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Posts Tagged ‘ Q-Tip ’

Throwback Music Video: Angie Martinez ft. Q-Tip – Dem Thangs.


irGrowing up in Jersey, Hot 97 was always the station playing in the car, or on the radio at home.  Anyone who’s familiar with New York’s biggest radio station knows that you can’t listen for too long without hearing the voice of Angie Martinez.  She’s blessed the radio with her talent for years, but in 2001, she took to making music of her own, and put out the single Dem Thangs, featuring Q-Tip.  No matter where in New York you go, if the people you’re with are of the right age, they’ll know this track as soon as it starts.

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R.I.P. Chris Lighty.


Chris Lighty was one of Hip-Hop’s most successful executives, helping/managing the careers of numerous artists such as 50 Cent, Diddy, Busta Rhymes, Mariah Carey, Q-Tip, Missy Elliott, Mýa, Diggy Simmons, Cormega, Ja Rule, Mobb Deep, LL Cool J, Nas, and more. Violator Management founder Chris Lighty has passed away in his Bronx Apartment, according to numerous confirmed reports. The cause of death appears to be suicide. A gun was recovered next to his body. His last tweets from 2 days ago are troubling: He retweeted the following: ‘Life is about perspective. It’s not what you see, but how you see it. What you see is what you get.’

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