These are party jams for something like comic book nerds, long before quite so many declared themselves comic book nerds.
I love 90’s hip-hop, so I tend to let that be my compass during the summer months. I decided to put together a list of 10 perfect summer hip-hop records that stay in my rotation. They aren’t ranked, but they are sure to give you summer vibes.
I was in the process of writing a follow up to my article on Saturday Cartoons of the 80’s when I had to make a detour. I’ve made it known that music is life for me. I was in the mood for some head-nod Hip-Hop. My go-to for that is a 90’s group that was pretty much the soundtrack to my teenage years. To this day, I still feel their first three albums are perfect.
This group doesn’t talk about how financially solvent they are. They talk about being late on their rent. They talk about letting their parents down and missing them. They talk about letting their friends down. They talk about not judging others who have made different choices. And when Dave says, “I’m the greatest MC in the world,” it’s ironic, it’s self-deprecating.