Not to sound like a grumpy old man, but honestly people 90's rap is better.
I'm reminded of this again today thanks to Anil Dash's tweet
This, of course, led me to listen to the entire bleepin' Judgement Night album again. It's not great. It's not even better than a lot of stuff today. But, it's a different sound and something you don't hear much of anymore. I encourage everyone to listen at least once to songs like
Now, I'm fully willing to accept that every song on the Judgement Night soundtrack I like more for nostalgia than quality. However, the second group of the day, Mobb Deep, wins without the aid of nostalgia. After reading Slate's review the new autobiography from Prodigy I started listening to Quiet Storm on repeat.
It's a gangster movie in 3 minutes and 57 seconds and a song a wish more people knew and remembered.