Hard To Earn 25th Anniversary Tribute

Mixes, Music, The Good Old Days

DJ Filthy Rich comes through once again with a dope anniversary mix. This time around, he celebrates Gang Starr’s 4th LP Hard To Earn, which turns 25 today. Tracklist below – enjoy!

DWYCK (ft. Nice & Smooth) [Filthy blend]
Comin’ for Datazz [Filthy blend]
Mass Appeal (ft Quran, Lord Finesse) [Filthy blend]
Brainstorm
Now You’re Mine (Chumps Get Beatdown) [Filthy blend]
Code of the Streets [Filthy blend]
Speak Ya Clout (ft Jeru, Nutcracker, Lil Dap) [ReFix]
Blowin’ up the Spot
Tonz ‘o’ Gunz (ft Lil Vicious) [Filthy ReFix]
The Question Remainz
Borough Check (w/ Digable Planets)
F.A.L.A. (ft Big Shug)
Suckas Need Bodyguards
Alongwaytogo
Mostly Tha Voice
Doe In Advance (OG Unreleased version)
Serious Rap Shit (w/ Group Home)
The Planet

Check the classic Hard To Earn-era photo too by Chi Modu…

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Old Baseball Cards with Don Mattingly

Books & Mags, Interviews, Lists, Sports, The Good Old Days, Videos

Donnie Baseball rips open some old packs.

*BONUS*

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As mentioned in the video above, check out Mattingly on the cover of the January 2019 edition of Beckett Baseball, where they break down the Top 80 baseball cards of the ’80s. For a preview of the list, click HERE.

Thought At Work

Mixes, Music, The Good Old Days

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Been sitting on this Black Thought mix for a minute, feels like a good time to let it fly. Nothing but classics, freestyles, remixes and rarities. Stream and tracklist below, enjoy…

NY State Of Mind Intro
Tony Touch Freestyle
Thought @ Work (Original Version)
Silent Treatment (Beatminerz Mix)
Proceed II w/ Malik B and Bahamadia
Beatbox Freestyle w/ Rahzel (Live on KALX)
The Lesson Pt. 1 w/ Dice Raw and Rahzel
Work w/ Alicia Keys
Table Of Contents, Part 3
Distortion To Static (Freestyle Mix)
Wake Up Show Freestyle
Respiration (Pete Rock Flying High Remix) w/ Black Star
The Professional
@15
75 Bars (Black’s Reconstruction)
The Anti-Circle
Zen Approach
Thought @ Work Freestyle