RIP Andre Harrell

So as I started this piece I literally just got the news that Andre Harell passed away. For people in my age group, Andre Harell was a real pioneer in the music business. What Andre started in the 80s with Uptown Records would birth careers of some of the biggest rap and R&B artists of … Continue reading RIP Andre Harrell

Music Review – Gang Starr: One of the Best Yet

One of the Best Yet is the seventh and likely final album from rap group Gang Starr, who were one of the best (see what I did there) second tier acts of the 90s.  And by second tier I'm talking commercially, not talent wise.  DJ Premier is one of the greatest hip hop producers of all … Continue reading Music Review – Gang Starr: One of the Best Yet