Bitch Betta Have My Money : Cold Cris of Mad Flava

February 27, 2007

My favorite section of Ego Trip, even if it only appeared inthe last few issues (this one is from the summer 1997 issue). Cold Cris The Soulman from Mad Flava breaks down industry rule #4080.

Mad Flava : I Like 2 Smoke Weed & Listen 2 Hip-Hop



Sure Shot : UGK’s Front, Back & Side to Side single

February 26, 2007

Source’s review of UGK’s classic single Front, Back & Side to Side, recently covered by TI.

UGK : Front, Back & Side to Side


Classic Review : Enter The Wu-Tang in The Source

February 19, 2007

This is the 4.5 mics review of Wu-Tang’s album inThe Source written by Ghetto Communicator in february 1994.

Wu-Tang Clan : Enter The Wu-Tang (demo)


sure shot single : Ten Thieves in The Source

February 18, 2007

A Review of Ten Thieves’s single It Don’t Matter from the april 1995 issue of The Source.

Ten Thieves : It Don’t Matter

Skits-o-phrenic : Prince Paul interview in Ego Trip

February 13, 2007

Chairman Mao met Prince Paul for this interview published in Ego Trip in november 1995. The column with the black background in the second page has also been used in Ego Trip’s Book Of Rap Lists, but unfortunately not the rest of the interview.

Gravediggaz : Constant Elevation (first version)


Classic Review : Illmatic in The Source and Nas’ biog

February 8, 2007

Yeah another post about Nas, I know… It’s not even the last one.
Here is the famous 5 mics review from The Source by Shortie, and a bonus biog sheet sent with the album. And another track from the Illmatic demo.

Nas : Represent demo


Bombin Bedrock : Artifacts interview in The Source

February 7, 2007

Tame One and El The Sensei answer to Bönz Malone’s questions in The Source, august 1994.

Artifacts & Busta Rhymes : C’mon Wit The Get Down