Getting to the root of Spiritual Famine

Getting to the root of Spiritual Famine

Second Samuel 21 and verse 1: Now there was a famine in the days of David for three years, year after year. So these were three consecutive years. And David sought the presence of the Lord and the Lord said it is for Saul and his bloody house because he put the Gibeonites to death. […]

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Sounds Of The South | Songs That Shook

♪♪ ♪♪ 1996 was a — a transformative period in hip-hop culture. Uh, East Coast rap was becoming more sexier. Like, the Bad Boy sound was in the clubs and on mainstream radio and was real clean. And then on the West Coast, the dominance of Death Row Records in radio, in club culture — […]

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DJ Drama: ‘People Weren’t Really Interested’ | Songs That Shook

DJ Drama: ‘People Weren’t Really Interested’ | Songs That Shook

I can tell it from a perspective from me, like when I started “Gangsta Grillz.” Um… Like, the concept of what that mixtape was and the majority of it being based in Southern music and Southern hip-hop, you know, I used to call a lot of stores, and a lot of the mixtape game and […]

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SCIENCE GONE (horribly) WRONG

SCIENCE GONE (horribly) WRONG

A long time ago, I was a child playing video games. One of the best parts about video games was the ability to modify the game. Change how it works, change the way the game was played, change the exact type of game that you played. Eventually modding got so involved that you didn’t recognize […]

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Big Boi: ‘Debra Killings Was Like the Fourth Member of TLC’ | Songs That Shook

Big Boi: ‘Debra Killings Was Like the Fourth Member of TLC’ | Songs That Shook

Debra Killings is like the — She was like the fourth voice of TLC. Um, but she’s also one of the most prolific bass players that I ever worked with, you know? Um, she’s — she’s played on all — just about every OutKast record. When you hear songs like “Jazzy Belle” — ♪ Ahh […]

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Questlove: ‘Rock Box Lyrically is a Mission Statement’ | Songs That Shook

Questlove: ‘Rock Box Lyrically is a Mission Statement’ | Songs That Shook

“Rock Box,” lyrically, is a mission statement. Um, they just approached hip-hop way different than anybody before them, you know, because, before Run-D.M.C., you know, the king was Melle Mel and the Furious Five, and, you know, it was just about rockin’ the party. You know, checkin’ out some girls, doing some blow, let’s party […]

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Jermaine Dupri: ‘Rock Box Was Original’ | Songs That Shook

Well, “Rock Box” was original. “Walk This Way” was a remake, so it wasn’t really that much you had to do besides make the beat a little bit harder to make it sound like a rap, but the beat is basically the same as it was in the original. To make “Rock Box,” to make […]

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