Six years ago, with the help of 8 other folks on, we put together a list of our Top 100 Obscure Tracks. The list went viral and the blogosphere was laced with 100 mp3s that spread like wildfire across all blogs, message boards and websites alike. I love obscure shit. Who doesn’t like to be different, especially when it comes to music?

Everybody would always play the same radio singles, but you’d look for that one album cut nobody was checking for. Maybe it was that a b-side or that cassette single only remix. I love guest features. I’m a sucker for a good 90s collabo. The beauty of the music is not only enjoying it, but discovering it as well. Having it all to yourself, while you feel the rest of the world is on some other shit. It’s that feeling that I always yearned for when it comes to my hip-hop. It’s also the main reason I preferred The Source’s Fat Tape section over anything else in that mag. Though, many of the tracks listed in Fat Tape went on to become singles themselves.

The T.R.O.Y. squad has always been adamant about focusing on a specific era in hip-hop, most of us would consider it the “2nd” Golden Age we’ve had. I personally love ’92-95. To me, those were the prime years. It’s hard to match the production, get away with the sampling and really, come with the same energy today.

When I’m bored with music I always find myself going back to those 4 years. They never let me down and despite some of the music aging poorly or now that I’m older, I realize many of these lyrics were downright embarrassing, there is still something very cool about this era. So with that said, I have put together a list of my 250 favorite obscure tracks from 1992-1995. 1996 had tons of great shit too, but to me, it was the beginning of that whole indie movement and it would take this list from 250 to 500 rather easily. One thing I’ve realized while compiling this list is that I am enamored with D.I.T.C. production, with the exception of Primo, Pete Rock, Diamond D and The Beatnuts, Buckwild completely owned shit in the 90s. I still don’t understand how he isn’t higher on most peoples list. The man always been incredible.

I used the word obscure loosely here, because we all know its subjective. B-sides, remixes, posse cuts, guest features and random album cuts make up my list. I’ll do my best to work on getting up some of those mp3s, though I am sure many of you probably already have them. Let me know what some of your favorite “obscure” cuts are from the golden age, I’m sure I am forgetting some. — Philaflava

Philaflava’s 250 Favorite Obscure Songs (’92-95)

250. Sha’Dasious – Da Whole Shabang feat. Ram Squad, 50 Grand, Tasc-4rce
249. Preacher Earl & The Ministry ‎– Return Of The Body Snatcha
248. Souls of Mischief – That’s When Ya Lost (Remix)
247. Pete Nice & Daddy Rich – The Sleeper
246. Kirk – Uptown Style feat. Ski
245. Down South – Lost In Brooklyn
244. MC Eiht – All For The Money (1/2 Oz. Remix)
243. Special Ed – Rukus
242. Lin Que – Let It Fall
241. Supernatural – Buddah Blessed It
240. Double X Posse – He Asked For It
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With baseball season less than a few weeks away and most of us already in full geek mode as we prep for our fantasy baseball drafts, I figured I’d drop my top 50 overall fantasy hitters. Everybody has their top 100 or 250, but 50 is enough for you to know which players will give you the most ROI in standard 5×5 leagues.  I also included my Top 25 pitchers as well. So save that $10 for that fantasy guide and just hit print. Remember, no matter how much you prepare, rarely does anything go according to plan. So relax, write down your needs, draft wisely and always be quick on the waiver wire.

