You Must Learn:

You Must Learn will take you on a journey though the lineage of hip hop, from the first Golden Era to the modern artists keeping that spirit alive today.

KCThis is a show for people who can’t answer a question about their Top 5 because they’ve heard too much music to narrow it down.

A show where you can both reminisce over classics and discover new gems. 

Latest Episode:

Heavy D & The Boyz – A Bunch of… (feat. 3rd Eye, Biggie Smalls, Busta Rhymes, Guru, Rob O)
Flavor Unit MCs – Roll Wit Tha Flava (feat. Treach, Chip-Fu, Freddie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Heavy D, D-Nice)
D&D All Stars – 1,2 Pass it (feat. DJ Premier, Mad Lion, KRS-One, Smif-n-Wessun, Doug E. Fresh, Jeru the Damaja)
De La Soul – Sh. Fe. MCs (feat A Tribe Called Quest)
Main Source – Live at the BBQ (feat. Akinyele, Joe Fatal, Nas)
Heavy D & the Boyz – Don’t Curse (feat. Kool G rap, Grand Puba, CL Smooth, Big Daddy Kane, Pete Rock, Q-Tip)
The D.O.C. – The Grand Finale (feat. NWA)
West Coast Rap All Stars – We’re All in the Same Gang
The Beatnuts – Off The Hook (feat. Big Pun & Cuban Link)
Key Kool & Rhettmatic – E=MC5 (feat. LMNO, Voodu!, Meen Green, Ras Kass)
L-Fudge – What If? (feat. Talib Kweli, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Mike Zoot, Skam2?)
Shabaam Sahdeeq – 5 Star Generals (feat. Eminem, Skam2?, Al Skills, Kwest Tha Madd Ladd)
Busta Rhymes – Flipmode Meets Def Squad (Jamal, Redman, Keith Murray, Rampage the Last Boy Scout & Lord Have Mercy(
M.O.P. – Ante Up (remix) (feat. Busta Rhymes, Teflon, Remy Martin)
A Tribe Called Quest – Scenario (feat. Leaders of the New School)

Bahamadia – 3 tha Hard Way (feat. K-Swift & Mecca Starr)
Gang Starr – I’m The Man (feat. Lil Dap & Jeru the Damaja)
Mic Geronimo – Men vs. Many (feat. Royal Flush & O.C.)
Lord Finesse – Brainstorm (feat. KRS-One & O.C.)
Raekwon – Verbal Intercourse (feat. Ghostface Killah & Nas)
Ahmad – Come Widdit (feat. Ras Kass & Saafir)
Crooklyn Dodgers (Special Ed, Masta Ace, Buckshot) – Crooklyn
Kool DJ EQ – Three Emcees (feat. Xzibit, Del, Casual)
Mad Skillz – Xtra Abstract Skillz (feat. Large Professor & Q-Tip)
Keith Murray – How’s That (feat. Redman & Erick Sermon)
2Pac – Last Wordz (feat. Ice Cube & Ice T)
Eternia & MoSS (feat. Rah Digga & The Lady of Rage)
Pharoahe Monch – Assassins (feat. Jean Grae & Royce the 5’9”)
R.A. the Rugged Man – The Dangerous Three (feat. Masta Ace & Brother Ali)
Public Enemy – Burn, Hollywood, Burn (feat. Ice Cube & Big Daddy Kane)

The Coup – Fat Cats, Bigger Fish
Organized Konfusion – Hate
GZA – Shadowboxin’ (feat. Method Man)
Akinyele – Checkmate
Das EFX – Hard Like a Criminal
EPMD – Headbanger (feat. K-Solo & Redman)
Lost Boyz – Beast from the East (feat A+, Canibus, Redman)
Mobb Deep – The Realest (feat. Kool G Rap)
Diamond D – Check One, Two
Fugees – How Many Mics
The Roots – Ya’ll Know Who
Big L – Da Graveyard (feat. Lord Finesse, Jay-Z, Party Arty, Grandaddy I.U.)
Chino Xl – No Complex Content

Common Sense – I Used to Love H.E.R.

