Thursday, July 15, 2010
Cipha Sound's Presents The 75 Greatest Tunnel Bangers
This is essential summertime nostalgia reading. Listening to these songs and reading Cipha's take on them is a very powerful experience that will put you in the zone. Cipha does a great job adding to the mystique of these records, using lines like, "You had to be on point because it felt like you could lose your life if you didn't play what they liked" when describing Jay's "Where I'm From". His insider perspective helps to provide readers with endless fascinating details about their favorites 90's tracks (i.e. Mr. Cee was the person responsible for recording the now-famous "Where Brooklyn At?" freestyle with Biggie and Pac). Complex is killing it with these great list features as of late. I hope they continue to crank them out.
To read the article, click here.