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Real Badman Never Afraid: Urban Cookie Collective 'The Key, The Secret'

This song came to mind whilst editing some audio last night.



Throwback Tune of the Day: 50 Cent 'Wanksta'

I still remember the summer this dropped. Maaaan, no other artist had the same impact as 50. I was hooked on freestyles before this dropped but this sealed the deal. Also, I laugh at those who are surprised 50 Cent is witty on Twitter. Guess they never heard the beat jacks where he took the piss with original songs. His bars were gangsta with a witty edge.



Vybz Kartel big rass forward in Suriname

Suriname is in South America,, borders Brazil. This is Vybz Kartel in Suriname. Listen to the crowd.



Don't forget to check my interview with Vybz Kartel here

Next concert footage, I-Octane's Different Page concert. Nuff hype. Skip to 1:35



Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg 'Kush' (no Akon)

This is such a p-take, how they gonna take out Akon then upload and it still sounds like a proper tune. I actually don't mind Akon on this track.



New members to #TeamNotDigginNoDiggity

If you follow me on Twitter (@MarvinSparks), you'll be aware of #TeamNotDigginNoDiggity. It's a phrase I coined following a tweet stating I hate BlackStreet's song 'No Diggity'. Probably their most famous song (yes ahead of 'Before I Let You Go' and 'Don't Leave'), it is so overrated. Other members of the crew are @missjaylouise, @PurpleRamblings, @DeliciousDavina and @SadieAma. We're still recruiting, so if you wanna join holla at me with less that 140 characters detailing why you hate the song. Actually, because it's that overrated, you can use multiple tweets to express yourself. Trust me, Marvin Sparks understands.

Anyway, they interviewed King of New Jack Swing aka super-producer aka BlackStreet founding member Teddy Riley over at SoulCulture where he states, I quote: "Like No Diggity, None of the guys liked ‘No Diggity’. None of them. They would even say it. That’s why I’m singing the first verse..."



So boom, that's 3 more members to the squad. Yeah, the song was a hit and is a classic but I don't like it.

On a related tip...

Random Tune of the Day: Guy 'Tell Me What You Like'

What a tune!!! Teddy Riley's group before BlackStreet. Hold tight Aaron Hall. R. Kelly stole your thunder didn't he?



This knocked too. Swear down, the video has nothing do with the reason I posted it.

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