SHIT THAT RULED IN 2003: Paris came back to the game, dope 80s fashion, facial hair (men only), quitting your major-label A&R job to be a broke-ass writer/musician/actor/bartender, Ludacris, cocaine.
I think Dante Ross should get an award for being one of the best rap A&R guys of all time.
The X-Ecutioners are one of the most important DJ collectives in rap history.
All these people have it made.
It ain't how much you say, it's what you say. I got no fuckin' time on the page to play.
Kool G. Rap and friends.
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