We Run Things (It’s Like That) – Da Bush Babees

” We run things, things no run We “

Da Bush Babees came correct with that  Brooklyn backpack 95 flavor on their debut album Ambushed.  The Group consisted of Mister Man, Y-Zee & Kaos while their album featured production from Hip-Hop heavyweights such as Jermaine Dupri, Salaam Remi & A Tribe Called Quest’s Ali Shaheed Muhammed.  Da Bush Babees were the precursors to the Rawkus movement of the late 90’s and were responsible for introducing the world to newcomers like Mos Def.  Check out one of the groups biggest hits off of Ambushed the Ali Shaheed Muhammed produced single We Run Things (It’s Like That).We Run Things (It\’s Like That) – Da Bush Babees

Find A Way – A Tribe Called Quest

Messin me up, my whole head, teasin me, just like Tisha did Martin, now look at what you startin – Tip

I’m not sure what it is about this song, but whenever spring time starts to roll back around, this joint annually comes back to me.  Find A Way by A Tribe Called Quest and produced by J-Dilla appeared on 1998’s The Love Movement, it featured Q-Tip & Phife exchanging verses with a dope visual to boot directed by Paul Hunter.Find A Way – A Tribe Called Quest

Renaissance Rap Remix – Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes, Raekwon & Lil Wayne

In 88′ marley marl released “The Symphony” which featured Masta Ace, Craig G, Kool G Rap & Big Daddy Kane.  20 years later Q-tip put out a remix to his song Renaissance Rap off of his most recent album “The Renaissance” much like Marley’s record this remix features a few of the heavyweights in the game today, Busta Rhymes, Raekwon & Lil Wayne.

The Symphony 

Move – Q-Tip

“Move” produced by the late-great J-Dilla is an immediate classic off of Q-tip’s new album The Renaissance.  The album’s release date is on election day, so make sure to vote plus pick up Q-Tip’s latest opus.      peep the video below