Top 50 Fantasy Batters

1. Mike Trout, LF/CF (LAA)
2. Miguel Cabrera, 1B/3B (Det)
3. Andrew McCutchen, CF (Pit)
4. Paul Goldschmidt 1B (Arz)
5. Carlos Gonzalez, LF (Col)
6. Ryan Braun, LF (Mil)
7. Chris Davis, 1B (Bal)
8. Bryce Harper, CF (Was)
9. Adrian Beltre, 3B (Tex)
10. Hanley Ramirez, SS (LAD)
11. Adam Jones, CF (Bal)
12. Robinson Cano, 2B (Sea)
13. Joey Votto, 1B (Cin)
14. Prince Fielder, 1B (Tex)
15. Troy Tulowitzki, SS (Col)
16. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF (NYY)
17. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B/3B (Tor)
18. Jason Kipnis, 2B (Cle)
19. David Wright, 3B (NYM)
20. Carlos Gomez, CF (Mil)
21. Giancarlo Stanton, RF (Mia)
22. Evan Longoria, 3B (TB)
23. Jose Bautista, RF (Tor)
24. Justin Upton, LF/RF (Atl)
25. Dustin Pedroia, 2B (Bos)
26. Jose Reyes, SS (Tor)
27. Yasiel Puig, CF/RF (LAD)
28. Albert Pujols, 1B (LAA)
29. Shin-Soo Choo, CF (Tex)
30. Buster Posey, C/1B (SF)
31. Ian Kinsler, 2B (Det)
32. Freddie Freeman, 1B (Atl)
33. Jay Bruce, RF (Cin)
34. Allen Craig, 1B/LF/RF (StL)
35. David Ortiz, 1B (Bos)
36. Yoenis Cespedes, LF/CF (Oak)
37. Ian Desmond, SS (Was)
38. Jean Segura, SS (Mil)
39. Starling Marte, LF/CF (Pit)
40. Billy Hamilton, CF (Cin)
41. Matt Holliday, LF (StL)
42. Hunter Pence, RF (SF)
43. Matt Kemp, LF (LAD)
44. Matt Carpenter, 2B/3B (StL)
45. Wil Myers, CF/RF (TB)
46. Carlos Santana, C/1B (Cle)
47. Mark Trumbo, 1B/LF/RF (Arz)
48. Alex Rios, RF (Tex)
49. Joe Mauer, C/1B (Min)
50. Jason Heyward, CF/RF (Atl)

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Facebook Annoyances

Posted: 26th February 2014 by JayGee in Uncategorized
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A few days ago I posted on my Facebook account things that annoy me with the fellow family and friends I have on my timeline. We’re all guilty of these things from time to time, but there are usually a few people who commit these acts daily, some hourly. My intentions were to light a fire and it did just that. While most of the people, even the guilty ones agreed, I’m sure a few felt the direct hit.  Below are those annoyances. I hope you can agree.

Those who never comment, let alone can’t even throw you an obligatory like after you’ve liked enough of their dumb posts for awhile now.

Those who feel the need to constantly keep us posted with their daily occurrences. We get it — cool life. Some of us do work you know?

Those who never publicly acknowledge your post, but always talk about it either in private or in person. You lurker.

Those who constantly post vanity pictures of themselves. We get it. You’re probably feeling a little empty inside.

Those who feel the need to share their travel/vacation schedule with us. We’ll be sure to rob your house when you’re gone. Must be nice to have attachment issues.

Those who have to share with us their work-out schedule. We know you’re a little overweight and feel insecure. Who isn’t though?

Those who post daily motivational posts. Tony Robbins you are not. Dr. Oz you are not. You’re not even Miss Cleo. Stop it, we understand you’re going through some stuff.

Those who have to remind us it’s Friday. There shouldn’t be a person in the world who doesn’t already know this the moment they wake up,. That is, unless you’re a stay-at-home mother.

Those who feel compelled to tell us just how happy they are. So what you’re saying is you were miserable, unfilled and possibly suicidal prior to your post?

Those who make it known to the rest of the Facebook world just how much they love their partner. There is absolutely no need to tell anyone other than THAT person. You love them, and I hope you do, but send them a text or tell them in person. This is only acceptable on birthdays or anniversaries and even then, still, nobody cares.

Those who feel like they must break the news first. Chances are we knew about Philip Seymour Hoffman passing around the same time as you.

Those who do disingenuous posthumous posts about people such as Philip Seymour Hoffman. If I never heard you utter his name or talk about any of his movies before, I best not see suddenly taking an interest.

