Friday, April 13, 2007

Weekend At Diggedy's - Volume 10

They said it couldn't be done.

They said it wouldn't last.

No school this small has EVER been to the state championship!

Sorry. Got sidetracked thinking of Hoosiers.

10 editions of Weekend At Diggedy's! When I embarked on this mission, I didn't know what to expect. I'm just a simple man who loves his music. A man who wants to share it, and his thoughts, with the world. Ten weeks later, I've been asked to DJ three sweet 16's, speak at 2 college graduations, and coach a woman's softball team in Des Moines (long story regarding their Ground Floor letters). I want to thank everyone for coming along on this ride with me. Here's to another 10.....

Erick Sermon - "Relentless"

This song isn't exactly obscure. But judging by his album sales, I'm willing to bet that you haven't heard it. This song is off his 2004 album Relentless. It's basically Erick giving you the birds eye view of his career, rumors, state of rap, EPMD, etc. I love honest Hip Hop. More importantly, I love EPMD. Erick & Parrish have always epitomized "cool." When they did a reunion show last year at BB King's, I can't explain it. Made me feel like I was in Junior High all over again. Download it!

MOP feat Treach - "Brooklyn/Jersey Get Wild" (remix)

This is a bananas remix to the song off of First Family 4 Life. This song is dedicated to the K-Dot, Scooter, Murray collective holding it down for Jersey every month. HHK SUPPORTS OUR JERSEY BRETHEREN. I'd say who this was dedicated to on the BK side, but it's too many to name. A study was done in 1994 by two professors in California, who determined that the most potent rap collaboration ever would exist in an MOP/Naughty collabo. After some false alarms (who can forget the infamous "twinkie" incident at Chung King in '96), they were finally able to make it happen in 1998. Positively glorious. DOWNLOAD IT!

Trends Of Culture featuring Punchline - "Trendmen"

THE YEAR WAS 1993 (said in Mr.Funkee voice). The cassingle was the tremendous "Off And On" off of Trendz... If you don't know it, you can check out the vintage video on youtube : . This song was the SH*T back in the day (driven by the LONS Charlie Brown sample off of the "Scenario" remix). The album was terrific. This is another one of those early 90's groups that did their thing, came, and left (Legion, Troubleneck Brothers, among others). Come to find out they released a couple of songs in the late 90's. "Trendmen" is one of these songs, and the dudes still got it. This features Punchline (of Punch and Wordsworth) fame. Just a reminder that Punch, Words, and Masta Ace are forming a group called EMC. Masta Ace coming to HHK. I mean, wow. K-Dot has been talking about him and Scooter fighting over his tapes. He is the rare, RARE, artist, that is still consistently putting out GOOD music after all these years. Just a truly great moment.

Enjoy the music.

Enjoy your weekend.

Take care of yourself.

And each other.


Blogger Charlie said...

yo yo this yo bent brooklyn suit boy burnin off buz on the hhk blog. ya know mean. t minus 3 months to bk. return to bk.

shawnj and i killed goodness. recognize. shawn my brooklyn boy. reppin the flatbush style like ed.


11:39 PM  
Blogger Charlie said...

google bitches tryin to log me in as charles instead of suit. tryin to expose my ish. hatin on bk. bitches.

11:40 PM  
Blogger Charlie said...

seriously, why is this darn thing posting as charles instead of suit

11:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yo why they trying to play the homie Suit like that? recognize and realize damn it!

5:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i know a drunk suit when i see one.

2:24 PM  
Blogger Charlie said...

a lil bit. :)

6:33 PM  
Blogger Charlie said...

what the eff is going on with this charles shit? computer person help me please.

6:35 PM  
Blogger Charlie said...

phew. fixed it.

6:40 PM  
Blogger Tennis Talk, Anyone? said...

Welcome back suit!

Now on to the music ...

The only one I downloaded was the Erick Sermon jam. As I've said, many times before, I'm a huge EPMD fan, but I've never really liked Erick Sermon's solo stuff too tough. But this song is pretty good: The beat's tight, and I like the approach with the lyrics, how he addressed all the rumors and incidents he's been in in the past. So, props on this track.

Any EPMD listeners, though, noticed how E's vocal style switched up? He went from a mellow flow to almost barking out his rhymes: The first three albums, he had the whole lisp thing going, but when they tried to get harder on "Business Never Personal" it changed, and he stuck with it, even on the Def Squad album.

7:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

In my opinion the best Erick Sermon solo joint might be Payback Part II with Joe Sinistr(his verses were RETARDED).....real slept on joint indeed....Shout Out to Suit back in the building as supposed to.....

6:01 PM  
Blogger Charlie said...

wut up. kinda like the clark kent - superman thang.

a bit dazed by this whole va tech thing that went down today ...

7:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

seriously speaking, if your life is so f'ed up why don't you just skip the dramatics and kill yourself? Instead of 1 family grieving now we have 34. But don't get me wrong, even the 1 family is still too many....I can't understand how people allow themselves to sink to such levels of depression.

8:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A serious moment from Shawn J.

8:48 PM  
Blogger Charlie said...

frankly, i don't what's more disturbing - that someone could just snap and do this, or that a major university's administration could allow the 30+ classroom killings to take place about 2 hours after the initial seperate shooting incident in the residence hall. reports say that admin had over an hour during which they could have cancelled class and put the school on lockdown - how do you not do this when you know that you don't have the shooter in custody? i also find it hard to understand how the hordes of policemen with all their big rifles couldn't cut things short by picking the shooter off in the middle of his spree inside the class building. the shooter apparently stopped and left the room for several minutes in between each of the 3 shooting intervals and word is that only some doors to the building were chained from the inside.

one thing for sure to come of this - going forward, going to class at va tech is going to be like boarding an airplane.

this whole incident is a total nightmare.

9:09 PM  

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