The Last Bomb (Video)

This is the untold story of a childhood group of friends from Manhattan, who inherited the infamous ‘IBM’ crew (Incredible Bombing Masters) and dominated the Number 1 subway line between 1982 – 1987 and changed the world’s relationship with graffiti forever. Active during New York Mayor Koch’s war on graffiti, the pre-Crack Cocaine era, and the devastating 80s drug epidemic, this documentary reveals how this group of young writers led graffiti subway train sub-culture with their style, determination and pioneering techniques.

Ecstasy Of Whodini – An Early Example Of Rhyme Flow(Video)

DJ Watkins & Ecstasy

An excerpt from a previous Jayquan lessons video on the God Rakim. If you want to hear a complete breakdown on the legendary group Whodini, it’s right here

Class Is In Session(Run DMC)

A tidbit of Run DMC history…

Foundation Lesson #52: The Electro Era-A Brief History Pt 1 (Video)

JayQuan with the breakdown of the Electro era of the early 80’s…

The Prophet – Hell Train (Video)

Bonz Malone: “You still got people out here that neva’ went to college, neva’ went to school, don’t have any degrees that will tear writing apart. They come writing from a different place of the heart”…

The Untold Story Of Ill & Al Skratch (Video)

Mini-doc produced by James ‘Kraze’ Billings. How many of ya’ll remember Ill & Al Skratch? Let this refresh your memories…

Unsung: Special Ed (Video)

“I’m talented, yes i’m gifted. Neva’ boosted, neva’ shoplifted”

I remember first listening to Special Ed in my cousin friend house in Park Slope back in 88-89(?). The days when biting was frowned on, so you would discover a new rapper with a unique flow and rhyme style…

Crazy Legs vs. Bobbito (Video)

Crazy Legs

Uprock battle in a deleted scene from Bobbito’s latest autobiography ‘Rock Rubber 45’s’

Corina: Beyond The Billboard (Video)

Behind the scenes look at one of Freestyle/Dance music’s inspiring artist…

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Foundation Lesson #32: Why The Golden Era Was Golden (Video)

JayQuan breaks down what made rap music golden in the time period ’86-’90…