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15 of the Best Hip-Hop Christmas Classics

Madhav Saxena music

This is far from a comprehensive list, but it's just enough for a fun night gathered around my new-used vintage audio set-up with some Fireball hot chocolate. These songs pretty much span from early '80s onward, so this playlist actually…

My new EP - 2005 dreams deferred

Madhav Saxena music

I recently found a CD of hip-hop instrumentals that I made in 2004-2005 as a senior in high school and I've put them up on Bandcamp and they should be up on streaming platforms soon as well. Bandcamp write-up below…

Nas - I Am (1999)

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I Am was released on April 6, 1999. It was Nas third album after Illmatic (critically acclaimed but low sales) and It Was Written (critically average but sold pretty well). I Am was originally supposed to be a double-album magnum…