October 2011

LA Weekly: Top 20 LA Rap Albums of All Time

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From the LA Weekly 5. The Pharcyde Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde If gangsta rap looked at life in L.A. through a grime-caked, cracked rear window, The Pharcyde took a bird’s-eye view. Filled with jazzy horns, pianos and live drums [...]

Happy Birthday To Me, Cupcakes and Chuck D

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A New Year for Slimkid3 So, Wednesday my birthday. I was woken up early that morning by my fam for presents and cupcakes (Man … I love cupcakes). The morning was off to a good start and I was feeling [...]

Dissecting The Pharcyde’s Otha Fish

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More from the sample archives… The Pharcyde’s Passin’ Me By Excerpt from the Roy Ayers Project: In the early 90′s, being a Hip Hop “One Hit Wonder” wasn’t a bad thing. There were many, which doesn’t necessarily mean they weren’t [...]

Dissecting The Pharcyde’s “Passin’ Me By”

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For all you sample heads… Dissecting The Pharcyde’s “Passin’ Me By” Excerpt from the Roy Ayers Project: J-Swift was the prime producer for The Pharcyde’s debut album Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde, and his work was nothing short of masterful. [...]