- Ski Beatz Says He Literally Trashed An Entire Jay-Z Album & Big L Records In The 90’s
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Ski Beatz Says He Literally Trashed An Entire Jay-Z Album & Big L Records In The 90’s
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The Notorious B. He was 16 years old. More details on that below. It is undisputed that Stretch and Bobbito are responsible for a seismic cultural shift in rap music, and as such we talked to the pair from 89Tek9 about some of their early experiences with these artists. Head below for stories on The Notorious B. Check out the documentary, due on October 22, only on Vimeo on Demand. Pre-order yours.
Alright first of all let's clear up the fact you probably won't be able to rap like Big L. But that doesn't mean you can't learn some of the very specific things he was doing to sound dope. And then apply that to your own style. Write your second bar first. Reverse engineer from the punchline. Use compound multi-rhymes. Change your rhyme scheme every 2 or 4 bars.
He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most lyrical rappers of all time, and is known for helping to pioneer horrorcore. On February 15, , Coleman was shot nine times and killed by an unknown assailant in his hometown of Harlem. Noted for his use of wordplay, multiple writers at AllMusic , HipHopDX and The Source have praised Coleman for his lyrical ability,   and he has also been described as "one of the most auspicious storytellers in hip hop history. When I heard that on tape, I was scared to death. Coleman attended Julia Richman High School.
If he were alive, Big L would have turned 40 years old today. But he was tragically shot and killed on February 15, , in his native Harlem. Despite the fact that his life and career were both cut far too short -- he was just 24 when he passed, and only released one album while alive -- his legacy has been carried on not just by the music that he left, but through the rappers he influenced. His punchline-driven, multisyllabic rhyme style laid a blueprint for many that would come after L. To celebrate his birthday, we dug up quotes from seven rappers speaking his praises. Jay Z on wanting to sign him.
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