Those who are constantly posting pictures of their kids. I’m guilty of this on occasion but there should be an unwritten rule. Starting now 2 pictures a week is the limit. Even I realized nobody gives a crap about my kid other than my immediate family and even then, I’m still not convinced.

And lastly…

Those who never, ever, ever, ever, comment because they don’t to be bothered with any updates on the post. There too busy to tell you anything other than they acknowledge your post with a like. God forbid these people receive an email, an update indicator or anything that actually requires them to commit more than a nanosecond of their time to your post.

50. There was absolutely no reason to run out and buy a Playstation 4.

49. American cheese is not a cheese, Gouda is.

48. We haven’t seen a cocksman like Derek Jeter since Ol’ Blue Eyes was still alive.

47. It is never not a good time to listen to Appetite for Destruction.

46. Instagram is the new Playboy minus the articles.

45.  Life goes on, even when you’re charging your dead iPhone.

44. This would make a rather interesting, kinda awkward and yet equally amazing foursome.

43. Cleaning your house is the best way to start your weekend.

42. Having a few bottles of red in your house is a necessity.

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The other day I dropped my Top 25 actors, but this list was actually tougher to finalize, hence me deciding to go to 30 on this one. This would have probably been a heck of  a lot easier years ago with Joe Pesci, Christopher Walken, Gene Hackman, Benicio Del Toro, Dustin Hoffman and John Malkovich doing God’s work year in, year out. Like the Top 25 Actor list, this one is also based off performance, range and consistency.

So without further ado, let’s get it cracking.

The 30 Best Supporting Actors of Today

30. James Franco/Paul Rudd

I know what you’re thinking. Tie? Yeah, it’s my fucking list and why not include two of the best from the Apatow camp? Rudd is one of the best comedic supporting actors in the game. Knocked Up, Role Models, I Love You Man, Our Idiot Brother, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Wonderlust, This Is 40, Anchorman, shit all those movies have a purpose because of Rudd. Ditto for Franco plus he did a great job as Riff Raff in Spring Breakers, though he is a bit like Depp minus the chops.

29. James Cromwell

Nobody knows him by name, but once you see his face you’re like “oh that guy.” He is everywhere and does everything exceptionally well.  Boardwalk Empire, Six Feet Under, American Horror Story, 24 and he more than just TV series, he was a hell of a George H. W. too.

28. Chris Cooper

Can play a bad guy or creep better than anyone. Tell me I’m wrong.

27. Bencio del Toro

From ’95-00 this man was the shit. Usual Suspects, Snatch, Fear & Loathing, and Traffic are all nice then he lost his mojo after knocking up Rod Stewart’s daughter. Che, Wolfman and Savages were respectable performances but shitty movies to say the least. The talent is there though.

26.  Walton Goggins

He’ll always be Shane Vendrell (The Shield) to me, but Goggins is one hell of an actor. Whether its Justified, reprising his role as Venus on Sons of Anarchy or the work in Lincoln or Django Unchained, Walt puts in work.

25. Liam Neeson

Best known for his role as Oskar Schindler or to most youngsters, Bryan Mills (Taken), Liam has quietly done a great job at these little roles given to him. We know he excels in Sci-Fi like Batman, Star Wars, Chronicles of Narnia, Clash & Wrath of The Titans but he also has a great comedic element to his craft as recently scene in Anchorman or that trash A-Team.

24. Guy Pearce

L.A. Confidential started him but Memento put him on the map. Since then he has been murking roles left and right like in The Proposition, which reminds me Ray Winstone should be doing more work too. Hurt Locker, King’s Speech, Lawless and Prometheus were all helped with the contributions of this man.

23. Michael Caine

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 The 25 Best Actors of Today

I love making lists — we all do. They’re fun, subjective  and the very next day our rankings could easily change. But for today, this is what I’m riding with. The criteria is simple, besides judging on talent, I ranked them based on recent performances, range and their consistency. If they phoned it in or have just been taking easy checks that doesn’t help their cause.

