marley marl

Today in Hip-Hop History: Biz Markie Dropped His Debut Album ‘Goin’ Off’ 33 Years Ago

tumblr pnd40rozGM1t1yehoo1 1280

On this date in the infamous year of 1988, the “Human Orchestra” Biz Markie released his debut full-length album Goin’ Off on Cold Chillin’/Warner Brothers Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced exclusively by legendary Queensbridge superproducer DJ Marley Marl, Goin Off introduced singer TJ Swan and a then-unknown rapper by the name of Big […]

Happy Birthday to Production Pioneer Marley Marl!

Screen Shot 2020 09 29 at 8.43.33 AM

Born Marlon Williamson this date in 1962 in NYC, the DJ, producer, and record label owner known as Marley Marl is a trailblazer of Hip Hop’s ever-evolving sound, being one of the first to use sampling as a means to gather elements for a song. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Starting with his days as […]

Happy 51st Birthday to Kool G Rap!

tumblr 871979220f16b58b378309246f20309a 62c219e4 1280

Today, July 20 marks the birthday of one of Hip-Hop’s most innovative emcees of all time, Kool G Rap. The Golden Era icon turns 51. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Along with DJ Polo, the Corona wordsmith was recruited into the Juice Crew by Marley Marl and launched his debut album Road to the Riches– […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Biz Markie Dropped His Debut Album ‘Goin’ Off’ 32 Years Ago

tumblr ozddnwekhtyehoo

On this date in the infamous year of 1988, the “Human Orchestra” Biz Markie released his debut full length album Goin’ Off on Cold Chillin’/Warner Brothers Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced exclusively by legendary Queensbridge superproducer DJ Marley Marl, Goin Off introduced singer TJ Swan and a then unknown rapper by the name […]

Black Thought and Questlove Producing ‘Hip-Hop: Songs That Shook America’ On AMC

aj

Legendary lyricists Black Thought and super-producer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots are executive producers of a six-part docuseries entitled Hip-Hop: The Songs That Shook America on AMC. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On each episode of this new series put emphasis on a trailblazing song that was critical to the transformation of American music […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Boogie Down Productions Dropped Their Debut LP ‘Criminal Minded’ 32 Years Ago

tumblr pewPmtyehoo

On this date in 1987, “Blastmaster” KRS-One, DJ Scott La Rock, “The Human 808” D-Nice and the rest of the Boogie Down Productions crew released their highly anticipated debut album Criminal Minded on B-Boy Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information With the “South Bronx” vs. “The Bridge” aka BDP vs. The Juice Crew beef on […]

Tragedy Khadafi/Intelligent Hoodlum Lets Out 30 Years of Beef With Marley Marl on ‘Story Never Told’

TRAGEDYmaxresdefault

In a new single produced by BP, Juice Crew original Percy “Tragedy” Chapman, has a 30-year-old bone to pick with Queensbridge super-producer and Juice Crew founder Marley Marl. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On the new track “Story Never Told”, Trag goes into details about the falling out between he and Marley, more specifically asking […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Boogie Down Productions Dropped Their Debut LP ‘Criminal Minded’ 31 Years Ago

tumblr pewPmtyehoo

On this date in 1987, “Blastmaster” KRS-One, DJ Scott La Rock, “The human 808” D-Nice and the rest of the Boogie Down Productions crew released their highly anticipated debut album Criminal Minded on B-Boy Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information With the “South Bronx” vs. “The Bridge” aka BDP vs. The Juice Crew beef on […]

Legends of Hip Hop III Tour Does Not Disappoint

biz

The third installment of the concert series Legends of Hip Hop, which took place at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, NY, had the feeling of a 1980s block party. According to representatives of the casino, the concert was sold out with an estimated 3,000 people in attendance. The response from the previous two concerts […]

MENU