Brad Jordan approves.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
Southern royalty is an understatement when talking about Brad Jordan's impact on Hip-Hop.
A couple of weeks ago, we took some time to highlight some black and white music videos that dominated the '90s.
"Fast Five" Is The Most Pirated Movie of 2011 <a href="http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2011/12/most-stolen-films-of-2011.html">[Vulture]</a> 5 Rules for Rapping in Public <a href="http://www.grantland.com/blog/hollywood-prospectus/post/_/id/40024/5-rules-for-rapping-in-public">[Grantland]</a> Did Michael Jordan Pop The Question.
Rap's had more than its fair share of artists who found success and then fell off after failing to recapture the musical magic.
Naturally, after we published <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2011/07/game-of-lols-game-of-thrones-meets-internet-lulz/#page/1">a collection of Game of Thrones LOLs earlier today</a>, the Internet came back and said, "Oh, but we we weren't done yet.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/10/geto-boys-read-these-nikes"> "Better to have money and not need it, than to need it and not have it." As I grow older, I realize many of the important principles needed to be successful are ones I acquired by listening to countless hours of the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/geto-boys">Geto Boys'</a> music, which partially explains why they pop up frequently in iPod Shuffles.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/11/geto-boys-assassins"> Gratuitous violence will never grow old in rap. And it may not have been done better than by the Houston trio. Download -- <a href="http://www.mediafire.com/?45zcj7a5m0p7pbg">Geto Boys - "Read These Nikes"</a>.
I never needed a magazine, other artists or regions to validate the music made by the 5th Ward legends.
Hey, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=14039">another</a> Halloween post.
This post is brought to you by the lyrical menacing that takes place on Scarface's verses for <a href="http://sharebee.com/a9f5ced0">"He's Dead"</a> & mainly because I spent the majority of the week listening to TWIY.
When we posted <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=9789">that Elmo video</a>, I was reminded of a painful memory I had long repressed.