Archive for February, 2008

The Conscious Daughters - Ear To The Street (1993)

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

Don’t be fooled, these two female emcees are definitely not conscious rappers and their debut definitely shows that. Thanks to producer Paris, who is one of the more underrated G-Funk producers around, did a perfect job on setting the tone of the album. He even produced the entire album. More onto the discussion of the artists themselves, the female group consists of CMG and The Special One (TCD) who met Paris at a club in 1993 and was soon signed to his Scarface Records label after giving him their demo tape. The album sold over 300,000 copies thanks to such singles as (more…)

Snoop Dogg - Doggystyle: The Lost Tapes (1993)

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

According to a recent Snoop Dogg interview with 101.5 Jamz in Phoenix, Arizona, Snoop Dogg revealed that his entourage has been urging him to release an updated version of Doggystyle. Most people consider that album to be his best work. Many fans, including myself, wouldn’t mind having a re-released version with CDQ versions of some of his unreleased tracks during that time. One example is “Nigga Named Dave“, which set the blueprint for “Murder Was The Case”. Another example is “The Next Episode“, which was originally going to appear on the album but (more…)