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The Vault: Classic Music Reviews Podcast

Podcast with four hip-hop fans that grew up in the 90s that reviews classic hip-hop, R&B and reggae albums music 20, 25 and 30 years after their release to see if they still stand the test of time. It's a perspective on classics from a fresh point of view. Also includes: *Bonus segments guest interviews with artists, critics, fellow creators and influencers. *Round table discussions around classic music topics.*Head-to-Head artists catalog debates.

Episodes

Erykah Badu: Mama's Gun (2000). "Orange Moons, Green Eyes & Black Excellence"
Show Details33min 37s
Musiq Soulchild: Aijuswanaseing (2000). "From the Streets to the Studio-A Soul Story"
Show Details31min 7s
Goodie Mob: Soul Food (1995)-A Feast for Hungry Spirits, A Requiem for the Soul of Atlanta
Show Details40min 29s
GZA: Liquid Swords (1995). The Legend of "The Genius"
Show Details35min 14s
OutKast: Stankonia (2000). "Welcome to Stankonia"
Show Details37min 6s
Reflection Eternal: Train of Thought (2000). A Quest For Hip-Hop and Black America's Soul.
Show Details40min 36s
AZ: Doe or Die (1995). How "Visualizing The Realism Of Life" Became Reality
Show Details32min 26s
Kool G Rap: 4, 5, 6... (1995). An Hip-Hop OG Takes Center Stage
Show Details31min 4s
Bonus Episode: "Pop Culture Corner"-Friday, 25 Years Later
Show Details42min 6s
BONUS EPISODE!! "Tale of The Tape" Nas vs. Jay-Z Part 2
Show Details57min 32s
BONUS EPISODE!! "Tale of The Tape" Nas vs. Jay-Z Part 1
Show Details1hr 3min
Faith Evans: Faith (1995). The First Lady of Bad Boy
Show Details37min 8s
LL Cool J: Mama Said Knock You Out (1990). "Don't Call It A Comeback..."
Show Details41min 37s
Bonus Segment! Cards, Dominoes, Drinks & Smoke #3: The Disappearance of Rap Groups
Show Details37min 42s
Raekwon: Only Built For Cuban Linx...(1995). "The Legend of The Purple Tape"
Show Details47min 55s
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony: E. 1999 Eternal (1995). A View of Rap At the Crossroads
Show Details33min 42s
Ep. 38: Jill Scott: Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1 (2000). A Celebration of Life, Love & The Epitome of Soul
Show Details42min 47s
Ep. 37: Buju Banton-Til Shiloh. A "Champion" Album For the Ages
Show Details36min 55s
Ep. 36: D'Angelo-Brown Sugar. The Genesis of Neo Soul
Show Details47min 7s
Ep. 35: Nelly-Country Grammar. Batter Up...
Show Details37min 28s
Ep. 34-Eric B & Rakim: Let The Rhythm Hit 'Em. A Gem For the Golden Age
Show Details34min 42s
Ep. 33: Slum Village-Fantastic Vol. 2. An Album By No Other Name
Show Details41min 9s
Ep. 32: Three 6 Mafia-When The Smoke Clears; Sixty 6 Sixty 1. A Step From Out The Underground
Show Details37min 8s
Ep. 31: Naughty By Nature-Poverty's Paradise. The Last Lap of Naughty
Show Details36min 23s
Ep. 30: Eminem-The Marshall Mathers LP. "I'm...just Marshall Mathers..."
Show Details38min 3s
Ep. 29: Capelton-More Fire. "Fire Is For the Purification..."
Show Details32min 3s
BONUS EPISODE: "The Guest Lounge"-Kahlil Wonda of Highlanda Sound/Reggae Lover Podcast
Show Details41min 1s
Ep. 28: Ice Cube-AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted. The Coldest Debut
Show Details40min 36s
Bonus Segment! Cards, Dominoes, Drinks & Smoke #2: What Makes A "Classic"?
Show Details36min 50s
Ep. 27: Mobb Deep-The Infamous. Reporting Live from QB...
Show Details40min 2s
Ep. 26: Public Enemy-Fear Of A Black Planet. "You've Got To Fight The Powers That Be"
Show Details34min 49s
Ep. 25-A Tribe Called Quest: People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm. In The Beginning...
Show Details30min 39s
Bonus Segment: Tale of The Tape (Debut)-A Tribe Called Quest vs. OutKast!!!
Show Details1hr 9min
Ep. 24: Bell Biv Devoe (BBD)-Poison. A Match Made In Heaven
Show Details26min 53s
Ep. 23: 2 Pac-Me Against The World. A Conflict Of Life And Art
Show Details38min 54s
Ep. 22: Black Rob-Life Story. A Story Worth Telling
Show Details35min 55s
Bonus Segment! Cards, Dominoes, Drinks & Smoke #1: Regionalism in Hip-Hop. What Happened?
Show Details33min 11s
Ep. 21: Dead Prez-Let's Get Free. Establishment Advisory Be Damned!
Show Details43min 9s
Ep. 20: Ghostface Killah-Supreme Clientele. A Return to The Essence
Show Details40min 44s
Ep. 19: Lord Finesse & DJ Mike Smooth-Funky Technician. A Diamond In The Rough
Show Details29min 41s
Ep. 18: D'Angelo-Voodoo. A Soulful Masterpiece
Show Details45min 59s
Ep. 17: The Roots-Do You Want More?!!!??! "And You Are All About to Witness..."
Show Details27min 51s
Ep. 16: Smif-n-Wessun-Dah Shinin. Introduce You To Bucktown
Show Details32min 8s
Ep. 15: Pete Rock & CL Smooth-The Main Ingredient. An underappreciated gem.
Show Details36min 19s
Ep. 14: Rawkus Presents Soundbombing II. A Continuation...
Show Details41min 28s
Ep. 13: Common-Resurrection. Only The Beginning...
Show Details41min 42s
Ep. 12: Queen Latifah-All Hail The Queen. A Royal Debut
Show Details28min 56s
Ep. 11: Dr. Dre-2001. A Triumphant Return By The Architect
Show Details33min 50s
Ep. 10: Scarface-The Diary. A Peek Into the Mind of one of the GOATs
Show Details29min 22s
Ep. 9: Nas-Illmatic. Definition- hip-hop classic: 1. See Nas' Illmatic
Show Details36min 46s
Ep. 8: Pharoahe Monch-Internal Affairs. A Forgotten Gem In The Digital Age.
Show Details40min 30s
Ep. 7: Mos Def-Black on Both Sides. Ahead of Its Time?
Show Details39min 48s
Ep. 6: Notorious B.I.G.-Ready to Die. The King of New York Ascends to Throne
Show Details40min 40s
Ep. 5: De La Soul-3 Feet High & Rising. Important? Significant? Yes! Classic?...?????
Show Details31min 30s
Ep. 4: Outkast-Southernplayaisticadillacmuzik. "The South's Got Sumthin' to Say"
Show Details47min 13s
Ep. 3: Prince Paul-A Prince Among Thieves. An Interesting Concept
Show Details38min 40s
Ep. 2:The Roots-Things Fall Apart. A Magnum Opus For "The Legendary"
Show Details28min 3s
Ep. 1-Mobb Deep Murda Muzik. Mobb Deep's Last Great Album?
Show Details36min 42s