..and THE ZRO HOUR is back with that "sour D". We revisit some of the best tracks in Redman's career along with a couple from his new CD, RED GONE WILD. Also on the show is a few from Prodigy of Mobb Deep, Big Pun, Wise Intellegent, Xzibit and KRS One. I reached into the vault and grabbed a live performance by Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh from '86-87. Also listen for tracks by Smile Rays, Magnum Dollars, and IAMISEE.
GONE (live)- Kanye West feat. Consequence
DA DA DAHHH- Redman
GIMME ONE- Redman
STUCK ON YOU- Prodigy
GENERATION 1- IAMISEE
BAM BAM- Wise Intelligent
ROCK THIS FUNKY JOINT- Poor Righteous Teachers
KEEP IT THORO- Prodigy
SERIOUS BUSINESS- Smile Rays
WE RUN NY- Redman feat. Hurricane G
KENNY PARKER SHOW 2001- Xzibit
KENNY PARKER SHOW- Boogie Down Productions
TREAT HER LIKE A PROSTITUTE (live)- Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh
THAT NIGGA SHIT- Big Pun
HOW TO ROLL A BLUNT- Redman
RITE NOW- Redman
NICKLE & A NAIL- Prodigy
VISIONS- Magnum Dollars
MONEY (DOLLAR BILL YA'LL)- Jimmy Spicer
Underground Exp Presents: GOLDEN A Monthly Tribute to Hip Hops Greatest-LARGE PROFESSOR. This Thursday April 19, 2007 will feature a tribute and live performance by the one and only EXTRA P at Galapogos Art Space in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. The door is only $10 to see and hear from one of Hip Hop's most influential producers/emcees. Featured performances from Pumkinhead, Scienz of Life, and Beatboxer Entertainment are also on the bill. Come out and support..
Although I haven't commented on the Don Imus fiasco (his use of derogatory and racist language toward this year's Rutger University womens basketball team) that has been a national media event over the past 2 weeks, it does not mean that it has not been on our minds here at THE ZRO HOUR. The incident has fostered debate throughout America on the subject of free speech. With a man of Don Imus' position of influence and stature in the world of media and politics, he had to be held accountable for his unacceptable, flippant remark. I am still awaiting the arrival of Minister Louis Farrakhan's Saviour Day 2007 address on DVD. I am very anxious to hear what wisdom he has to share with the world. He rarely gets mainstream coverage and has been fighting a battle against prostate cancer for the last few years. I found this excerpt from an interview with Don Lemon on CNN (March 07, 2007) on THE FINAL CALL website. Here the minister speaks about the use of the "N-Word" amongst black people and the term of endearment "dog". Minister Farrakhan is a very well respected figure within Hip Hop and has always supported the merits of Hip Hop culture. He has always disagreed with some of the content when it pertains to violence and sexism in the music. This brief excerpt speaks volumes to those who are willing to take a look inside of themselves...