The Life As Shay Report: Everyone is showing love to the late and great Biggie Smalls on this here anniversary of his passing. But I wanted to share a few things I have learned over the years #becauseofbiggie. “BIG POPPA” #becauseofbiggie I thought “conversate” was an actual word. “JUICY” #becauseofbiggie I found out what a… Read More #BecauseofBiggie | In Memory of The Notorious B.I.G.
The Life As Shay Report: Here’s a dope performance just in time for Flashback Friday…listen, this will make you feel really old if you came up in the 80’s and 90’s! The #1 summer anthem, Will Smith‘s “Summertime” was performed by non other than Will himself. Check out the performance, does he still have it?… Read More Flashback Friday!: Will Smith Performs “Summertime”: Did he lose it to Hollywood?
The Life As Shay Report: Today’s Throwback is in honor of my pops! His favorite rapper was and probably still is Kurtis Blow. Blow is one of my earliest hip hop memories. My pops would play “The Breaks” over and over, he would sing it over and over and over…partly because my dad loves music… Read More THROWBACK: “The Breaks” by Kurtis Blow- Rap’s 1st Gold Hit
The Life As Shay Report: For today’s Throwback I wanted to take it to the east. Even more, take it back to my childhood. Today features DMX’s “Ruff Ryder’s Anthem”. You know that one song that you love but you only know the chorus to….chea, that’s me on this song! The song was released in… Read More #THROWBACK: DMX’S “RUFF RYDER’S ANTHEM”- This is What You Call “Gully”
The Life As Shay Report: Today’s Flashback Friday is a double whammy! It’s Friday and it feels good to finish up a good week after a beautiful holiday break. With that in mind, when I’m having a Good Friday I always think of Ice Cube, yup that’s crazy right. Partly due to the movie Friday… Read More Flashback Friday: Ice Cube’s “Today Was A Good Day” & The Isley Brothers’ Sample
The Life As Shay Report: I get inspired from random things all the time! And today was no different. I was listening to Bobby Brown this morning and thought, mmmh what about that collab he did with Ja Rule! Yes, back in 2002 when Ja Rule was popping, he did a song with Bobby Brown… Read More THROWBACK: “Thug Lovin'” Ja Rule feat. Bobby Brown- Something Else