Saturday, February 3, 2018

Dr. Mickel's Golden Era Playlists Vol. 5




Ruckus Squad anthems – the Hip Hop tracks DaJuan, Nate, L and I used to bump and roll to like crazy (circa 1998. Twin Cities, Minnesota).

1 – Intro
DMX
DMX – It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot

2 – Y’all Niggas Ain’t Ready
Def Squad (Erick Sermon, Redman, Keith Murray)
Def Squad – El Nino

3 – Sparkle
Camp Lo
Camp Lo – Uptown Saturday Night

4 – Just Ballin’
Do or Die
Do or Die – Headz or Tailz

5 – Black Trump
Cocoa Brovaz feat. Raekwon
Cocoa Brovaz – The Rude Awakening

6 – Da Joint
EPMD
EPMD – Back In Business

7 – Race Against Time
Ja Rule
Ja Rule – Venni Vetti Vecci

8 – Writin’ Rhymes
Timbaland & Magoo
Timbaland & Magoo – Welcome to Our World

9 – Let Me Fly
DMX
DMX – It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot

10 – Killin’ Em Softly
Camp Lo
Camp Lo – Uptown Saturday Night

11 – Hed
Noreaga feat. Nature
Noreaga – N.O.R.E.

12 – Night Riders
Boot Camp Clik (Steele, Tek, Buckshot)
Boot Camp Clik – For The People

13 – Coolie High
Camp Lo
Camp Lo – Uptown Saturday Night

14 – Beautiful Skin
Goodie Mob
Goodie Mob – Still Standing

15 – My Niggas
DMX
DMX – Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood

16 – A Night in the Bronx with Lord and Gunz
Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz
Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz – Make It Reign

17 – Izzy Izzy Ahh
Missy
Missy – Supa Dupa Fly

18 – Rather Fuck You
Akinyele
Akinyele – Aktapuss

19 – Runnin’
[various artists] – Tupac, Notorious BIG, Outlawz, Stretch, Buju Banton
One Million Strong The Album

20 – Down Bottom
Ruff Ryders (Drag-On, Juvenile)
Ruff Ryders – Ryde or Die vol. 1

21 – Black Connection
Camp Lo
Camp Lo – Uptown Saturday Night

22 – Keep Your Shit The Hardest
DMX
DMX – Flesh Of Me Flesh Blood Of My Blood

23 – DMX Freestyle over Mobb Deep’s Give Up The Goods
Funkmaster Flex feat. DMX
Funkmaster Flex – The Mixtape vol. III

24 – Pimpology
Do or Die
Do or Die – Headz or Tailz

25 – Fuckin’ Wit D
DMX
DMX – It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot

26 – It’s Murda
Ja Rule feat. DMX, Jay-Z
Ja Rule – Venni Vetti Vecci

27 – Lil’ Sum Sum
Do or Die
Do or Die – Headz or Tailz

28 – K.I.M.
EPMD feat. Redman, Keith Murray
EPMD – Back In Business

29 – Top Shotter
DMX feat. Sean Paul, Mr. Vegas
Belly Soundtrack

30 – 15 After Da Hour
Timbaland & Magoo
Timbaland & Maggo – Welcome to our World

31 – Fuck Dat
Onyx feat. All City, Bubba Smith, X-1
Onyx – Shut ‘Em Down

32 – Fuck Me For Free
Akinyele
Akinyele – Put It In Your Mouth

33 – Sparkle (Mr. Midnight Remix)
Camp Lo
Camp Lo – Uptown Saturday Night

34 – Suicide Freestyle
Ja Rule feat. Case
Ja Rule – Venni Vetti Vecci

35 – Sometimes
Noreaga
Belly Soundtrack

36 – Feel It
Timbaland & Magoo
Timbaland & Maggo – Welcome to our World

37 – Ruff Ryders Anthem (Remix)
DJ Clue feat. DMX, Drag-On, Eve, Jadakiss, Styles P
DJ Clue – The Professional

38 – Ain’t No Way
DMX
DMX – Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood

39 – Can U Dig It?
Def Squad (Erick Sermon, Redman, Keith Murray)
Def Squad – El Nino

40 – Kill ‘Em All
Ja Rule feat. Jay-Z
Ja Rule – Venni Vetti Vecci

41 – Damien
DMX
DMX – It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot

42 – Beep Me 911
Missy feat. 702
Missy – Supa Dupa Fly

43 – Nigguz Theme
Ja Rule
Ja Rule – Venni Vetti Vecci

44 – Bring Your Whole Crew
DMX
DMX – Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood

