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Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 at 11:25 am  |  67 responses

Layup Lines: Bling Bling

When you see cash money you know you stay flossin’

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  • logues

    so… they pretty much have lots of money? cool.

  • Peter Walsh

    Early Cash Money was so dope…not sure how I feel about the red VW Beetle at :07 though

  • http://cnbc.com JTaylor21

    Awwww sheeeeeeeeeeeeeeit. The good ole days of CMB.

  • Kilo

    I was hoping this was somthing diffrent when I clicked on it. I was wrong. This song is dumb as h*ll. This type of music is why we got the horses*it pop trash on the radio and TV now. Super commercial, artistically deficent and ignorant. How can you go from a street poet like AZ to Baby Gangster? Oh this is a wack song. I’m disappointed.

  • http://cnbc.com JTaylor21

    BS!

  • http://cnbc.com JTaylor21

    Also, stop acting like AZ’s some kind of Maya Angelou. Dude raps about the same ish these ni**as rap about; drugs, h*es, money and violence, they only difference being the delivery and beat.

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    Yeah, MUCH better delivery and MUCH better beats from AZ

  • http://cnbc.com JTaylor21

    Nah, better delivery- yes, better beats- HELLS NO!!!!!!!!!

  • O

    Cool song, but I never liked Cash Money. AZ would MURDER anyone on Cash Money, including Wayne.

  • AD

    az get ya old as*** off this site lol.. Its all bout TDE , Cole and Big Krit

  • LP

    Greatest group ever!!! who is AZ? some old washed up rapper, trying to kick knowledge?? probable closely tied to Nas or something, right? Yea, compare him to southern rappers…

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    Please, JTaylor.
    Now you’re trying to tell me Manny Fresh could f*ck with the likes of DJ Premier?
    Yeah, ok…

  • Heals

    Kilo, that’s the beauty of layup-lines…

  • http://cnbc.com JTaylor21

    Enigmatic, si. I’ll take it a step further and say Fresh is the better producer/beatmaker.

  • cramzy

    thats exactly what he’s sayin enigmatic. Fresh one the gr8′s. 5-6 full albums a year for ten years with not one wack beat. Respect it.

  • http://www.twitter.com/_dfrance dfrance21

    I love DJ Premier, he’s crafted a unique sound that’s easily recognizable, but you can’t front like Mannie Fresh hasn’t put out some of the best beats in hip hop. Not just the Cash Money stuff, but beats for Jeezy, TI, Fresh was dope in his prime. And this song was dope, it takes you back to that era of hip hop. Of course everyone is a “hip hop purest” now so they’re gonna knock it, but its a classic track.

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    Not one wack beat?
    I NEVER heard a Manny Fresh beat that made me say “that’s that sh*t!”
    Not a single one.
    Juvenile’s “Ha” made me take notice, but it wasn’t anything crazy.
    Sorry, his sound just doesn’t appeal to me. Just like Swizz Beatz’s sound never did.
    Since so many of y’all like dude, I guess I’ll have to say it’s me and my picky ears, not so much that he made wack beats. But to me? They were wack.

  • http://cnbc.com JTaylor21

    Aight, name one Premier beat that made you say “that’s that sh*t!”. Go ahead, I’ll wait……….meanwhile I’ll toss out a few Fresh beats that made me say “dammmmmmmmn”; “the pimp and the bum”, “top back” , “cash money is an army”. Just a few out of many great beats by Fresh.

  • HAMMER

    Kilo said it. CM may not have started the mess that current mainstream “hip-hop” is in right now, but they are a big reason why. CM was, and is, wack!

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    Jay-Z’s “D’Evils” and “Bring it on”
    Nas’ “NY State of Mind”, “Memory Lane” and “Nas is Like”
    Biggie’s “Unbelievable” and “Kick in the Door”
    Showbiz and AG’s “Next Level”
    Common’s “6th Sense”
    DITC’s “Thick”
    Ras Kass’ “Goldyn Child”
    Just to name a few…

  • blakos

    JTaylor got owned right there^. Oh and this song is mud. But thats from a Kiwi hip-hop fan……

  • http://cnbc.com JTaylor21

    Oh, it’s like that?
    BIG’s “Hope You N*ggas Sleep”
    Juv’s “Back that a** up”
    Mack 10′s “Do the Damn Thing”
    Wayne’s “Go DJ”
    Tip’s “Da Dopeman”
    Jeezy’s “And Then What”
    Slim Thug’s “Diamonds”
    Bun B’s “What I Represent”
    Just to name a few……

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    JTaylor we ain’t gonna ever change our minds.
    I don’t think any of those tracks are hot.
    You probably don’t think any of the Premo tracks are hot.
    It just is what it is.

