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Air Tight

Sep 4, 2023

🎀 From its roots in Bronx block parties to the formidable beats of gangsta rap, hip hop's journey has been as diverse as it's been revolutionary.  Slide into "Air Tight Episode 72: Hip Hop turns 50 Pt. 2" as we trace the audacious evolution of this global phenomenon. 🌍

The Alex takes us on a rhythmic odyssey, exploring tracks that capture the spirit, rebellion, and unapologetic essence of hip-hop's evolution.  Feel the powerful declarations of The Last Poets, get down with DJ Kool Herc, and cruise through the streets with Lil' Kim. As we transition from Afrika Bambaataa's electrifying "Planet Rock" to the defiant anthems of LL Cool J, witness the rise of a genre that shifted from storytelling and pride to raw narratives and urban tales.

It's not just music; it's a testament to five decades of culture, passion, and the voices that demanded to be heard.  This episode promises a mix of old-school vibes, iconic tracks, and the rich tapestry of hip-hop's transformative years.

🎧 Ready to ride this wave of legacy? Tune into and let the beats narrate the saga!

🎡 Want to feel the pulse of hip-hop's heart? Dive deep into its transformative years with The Alex! Tap ▢️ and let the legends guide you.  #TurnItUp


Air Tight #72 Hip Hop Turns 50 Pt. 2

The Last Poets - When the Revolution Comes

Just-ice & KRS One - Going Way Back

DJ Koo Hurc - No Disrespect

Kool Krush Brothers - Thought So

Ms. Lauran Hill - Every Ghetto, Every City

Spoonie Gee - New Rap Language

Kool Moe Dee - Wild Wild West

LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock you Out

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - Genius Rap

Afrika Bambaataa - Planet Rock

Lil’ Kim - Lighters Up

Run D.M.C. - My Adidas