Throwback Thursday: Try Again | Aaliyah


Throwback Thursday Classics is a segment we here at BSPZ started when we first launched our site in October of 2013 (#HappyBirthdayBSPZ). We want to reintroduce this because we feel it is important that we share proper music knowledge of artist that the new generation consider “Ol’Skool”.   Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: 25 Lighters | DJ DMD ft Lil Keke & Fat Pat

Screen Shot 2014-09-18 at 8.28.56 PMIt’s Thursday, so you know that means it’s time to throw it back and shed a little light on a classic. Let’s get to it. The year was 1999 when DJ DMD of Port Author, Texas (same place the legendary UGK is from) hooked up with  Lil Keke and Fat Pat (R.I.P.) to drop “25 Lighters.” Continue reading

Throwback Thursday | A Closer Look At Samples Used On Drake’s “Take Care” Album


Drake’s Grammy-award winning Take Care album hit stores November 14, 2011. In light of recent conversations I’ve had with a couple of people, I realized that some of you may not know the songs that were featured on “Cameras” and “Look What You’ve Done.” Not to worry, I’m here to put you up on game. (you should obviously know that “Practice” samples “Back That Azz Up“) Continue reading

Throwback Thursday Classic: Gin & Juice | Snoop Dogg


Rollin’ down the street smokin’ en-.. you know the rest. The year was ’93 when Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre got together to create the classic, Gin & Juice for Snoop’s Doggystyle album. The record was released the next year and ended up being a certified platinum, top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US. Continue reading