Posts Tagged ‘a.g.’

No Marci Beaucoup (Roc Marciano)

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Roc-Marciano-Marci-Beaucoup-cover

​It’s no secret that I’m a huge Roc Marci fan. I hold that dude in high regard and he is responsible for me still giving a fuck about New York hip-hop these days. His first two albums are personal favorites of mine and I have no problem having that whole “modern classic” argument with anyone when it comes to Marcberg. I still haven’t taken Reloaded out of my car and its been over a year now. While most people are rocking Christmas tunes I’ll rock “We Ill,” “Death Parade” or “Deeper” as they are some marvelous winter anthems.

Last month, Roc blessed with the Pimpire Strikes Back mixtape just to get our feet wet for his 3rd official release. Some of it was met with mixed reviews as many of us weren’t used to Roc having this many co-pilots. After a few listens though, you could tell it was vintage Roc over melodic backdrops such as “”Sincerely Antique,” “Bruh Man,” “Sacrifice,”  or the Max B inspired “Ice Cream Man.” I loved the mixtape, as do most I believe. It was a little different than what we’ve come to expect but undeniably fresh.

Now that Marci Beaucoup has released I’ve given it my undivided attention and a handful of listens. Now, let me say off the bat it’s not nearly as disappointing as the title of this post. And by no means is it worthy of sleeping on, but I won’t front either, the shit ain’t what I expected nor what I would have wanted from Roc Marciano at this point. ​ My takeaway so far is this, yes if we’re ranking all of his releases and taking into account Pimpire, then this release right here is his Attack of the Clones. Last week Jay-Z ranked his albums and this album is definitely Roc’s Dynasty.

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Showbiz & A.G. – Preloaded

Thursday, May 31st, 2012


Vibe premiered this free album earlier in the month, but just in case you’re still sleeping, here’s a wake-up call. Turn your speakers up and enjoy more of what we’ve all come to expect from these two D.I.T.C. representatives, who I think it’s safe to say are the most consistent of the crew’s still active members.

1. DJ Premier’s Road Test (ft. DJ Premier)
2. That Nigga Crazy
3. Wolves (ft. OC)
4. Here and Now
5. I Just Go Along
6. God Is 4 Us
7. Berri Love (ft. OC)
8. Walk With Me
9. You IN Trouble (ft. DJ Premier)
10. My Imagination
11. Show And A
12. South Bronx Shit (ft. DJ Premier)
13. Experience
14. Suspended Animation
15. The Bond

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Deluxe iTunes Version

That Nigga Crazy

Berri Love feat. OC

-Samuel Diamond

Trinity reminisce over Roc Raida

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

The group Trinity is compromised of emcees AG, Sadat X and turntablist DJ Jab. Check out these videos and be on the look out for the new album dropping on Fat Beats Records very soon. Just how many collabo albums is AG apart of this year? –Philaflava

Sounds Like The 90’s Volume 10

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Last month we were a little late with this so it’s only right we make up the difference by dropping this early. Volume 10 is full of heat rocks and should appeal to just about every kind of hip-hop fan out there. We got some new joints by Dynas, Baby Blak, Skyzoo, Ghostface, Masta Killa & Big Boi. Recently I discovered Fresh Daily and was taken back by his album that I had to lace ya’ll twice!

And if you forgot what its like to hear an emcee blackout make sure you listen to Ali’s “Best@it.” We appreciate feedback, good or bad so be sure to let us know what you love, hate or would like to hear on upcoming volumes.

And remember we’re always looking for gems to lace these compilations so be sure to email us heat @ blog.philaflava@gmail.com. And for coverage on current hip-hop make sure to visit our sister blog Steady Bloggin. Enjoy! –Philaflava

Sounds Like The 90’s Volume 10

1. Fresh Daily – Supaspectacular!
2. Bro Ali – Best@it feat. Freeway & Joell Ortiz
3. Sha Stimuli – Move Back feat. Freeway & Young Chris (prod. Just Blaze)
4. Dynas – The Future feat. DJ Jazzy Jeff
5. Baby Blak – Evolution (prod. L.G.)*
6. De La Soul – La La La
7. Fresh Daily – Video Gaming
8. Skyzoo – Return of The Real (prod. Just Blaze)
9. Raekwon – Surgical Gloves (prod. Alchemist)
10. Boycott Blues – Da Math feat. Consequence & Insight
11. O.C. & A.G. – Think About It
12. Masta Killa – Things Just Ain’t The Same
13. Dynas – Family Jewels feat. Slick Rick*
14. KRS-One & Buckshot – Oh Really? feat. Talib Kweli (prod. Marco Polo)
15. Ghostface Killah – Guest House feat. Fabolous
16. Big Boi – Fo Yo Sorrows feat. Too $hort & George Clinton

*T.R.O.Y Exclusive

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Catch up an all 10 volumes
here.

Props to Strategy for assisting in the tagging of all these tracks and of course Kalel. The man who has been the mastermind behind all these dope album covers for the past 10 months.

Unfortunately, Volume 10 will be the last for Kalel. He’s blowin’ up, making moves and leaving us for bigger and better things. We wish him the best and want to thank him for everything he’s done for T.R.O.Y.