Posts Tagged ‘Saigon’

Nate Dogg – Nobody Does It Better

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011
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If Dre was the sound of G-Funk and Snoop was voice, then Nate Dogg was surely the harmony. Tying together lush production and smooth vocals with his rich, raspy melodies, Nate brought a defining quality to the music. Raised as a gospel singer in East Long Beach, he crashed onto the regional scene with his work on Mista Grimm’s “Indo Smoke” and Dr. Dre’s “Lil’ Ghetto Boy,” but it was his appearance alongside Warren G on “Regulate” that pushed him into the national spotlight. When Death Row Records collapsed under it’s own misdeeds, he took his talents from coast to coast, never failing to impress as the go to guy for that Californian vibe whilst giving career defining hits to the likes of Ludacris, Fabolous and 50 Cent. Many have tried to imitate him and some have even tried to snatch the crown as the king of the rap hook, but to no avail. They can come closer than close. Original they never could be.
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Saigon – The Greatest Rapper You Never Heard

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010
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It’s sad that it’s come to this. It’s been almost 10 years since I first heard of Saigon. I covered his first vinyl single “Say Yes” back in 2001 for a now-defunct underground hip-hop website ran by a fat fuck with a Napoleonic complex and imaginary wife. It was also the year of the Jay-Z-Nas beef and a million subliminals, but there was something to Saigon that kept me intrigued. He had a certain intangible quality that made you wanna track down everything he’s ever done and cherish it. Back then I described him as “An artist whose whole style is throwback with a razor-sharp new millennium swagger.” Maybe it’s the rap nerd in us (me) that makes us (….me) compare all new rappers to those that came before. The desire to designate lineage, to determine who influenced who, and how. With Sai, he combined everything that was great about hip-hop to me: the street storytelling techniques of Kool G Rap, the intelligent lyricism of Nas, the intricate rhyme patterns of Rakim and the unbridled passion of 2Pac. To boot, he even had the undisputed credibility to speak about the lifestyle he vividly detailed in both sorrow and glorification.

In my own opinion, he was the most talented rapper to debut in the 00s. (more…)

T.R.O.Y. Presents – Sounds Like The 90s (Vol. 11)

Friday, November 6th, 2009
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Our big brother dropping 11 on that ass and remember you always double down on 11. Check out the mix and our bro’s blog T.R.O.Y. –Jason Gloss

Sounds Like The 90s (Volume 11)

01. Juice Crew – Mr. Magic Tribute
02. Cormega – Define Yourself feat. Tragedy Khadafi & Havoc
03. Jay Electronica – Suckas
04. Saigon – Say Yes Pt. 2
05. Beanie Sigel – What You Talkin’ Bout
06. Remarkable Mayor – Doomz Day
07. O.C. – Life (Roc Raida Tribue)
08. Senor Kaos – 20 Years High & Rising (Homage To De La Soul) feat. Von Pea & Homeboy Sandman
09. Fashawn – Samsonite Man feat. Blu
10. Sene – WhyBother?
11. People Under The Stairs – DQMOT (Thes One Remix)
12. Del The Funky Homosapien & Tame One – Flashback
13. Cormega – Live And Learn (prod. Pete Rock)
14. Curren$y – On My Way
15. Godamus Rhyme – Mass Appeal feat. Mr. S.O.S.
16. Masta Ace & Edo G – Pass The Mic feat. KRS-One
17. (Bonus Track) Mr. Chop – T.R.O.Y.

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Saigon – “For Some Pussy” (VIDEO)

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009
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Saigon + Autotune = SHOULD NEVER HAPPEN.

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Saigon – Aye, Aye, Aye (prod. Buckwild)

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009
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A few days ago the video hit the net, now it’s time for the mp3. Explicit retail version, tag free and ready to download.

Saigon – Aye, Aye, Aye (prod. Buckwild)

Sounds Like The 90’s (Volume 9)

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009
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1. Raekwon – Broken Safety feat. Jadakiss & Styles P

2. BeatMonstas – Beats N Rhymes

3. D. Black – What I Do

4. SelfSays – Little Things

5. Notes To Sef – Yellow & Grey (Remix) feat. Dilated Peoples

6. Ras Kass – Milli Vanilli feat. Killah Priest

7. Kam Moye – Step By Step

8. Raekwon – Have Mercy feat. Beanie Sigel & Blue Raspberry

9. Beanie Sigel – Where’s My Opponent feat. Omilio Sparks & Freeway

10. Kurupt – Check Check feat. Freeway & Roscoe

11. M.O.P. – Stop Pushin’

12. BK-One – Here I Am feat. Phonte, Brother Ali & The Grouch

13. Mr. Mecca – Over Here feat. Skyzoo, Sha Stimuli, A. Pinks & Torae

14. Saigon – Eyeball (prod. Just Blaze)

15. DJ Honda – D.R.E.A.M. feat. Sean Price

16. Big Twins – Bacon & Cheese feat. Prodigy

17. Truck North – Dutch Dalton feat. Rapper Big Pooh

18. Rapper Big Pooh – People (Remix) feat. Posdnous

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Catch up an all 9 volumes here.

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