I’m not awarding anyone for their past work either, so whatever was done 10-12 years ago means nothing. Lower rankings do not necessarily reflect lesser skilled actors; it just means currently they aren’t the best for reasons stated above. Their choice in roles, their performances they give and their overall output means everything in this. These are the 25 best actors of today.

25. Bradley Cooper
It’s hard to separate him from douche in Wedding Crashers or all those Hangover movies, but when given a good role for him to play, The Coop can do just that. With the help of David O. Russell, he has given us two impressive performances in both Silver Linings Playbook and now American Hustle. I’m not ready to see him lead, like he has attempted in the past, but when paired with equal or greater talent, The Coop can make us forget about good ‘ol Affleck (the older one). The younger one should actually be listed.

24. Will Smith
There was a time, maybe for a year or two that Big Willie Smith was a top 10 actor. His range is incredible and whether he is saving the day or playing Bagger Vance, Chris Gardner (The Pursuit of Happyness) or his role as Ben in Seven Pounds, the boy can act his ass off. Will is likeable, smart and is capable of so much. But until he stops doing movies that involve fighting aliens or giving his son Jayden a career, then he won’t ever crack that top 10 again.

23. Ed Norton
I don’t know his deal. He is either stubborn, lazy or both. Ed Norton seems to not give a fuck about his career. When he leads, like he did in American History X, The Fight Club, 25th Hour or Rounders he on point. Even those obscure roles like he had in Stone or Down In The Valley were great, but his output seems to be limited these days and unless its a small guest role he isn’t getting much work. Which leads me to believe he is very picky, but picky ain’t helping your rankings. Then again this dude dated Courtney Love.

22. Robert Downey Jr
There is no denying he can act and since his return to dominance he seems to be coasting as that guy in every movie, which  is essentially him playing himself. He has range as seen in the Soloist, Tropical Thunder or Zodiac but he needs to start showing it again once he is done with all this Marvel stuff. Considering how rich Marvel has made him, he might very well be doing Ironmans until his late 50′s.

21. Johnny Depp
Speaking of how a franchise can really alter a career, enough of this Jack Sparrow shit. I could watch Blow or Donnie Brasco on repeat. He is too talented to not be included on the list but I need to see something different otherwise he may not make the cut next year.

20. Tom Cruise
I don’t know whats the worst thing to happen to him, Scientology or Katie Holmes? This man owned shit in the 80s and 90s but he is following his buddy Will Smith with some of these film choices. Since Katie he has made dud after dud. I dig the MIA movies and I’m amped to see Top Gun 2 but maybe Tom needs somebody like Paul Thomas Anderson to help bring the best out of him. It’s a damn shame Sydney Pollack died.

19. Don Cheadle
Don C is an actor who will never get enough credit. Period. Whatever I say won’t be enough to convince you of that.

18. Hugh Jackman
Known for being bad ass claws, but is extremely diverse and capable of being ranked a lot higher too.

17. Jamie Foxx
I feel like Foxx is sometimes conflicted. Does he want to be an Oscar award winner or just a guy like Eddie Murphy collecting checks and doing all types of roles with little quality control? We may have been spoiled a bit when he started with Collateral, then Ray, then Jarhead because after that we got a lot of middling until Quentin gave him Django.

16. Kevin Spacey
Career took a turn in the 2000s but back better than ever as Francis Underwood in House of Cards.  The role he played that prompted him to do HoC was Jack Abramoff and can be seen on Netflix if you search Casino Jack.

15. Sean Penn
Penn is an actor who simply doesn’t give a fuck. You gotta respect him for that. He’s had a really remarkable career when you start naming films; Fast Times, Colors, Carlito’s Way, State of Grace, Dead Man Walking, The Game, Thin Red Line, I Am Sam, Mystic River and Milk, it’s hard to not list him among the best.

14. Russell Crowe
Love him or hate him and most hate because he is a dick IRL, one thing you can’t do is ignore the talent. He might have peaked in A Beautiful Mind or Cinderella Man and he’ll always be known as Maximus, but RC is a really good actor. He recent work may not stand out, but if you look closely you’ll start to realize he is extremely consistent and extremely busy as an actor.