45 – React
Onyx feat. 50 Cent, Bonifucco, Still Livin’, X-1
Onyx – Shut ‘Em Down

46 – Still Po Pimpin’
Do or Die
Do or Die – Headz or Tailz

47 – Say Word
Camp Lo
Camp Lo – Uptown Saturday Night

48 – They Don’t Wanna Fuck Wit Me
Missy feat. Timbaland
Missy – Supa Dupa Fly

49 – X Is Coming
DMX
DMX – It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot

50 – Nicky Barnes (It’s Alright)
Camp Lo
Camp Lo – Uptown Saturday Night

51 – Luv 2 Luv U
Timbaland & Magoo feat. St. Nick, Playa
Timbaland & Magoo – Welcome to our World

52 – Black Nostaljack
Camp Lo
Camp Lo – Uptown Saturday Night

53 – I Love My Life
Noreaga feat. Carl Thomas
Noreaga – N.O.R.E.

54 – Ride The Rodeo
Crucial Conflict feat. Toi
Crucial Conflict – The Final Tic

55 – No Love 4 Me
DMX feat. Drag-On
DMX – Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood

56 – Gangsta Shit
DJ Clue feat. Jay-Z, Ja Rule
DJ Clue – The Professional

57 – Off The Books
The Beatnuts feat. Big Punisher, Cuban Link
The Beatnuts – Stone Crazy

58 – Grand Finale
[various artists] – Method Man, Nas, DMX, Ja Rule
Belly Soundtrack

59 – It’s On
DJ Clue feat. DMX
DJ Clue – The Professional

60 – ATF
DMX
DMX – It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot

61 – Put It In Your Mouth
Akinyele
Akinyele – Put It In Your Mouth


Monday, January 22, 2018

Dr. Mickel's Golden Era Playlists Vol. 4


The Hip Hop soundtrack to my crew’s summer of 1996 in Northern Virginia (Fairfax County), Washington D.C. metro. It’s all tracks from albums released January-August of ’96. They’ll be a R&B list down the road, and of course we had some DC Go Go sprinkled in!

1 – Feelin’ It
Jay-Z
Jay-Z – Reasonable Doubt

2 – Coolie High
Camp Lo
The Great White Hype Soundtrack

3 – High ‘Til I Die
Tupac
Sunset Park Soundtrack

4 – Perfect Match
Cella Dwellas
Cella Dwellas – Realms ‘N Reality

5 – My Crew Can’t Go For That
Trigger Tha Gambler feat. Smoothe Da Hustler
The Nutty Professor Soundtrack

6 – Don’t Front / Let’s Chill
Shyheim feat. Lamisha Grinstea
Shyheim – The Lost Generation

7 – If I Ruled The World
Nas feat. Lauryn Hill
Nas – It Was Written

8 – 1nce Again
A Tribe Called Quest
A Tribe Called Quest – Beats, Rhymes and Life

9 – Woo Hah!! Got You All In Check
Busta Rhymes feat. Rampage
Busta Rhymes – The Coming

10 – The Nod Factor
Skillz
Skillz – From Where?

11 – Breaker 1, Breaker 2
Def Squad (Erick Sermon, Redman, Keith Murray)
The Nutty Professor Soundtrack

12 – Shoot ‘Em Up
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
The Great White Hype Soundtrack

13 – Ready or Not
The Fugees
The Fugees – The Score

14 – I Gave You Power
Nas
Nas – It Was Written

15 – Picture Me Rollin’
Tupac feat. Danny Boy, CPO, Big Syke
Tupac – All Eyez On Me

16 – Funkorama
Redman
Insomnia – The Erick Sermon Compilation Album

17 – Can’t Knock The Hustle
Jay-Z feat. Mary J. Blige
Jay-Z – Reasonable Doubt

18 – I Must Confess
Too Short
Too Short – Gettin’ It (Album Number Ten)

19 – Leflaur Leflah Eshkoshka
Heltah Skeltah feat. O.G.C.
Heltah Skeltah – Nocturnal

20 – Itzsoweezee
De La Soul
De La Soul – Stakes Is High

21 – Real Bad Boys
Shyheim
Shyheim – The Lost Generation

22 – Everything Remains Raw
Busta Rhymes
Busta Rhymes – The Coming

23 – Ain’t No Nigga
Jay-Z feat. Foxy Brown
Jay-Z – Reasonable Doubt / The Nutty Professor Soundtrack

