Posts Tagged ‘Sir Mix-A-Lot’
Back again with round two in this series on localized hip hop scenes. This time we’re off to Seattle with producer Jake One, who possesses one of the dopest and most eclectic discographies in hip hop right now (50 Cent, MF Doom, E-40) and Mike Clark, former radio co-host of KCMU’s Rap Attack and writer for The Flavor, the city’s preeminent hip hop publication in the 90s. After the jump the two break down their city’s history to the very last compound. It’s bigger than just Mix-A-Lot. (more…)
Jake One f/ Vitamin D, Note, Maneak B and Ish – “Home”
from White Van Music (Rhymesayers, 2008)
I’m a sucker for hometown anthems and I’ve been meaning to mention Jake One’s album since it came out last fall. It’s very good. The belated video for “Home” dropped today and it, too, is very good. It also features a Mix-A-Lot cameo.
“Posse On Broadway” after the jump, just because. (more…)