1. Method Man
What stops me from renaming this blog Method Man is the fact that there already is a website with that name and I unfortunately don’t have access to the man to post for and about him like I wish I could. Aside from those details, Method Man is the most popular hip hop artist of this blog. A quick look to the right side of this blog site reveals that as well.
2. Mobb Deep
My near retraction or correction of forgetting Prodigy’s verse from my Greatest Hip Hop Verses List apparently could not have happened at a more opportune time. Days after posting, the Twitter beef between the Deep duo erupted accounting for it to come a distant second to the Method Man post.
Beats from the East’s DJ Mister Vee was the first to play Far East Movement at Concordia University's radio station before the CD would arrive at the station. I was RPM Director at the time and worked with Mister Vee to make sure Far East Movement got some love on Concordia University's radio station RPM chart. Far East Movement had an interview and performance scheduled at Musique Plus on the day DJ Mister Vee and I met with the group. There is word of a new Far East Movement CD on the horizon.
4. Big Pun
I believe those that browsed my blog for Big Pun miss the MC as much as I do. I decided to pay my respect to the late Latino legend with literature of my own.
Those that visited The Suite Delight for the Artifacts post must have wanted to recapture the duo’s glory days. Although Tame One & El Da Sensei have not recorded another album after That’s Them, all of those years of no music from them was no different than our mourning the loss of an MC like Big Pun or Big L. I breathed a sigh of relief when I learned they reunited for a single a little earlier this year.
6. Fat Joe
Not too long after my tribute to Big Pun’s Capital Punishment, I decided to blog about his twin brother Fat Joe. Jealous One’s Envy is one of the best of 1995 and of his discography.
Most that were around in the early 1990s have a place in their heart for Souls of Mischief. I’m no different.
8. Kool G. Rap
My blog post about Kool G. Rap hopefully getting recognized by VH1 Hip Hop Honors was visited by a lot of people which was the least I expected to happen. What I still want to see happen is Kool G. Rap get the full recognition he deserves as one of the greatest MCs in hip hop rhyming today.
9. MC Lyte
MC Lyte is the ultimate female MC in my heart, mind, soul and ears of those who have visited my blog. My choice of writing about her debut album was apparently a wise one. If you wonder what she had been up to since cold rocking a party, give a listen and watch the video above.
DJ Mister Vee was also the first to introduce Concordia University's radio station airwaves to Dumbfoundead & DJ Zo. I never forgot when he played Rapper O’s for the first time. I found it hilarious and wanted more. He was kind enough to have brought me back an autographed copy of Dumbfoundead’s CD. I did my part in spreading the word that Dumbfoundead was performing in Montreal and it appears that brought people to my blog. Dumbfoundead’s music has a home on Concordia University's radio station with Beats from the East now on Tuesdays.