This Day in Hip Hop: “Getting Jiggy With It” reaches #1 in ’98

It takes a lot to get to number one on the Billboard charts. You need a lot of crossover appeal to make it to the top. Will Smith most definitely has that. We’ll always know Will Smith from the Fresh Prince of Bel Air . However, you can’t forget the tracks he did, like “Summertime” […]

Ron Jon Bovi is an Artist You Should Follow

Remember when lyrics and hard beats mattered in Hip Hop? You’ve probably had that conversation with your friends before, while you’re looking at your radio hearing that mumble rap. You need something to cleanse those ear pallet with some Ron Jon Bovi. No I didn’t misspell Jon Bon Jovi. This is Ron Jon Bovi, a […]

On This Day: Run DMC Breaks Billboard Charts With ‘It’s Like That’

On this day in 1983, Run DMC’s “It’s Like That” peaked at 15 on Billboard’s “Hot R&B Singles”. It was the debut single that put the group on path to being one of the best groups in Hip Hop. “It’s Like that” was just a cassette single at first. Its success later put the single […]

De La Soul’s “3 Feet High And Rising” Turns 29 Today

Happy birthday, “3 Feet High and Rising”! You are 27 years old today, and have stood the test of time. The album De La Soul made in 1989 brought you great hits like “Potholes in My Lawn”, “Buddy”, and the classic Prince Paul-produced “Me, Myself, and I”. What was your favorite track from this album? […]