Discover Classic Samples On AZ 'Doe or Die' by VinRican on Power 106.

Discover Classic Samples On AZ 'Doe or Die' by VinRican on Power 106.

Doe or Die is the debut studio album by rapper AZ, released October 10, 1995 on EMI Records. The album features guest appearances by artists such as Nas and Miss Jones, and production from Pete Rock, L.E.S., and Buckwild, among others. Upon release, Doe or Die received notable critical and commercial success. The album peaked at #15 on the Billboard 200, and #1 on the U.S. Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart. Doe or Die produced several singles, including, "Mo Money, Mo Murder, Mo Homicide," "Gimme Yours (remix)," "Doe or Die" and "Sugar Hill" -…

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Off The Record: DJ Premier on Nas' "N.Y. State of Mind" and "Memory Lane (Sittin' in da Park)"

Off The Record: DJ Premier on Nas' "N.Y. State of Mind" and "Memory Lane (Sittin' in da Park)"

In the '90s (and beyond), there was no stronger one-two punch than your favorite wordy New York City lyricist kicking punchlines over DJ Premier's signature scratches and boom-bap. The result was guaranteed flames, whether the Texas-born producer was lacing Group Home or flipping records for his eternal partner-in-rhyme Guru as Gang Starr. Of all the artists he laced with his signature beats, Preemo always had a special musical kinship with Nasty Nas. Stans are still asking for a collaborative album between the two, who graced the cover of the now-defunct Scratch magazine back in 2005, promising a full-length project. They…

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