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Michael Jackson Samples In Hip-Hop [VIDEOS]

In honor of Michael Jackson's 60th birthday, listen to klassic joints that sample the great MJ.

WATCH: Michael Jackson Beatboxes & Dances For Oprah [VIDEO]

Remember the time Michael Jackson taught Oprah how to beatbox? 

Watch the dope moment these two black icons shared below:

WATCH: Michael Jackson's "Jam" Video With Heavy D, Kris Kross, & More

Michael Jackson's video for "Dangerous" featured classic cameos from Heavy D, Kriss Kross, Naughty by Nature, and Michael Jordan.

Watch one of MJ's classic videos below:

Happy 60th Birthday Michael Jackson! [VIDEOS]

Happy 60th Birthday to Michael Jackson the KING of Pop, leader of the Jackson 5, one of the greatest entertainers EVER and so much more.

Remember the times of MJ with a few of his best videos below:

Robert Glasper Says Lauryn Hill Steals Music, Mistreats Staff & More

Multi-time GRAMMY winner jazz musician Robert Glasper claims Lauryn Hill steals music.

Glasper speaks on the Madd Hatta Morning Show on 97.9 The Box about The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill album saying "the one thing you did great, you didn't do."

Glasper also tells stories about Lauryn Hill's mistreatment of staff, not being able to tune her own guitar, and more.

Watch the full video below!

 

Haitian Jack Talks Tupac Quad Studio Shooting [VIDEO]

Former music executive Jacques “Haitian Jack” uncovered details about the infamous 1994 Quad Studio incident in which Tupac was shot five times.
Haitian Jack was a close friend of Pac's at the time and also allegedly suspected of playing a role in the shooting. He denied those claims multiple times.
In a new interview, Jack explains why he would never take part in killing a friend like Pac. 
Watch the full video below starting at the 22:30 minute mark.

Geto Boys DJ Ready Red Passes Away At 53


A founding member of the Geto Boys, DJ Ready Red, passed away on Friday.

DJ Ready Red reportedly died from an apparent heart attack at his home in New Jersey. He was 53.

Geto Boys member Willie D shared the sad news in an Instagram video saying, "Red was the Geto Boys’ first DJ and producer, he gave us our sound.”
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“To say that he was a pioneer would be an understatement,” Wille D says.

He also says Red was before his time and "a lot of producers today are eating off of Red and don’t even know why their bellies are full.”

RIP DJ Ready Red.

WATCH: Redman - "Tonight's Da Night" Video

Another Klassic Joint just played with "Tonight's Da Night" by Redman on our radio station!



2 Live Crew - Me So Horny [VIDEO]

Flash back this Friday to 2 Live Crew's Klassic Joint "Me So Horny" video below!

Mos Def - Ms. Fat Booty [VIDEO]

Watch Mos Def's Ms. Fat Booty video sampling the great late Aretha Franklin.

8 Hip-Hop Songs Sampling Aretha Franklin [VIDEOS]


The legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin passed away this Thursay at the age of 76.

According to TMZ, Franklin passed away after a long battle with "advanced pancreatic cancer."

Franklin's classics are appreciated by the r&b and hip-hop community in various samples of her astonishing vocals.

Listen to some of the best Aretha Franklin samples below:



Ghostface Killah Announces New Album "The Lost Tapes"


Ghostface Killah is back with a new album called "The Lost Tapes."

"The Lost Tapes" is set to arrive on October 5th featuring production by Big Ghost.

The upcoming album will feature Snoop Dogg, E-40, Big Daddy Kane, Raekwon, and more. 

Check out the full track list below: 

1. "Introduction" f/ Michael Rappaport
2. "Buckingham Palace" f/ KXNG Crooked, Benny the Butcher & .38 Spesh
3. "Majestic Accolades" f/ Planet Asia & Hus Kingpin
4. "Cold Crush" f/ LA the Darkman, Ras Kass, Chris Rivers & Harley
5. "Put the Ghostface On It"
6. "Saigon Velour" f/ Snoop Dogg & E-40
7. "Constant Struggle" f/ Killah Priest & Bishop Lamont
8. "Done It Again" f/ Big Daddy Kane, Cappadonna, Styliztik Jones & Harley
9. "Reflections of C.R.E.A.M"
10. "Watch Em’ Holla" f/ Raekwon, Masta Killa, Cappadonna & DJ Grouch
11. "I Think I Saw A Ghost" f/ Sheek Louch, Vic Spencer, Reignwolf & Luke Holland
12. "Outroduction" f/ Michael Rappaport
13. "Saigon Velour" f/ Snoop Dogg, E-40 & Tricky (Bonus Track)

Gang Starr - Love Sick [VIDEO]

Flashback Friday to Gang Starr's Love Sick video below!

WATCH: N.W.A. Rare Interview In Honor Of 30th Anniversary

In honor of N.W.A.'s "Straight Outta Compton" album turning 30 years old today, watch a rare interview of the group below:

N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton [VIDEO]

Kick it to N.W.A.'s classic joint "Straight Outta Compton" in honor of the album turning 30 years old today.

The Lady Of Rage Battles "Medical Mystery"



The Lady of Rage shared details regarding her health after being hospitalized earlier this year.

The Death Row Records affiliate shared her story on Instagram explaining why she was in the hospital for 6 days.



Sending our thoughts and prayers to The Lady of Rage. 


Lauryn Hill Lands First Fashion Campaign



Lauryn Hill has added another iconic move to her legacy!

Ms. Hill will star in her first fashion campaign in collaboration with 'Woolrich since 1830 - American Soul.’

This is the first collection designed by Lauryn Hill although she's allegedly been designing and sewing her own clothing for the past five years.

Watch the trailer video above shot on location in Washington Heights neighborhood recalling the famous 1998 ‘Doo Wop/That Thing’ music video while Lauryn Hill performs 'Ex-Factor.'

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