Bass Radio is a bi-weekly feature where I dig into some tracks that inspire the good people behind this site. It could be anything from funk, hip-hop, soul, or even the occasional R&B (Oran “Juice” Jones anyone?). Make sure to check in every Wednesday for some Bass Rocks staples.

June 2008:

Mobb Deep: “Survival of the Fittest”

July 2008:

Diamond D: “What U Heard”

Artifacts: “Wrong Side of Da Tracks”

Del: “If You Must”

Brenton Wood: “Gimme a Little Sign”

August 2008:

Karl Hector & The Malcouns: “Sahara Swing”

Isaac Hayes: “Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic”

Jeru the Damaja: “”Come Clean”

Can: “Vitamin C”

September 2008

Ice Cube: “Check Yo Self”

M.O.P.: “How About Some Hardcore”

Organized Konfusion: “Stress”

Big Daddy Kane: “Ain’t No Half-Steppin'”

October 2008

Run D.M.C: “Down With the King”

Q-Tip: “Let’s Ride”

MF Doom: “Dead Bent”

Jay-Z: “In My Lifetime”

November 2008:

Audio Two: “I Don’t Care”

Lootpack: “Whenimondamic”

DJ Polo & Kool G Rap: “It’s a Demo”

Black Star: “Respiration”

December 2008:

Raekwon: “Criminology”

KRS-One: “Sound of Da Police”

Lord Finesse: “Strictly for the Ladies”

Snoop Dogg: “Santa Claus Goes Straight to the Ghetto”

January 2009

YZ: “Thinking of a Master Plan”

Gang Starr: “DWYCK”

A Tribe Called Quest: “Check the Rhyme”

Showbiz & A.G.: “Next Level (Remix)”

February 2009

K-Solo: “Your Mom’s In My Business”

MC Breed: “Ain’t No Future In Your Frontin'”

Quasimoto: “Come on Feet”

INI: “Fakin’ Jax”

March 2009

EPMD: “So What Cha Sayin'”

Junior M.A.F.I.A.: “Get Money”

Too $hort: “In the Trunk”

Kool Keith: “Livin’ Astro”

April 2009:

Kwest the Madd Lad: “101 Things To Do While I’m With Your Girl”

Main Source: “Fakin the Funk”

Maestro Fresh Wes (feat. Showbiz): “Fine Tune the Mic”

TWDY: “Player’s Holliday”

Xzibit: “What You See Is What You Get”

May 2009:

Young Gunz: “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop”

Three Times Dope: “Funky Dividends”

King T: “Bass”

Jake One: “Home”

June 2009:

U.T.D.: “Manifest Destiny”

Run DMC: “Beats to the Rhyme”

Zhigge: “Rakin’ in the Dough (Uptown Mix)”

Michael Jackson: “Billie Jean”

July 2009:

Masta Ace: “Me & The Biz”

Mac Dre: “California Livin”

The Jungle Brothers: “Straight Out The Jungle”

Ed O.G: “I Got to Have It”

August 2009

2nd II None: “Be True To Yourself”

Frescho & Miz: “We Don’t Play”

The Alkaholiks: “Make Room”

Raekwon: “House of Flying Daggers”

September 2009

DJ Quik: “Born and Raised in Compton”

Large Professor: “Mad Scientist”

October 2009

Gang Starr: “Code of the Streets”

November 2009

The D.O.C.: “It’s Funky Enough”


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