This Day in ’91: A Tribe Called Quest Releases ‘The Low End Theory’

On this day in 1991, A Tribe Called Quest released The Low End Theory. It was the second album by the group through Jive Records, that featured hit singles like “Check the Rhyme”, “Jazz (We’ve Got)”, and “Scenario”. A lot of critics say this album was very underrated. The Arizona Republic called out VH-1, saying […]

Jonny October is an Artist You Need to Follow

The last time I wrote a post on an artist was last year when CMJ was still publishing charts. Well, it’s looks like CMJ is completely shut down. CMJ’s my go-to source for discovering new artists, so I’ve been catching up with top-charting artists. One artist I came across was Jonny October. I’ve got three […]

This Day In Hip Hop: LL Cool J Releases ‘Mama Said Knock You Out’

On this day in 1990, LL Cool J released Momma Said Knock You Out. It was his fourth studio album, produced mostly by Marley Marl. It was his most memorable album, thanks to the hit single “Momma Said Knock You Out” and “Around the Way Girl”. The music video for “Momma Said Knock You Out” […]