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Could It Have Been All So Simple...

Yup, your boy retro signing in once again for Gotty. At least until the semester starts back up for me. So, I was watching the Last Samurai(disclaimer: yes i know Tom Cruise is a complete idiot), and Ken Watanabe's character said something profound to me. During his time with Tom Cruise's character, he states that he was on the lookout for the perfect plum blossom. "The perfect blossom is a rare thing. You could spend your life looking for one, and it would not be a wasted life."

Towards the end, Watanabe's character meets his timely demise, but not before reaching an epiphany. He knew at that precise moment, that ALL of the blossoms were perfect. He had been looking for something extravagant, something extra colorful, just something that would differentiate one from the rest. But, he found perfection in simplicity. Less is more. It's the simple things in life that count, and maybe a little bit of the extravagant things. At least to folks with substance. When was the last time you REALLY stopped to take appreciate these things? With that said, this entire post was created with the intention of making our loyal readers appreciate the simple shit in life, and in music. No crazy music videos, no multimillion dollar budgets, no big named producers. Just music. In its purest form. Good. Better. Best.

Onto the music...

Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Greatest Hits

Sam Cooke - Portrait Of A Legend

Wild Style Soundtrack

If you miss out on this Wild Style jumpoff, you need to have your head examined. That's all for now, a small update but good simple music nonetheless. Enjoy.

Retro Out

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Discography of Musiq




This last joint was just interesting. Here's a quote with some of the info regarding it.

"It's an album with every Biggie collabo that's ever leaked onto the net or been released, but now everybody apart from Biggie has been taken off. Download this, I promise you won't be dissapointed."

I wish I could post the tracklisting but it's a mix created by a group and not an actual rip. Give it a shot.

The Notorious B.I.G-Filtered To Perfection

PW - Notorious Online

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