24 – As The…
Passion
Insomnia – The Erick Sermon Compilation Album

25 – Ain’t Nuthin’ 2 It
MC Eiht
MC Eiht – Death Threatz

26 – Heartz of Men
Tupac
Tupac – All Eyez On Me

27 – The Hop
A Tribe Called Quest
A Tribe Called Quest – Beats, Rhymes and Life

28 – The Message
Nas
Nas – It Was Written

29 – 4 More
De La Soul feat. Zhane
De La Soul – Stakes Is High

30 – Shit Iz Real
Shyheim
Shyheim – The Lost Generation

31 – Buy You Some
Too Short feat. Erick Sermon, MC Breed, Kool-Ace
Too Short – Gettin’ It (Album Number Ten)

32 – How Many Mic
The Fugees
The Fugees – The Score

33 – Fear
Tommy Gunn
Insomnia – The Erick Sermon Compilation Album

34 – Ratha Be Ya Nigga
Tupac feat. Richie Rich
Tupac – All Eyez On Me

35 – Dead Presidents II
Jay-Z
Jay-Z – Reasonable Doubt

36 – Take It In Blood
Nas
Nas – It Was Written

37 – Stakes Is High
De La Soul
De La Soul – Stakes Is High

38 – Dear God
Shyheim feat. Pop Da Brown Hornet
Shyheim – The Lost Generation

39 – It’s That Hit
Keith Murray
Insomnia – The Erick Sermon Compilation Album

40 – Letha Brainz Blo
Heltah Skeltah
Heltah Skeltah – Nocturnal

41 – The Bizness
De La Soul feat. Common
De La Soul – Stakes Is High

42 – What Makes The World Go Round
Shyheim feat. Rubbabanz, Trigger That Gambler, Smoothe Da Hustler, DV Alias Khrist
Shyheim – The Lost Generation

43 – Brooklyn’s Finest
Jay-Z feat. The Notorious BIG
Jay-Z – Reasonable Doubt

44 – Affirmative Action
Nas feat. AZ, Foxy Brown, Cormega
Nas – It Was Written

45 – I Feel It
L.O.D.
Insomnia – The Erick Sermon Compilation Album

46 – Got My Mind Made Up
Tupac feat. Tha Dogg Pound, Method Man, Redman
Tupac – All Eyez On Me

47 – Baby Baby Baby Baby Ooh Baby
De La Soul feat. Zhane
De La Soul – Stakes Is High

48 – The Score
The Fugees
The Fugees – The Score

49 – 5 Elements
Shyheim feat. Down Low Recka, June Lova, Rubbabanz
Shyheim – The Lost Generation

50 – Abandon Ship
Busta Rhymes feat. Rampage
Busta Rhymes – The Coming

51 – Phony Rappers
A Tribe Called Quest
A Tribe Called Quest – Beats, Rhymes and Life

52 – Late Nite Hype (Part 2)
MC Eiht
MC Eiht – Death Threatz

53 – Never Talk Down
Too Short feat. Rappin’ 4-Tay, MC Breed
Too Short – Gettin’ It (Album Number Ten)

54 – 22 Two’s
Jay-Z
Jay-Z – Reasonable Doubt

55 – Live Nigga Rap
Nas feat. Mobb Deep
Nas – It Was Written

56 – Big Brother Beat
De La Soul feat. Mos Def
De La Soul – Stakes Is High

57 – Can You Feel It
Shyheim feat. June Lova, King Just
Shyheim – The Lost Generation

58 – The Set Up
Nas feat. Havoc
Nas – It Was Written

59 – Tha Crossroads
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony [single]

Friday, January 19, 2018

Dr. Mickel's Golden Era Playlists Vol. 3





***Golden Era Hip Hop tracks exclusive to a movie soundtrack***

1 – Who’s The Champion
Ghostface Killer feat. RZA
The Great White Hype Soundtrack