NO I.D. – The Real Weight (feat. Dug Infinite)

Chi-Ali – Funky Lemonade

Doctor Dre & Ed Lover – Back Up Off Me!

Frankie Cutlass – Puerto Rico

dj honda – Out For the Cash (feat. Common, Fat Joe, The Beatnuts)

The Beatnuts – Reign of the Tec

Rough House Survivors – We Came to Get Wreck

Atban Klann – puddles of H2O

Blood of Abraham – Stabbed By the Steeple

MC Ren – Mayday on the Front Line

Johnny P – Ghetto Youth

M.O.P. – Stick To Ya Gunz (feat. Kool G Rap)

Fat Joe – Flow Joe

Artifacts – C’mon Wit Da Git Down

Man Digga – Man Digga Comin’ Through

Down South – Lost in Brooklyn

Real Live – Real Live Shit

Double XX Posse – Not Gonna Be Able to Do It

Kenny Dope feat. Mad Racket – Don Da Da (Gangsta Mix)

Nubian Crackers – As Them Talk (feat. Don-T)

Mad Skillz – The Nod Factor

Junior M.A.F.I.A. – Get Money

OFTB – From Jackin’ to Rappin’

DFC – Things In The Hood (feat. Nate Dogg)

RZA – Wu Wear – The Garment Renaissance (feat. Method Man & Cappadonna)

A Tribe Called Quest – Peace, Prosperity & Paper

Dawn Penn – No No No

Shabba Ranks – Trailer Load-A-Girls

Skeeta Ranx – I Like

Capleton – Wings of the Morning (feat. Method Man)

Mad Lion – Shoot to Kill

Buju Banton – Champion

Terror Fabulous – Action (feat. Nadine Sutherland)

Ganjah Posse – Stay Listen to Me (Punani Remix)

Whitey Don – Artical pt. 2 (feat. Phife Dog and Chip Fu)

Brand New Heavies feat. Jamalski – Jump `n Move

Super Cat – Dem No Worry We (feat. Heavy D)

Vicious – Freaks (feat. Doug E Fresh)

Patra – Queen of the Pack

Wayne Smith – Under Mi Sleng Teng (DJ Muggs Remix)

Mad Cobra – Flex

Show & AG – Got tha Flava (feat. Party Arty, D Flow, Wali World, Method Man)
Notorious B.I.G. – The What (feat. Method Man)
Busta Rhymes – Woo Hah (remix feat. ODB)
Tha Alkaholks – Hip Hop Drunkies (feat. ODB)
SWV – Right Here (Ol Skool Mix feat. Wu-Tang Clan)
Funkmaster Flex – Nuttin But Flavor (feat. Charlie Brown, Biz Markie, ODB)
Big Daddy Kane – Show & Prove (Scoob, Sauce Money, Shyheim, Jay-Z, ODB)
Gang Starr – Above the Clouds (feat. Inspectah Deck)
7L & Esoteric – Speaking Real Words (feat. Inspectah Deck)
N-Tyce – Hush Hush Tip
Tash – Rap Life (feat. Raekwon)
Spice 1 – Hard to Kill (feat. Method Man)
Shaq – No Hook (remix feat. RZA, Method Man)
Mobb Deep – Eye For An Eye (Nas, Raekwon)

Sir Mix-a-Lot – Posse on Broadway

Run-DMC – Peter Piper

King Tee – Bass

Del  Tha Funkee Homosapien – Catch a Bad One

DJ Magic Mike & MC Madness – Lower the Dynamite

2 Live Crew – Move Somthin’

Yaggfu Front – Busted Loop

Ice Cube – Wicked

Redman – Time 4 Sum Akshun

Beatnuts – Are You Ready?

