Music Monday: Word is Bond

Late 80s and early 90s hip hop is seen as the “Golden Age” for the musical genre. It was an innovative and creative time as the masterminds behind these tracks sampled retro favorites and rhymed about spreading positivity. Word is Bond is a collection of some of our favorite tracks from the Golden Age of Hip Hop. Click here to stream Word is Bond via Spotify.

Track List

Check the Technique // Gang Starr

Quality Control // Jurassic 5

Don’t Swear the Technique // Erik B. & Rakim

Passin’ Me By // The Pharcyde

The World is Yours // Nas

History // Mos Def and Talib Kweli

At the Helm // Hieroglyphics

A Roller Skating Jam Named Saturdays // De La Soul

Can It Be All So Simple // Wu-Tang Clan

Award Tour // A Tribe Called Quest

All music used without permission. Streams via Spotify.

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