Did the Kid 'n Play dance from House Party.Owned Cross Colours brand clothes.Listened to Ice Cube's AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted album.Listened to A Tribe Called Quest's People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm album.Listened to N.W.A's 100 Miles & Runnin' album.Owned Nike Air Maxes.Listened to LL Cool J's Mama Said Knock You Out album.Listened to EPMD's Business As Usual album.Listened to Gang Starr's Step Into the Arena album.Owned multiple flannels.Watched Jay Z's Streets Is Watching movie.Listened to De La Soul's De La Soul Is Dead album.Listened to N.W.A's N****z4Life album.Listened to Slick Rick's The Ruler's Back album.Owned a snapback cap.Listened to DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince's Homebase album.Listened to A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory album.Thought wearing your clothes backwards was cool.Listened to Ice Cube's Death Certificate album.Remember when Big Lez hosted Rap City.Listened to the 2Pac 2Pacalypse Now album.Own or owned a pair of overalls.Got hypnotized by Puffy and Ma$e's shiny suits in Mo Money Mo Problems.Listened to the Redman album Whut? Thee Album.Listened to UGK's Too Hard To Swallow album.Owned a pair of Lugz.Listened to Ice Cube's The Predator album.Listened to the Dr. Dre album The Chronic.Thought about shaving your head bald after watching the "Slam" music video.Wanted a Versace silk shirt.Listened to KRS-One's Return of the Boom Bap album.Listened to A Tribe Called Quest's Midnight Marauders album.Listened to Wu-Tang Clan's Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) album.Listened to 2Pac's Strictly 4 My N.*.*.*.*.Z... album.Owned Timberland boots.Know that Illmatic is the best album of all time.Listened to Shyheim's AKA the Rugged Child album.Listened to Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle album.Listened to Outkast's Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik album.Listened to the Jeru the Damaja's The Sun Rises in the East album.Listened to UGK's Super Tight album.Used the phrase "word up" non-ironically.Listened to the Notorious B.I.G. album Ready to Die.Couldn't help but snap whenever Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat) by Digable Planets comes on.Listened to Common's Resurrection album.Listened to Method Man's Tical album.Listened to the Roots' Do You Want More?!!!??! album.Listened to 2Pac Me Against the World album.Owned a Starter jacket.Listened to Big L's Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous album.Listened to Ol' Dirty Bastard's album Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version.Listened to Mobb Deep's The Infamous album.Listened to Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's E. 1999 Eternal album.Listened to Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... album.Sported a camo bucket hat.Listened to Mystikal's Mind of Mystikal album.Listened to Coolio's Gangsta's Paradise album.Listened to GZA's Liquid Swords album.Listened to the Pharcyde's Labcabincalifornia album.Listened to 2Pac's All Eyez on Me album.Listened to the Fugees' The Score album.Wore Tommy Hilfiger.Listened to Busta Rhymes' The Coming album.Listened to Master P's Ice Cream Man album.Will play or have played You're All I Need by Method Man at your wedding.Listened to Heltah Skeltah's Nocturnal album.Dressed as MC Hammer for Halloween.Listened to Jay Z's Reasonable Doubt album.Watched Dangerous Minds only because of Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise."Listened to De La Soul's Stakes Is High album.Watched Yo! MTV Raps religiously.Listened to Nas' It Was Written album.Listened to A Tribe Called Quest's Beats, Rhymes and Life album.Owned any pair of Jordans.Listened to UGK's Ridin' Dirty album.Listened to OutKast's ATLiens album.Will drop everything when you hear the violins at the beginning of "Back That Azz Up."Listened to Ras Kass's Soul on Ice album.Had a pair of Air Force 1's.Listened to Ghostface Killah's Ironman album.Know how to do the original Running Man.Listened to O.G.C.'s Da Storm album.Listened to Makaveli's The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory album.Listened to Lil' Kim's Hard Core album.Your idea of heaven is the Camp Lo "Luchini" instrumental.Know that you can either get with this or get with that.Have random urges to say "Uhh" followed by "Na Na Na."Lil' Kim's 1999 VMA look gave you life.Listened to Snoop Dogg's Tha Doggfather album.Attended a Rock the Bells Festival.Rap the first verse on "Lost Ones" better than Ms. Lauryn Hill herself.Listened to Mobb Deep's Hell on Earth album.Used the word "phat" to describe something as cool.Listened to the Roots' Illadelph Halflife album.Know the words to Tupac's "I am crazy" monologue in Juice.Owned a VHS of CB4.Cried when Ricky died in Boyz n the Hood.Can watch Friday on mute and know what they're saying.Watched Belly and thought DMX should've won an Oscar.Listened to Shaquille O'Neal's You Can't Stop the Reign album.Listened to Foxy Brown's Ill Na Na album.Stopped everything you're doing to rap Biggie's first verse on "Juicy."Prefer "Baby Got Back" over Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda."Know "The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)"–era Missy Elliott is the best Missy."I Wish" by Skee-Lo connected with you on a spiritual level.No amount of trap songs can get you as hype as DMX's "Ruff Ryders' Anthem."Have gotten a workout while jumping around to House of Pain's "Jump Around."Are down with O.P.P.
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