if you consider yourself a real ni99a and Trae isn’t at least one of your role models you need to:
1. check yourself - your real ni99adom has been called into question
2. change that shit - Trae got his own day in Houston and he still wears dickies on the regular…(i seent it for myself…IN PERSON)*
3. stop being a dumbass - do your history whoadie…yeah the 90’s was cool as fuck but there’s a lot of other ni99as out here doing their best to carry on them real ni99a legacies…and some of them are succeeding…
*one of the greatest moments of my life so far has been the night I walked down 4th street in Austin during SXSW with Trae and HIS MOB (it was truly amazing). it was also, the same day i got to chill backstage with Main Attrakionz for the first time. Incidentally i also got to bear witness to Squadda’s moment with Trae as he went up to him and expressed his appreciation for him and the work that he’s done.
Awwready this is a throwed screwed n chopped mix I put together for 4/20 of mostly slept on classics. Recorded it on cassette. Must be throwed for optimal listening. Running time is 66 minutes and 6 seconds. Fucking soundcloud fucks added an extra second. Download it into iTunes you’ll see. REAL SCREWHEADS ONLY… otherwise you wont get it lol.
Release date: Apr 20, 1995
Riff Raff SODMG - Golden Streets (Riff Raff Records, 2011)
Undoubtedly one of the standouts from Riff Raff’s uneven, unfinished Sour & Gunpowder, Golden Streets finds Riff at his most somber (and sober, I take it). The depressing vibes this song gives off were immediately evidenced the moment that beat kicks in, and the “life of a hustler, life of a player” chorus is said in such a downtrodden manner that Riff Raff has never expressed before. It’s really strange to hear Riff Raff’s inflection change so drastically, and that’s why this song just hits so damn hard.
Like Gucci’s Neva Had Shit, when an artist who is traditionally known for little more than being a goofball suddenly gets serious and kicks knowledge, it connects so much thoroughly than artists who spend the majority of their career making tracks in the same vein. Golden Streets shows that Riff Raff is capable of being a character with more dimensions, despite the fact that he chooses not to. Which makes it all the more interesting, because frankly, why doesn’t he?
Again, Riff Raff’s name is listed as “MTV Riff Raff” in the beginning of the video. Can Riff Raff just stop this SODMG charade and sign with Mad Decent? Diplo has his interests in mind far more than Soulja does.
i want that icee chain…
Very old very rare picture of a young Chad Butler posted with other PA rap folks
For those unaware, Pimpin Chad is considered a god around here. Not a day goes by that I don’t think “Damn I wish Pimp were here.” We’ll continue to ride dirty in your honor. Click the picture to download UGK’s screw tape, Chapter 182: Ridin’ Dirty.
R.I.P. Pimp C. UGK Forever
Bun B day in Houston
For those that don’t know, Houston rappers are very active in the community. J Dawg and the rest of the BHO regularly volunteer at shelters on the northside & Trae is constantly giving away school supplies. I remember when him & Chamillionaire were handing out ice, first aid kits & other various things after Hurricane Ike hit.
It’s good to see yet another rapper get the recognition they deserve.
my ni99a gettin honored for keepin’ it trill mayne…
screw woulda been proud…
Bun B interviews Lil’ Troy (1996*)
Something about this makes me laugh. it probably has to be the fact that Troy ended up beefing with two of Bun’s homies later on in life.
For what it’s worth, Troy does properly break down the underground hustle.
*-I assume it’s 1996 but correct me if I’m wrong.
TRAE - GOES OUT (FEAT. J-DAWG, SCARFACE & BRIAN ANGEL)
this will most likely be the trillest new shit you hear all year.
that j-dawg verse comes in and he emotes so properly you can’t help but sympathize.
then the og scarface comes in and drops the bomb on you like only he can.
"it’s a cold world but I’ve been blessed enough to live and see it."