Company Flow – Vital Nerve

Conscious Daughters – Fonky Expedition

Lost Boyz – Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz

Digable Planets – 9th Wonder

De La Soul – The Bizness (feat. Common)

Masta Ace – Born to Roll

De La Soul – A Roller Skating Jam Named Saturday

Nikki D – Daddy’s Little Girl

Nice & Smooth – Sometimes I Rhyme Slow

Brand Nubian – Slow Down

Smif-n-Wessun – Wrekonize

Akinyele – In the World

Young Zee – Everybody Get

Poor Righteous Teachers – Shakiyla

Erule – Listen Up

Public Enemy – He Got Game

Maestro Fresh Wes – Stick To Your Vision

Mellow Man Ace – Mentirosa

Nas – It Ain’t Hard to Tell

A Tribe Called Quest – Solid Wall of Sound

Camp Lo – Lucini AKA This is It

Special Ed – I’m the Magnificent

N2Deep – Back to the Hotel

Nemesis – Temple of Boom

Run-DMC – Here We Go (Live at the Funhouse)

Sweet Tee & Jazzy Joyce – It’s My Beat

Dana Dane – Cinderfella Dana Dane

DJ Quik – Tonite

Poor Righteous Teachers – Mi Fresh

Smoothe Da Hustler – Broken Language (feat. Trigger The Gambler)

Nine – Whatcha Want?

Joint Ventures – It’z The Joint

Twin Hype – Do It To The Crowd

Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock – It Takes Two

Da Bush Babees – Swing It

The Whooliganz – Put Your Handz Up

Da Youngstas – Every Man 4 Theyself (Remix)

Blahzay Blahzay – Danger

The Mexakinz – Phonkie Melodia

Brothas Unda Madness – Take a Look Around

Miilkbone – Keep it Real

Cella Dwellas – Advance to Boardwalk

Gravediggaz – Defective Trip (Trippin’)

Jeru the Damaja – Come Clean

Anotha Level – Phat-T (feat. Pharcyde)

Bushwackass – Rough, Rugg’d & Raw

Xzibit – Paparazzi

Originoo Gun Clappaz – No Fear

Fab 5 (Heltah Skeltah & OGC) – Leflah

Gang Starr – The Illest Brother

Ugly Duckling – The Pike

Fat Joe – The Shit is Real (DJ Premier Remix)

Das EFX – Microphone Master (Dome Cracker Remix)

De La Soul – Stakes is High

Jeru The Damaja – One Day

Dilated Peoples – Pay Attention

Arrested Development – Ease My Mind (DJ Premier Remix)

Notorious B.I.G. – Come On (feat. Sadat X)

Black Moon – Black Smif-n-Wessun

Mic Geronimo – For the Family

Positive K – Night Shift (Remix)

Tha Alkaholiks – Next Level (feat. Diamond D) (Buckwild Remix)


Schoolly D – PSK,What Does It Mean? DJ Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince – Brand New Funk Kool Moe Dee – I Go to Work Boogie Down Productions – Jack of Spades KRS-One – Outta Here Ms. Melodie – Communication D-Nice – Crumbs on the Table Casual – I Didn’t Mean To Souls of Mischief – That’s When Ya Lost Fu-Schnickens – Ring the Alarm Keith Murray – Get Lifted A Tribe Called Quest – Award Tour Too $hort – In the Trunk Spice 1 – Trigga’s Got No Heart E-40 – Sprinkle Me (feat. Suga-T) Stop the Violence Movement – Self Destruction
Top Quality – Magnum Opus (March 1991) DJ Shadow – Organ Donor (June 1991) Mobb Deep (TKA Poetical Prophets) – Shook Ones Pt. II (July 1991) Common Sense – Soul By The Pound (October 1991) The Notorious B.I.G. – Unbelievable (March 1992) Saafir – Light Sleeper (August 1992) 8-Off – Alize for Dolo (November 1992) Artifacts – Wrong Side of the Tracks (April 1993) Fesu – Ya Don’t Stop (May 1993) Mad Skills – Nod Factor (August 1994) Mr. Complex – Visualize (February 1995) Jigmastas – Beyond Real (July 1995) Capone & Noreaga – Stick You (October 1995) J-Live – Longevity (November 1995)