13. Denzel Washington
For a while he slipped out of my top 10 when he started taking easy stuff like Man on Fire and Deja Vu, but Book of Eli and most recently Flight have brought him closer to that ranking. He does a lot of cable type movies such as 2 Guns, Unstoppable or Safe House but when given a real script this man is as good as anyone.

12. Tom Hardy
Despite being an unknown to many, this Brit continues to make a name for himself. He is rumored to play Elton John in a new biopic and if you haven’t seen Warrior, Inception, Bronson or Lawless, you should. Oh and by the way, he is Bane in The Dark Knight Rises.

11. Matt Damon
His career has been on cruise control since he did those Bourne movies, but ever once in awhile he’ll surprise you like he did in the late 90s. Think his roles as Tom Ripley, Will Hunting, Private Ryan or Mike McDermott (Rounders). Matty takes risks and isn’t afraid to become the character. The Good Shepard, The Departed, The Informant, Invictus, Promised Land and Behind The Candelabra are all great examples of that.

10. Michael Fassbender
Mark my words, in a few years he may very well be a top 5 actor and a household name.

9. Ibris Elba
Elba is in my top 10 and I still haven’t seen Mandela. He absolutely murders every role he is given. Based off Stringer Bell and DCI John Luther, it’s hard not to give this man high marks.

8. Brad Pitt
Pitts thing is he does one really amazing film, a few fun flicks in between and then gets serious again. He is kinda like your weekly diet. He did a great job at Billy Beane in Moneyball and I love when he gets into dark roles like in Killing Them Softly. There isn’t much this man can’t do. I just don’t need him following Cruise with that save the world bullshit.

7. Joaquin Phoenix
Like Penn, Joaquin is a big risk taker. Her + The Master = case closed.

6. Philip Seymour Hoffman
He may never be a real lead and he isn’t Hollywood sexy enough to warrant a blockbuster, but pound for pound PSH is one of the best, if not the best actor under 50 year of age. He can play any role given to him. I’ll list a bunch and tell me if you didn’t enjoy them. The Hunger Games, The Master, Moneyball, The Invention of Lying, Doubt, Synedoche, New York, Charlie Wilson’s War, The Savages, Before The Devil Knows You’re Dead, Capote, Mission Impossible 3, Along Came Polly, Almost Famous, 25th Hour, Owning Mahowny, Punch-Drunk Love, Red Dragon, Love Liza, Big Lebowski, Magnolia, Flawless and my favorite Boogie Nights.

5. Tom Hanks
Only this man can make an interesting movie where a volleyball is the only other actor in the film. A true Jack of all trades.

4. Bryan Cranston
I don’t care what he did before and I don’t care what he does after, but Walter White is one of the finest characters we’ve had since Tony Soprano and Breaking Bad will always be one of the greatest shows we’ll ever have had the pleasure of watching.

3. Daniel Day-Lewis
DLL is technically the most talented actor. He should be #1 but he is very selective in what he does and can go 5-6 years without a movie. But when he does decide to act he hits a home run every time. He has My Left Foot, Last of The Mohicans and The Boxer all under his belt. But Bill “The Butcher” Cutting (Gangs of New York) and Daniel Plainview (There Will Be Blood) will go down as two of the finest performances of the 2000s. He wasn’t too shabby as Lincoln either. Probably the only reason one should subjected themselves through that snoozefest.

2. Leonardo DiCaprio
You could make the argument he should be ranked 1 and I wouldn’t really have a problem with that.  Leo gives a solid performance every time. A true movie star with all the appeal and credentials you need. He is Marty’s new Deniro and they work well together.  In the past 10 years I couldn’t name a role he played I thought was weak. Some of the movies were, but he wasn’t. He nails everything and when he goes a little outside that box and does something like Calvin Candie (Django Unchained) it’s remarkable. I wish he did more risk taking. If he stays on this path I got no problem with it, but to be #1 in my book you need range not just blockbusters.

