Category Archives: Nostalgia

Hi-C & Tony A. First Los Angeles Appearance

When the debut album Hi-C Skanless hit the streets in 1991 it was became in instant hit, and scored a solid position the Billboard Music Charts. With the sudden success Hi-C and Tony A. began filming music videos and going … Continue reading

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Hot Boys Centerfold

The Hot Boys released their first group album in 1997 on Cash Money Records titled “Get It How U Live!“, which sold over 300,000 copies and hit number 37 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Chart. Their second studio album, Guerrilla Warfare … Continue reading

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Eazy-E’s Mint Green ’63 Impala

It’s a known fact that Eazy-E loved his mint green 1963 Impala. The car was used it in several of his music videos and photo shoots and is infamous in the lowrider scene. Here is Eazy-E doing what he loved … Continue reading

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Devin the Dude Houston Chronic

Devin the Dude is from Houston, Texas and is best known for his unique rapping style in addition to his long career as an artist signed to Rap-A-Lot Records. The advertisement below is from 1998 and promotes Devin’s very first … Continue reading

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4080 Magazine: Master P

Checkout the old 4080 Magazine with Master P on the cover. He’s showing off a Motorola brick flip phone and 2 pagers. Because back then you had to have one for the dope fiends and the other for your bitches. … Continue reading

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Yukmouth Press Photo

Yukmouth is from East Oakland, California and launched his career as part of the multi-platinum group the Luniz. Yukmouth is also the founder of The Regime, Smoke-A-Lot Records and Godzilla Entertainment. We dug up a promotional photo of Yukmouth before … Continue reading

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Dru Down Flyer by Phunky Phat Graph-X

Here’s an old Dru Down flyer from 1996 that Phunky Phat Graph-X whipped up for a show at the Phoenix Theater in Petaluma, to promote his album Can You Feel Me. For those of you who did make it to … Continue reading

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Big Daddy Kane Rope Chains & Finger Rings

Big Daddy Kane started his career in 1986 as a member of the rap group the Juice Crew, founded by producer Marley Marl and radio DJ Mr. Magic. With his new school lyrics, choreography and tailored costumes he revolutionized hip … Continue reading

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Sir Too Short Comin’ Straight From Oakland

Check out young $hort Dogg rocking the Cadillac chain, gold rings and puffy jacket with the fur collar. From the looks of the VIP backstage pass stuck to his shirt, he was at the Yo! MTV Raps Dope Jam Tour … Continue reading

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W.C.P. The Wheel Chair Posse Promotional Photo

Here is an odd black & white promo photo of The Wheel Chair Posse, a rap group from Louisiana who was signed to the label Buckaroo Records. Thanks to YouTube we were able to dig up some of their audio to … Continue reading

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