft. Aaliyah

For those of you on a J. Cole vibe after last night's show, here's a Missy Elliot /Aaliyah sample from his newest mixtape Friday Night Lights. "Best Friend" (also of the same name on Cole's tape) is from Elliot's landmark record Supa Dupa Fly, produced for the most by by Timothy Mosley, better known to most as Timbaland. Most people see Aaliyah's career as blowing up post-Elliot's arrival on the scene, but Aaliyah's debut record One in a Million actually came a year before Elliot's, in 1996.