This article was created in response to TV station trends to document the best hip hop trax of all time. Over the years I have watched several shows and I have felt that most of them have been way off the mark. I think a more accurate description should probably be hip hop and rap records that have sold the most units and made the most money for the major record companies. The aim of the article is not necessarily for me to tell you what the best hip hop trax are but merely to expose some of the hidden gems that hip hop as a culture has to offer and that are never likely to be represented on the corporate stations.
Low Profile “Pay ya Dues”
Taken from the 1989 album and only LP “We’re in this together“. Rapper WC later went on to form “WC and the Maad Circle“ with Coolio before joining “Westside Connection” with Ice Cube and Mack 10. DJ Alladin went on to produce and work with rapper Ice T.
Third Bass “Brooklyn Queens”
Taken from the 1st of Third Bass‘s LPs entitled “The cactus album“. Rappers MC Search and Pete Nice along with DJ Daddy Rich released 2 albums on Def Jam records Continue reading