Notorious B.I.G. – Big Poppa
Keith Murray – The Most Beautifullest Thing in This World
Da Brat – Funkdafied
Common Sense – Breaker 1/9
Naughty By Nature – Hip Hop Hooray
Chino XL – Rise
Ice Cube – Man’s Best Friend
KMD – Who Me?
Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew featruing Slick Rick – The Show
Big Boi featuring Andre 3000 & Raekwon – Royal Flush
Queen Latifah – Black Hand Side
Boogiemonsters – Honeydips in Gotham (Monster Remix)
K-Otix – Falling Behind I
Black Sheep – Without a Doubt
Public Enemy – Shut `em Down (Pete Rock Mixx)

Teenage Fanclub & De La Soul – Fallin’ (Judgment Night)

The Roots – The Good, The Bad, & The Desolate (High School High)

Souls of Mischief – Get the Girl, Grab the Money, and Run (A Low Down Dirty Shame)

Gang Starr – Gotta Get Over (Taking Loot) (Trespass)

Eric B. & Rakim – Know the Ledge (Juice)

Notorious B.I.G. – Party & Bullshit (Who’s The Man?)

Method Man, KRS-One, Prodigy & KAM – Bulworth (They Talk About It While We Live It) (Bulworth)

Mobb Deep – Rare Species (Modus Operandi) (Soul in the Hole)

Above the Law – Freedom of Speech (Pump Up The Volume)

Nas – Halftime (Zebrahead)

O.C. & Organized Konfusion – You Won’t Go Far (New Jersey Drive)

Pete Rock & CL Smooth w/ YGz – Death Becomes You (Menace II Society)

Public Enemy – Fight the Power (Do the Right Thing)

Speakers on Blast – Skyzoo
I’m Innocent – Murs
Let’s Go – Tonedeff
I F-cking Hate Rappers – PackFM
Ready to Roll – Oddisee
It’s Funny (ft. Joell Ortiz) – Eternia & Moss
Best@It (ft. Freeway & Joell Ortiz) – Brother Ali
Microphone Preem (ft. Slaughterhouse) – Prhyme
Peep the Steeze – Hex One
3 Lyrical Ps (ft. Styles P & Prodigy) – Sean Price
Dead in the Middle – Demigodz
We Should Be Rocking (ft. Donwill, Aeon, Lee Sissing) – Von Pea
Real Detroit (ft. MarvWon) – The Left
The Black Renaissance (ft. Black Thought) – Sa-Roc


Kwest Tha Madd Lad – 101 Things to Do When I’m With Your Girl
Tha Alkaholiks – DAAAM!
Mad Lion – Take it Easy
Nas – NY State of Mind
Ras Kass – Remain Anonymous
Suave – Make Way for the Boogeyman
Ten Thieves – It Don’t Matter
Scientifik – Jungles of da East
Peanut Butter Wolf – The Chronicles (I Will Always Love H.E.R.)
DJ Shadow – The Number Song
Rasco – The Unassisted
7L & Esoteric – Watch Me
Cunninlynguists – Thugged Out Since Cub Scouts



Boogie Down ProductionsYou Must Learn

Herbie HancockRockit

Beastie BoysRhymin’ & Stealin’

Run-DMCRun’s House

LL Cool JJack the Ripper

A Tribe Called QuestCheck the Rhime

Gang StarrJust to Get a Rep

Geto BoysDo it Like a G.O.

Poor Righteous TeachersRock Dis Funky Joint

Wu-Tang ClanProtect Ya Neck

PharcydePassin’ Me By

Souls of Mischief93 til Infinity