Posts tagged "The Notorious B.I.G."
bLISTerd: The Best Songs By The Notorious B.I.G.*

bLISTerd: The Best Songs By The Notorious B.I.G.*

Can you believe it’s been twenty years since The Notorious B.I.G. was murdered? In a career that barely spanned half a decade, the MC born Christopher Wallace blessed us with more classics than can be held on one playlist. Boasting vivid storytelling skills, a nimble, versatile flow, and a sense of wit and humor that’s not discussed enough when discussing his legacy, Biggie combined the best traits of Slick Rick, Big Daddy Kane and Rakim to create a style that […]

Blerd Radio Presents: The Jheri Curl Chronicles Podcast (Episode 12)

Blerd Radio Presents: The Jheri Curl Chronicles Podcast (Episode 12)

We discuss the Queen of Disco for the one and only time in the latest episode of the Jheri Curl Chronicles podcast. Plus, Aretha, Rick and more!

Blerd Radio 2015: Episode 14 | And Ya Don't Stop (Favorite Emcees List)

Blerd Radio 2015: Episode 14 | And Ya Don’t Stop (Favorite Emcees List)

The Blerd Radio panel talks about their favorite emcees in the latest podcast.

#playlist: The Apple Stretching (MJ Goes Back To NY)

#playlist: The Apple Stretching (MJ Goes Back To NY)

A playlist featuring some of my favorite New York songs.

bLISTerd: The Five Best Albums On Bad Boy Records

bLISTerd: The Five Best Albums On Bad Boy Records

Is Bad Boy closing? Is it still open? If so, why? Whatever Puff is doing, here are his label’s 5 best albums.

bLISTerd Lite: Five Songs That Sample Chic

bLISTerd Lite: Five Songs That Sample Chic

Awwww freak out (all over again) with five jams that sample Chic!

Mini-bLISTerd: A Tribute to the Style of Nile

Mini-bLISTerd: A Tribute to the Style of Nile

If you like music and you’ve been on the Internet in the past few weeks, you can’t go far without seeing Daft Punk’s name in print. The French dance duo came back in a big way this month with the release of  Random Access Memories , a stirringly retro dance album and their first proper studio album in eight years (a live album and the soundtrack to TRON: Legacy have all appeared in the interim). Deftly zigging where an EDM-fueled crowd expected them to […]

bLISTerd Presents: The 100 Greatest Rap Albums Of All Time (THE TOP TEN)

bLISTerd Presents: The 100 Greatest Rap Albums Of All Time (THE TOP TEN)

It’s here! The 10 greatest rap albums of all time! Get your Dre and Snoop fix here!

bLISTerd Presents: The Best Hip-Hop Remixes Of All-Time (Chuck's Mix)

bLISTerd Presents: The Best Hip-Hop Remixes Of All-Time (Chuck’s Mix)

Popblerd’s Chuck presents his list of the 10 best hip-hop remixes of all time, featuring the man who’s stolen the show more than anyone in rap history, Mister Busta Rhymes.

The Singles Bar: Rahsaan Patterson’s “Crazy*Juicy (Dub)”

If you read our review of Rahsaan Patterson’s Bleuphoria from a few months back, you should already be aware that he’s one of our favorite singers, and now one of our favorite songs from the album has gotten the remix treatment. In it’s original version, “Crazy (Baby)” is just fine, featuring Rah’s idiosyncratic vocals over a danceable beat highlighted by high-end synthesizer stabs and background vocals by Faith Evans and Shanice Wilson. The remix leans on a hefty sample of […]

Blerd Appreciation: The Notorious B.I.G.

Blerd Appreciation: The Notorious B.I.G.

Remembering the Notorious B.I.G. on the 15th anniversary of his death.

bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’90s (30-21)

A little Foo Fighters action? Dave Grohl and company have two albums in the latest installment of the ’90s best albums. See who else made the cut!