For our second installment of The Orchardâ€™s Catalogue Cuts, Orchard-ite Ben Wexler brings you the best of Hip Hop and Rap music from our vast repertoire.
Weâ€™ve got some â€œlegendaryâ€ (quite literally) tunes from all coasts: Pigeon John, Murs, and Fashawn from the West; Lord Jamar, The RZA, R.A. The Rugged Man, and G.U.R.U. from the East; Royce Da 5â€™9â€³ and Nick Speed from the Midwest; and Stat Quo, Scarface, and K. Gates from the Dirty South.
Youâ€™ll notice some classics from back in the day like â€œGame Typeâ€ by Tragedy fka the Intelligent Hoodlum to the Hip-House smash â€œTurn Up The Bassâ€ by Tyree Cooper featuring Kool Rock Steady, and some more recent tracks from the past 18 months including â€œMega Fresh Xâ€ by Cormega feat. KRS-One, Kool DJ Red Alert, Big Daddy Kane, Grand Puba, and Parrish Smith of EPMD, â€œAâ€™s & Eâ€™sâ€ by Edo G. and Masta Ace feat. Marsha Ambrosius, and â€œWhat Iâ€™m Here Forâ€ by Rasheed Chappell feat. EPMDâ€™s DJ Scratch.
If you want an eclectic mix of Hip-Hop, look no further than this totally dope playlist.