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08-12-2005, 01:45 PM
how long have all of you been hiphop headz, where are you from/at, and how are you hip-hop?
be honest kids.
08-12-2005, 02:27 PM
All My Life...since i was born i was bumping hip hop
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08-12-2005, 02:33 PM
i bought my first hiphop albums in 95(east 1999 and the bloods and crips tape, bangin on wax). but i was watching hiphop videos and listening to my cousins tapes since 91.
08-12-2005, 02:33 PM
most of my life i've had hiphop around me even when i was too young to understand it
i remember whoodini,fat boys, beastie boys, run dmc, slick rick, big daddy kane, doug e fresh, bdp damn i'm bring back old memories
i think the thing i remember the most about old school hip hop was that no matter what the song was about the melody was always uptempo
08-12-2005, 02:35 PM
08-12-2005, 02:44 PM
started with dre and hammer, went to snoop, dogg pound, then first wu was 'only built for cuban linx' and finally found "it"
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08-12-2005, 02:46 PM
^^yeah cuban linx was what made me a hiphopper for life
08-12-2005, 02:54 PM
I used to be on that DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince back in the day (even did parents just don't understand in a talent show) but I really got into hip hop somewhere around '92. The 1st album I bought was that bacdafucup from Onyx (that was my shit) then Wu, then Gravediggaz (I didn't even know the affiliation back then) then Meth, ODB; man I feel like an old head talking about woodstock and shit when I say "we were all Wu heads back in the day, White, Black, Asian, Latino, Man, Woman. Everyone was on that shit - some of us just never left...
08-12-2005, 03:02 PM
been a hip-hop head since 94. I'm from the Bronx. Many of us who are in our 20s love Wu-Tang cuz we came up when the Wu were everywhere (radio, tv, ect). When hip-hop was pure and it wasn't diluted. It's hard to explain to newer fans but there was a time when Wu-Tang ruled hip-hop.
08-12-2005, 03:12 PM
i remember when i was yung i used to watch Wu tang and b.i.g on t.v. and i used to love all them niggas. (still do) But i consider myself a TRUE head since about a year ago. When i realized what music is good, and what's bullshit. It's sad everybody else can't see that.
08-12-2005, 03:19 PM
since gza released 'come do me'
08-12-2005, 03:20 PM
^^^ 2nd that, but I realised bout six months ago....
08-12-2005, 04:30 PM
Im from N.Y.C so hip-hop has been inbeded in me since day 1
first record i ever heard was Run DMC IN '83
I think it was the 1 that goes...."1,2,3 in the place 2 be as its plain 2 see he is dj run and im dmc,funky fresh for 1983...i think its called "Here we go"
ever since then its been a wrap!!!!
I've been living the hiphop culture since then....involved in all aspects..
Graffiti,Breaking,Emceeing,i know a little about djing,but not enough 2 say i can freak it...
Currently im creating lyrics,beats, me and my peoples creating our own movement called "Warheads Productions"since '99...
been a wu fan since day 1........
08-12-2005, 06:50 PM
True that. Word
08-12-2005, 07:44 PM
damn, ever since i was young, and i don't know at what age, my sister was into hiphop so i remember some videos, for sure i remember she'd call me and my brother whenever Snoop's what's my name video was on, cause we were young and loved how they turned into dogs. i remember that tribe video infront of the universal studios globe thing, but i never got fully into it (I was just watching whatever videos the stations played) until about... crap 97 was when i started. i'm young, but hiphop has always been around me, i never really chose it as my music until my sister played me some DMX, and i was like "yeah! that sounds good!". i chose it over any music, cause i was watching the countdowns which had everything, and made Hiphop it, but Wu-Tang Clan i've always known about, even when I wasn't fully into Hiphop, i can remember knowing about Wu-Tang for a while... at school i asked someone what their favourite band is, they were like "Limp Bizkit", i'm like, nahh, mine is Wu-Tang Clan.
i didn't start to become a serious Wu fanatic til earlier this year when i picked up 36 chambers. i started to become a Hiphop head when my friend lent me Illmatic (Best way to start) and he was like "it's not that good, all the beats are kind of old school), i played that album like 50 times, and begged to keep it longer when i had to give it back to him. true Hiphop really connected to me, and that's what I preach since then.
oh yeah, i'm from Scarborough, Toronto.
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08-12-2005, 08:46 PM
Since '97, so not too long.
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