1.​ Christian Bale
Bale is the epitome of range. He gives 110% if not more every time. He may not win, though he should for playing Irving Rosenfeld in American Hustle. Movies like Out of the Furnace show his darkside and movies like The Fighter show he not only can play co-pilot but he can land the fucking plane himself if you needed him to. Sure, the Batman series were cool but they didn’t showcase his true talents. He made that franchise relevant again and played a fine Bruce Wayne but the reason Bale is #1 is because whether it is The Prestige, Harsh Times, The Machinist, or Patrick Bateman in the cult class American Psycho, he gives an amazing performance every time no matter how tall the task might be.

 Coming soon:

The Best 25 Supporting Actors of Today
The 20 Best Female Actresses of Today



Ever since I was a kid I was always intrigued by the art of base stealing. Speed is a mighty thing and when you see it in action, especially in small ball, it can be a thing of beauty. The idea of taking 4 pitches to be awarded a base and then finding yourself scoring before the clean-up hitter is up, can be a pretty impressive feat. Over the years there has been a lot of base stealers, many come and go. The game has changed and the days of swiping 80+ are over. We’re lucky if the current league leader is approaching 50 stolen bases at the end of the year. Back in the 80s and 90s though, one of the most exciting things for me was watching a guy take a base with ease. Below are players who I’ve had the pleasure of watching throughout the years, guys who I feel are the greatest at what they do. Now I wasn’t around when Lou Brock did his thing and I was too young to appreciate what guys like Davey Lopes, Willie Wilson or Joe Morgan did, but I feel the players on the list deserve to be in most discussions about the best base stealers. Here they are…

1. Rickey Henderson

The name Rickey is synonymous with base stealing. There is no other player in the history of the sport who has stolen more bases in a career or who has led the league in steals year after year than Rickey Henderson. He is, without a doubt, greatest lead-off hitter, base stealer and one of the greatest players to ever grace the field. The great Bill James said “Some people have asked me whether or not Rickey Henderson belonged in the Hall of Fame. I’ve replied “if you could somehow split him in two, you’d have two Hall of Famers.” And there you have it, the man who gave 25 years to the majors leagues until he was 44 years old and even then, he still refused to quit as he spent a couple more seasons in the independent leagues.

I hate the word swag, but if one player had swag, it was Rickey. He made base stealing an art and is the greatest base stealer I’ve ever seen and can say quite confidently, will ever see.

2. Tim Raines

Rock Raines remains one of the most underrated players of the 80s. 11 dominate years and the NL’s answer to Rickey Henderson. He was absolute beast on the base paths. He stole 70+ bases 7 times in his career and in ’83 reached 90 stolen bases. What made Raines so great, besides his ability to get on base (.385 career OB%) was his success as swiping a bag. Joe Posnanski has a great post about why Tim Raines is more than just a great base stealer, but a Hall of Fame worthy one at that.

 3. Vince Coleman

Coleman had a rather short lived career despite being around for 13 seasonss. He only played in 1,371 games though. But for the early part of that career, specifically ’85-90, he was equally, if not more exciting to watch than  steal a bag than Rickey during that 5 year stretch. 3 consecutive seasons with over 100+ stolen bases. 110 in his rookie year. When you break down the total bases he stolen and the games played it’s pretty remarkable. 752 stolen bases in just 1,371 games to be exact.

4. Kenny Lofton

Kenny didn’t have the swag like the previous 3. He was quiet, yet extremely effective and probably a better all-around player than most of the base stealers he competed against in the 90s. His years in Cleveland were his best and one could make a real argument for him being up for the Hall of Fame. He might not get on the ballot right away but it’s not as crazy as you think. 17 seasons, .299 career BA, 622 stolen bases, 2428 hits, 1528 runs and 4 gold gloves to boot. As a base stealer he was really good minus the flash we’ve come to expect from them. Lofton was a true talent (2 sport talent: basketball) who was able to do so much on the field, but with 622 stolen bases, it’s obvious he was best at taking what he wanted.

