INSPECTAH DECK BUILDS ON WU-TANG BEING BLACKBALLED BY NEW YORK'S HOT 97 RADIO FOR THE PAST TEN YEARS...
As we all already should know, Real Hip Hop is not played on mainstream radio anymore. But in the case of The Wu Tang Clan it goes a little more deep. As Inspectah Deck explains in The Vlad TV video below, what may be the most popular group in Hip Hop History found itself blackballed by what may be the powerful radio station in Hip Hop History. Deck goes in and elaborates on being placed in a no-win situation in choosing between performing at Hot 97's Famous Summer Jam Concert, or staying in Europe on tour with Rage Against The Machine. In the end it came out as a double-negative for the WTC & a ban that lasted for roughly ten years. Listen & enjoy.
RAPPER BIG POOH - "AUGMENTATION" (PRODUCED BY APOLLO BROWN)
This song has actually been out for a few months, but the more I hear it my absolute love for it grows. The first single off of Rapper Big Pooh's EP "Words Paint Pictures," "Augmentation" speaks to the topics of people's perceptions of what the Hip Hop Game is like, as well as how the culture vultures program the masses to look at things a certain way, and injects a strong dose of reality to counter those lies. Released on March 24, 2015, the entire album is produced by Wandering Eyes Blog Favorite Apollo Brown. If you don't know about the magic that brother puts down on the boards, you need to find out fast.