  • cramzy

    please go listen to:
    B.G. “Press One”
    Juvenile’s “Rich N****S
    Big Tymer’s “Big Tymers”
    Hot Boys “Help”
    Lil Wayne “F**k Wit Me Now”
    Juvenile “Tha Man”
    Teardaclubupthugz “Hypnotize/Cash Money”
    Mannie Fresh “Real Big”

    just listen to the production on those records and tell me fresh wasn’t ill. And again, dude was doing full albums. Don’t let the mainstream cash money stuff fool you. The lyrics and concepts might have soured people on CMR..to each his own..but the production was substantive and they had substance records on their albums as well. But people gone like who they like. I’m a Fresh fan, you’re a Premier fan.

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    I mean, Premo did full albums too. Every Gangstarr album, Jeru albums, Group Home, etc.
    And RZA did that on the regular too.
    But you’re right, too each their own.

  • http://cnbc.com JTaylor21

    Enigmatic, fair enough but do yourself a favor and check out “Connected for Life” by Westside Connection. Fresh hooked up the beat and actually made it sound like a classic westcoast track.

  • Kilo

    I’m not tyring to compare AZ and Baby Gangster, I’m saying that all of Cash Money, now and historically, is trash. They are one of the main reasons for the downfall of rap and this reocord is a perfect example why. And it is not always WHAT you rap about but how you rap about it. The way Cash Money rappers talk about that stuff is cring incuducinly ignorant. Just about the same for Brick Squad, most of No Limit, SOD etc.

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    Alright, I’ll check it out.
    And I will give Mannie Fresh this – back when Cash Money was on the come up and No Limit was in decline, he was clowning the entire Beats by the Pound production team all by himself in the beatmaking department.

  • http://nba.com GP23

    Y’all are forgetting Marley Marl, or Dre, or Kanye,

  • http://nba.com GP23

    Mellie mel, big boi, Timbaland…. I could go on

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    ^ Not true on my part. This isn’t a “who’s the best producer ever” convo, this was a “who’s better – Premo or Mannie Fresh” combo.
    I’ve said before on here who I think are the best producers ever. I got Premo, Kanye and Dre on that list among others.

  • http://nba.com GP23

    Mellie mel, big boi, Timbaland, ….. I could go on

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    Timbaland? I’ll pass.
    And you mentioned Big Boi, but why does everyone sleep on the Organized Noize crew??

  • http://nba.com GP23

    My bad for saying it twice*

  • http://nba.com GP23

    Pharrell is pretty dope too..

  • http://cnbc.com JTaylor21

    Please, don’t ever ever ever compare Cash Money and to a lesser extent, No Limit to SOD and Brick Squad. Both CMB and No Limit have sold over 75 millions records each with countless hits while SOD and BSquad have done what again…. foolish comparison.

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    RZA, Havoc, Alchemist, No ID, Just Blaze, Exile, 9th Wonder, Illmind, Black Milk, DJ Muggs, Pete Rock….
    @JTaylor and Kilo- what the hell are a Brick Squad and SOD? Also, JTaylor, I thought you said album sales weren’t important?

  • MikeC.

    Who the hell is Mannie Fresh?

  • http://cnbc.com JTaylor21

    Enigmatic, they aren’t but when comparing record labels, that’s one of the ways to gauge success and longevity. There’s no need to compare rappers between labels because it would be a massacre.

  • http://cnbc.com JTaylor21

    I would have included Pharrell in the convo but that was before he f*cked up the Clipse’s “Hell Hath No Fury”. It takes a lot to make the Clipse sound bad but Pharrell managed to do so.

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    Clipse! VA Beach in the house!

  • http://www.slamonline.com The Philosopher

    “Nas Is Like” is a classic by D.J. Premier.
    Timbaland is pretty good.
    He procured to the masses a classic with One Republic’s “Too Late to Apologize”. One of the best songs I’ve heard in a long time.
    Gave me images of Duran Duran.

  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed

    Can I get some Canton Jones, his hits is better than this crap. BOOK IT!!

