TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Redman’s ‘Muddy Waters’
. [Buy via Amazon or iTunes | Stream Below] Redman is my favorite emcee of all time. I’m not saying Happy 20th Anniversary to Redman’s Muddy Waters, released via Def Jam Records on December 10, 1996 discographies in the hip-hop. What drew me to Redman was pretty straightforward: he could rap his ass off Redman Though it’s a tough task to identify the greatest album across Redman’s excellent discography, his third album ‘Muddy Waters’ makes a convincing case. ever. Redman’s career had long been tied to his mentors Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith of EPMD, ever TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Redman’s ‘Muddy Waters’ and he didn’t give a fuck. About anything. It was apparent the first time I heard Reggie “Redman
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a superstar, Redman was nonetheless one of the most off-the-wall, beloved, and enduring rappers of . Redman released only two solo albums, Malpractice (2001) and Red Gone Wild (2007) during the first decade Happy Birthday to Reggie “Redman” Noble, Born April 17, 1970 tough -- an approach that rarely wavered throughout the remainder of his career. Each of Redman's Redman Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Redman’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Redman’s musical legacy and share your personal
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Redman’s Debut Album ‘Whut? Thee Album’
debut solo album Whut? The Album, Reggie “Redman” Noble addresses the listener. “This is for y’all hokey , ripping it nightly. Eventually Redman hooked up with EPMD after opening for the group (as a DJ for the site, Redman doesn’t give a fuck. Not even a little bit. But at the time Redman dropped his first TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Redman’s Debut Album ‘Whut? Thee Album’ Redman’s 1992 debut LP captures the essence of the acclaimed emcee: hard-as-nails delivery Redman Happy 25th Anniversary to Redman’s debut album Whut? Thee Album, originally released October 6 ?! What’s up dog?!” These 15 or so seconds are the distilled essence of Redman: hard-as-nails delivery
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Redman briefly became a media darling, but in his case, he largely deserved the attention. A talented Joshua Redman Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Joshua Redman’s musical legacy and share your personal Happy Birthday to Joshua Redman, Born February 1, 1969 when inspired. The son of the great tenor saxophonist Dewey Redman, Joshua graduated from Harvard and Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Joshua Redman’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. bop-based tenor man, Redman (who will probably never be an innovator) is a throwback to the styles albums (the Redman-Metheny interplay during their engagements was quite memorable), and although Redman
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Clan featuring Redman, The National, L.A. Witch, Big K.R.I.T., The Horrors, Margo Price, Courtney Pine
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, Redman leads off the track, contributing another wild verse, rapping, “The authentic craft will split you Smith. Erick and Redman soon enlisted Long Island hard-rock/skilled emcee Keith Murray to form the Def rawer feel. “K.I.M.” functions as the sequel to “Head Banger,” with Redman and Keith Murray joining Squad itself also broke up, with Redman rolling with Sermon and Das EFX & DJ Scratch sticking with
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association that would become symbiotic by the end of the decade. As previously mentioned, Redman joined with the addition of saxophonist Dewey Redman -- would record together for 11 years and attain the
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of EPMD’s ‘Business Never Personal’
” songs. Lyrically, Erick, Parrish, K-Solo, and Redman all contribute exceptional verses. Parrish Hit Squad itself also broke up, with Redman rolling with Sermon and Das EFX & DJ Scratch sticking , “Remember Redman? Last album I was ‘Hardcore’ / Now I’m back to tear the frame out your asscrack / ’Cause I digital trigger finger. Redman finishes up the track with not only one of the best verses of his with Smith. Erick and Redman soon enlisted Long Island hard-rock/skilled emcee Keith Murray to form
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had been parched since the pinnacle of Redman’s career circa 1997. Five years before the release
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(with assistance from Redman on the hook), as he kicks a dope 16-bar verse. The beat is built around strong with “Lesson Learn’d,” featuring Inspektah Deck and Redman flowing over soaring strings and gouging habits. Meanwhile, Redman, contributes another in his long line of exceptional guest verses ,” featuring verses from four core Clan members and frequent collaborator Redman, was well-received
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of KRS-One’s ‘I Got Next’
Showbiz where Redman appears for a second time, this time just contributing the chorus. I Got Next name. Amid the added crowd noise and mic feedback, Redman works crowd control between verses. The school, park jam environment with “Heartbeat.” KRS, Redman, and DJ/radio personality turned rapper Angie
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effort, Apollo Kids, landed in 2010 with special guests Redman, Busta Rhymes, and the Game. Another
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decade, Coleman had a quartet with the very complementary tenor Dewey Redman, Haden, and either
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range of musicians, including DJ Premier, Joshua Redman, Bill Summers, Wah-Wah Watson, and David
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Common’s Debut Album ‘Can I Borrow a Dollar?’
Starr, Dr. Dre, Diamond D, Redman, Showbiz & A.G. and Compton’s Most Wanted. And that’s just
RIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Meshell Ndegeocello’s ‘Peace Beyond Passion’
, Joshua Redman, and Wah Wah Watson are among the many talented musicians who contributed to this amazing
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care?” [2] “Got My Mind Made Up” (feat. Daz Dillinger, Kurupt, Method Man & Redman) The strongest of
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, Paul McCartney, Pat Methany, Joshua Redman, Paul Simon, Carly Simon, Sting, D’Angelo, Roy Hargrove
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single, “Mount Kushmore,” Snoop enlists fellow weed-head OGs B-Real, Method Man, and Redman. The
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Das EFX’s Debut Album ‘Dead Serious’
Records, and became members of The Hit Squad, the crew led by EPMD that included K-Solo and Redman
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