2 – Your Life
O.C.
Soul in the Hole Soundtrack

3 – The Worst
Wu-Tang Clan and Onyx
Ride Soundtrack

4 – Tommy’s Theme
Made Men feat. The LOX
Belly Soundtrack

5 – Lost Souls
Tupac feat. Outlawz
Gang Related Soundtrack

6 – Peace, Prosperity & Paper
A Tribe Called Quest
High School High Soundtrack

7 – U Better Recognize
Sam Sneed feat.Dr. Dre
Murder Was The Case Soundtrack

8 – East Left
Keith Murray
New Jersey Drive Soundtrack vol. I

9 – Trepass
Ice-T and Ice Cube
Trespass Soundtrack

10 – Feel The Rush
Mic Vandalz feat. Kasino, Big Stan
The Corruptor Soundtrack

11 – Thugs R Us
DJ Clue feat. Noreaga
Streets Is Watching Soundtrack

12 – Visions of Blur
Darc Mind
Soul in the Hole Soundtrack

13 – Tragedy
RZA
Rhyme & Reason Soundtrack

14 – Livin’ It Up
Pharoahe Monch
Next Friday Soundtrack

15 – Top Shotter
DMX feat. Sean Paul, Mr. Vegas
Belly Soundtrack

16 – My Block
Tupac
The Show Soundtrack

17 – Ante Up (Remix)
MOP feat. Busta Rhymes, Teflon, Remy Martin
You Got Served Soundtrack

18 – From The Dark Side
The Gravediggaz
Tales from the Hood Soundtrack

19 – Group Home Family
Canibus feat. Lost Boyz, Panama PI
Sprung Soundtrack

20 – Late Night Action
Organized Konfusion
Soul in the Hole Soundtrack

21 – I Dare You
Black Rob
Slam Soundtrack

22 – Represent
MC Eiht         
Rhyme & Reason Soundtrack

23 – Murder Was The Case (Remix)
Snoop Dogg
Murder Was The Case Soundtrack

24 – The Specialist
Ali Vegas
In Too Deep Soundtrack

25 – High School Rock
KRS-One
High School High Soundtrack

26 – Never Had a Friend Like Me
Tupac
Gridlock’d Soundtrack

27 – Ordinary Guy
Lost Boyz
Caught Up Soundtrack

28 – Crew Love
Jay-Z feat. Beanie Sigel, Memphis Bleek
Belly Soundtrack

29 – What You Think All The Guns Is For?
Truck Turner
The Corruptor Soundtrack

30 – A Child Is Born
Brand Nubian
Soul in the Hole Soundtrack

31 – Gotta Get Over (Taking Loot)
Gang Starr
Trespass Soundtrack

32 – Take A Walk In My Shoes
Flipmode Squad
Slam Soundtrack

33 – Where Am I?
Redman
New Jersey Drive Soundtrack vol. I

34 – You Can Do It
Ice Cube feat. Mack 10
Next Friday Soundtrack

35 – Rock Me (So So Def Remix)
AZ feat. Jermaine Dupri
Caught Up Soundtrack

36 – Wanted Dead or Alive
Tupac feat. Snoop Dogg
Gridlock’d Soundtrack

37 – It’s Alright
Jay-Z and Memphis Bleed
Streets Is Watching Soundtrack

38 – Let me At Them
Inspectah Deck
Tales from the Hood Soundtrack

39 – Everyday Thang
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
The Show Soundtrack

40 – You Know What I’m About
Lord Finesse
Trespass Soundtrack

41 – One Less Nigga
MC Eiht
Tales from the Hood Soundtrack

42 – More Money, More Cash, More Hoes (Remix)
Jay-Z feat. Beanie Sigel, Memphis Bleek, DMX
The Corruptor Soundtrack

43 – Shoot ‘Em Up
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
The Great White Hype Soundtrack

44 – Nasty Immigrants
12 O’Clock feat. Raekwon
The Nutty Professor Soundtrack

45 – My Buddy
Luniz feat. Daz, Kurupt
Caught Up Soundtrack

46 – Shaolin Worldwide
Wu-Tang Clan feat. Street Life
Next Friday Soundtrack

47 – We Be Clubbin’ (Remix)
Ice Cube feat. DMX
Player’s Club Soundtrack

48 – Reason for Rhyme
Eight Ball and MJG
Rhyme & Reason Soundtrack

49 – Sellin’ DOPE
Dead Prez
Slam Soundtrack

50 – Live!!!
Onyx
The Show Soundtrack

51 – Who You Wit (Non-Album Verson)
Jay-Z
Sprung Soundtrack

52 – In My Lifetime (Remix)
Jay-Z
Streets Is Watching Soundtrack

53 – Thangz Changed
Onyx
Sunset Park Soundtrack

54 – Men of Respect
Kasino feat. The LOX
The Corruptor Soundtrack

55 – The Game of Life
Dead Prez
Soul in the Hole Soundtrack

56 – The Way It Iz
Guru feat. Kai:bee, Lil’ Dap
Rhyme & Reason Soundtrack

57 – Soul in the Hole
Wu-All-Stars (Timbo King, Dreddy Kruger, Shyheim, Killa Sin, Tekitha)
Soul in the Hole Soundtrack