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The Flashback Fridays #2 For 8/24/18: Lauryn Hill - Everything is Everything (1998) (Special Edition of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill's 20th anniversary)

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Personally speaking, my #1 track of the 14 from this classic album. No matter the definite drama on if she did write all the lines, from singing throughout and her spittin' on verse 2, this was Lauryn Hill at her PEAK all throughout.

And while "Doo Wop" took all the glory and "Ex-Factor" is in current day stories, this fully showed the quality she brought in 98.

Every line, both sung or rapped, was tremendous in this one co-produced by Johari Newton. So, it's "Everything in Everything", as the celebration of Lauryn's 20-year classic continues.


The Flashback Fridays #1, Special Edition: Lauryn Hill - Ex-Factor (1998) (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary)

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While everyone over the years gave most of the attention to "Doo Wop (That Thing)", Ex-Factor still was its own sensational track to the point that Cardi and Aubrey either sample it or used the bridge this year of course for "Be Careful" and "Nice For What."

Anyway, here is the celebration of "Ex-Factor", the first Flashback Friday choice of this celebration of this timeless album.

The Flashback Fridays For 6/8/18: Pras, Mya and Ol' Dirty Bastard - Ghetto Superstar (1998)

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It's the 20 yr anniversary of this smooth hit that still stands the test time. Well, tomorrow (June 9) will be that anniversary.

So without further adieu, enjoy this classic track with Wonda and Wyclef producing for their Fugees teammate, with Mya and ODB providing the classic hit. It's of course "Ghetto Superstar", your Flashback Friday choice for this week.


Enjoy.

The Flashback Fridays For 4/27/18: Public Enemy ft Stephen Stills - He Got Game (1998) (20 Year Anniversary)

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It's now time for the 20 year anniversary that is the iconic classic He Got Game, and of course, it's time for the main song/soundtrack that defines it completely.

Of course it's Chuck D and Flava Flav, with the underrated Sterling Stills on the title song of the movie's soundtrack. Produced Keith Shocklee, Hank Shocklee and D.R. Period, it's really one of the memorable beats ever for a record. Not overcomplicated, but effectually poignant to combine with Chuck's usual blunt, in depth lines.

So, it's the 20th anniversary of Spike Lee's memorable Coney Island basketball tale, and the anniversary for its title song. Enjoy:




The Flashback Fridays #2: Styles P - Good Times (2002)

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The other anthem fitting for this 4/20 day, it's of course the 16 year spring classic from Styles P, with Saint Denson & Swizz Beatz sampling Freda Payne's "I Get High (On Your Memory)".

The Flashback Fridays #1 For 4/20/18: Afroman - Because I Got High (2000)

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It's happy 4/20 day, and because of that, it's only fitting on this Flashback Friday to play the two songs that fittingly go with the vibe the best. 
It's of course the legendary track from Afroman, it's "Because I Got High."

The Flashback Fridays #1 For 4/6/18: Roxanne Shante - Roxanne's Sevenge (1984)

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In wake of her Netflix special documenting her life getting major attention, take it back to where it all started for a then 14-year-old Lolita Shante Gooden.

It was the first lyrical, high profile beef in the rap game, with Marley Marl set to get back at UTFO for cancelling on them in Queensbridge.


It's today's first choice for Flashback Fridays, it's Roxanne Shante with "Roxanne's Revenge."


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