Spring Again – Biz Markie

What a nice weekend, up here in Worcester MA temperatures almost reached 80 degrees.  Although it’s since cooled off it still has me feeling like it’s Spring Again, this Biz joint seems to escape me every year untill the weather warms up and the girls come out.  Biz Markie released Spring Again on his 1989 album The Biz Never Sleeps which to this day is the Biz’s biggest selling album due to the smash success of Just a Friend, and songs like Spring Again.Spring Again – Biz Markie

Steppin 2 Me – Gza, Inspectah Deck & Masta Killa

The Wu-Tang Clan’s DJ Mathematics is set to release his sequel to 2007’s Mathematics Presents Wu-Tang Clan & Friends Unreleased in 2010 with The Return of The Wu & Friends.  The album will consist of remixes, unreleased songs & old gems reworked all the way from 2000-2010.  One of the new songs from the upcoming album is Steppin 2 Me which features clansmen Gza, Inspectah Deck & Masta Killa.Steppin 2 Me – Gza, Inspectah Deck & Masta Killa

The Return of The Wu & Friends

1. Wu-Tang Clan feat. Raekwon, Ghostface, Method Man, U-God- “Clap 2010”
2. Wu-Tang Clan- “Respect 2010”
3. Masta Killa feat. Raekwon & Ghostface- “It’s What It Is”
4. Wu-Tang Clan feat. Inspectah Deck, RZA, Ghostface- “Strawberries & Cream”
5. Wu-Tang Clan feat. GZA, Masta Killa & Inspectah Deck- “Steppin 2 Me”
6. Wu-Tang Clan feat. Raekwon, Method Man, Ghostface, Ica da Don & Inspectah Deck- “All Flowers”
7. Method Man- “John 3:16”
8. Raekwon- “Treez”
9. Wu-Tang Clan feat. RZA, Streetlife, Buddah Bless- “What It Is”
10. Masta Killa feat. RZA & Method Man- “Iron God Chamber”
11. Masta Killa feat. Ghostface, Buddah Bless, Raekwon, Eyes Low- “Real Nillaz”
12. Wu-Tang Clan feat. Method Man & GZA- “Rush”
13. Mathematics- “Da Way We Were”
14. Wu-Tang Clan feat. ODB & Bad Luck- “Early Grave”
15. Wu-Tang Clan- “Keep Pace”

Shout to Hip-Hop Wired for the Tracklist

Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Part. II (Tracklisting) – Raekwon Guest Starring Tony Starks AKA Ghostface Killah

So here is the tracklisting to Raekwon’s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II, this has got to be the most anticipated album in recent history.  Looks pretty official, don’t be surprised the tracklisting changes around a bit before it drops this September.

01. Return To The North Star (Feat. Papu Wu) (Interlude) (Prod. Bt)

02. House of Flying Daggers (Feat. Inspectah Deck, Ghostface Killah & Method Man) (Prod. J-Dilla)

03. Sonny’s Missing (Prod. Pete Rock)

04. Pyrex Vision (Prod. Marley Marl)

05. Cold Outside (Feat. Suga Bang & Ghostface Killah) (Prod. Atl)

 06. Godfather (Feat. Inspectah Deck) (Prod. Rza)

07. New Wu (Feat. Method Man & Ghostface Killah) (Prod. Rza)

08. Penitentiary (Feat. Ghostface Killah) (Prod. Bt)

 09. Criminology 09 (Feat. Ghostface Killah) (Prod. Bt & Rza)

10. Fat Lady Sings (Prod. Rza)

11. Canal Street

12. 10 Bricks (Feat. Cappadonna & Ghostface Killah) (Prod. J-Dilla)

13. G-hide (Feat. Ghostface Killah) (Prod. Negro)

14. Rockstar (Feat. Inspectah Deck & Gza) (Prod. Rza)

15. Catalina (Feat. Busta Ryhmes) (Prod. Dr. Dre)

 16. 40 Deuce (Feat. Jadakiss & Styles P) (Prod. Scram Jones)

17. Walk Wit Me (Prod. Scram Jones)

18. We Will Rob You (Feat. Slick Rick, Gza & Masta Killah) (Prod. Allah Justice)

19. Have Mercy (Feat. Beanie Sigel)

20. Surgical Gloves (Prod. The Alchemist)

21. Nigga Me (Prod. Dr. Dre)

22. Mean Streets (Feat. Inspectah Deck) (Prod. Allah Mathematics)

23. Kiss The Ring (Feat. Inspectah Deck & Masta Killah) (Prod. Scram Jones)

24. Ason Jones (Prod. J-Dilla)

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 

Biz + Kane