  • thegfunk

    Cash Money does nothing for me. It sounds like there is something wrong with him. Now where’s that Rakim cd…….

  • Kilo

    @JTaylor Musically those lablels they are exact comparisons. That is what is important. Say that No Limit and Cash Money had good marketing teams and know which radio DJ’s to pay to play their records. The quality of the label is judged ONLY by the qulity of the artists they put money behind. I’d only count records sales when an indidulal emcee is in question.
    @Enigmatic SOD is Soulja Boi’s label, and Brick Squad is reponsible for Gucci Mane and Waka Flaka Flame among others
    @Mike C Mannie Fresh is best known for his Cash Money days producing records their starting in 1993 and for the awful Big Tymers partnership with Birdman. He is signed to Def Jam South now and has been since 2005.

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    No lie, “Nas is Like” gave me goosebumps first time I heard it. And what makes it such a classic also besides the fact that it’s a dope ass beat and one of the greatest MCs of all time at his best is the fact that for YEARS no one could figure out what DJ Premier sampled to come up with that beat.
    Dude was digging like DEEP in the crates for that one.

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    Soulja Boy has a label? The kid shouldn’t even have a career!
    And that Fozzie Bear and Gucci whatever are wack too…but I do have to say the Cash Money guys were just slightly better.
    I do agree, when joints like this came out, along with Diddy’s “shiny suits” era, is right around when good mainstream rap started to kick the bucket, but these dudes nowadays are even worse than these cats.

  • MikeC.

    Diamond D. Simply squash the competition.

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    @MikeC – not even the best DITC producer, imo.
    That would be Buckwild.

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    “To be precise rippin mics is the light of my life

    You frontin like you trife but never pulled a heist in your life

    The price of my ice is sky high, I’m a fly guy

    Its every thugs dream I really love cream, its in my blood stream”

  • Kilo

    But they all in the same ballpark, you get me? And CM are the fathers of them all!!!!

  • Kilo

    I wanna here Rakim on Layup Lines.

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    Co-sign Enigmatic… Buckwild is one of the best producers ever.

  • Allenp

    Project Chick was a crazy beat as was Go Dj. Don’t even let me mention Drag Em Through the River. Classic. NOLA all day suckers.

  • Allenp

    Co sign on Nas is like. I used to gave that on repeat at night

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    I’m going to refrain from the Cash Money h@te. I used to like them as a kid because every kid liked Cash Money back then. At that time Ruff Ryders and Cash Money were the two biggest rap groups amongst youngsters (at least in Manhattan). Not that I would ever listen to them now, except for maybe Juvenile. Wayne was okay in Sqad Up too.

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    JTaylor – “Connected for Life” wasn’t bad, man. Good beat.

  • O

    Manny Fresh was a flava of the month producer like Lil Jon and Jazzy Pha. In the 90′s a rapper DID NOT have a hip-hop album unless he had a beat from Premo. Ready To Die, Illmatic, Reasonable Doubt, Hard To Earn, etc – ALL had at least one Premo joint. Which classic albums have a Manny Fresh beat? Argument over.

  • O

    Btw, this reminds me of the time when my man West Coast (guess where he was originally from) came out and said that E-40 was a way better rapper than Big Punisher. SMH…

  • Kilo

    We could get some Game or some Westside Connection on here as well.

  • http://cnbc.com JTaylor21

    How bout some Project Pat “Don’t Save Her”.
    “two things I ain’t never in my life done seen before, it’s a UFO or a h*e that wouldn’t go”.

  • http://thahiphopcorner.com Kevin

    I’ve figured that SlamOnline is filled with a bunch of lame and cornball type dudes. If it wasnt made in New York in the mid 90′s then it’s wack SMH. Cash Money was the ish….y’all need to get some No Limit in here

  • dma

    How can there be a Premo vs Mannie Fresh debate.. let alone anybody saying that Mannie Fresh is better? SMH

  • kingsley

    at allen p 10:10pm
    go listen to big pimpin by jay-z, then listen to project chick
    straight amateurish jack move

  • http://slamonline.com Tae

    Davonte from Jodeci. Produced Tupac’s song no more pain. Go bump that n come back n holla at me

  • http://slamonline.com The Philosopher

    “Go DJ” is a classic…

  • superphilly

    What about Ahmad “Back In The Day”? DAMN. Who is running this thing?

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