1998, A Tribe Called Quest, André "André 3000" Benjamin, Andre 3000, Andre Benjamin, Andre Patton, Antonio M. Reid, Aquarius, Aquemini, Around Lenox, Atlanta, Babyface, Big Boi, Black Star, Blue Lines, Blue Lines Blog, Brand Nubian, Busta Rhymes, David "Mr. DJ" Sheats, Donny Mathis, Drug Addiction, Dungeon Family, emancipation, Gemini, George Clinton, Goodie Mob, Gwen Stefani, Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop Quotable, Hip-Hop Quotable Wednesdays, Janelle Monae, Jay-Z, Key Yemaya Walker, Killer Mike, Mos Def, Mr. DJ, music, neo soul, Organized Noize, OutKast, Raekwon, Sleepy Brown, Talib Kweli, The Foundation, The Love Movement, TLC, Tower Records, Vol 2: Hard Knock Life
Aquemini…I remember the night we went to Tower Records at Around Lenox for the midnight sale. Called by some, Hip-Hop’s greatest release date Jay-Z’s Vol 2: Hard Knock Life, A Tribe Called Quests The Love Movement, Brand Nubian’s The Foundation, and Mos Def & Talib Kweli’ Black Star were also released that night.
I miss Tower Records.
Even the sun goes down heroes eventually die.
Horoscopes often lie and sometimes “y”
nothin’ is for sure nothin’ is for certain nothin’ lasts forever
But until they close the curtain
it’s him & I Aquemini
Now is the time to get on like Spike Lee said
get on the bus go get your work
and keep your beeper chirpin’ is a must
Is you on that dust or cornstarch
familiar with that smack man
The music is like that green stuff Continue reading