Monthly Archives: February 2014

BARE MINIMUM PART TWO – WHAT THE HELL DOES THAT MEAN?

Here’s a much earlier example of some seriously stripped-down composition by what many consider to be “the first gangsta rapper“.

Schooly D – P.S.K. What Does It Mean?

PSK actually stands for “Park Side Killers”, the gang that Schooly D repped at the time of the creation of his first album.  Ice T credits “PSK” as his inspiration for making this seminal hit that came out the following year.

Ice T – 6 in the Mornin’

The influence is pretty obvious, but not quite as obvious as this one, which came about a decade later.

The Notorious B.I.G. – B.I.G. Interlude

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YOU’RE SO FUCKIN’ ROMANTIC

Happy Valentine’s Day

Goapele – Romantic

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POINT ‘EM OUT

Nicki Minaj – Lookin’ Ass Nigga

Rewind to ’07.

Hotstylz – Lookin’ Boy (feat. Young Joc)

It’s funny I didn’t realize until after reading the surprisingly extensive Wikipedia entry for “Lookin’ Boy” that the original, unedited version was even more similar to Nicki’s.

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