The iPod Shuffle

The iPod Shuffle – Beanie Sigel’s “Feel It In The Air”

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Ever since Sugerhill Gang flipped the breaks to "Good Times" into a lifelong, dance-floor deal-breaker, the vast majority of radio records have been catered toward the club.

#arrested development

The 17 Best Songs From 1991-92, My Kindergarten Year

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Kindergarten is a special time in most anyone's life.

Salaam Remi

Nas – “The Don” (Prod. By Salaam Remi, Da Internz & Heavy D.)

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It couldn't have been more than two or three days ago while leaving the gym that I overheard someone bragging about having eight new <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/nas" target="_blank">Nas</a> songs.

SMOKE BREAK

In Photos: Stars Pay Tribute At Heavy D’s Funeral

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/heavy-d">Heavy D.</a> received a sendoff befitting his "Mr.

#Batman

Six Seasons And A Movie Of Morning Links

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Links NBC ‘Fixes’ Schedule by Removing ‘Community’ - I can't wait for them to cancel 'Parks and Recreation' to replace it with something stupid about a single woman in the big city trying to balance a relationship and a career.

THE COOLER

11.15 The Cooler

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Monique Green Heavy D Funeral Set For Friday In New York [Celebrity Circuit] Lil B Wants 'I Got AIDS' To Encourage STD Testing [RapFix] App For Those Who Like Big Butts And Cannot Lie [The Urban Daily] Finding The Perfect NBA Teams For The [...].

tributes

DJ Quik – “Heavy Mr. Big Stuff” (Heavy D Tribute)

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After <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/11/new-music-busta-rhymes-heavy-d-tribute-lil-kims-nicki-minaj-diss-ti-and-raekwon">Busta</a> took the cover-all approach in honoring the late Heavy D, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/dj-quik">The Quiksta</a> narrows in more specifically to game us young bloods on the reasons Waterbed Hev's legacy will live on past his physical form.

#Community

11.11 The Cooler

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Lia Cha Confusing, Depressing Videos & Images From The Penn State Riots [With Leather] HBCU Marching Band Competition To Air On ESPN [The Root] 5 Famous People You Will Never See At Occupy Wall Street [Black Enterprise] The 20 Finest #KutcherTweets [Uproxx] Sean Kingston Says [...].

T.I.

Loosies: Busta Rhymes’ Heavy D Tribute, Lil Kim’s Nicki Minaj Diss, T.I. & Raekwon

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The angle <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/busta-rhymes">Busta</a> took on this tribute to his homie <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/heavy-d">Heavy D</a> is different, but admirable.

Music

One Last Run: Listen To Hot 97’s Heavy D Tribute

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Photo: Washington Post Hating on the radio is everything from fashionable to justifiable these days.

VENN DIAGRAMS

The Heavy D Venn Diagram

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I was bummed by the news <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2011/11/r-i-p-heavy-d/" target="_blank">Heavy D passed away yesterday</a> at the way-too-early age of 44.

VIDEOS

Peaceful Journey: Heavy D’s Taped Last Interview

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While the causes surrounding <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/11/obits-heavy-d-dead-at-44">Heavy D's untimely passing</a> are still a little sketchy, we do know that he was touring through Europe, promoting his latest album, <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/love-opus/id465987226">Love Opus</a>, prior to returning home to Los Angeles.

#FOOD

Now That We’ve Found Links What’re We Gonna Do … With Them?

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I miss when everything in hip-hop looked like it was the 'A Different World' opening credits.

SMOKE BREAK

Obits: Heavy D Dead At 44

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Hip-Hop/R&B hybrid pioneer and actor, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/heavy-d">Heavy D.</a> died suddenly in Los Angeles this afternoon at the age of 44.

R.I.P.

R.I.P. Heavy D

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<a href="http://www.spin.com/articles/rap-pioneer-heavy-d-dead-44">Reports Spin</a>: Heavy D, the "Overweight Lover" of hip-hop's golden age, is dead at 44.

MUSIC VIDEOS

JoiStaRR – “Yellow” Video

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If someone smiles at you and it comes out "yellow," that's generally not a good thing.

Tech N9ne

The King, The Clown & The G…

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Being a proud Technician myself, it was kind of dope to hear <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/tech-n9ne">Tech N9ne</a> graciously describe his thoughts on the mixed bag of fans that comprise his raucous shows to <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjoYxHveQLg">DJ Peter Parker</a>.

#Jay Z

7.1 The Cooler

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Rachael Does Wet Wednesdays Well.

#Jay Z

“Show You How…”

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By the time I posted <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/03/the-art-of-stocking-your-cd-changer">the CD changer piece</a>, I had already moved on to a more finite problem, one that had already begun to take place <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/03/the-art-of-stocking-your-cd-changer#comment-816222">in the comments</a>.


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