Coming soon:  5-10

 Philaflava Favorite 50 Songs of 2013

1. Busta Rhymes – Thank You feat. Q-Tip
2. A$AP Rocky – 1 Train feat. Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson & Big K.R.I.T.
3. Open Mike Eagle – Qualifiers
4. De La Soul – Get Away
5. Statik Selektah – Bird’s Eye View feat. Raekwon, Joey Bada$$ & Black Thought
6. Atmosphere – Bob Seger
7. Roc Marciano – Ruff Town feat. Cormega
8. Ka – 30 Pieces of Silver
9. Big Sean – Control feat. Kendrick Lamar & Jay Electronica
10. AZ – We Movin’
11. Drake – Started From The Bottom
12. Jay-Z – Heaven
13. Pusha T – Nosetalgia feat. Kendrick Lamar
14. Ghostface Killah – I Declare War feat. Masta Killa
15. ​​Eminem – Don’t Front feat. Buckshot
16. Action Bronson – Strictly 4 My Jeeps (Remix) feat. LL Cool J & Lloyd Banks
17. ​J. Cole – Let Nas Down (Remix) feat. Nas
18. ​​Busdriver & Open Mike Eagle – Elephant In The Press Room feat. Jeremiah Jae
19. Ka – Peace Akhi
20. MarQ Spekt & Blockhead – Breakfast Club feat. Philly Lo-Life
21. Joey Badda$$ – Unorthodox
22. R.A. The Rugged Man – The Dangerous Three feat. Masta Ace & Brother Ali
23. Danny Brown – The Return feat. Freddie Gibbs
24. Prodigy & Alchemist – R.I.P. feat. Havoc & Raekwon
25. Drake – Pound Cake feat. Jay-Z
26. Roc Marciano – Ice Cream Man
27. Kanye West – Bound 2
28. Eminem – Love Game feat. Kendrick Lamar
29. ​​Boldy James – Moochie
30. Ghostface Killah – Rise of The Ghostface Killah
31. El-P & Killer Mike – Sea Legs
32. Styles P – All I Got feat. Action Bronson
33. ​Prodigy & Alchemist – Death Sentence feat. Roc Marciano
34. Roc Marciano – Sincerely Antique – Action Bronson & Willy The Kid
35. Fat Joe – Your Honor feat. Action Bronson
36. The Underachievers – Gold Soul Theory
37. Earl – Hive
38. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Harold’s
39. Common – Congratulations
40. Marco Polo – 3′ O Clock feat. Organized Konfusion
41. Intuition – Imagining
42. Alchemist – 1010 Wins feat. Domo Genesis, Action Bronson, Meyhem Lauren, Despot & Roc Marciano
43. Dem Atlas – A Happy Sad
44. ​​​Black Milk – Codes & Cab Fare feat. Black Thought
45. Da Buze Bruvaz – Unsportsman Like Conduct
46. Pro Era – Like Water feat. Capital STEEZ, Joey Bada$$ & CJ Fly
47. Ray West & A.G. – Dancin’ The Rain
48. Action Bronson – Through The Eyes Of A G feat. Ab-Soul
49. Demigodz – Worst Nightmare feat. Apathy, Ryu, Blacastan
50. 210West – The Game Need A Makeover feat. Ras Kass

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Thanks to everyone who has read, subscribed or supported this blog since its birth. We’ve covered a lot, from food, beer, tv, sports all the way to music. We will continue to cover all things as we head into ’14 too. Our Tuesdays with segment will return soon with special guests, including Roc Marciano, R.A. The Rugged Man, Evidence and Alchemist just to name a few. Below are the 5 we have done so far. If you haven’t check them out, now is the time to get caught up.

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Tuesdays with: Slug (from Atmosphere)
Tuesdays with: Meyhem Lauren
Tuesdays with: J-Zone
Tuesdays with: Open Mike Eagle
Tuesdays with: Blockhead

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