The Rub DJs History of Hip Hop Series by jackiecous
April 22, 2009, 3:53 pm
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So The Rub DJs (Ayres, Eleven and Cosmo Baker) have been doing this “History of Hip Hop” mix series in which they make mixes of the best hip hop songs from a different year each week. This is a fantastic idea, and The Rub are just the guys to be able to pull it off. Looks like I’m coming in kind of late to the party, but I just found 1996 (one my favorite years!) on a Swedish blog called GoodColors, and it looks like a good introduction to the mix series. Anyway, you can download it here, and follow me after the jump for the full, epic tracklisting! And yes, it does include Akinyele’s “Put It In My Mouth.”

1. Chubb Rock & Biz Markie “No Rubber, No Backstage Pass”
2. MC Eiht “You Can’t See Me” (DJ Spinna Remix)
3. Mac Mall “Get Right”
4. Outkast “Elevators”
5. Royal Flush “Worldwide”
6. Shyheim “Shaolin Style” feat. Squig
7. UGK “You Don’t Know Me”
8. Jay-Z “Cashmere Thoughts”
9. Lil’ Kim “Queen Bitch”
10. M.O.P. “Brownsville”
11. Company Flow “8 Steps To Perfection”
12. Nonchalant “5 O’Clock”
13. Bushwackas “Caught Up In The Game”
14. Dutchmin “Get Your Swerve On”
15. Jungle Brothers “How You Want It (We Got It)” (Native Tongues Remix)
16. Busta Rhymes “Everything Remains Raw”
17. Adagio “The Obvious Joint”
18. Capone -N- Noreaga “LA, LA” (Kuwait Mix feat. Mobb Deep & Tragedy Khadafi)
19. Sadat X “Stages & Lights”
20. The Arsonists “The Session”
21. Royal Flush “Rotten Apple”
22. Ini “Fakin’ Jax”
23. J-Live “Braggin Writes” (DJ Spinna Remix)
24. Redman “Pick It Up”
25. Too Short “Buy You Some” feat. Erick Sermon
26. Sleestak’z “Ruination”
27. Absent Minded “Childs Play” (Left Stranded Mix)
28. Biz Markie “Studda Step”
29. Natural Resource “Negro League Baseball”
30. A-Plus “All I See”
31. Artifacts “The Ultimate”
32. Jay-Z “Friend Or Foe”
33. East Flatbush Project “Tried By 12″
34. Al Tariq “Peace Akki”
35. Fugees “Fu-Gee-La”
36. Scarface & Facemob “Skrilla”
37. Concrete Mob “Boiling Point”
38. Dr. Octagon “Bear Witness”
39. Constant Deviants “Competition Catch Speed Knots”
40. Jeru The Damaja “Ya’ Playing Yaself”
41. Nas “Street Dreams”
42. 2Pac “Toss It Up” feat. Danny Boy, Aaron Hall & KC & Jojo
43. Lost Boyz “Renee” (Mr. Sex L.B. Fam Version”
44. Large Professor “Ijustwannachill”
45. De La Soul “Stakes Is High”
46. Dark Sun Riders “Dark Sun Riders” (Ultra Jazz Remix)
47. Young Zee “Juice” feat. Rah Digga
48. Mobb Deep “Hell On Earth (Front Lines)”
49. Just Ro “Confusion” feat. Common
50. The Roots “What They Do”
51. Da Fat Cat Clique “Live From Fox Valley”
52. Keith Murray “The Rhyme” (Jay Dee Remix)
53. Busta Rhymes “Woo Hah!! Got You All In Check” feat, Rampage The Last Boyscout
54. De La Soul “Big Brother Beat”
55. Money Boss Players “Games”
56. Real Live “Day You Die”
57. LL Cool J “Summer Love”
58. Big Noyd “Usual Suspects” (Stretch Armstrong Remix)
59. Nine “Lyin’ King”
60. Kool G Rap “Fast Life” feat. Nas (Norfside Remix)
61. Redman “Rock The Spot”
62. Heltah Skeltah “Lehflaur Leflah Eshkshoka”
63. Bounty Killer “Change Like The Weather” feat. Busta Rhymes & Junior Reid
64. Jigmasters “Beyond Real”
65. Da Bush Babees “The Love Song” feat. Mos Def
66. Outkast “2 Dope Boyz (In A Cadillac)
67. The Almighty RSO (One In The Champer (The RSO Saga Pt. 2)
68. Spice 1 “Why You Wanna Funk?” feat. E-40 & The Click
69. Westside Connection “Bow Down”
70. 2Pac “Picture Me Rollin’” feat. Syke & C Bo
71. The Pharcyde “Runnin’” (Jay Dee Remix)
72. A Tribe Called Quest “1nce Again”
73. Masters At Work “Get Up”
74. Lost Boyz “Get Up” (Remix)
75. Foxy Brown “Get You Home”
76. Greg Nyce “Set It Off”
77. Mac The Maniac “What Goes Up” (Remix feat. Chubb Rock & King Just)
78. Lil’ Kim “Big Momma Thing” feat. Jay-Z
79. DJ Krush “Meiso” feat. The Roots
80. A Tribe Called Quest “Get A Hold”
81. Ghostface Killah “Daytona 500″
82. Ghostface Killah “Iron Maiden”
83. DJ Shadow “The Number Song” (Cut Chemist Remix)
84. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony “Crossroads”
85. Crucial Conflict “Hay”
86. Do Or Die “Po Pimp” feat. Twista
87. UGK “One Day”
88. Eightball & MJG “Listen To Me Now”
89. Coolio “Gangsa’s Paradise”
90. B-Legit “Ghetto Smile”
91. Akinyele “Put It In My Mouth”
92. Goodie Mob “Cell Therapy” feat. Outkast
93. G. Dep “Head Over Wheels”
94. Camp Lo “Luchini (This Is It)”
95. 2Pac “Hail Mary”

-Jackie Cous


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