1. The official Sherdog Store is back! Check it out! » Discuss it here! »

Unsung - The Story of the Geto Boys

Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by Ace of Spade, Aug 6, 2015.

  1. Ace of Spade Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2009
    Messages:
    1,915
    Likes Received:
    109
    [YT]eDPb44E8N34[/YT]
     
  2. Mr Mojo Lane Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2012
    Messages:
    4,482
    Likes Received:
    651
    I'll watch this when I get home
     
  3. Word Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2013
    Messages:
    653
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Missouri
    I will watch later. One of the best rap songs ever made:
     
  4. Ace of Spade Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2009
    Messages:
    1,915
    Likes Received:
    109
    I agree... from the music, the song concept, the rhymes, even the low budget video... all classic.
     
  5. Kalmah Snap Jitsu Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2013
    Messages:
    18,266
    Likes Received:
    1,711
    Just finished watching it, was good. Never really knew much about the Geto Boys.
     
  6. TheMMAn Guardian of Masculinity

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2006
    Messages:
    7,983
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    War Room Warriorville
    Damn. It must feel good to be a gangster....

    Will watch tonight
     
  7. Kowboy Karl Black Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2013
    Messages:
    6,721
    Likes Received:
    567
    Definitely
     
  8. Make-U-Tap Anti Social People Person

    Joined:
    May 25, 2004
    Messages:
    1,890
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    N.C.(The New Middle East)
    Great find TS. These guys are part of the soundtrack of my youth.

    Now watching my favorite duo EPMD on Unsung.
     
  9. Schoolboy Q Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2014
    Messages:
    14,559
    Likes Received:
    1,806
    The wholesome Geto Boys, thanks for sharing.
     
  10. weed ベルセルク

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2008
    Messages:
    36,704
    Likes Received:
    10,602
    Location:
    ʞɹo⅄ ʍǝN
  11. ILLogic Brown Belt

    Joined:
    May 7, 2007
    Messages:
    4,737
    Likes Received:
    12
    Location:
    Florida is as Florida does
    Here's a video breaking down how the beat was made.

     
  12. Slick_36 Bad Man from Borger, Texas

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2007
    Messages:
    20,898
    Likes Received:
    2,851
    Location:
    The Celestial Anvil
    The only song ever that I have preferred the clean version. Not that it cusses too much, it's just the replacement lyrics added so much to it, the cussing seemed like filler after I heard it. Fucking love it by the way. Just haunting.
     
  13. mmascene Cinturón de plata.

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2010
    Messages:
    10,866
    Likes Received:
    160
    Location:
    Tijuana/Cali
    Their self titled album was dope as fuck.
    And Scarface's solo stuff was the shit.
     
  14. SingerAuto Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2015
    Messages:
    1,951
    Likes Received:
    12
    The fact they took Bushwick Bill's photo from the hospital and used it as an album cover is gangster.


    Scarface is so amazing on his own, Guess Who's Back with Jay-Z is one of my favorite songs ever.
     
  15. berimBOWLoh Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2013
    Messages:
    12,496
    Likes Received:
    3
    thats cuz J Prince is gangster AF. need a doc on his life alone.
     
  16. Ace of Spade Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2009
    Messages:
    1,915
    Likes Received:
    109
    That's crazy... at the time everybody thought that picture was fake. lol
     
  17. SingerAuto Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2015
    Messages:
    1,951
    Likes Received:
    12


    Shit people thought it was fake for years! lol


    But once the true story got out and people realized that yes, Bill got shot in the eye (because he is pretty dumb TBH and was fighting with a girl and from what I understand, wanted her to kill him) and that was a real picture of Bill's wound, it became a more mainstream album.


    Everyone knew how talented Face was, but the entire album is awesome.
     
  18. Ace of Spade Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2009
    Messages:
    1,915
    Likes Received:
    109
    Yep... I put their first Geto Boys album right up there with NWA's "Straight Outta Compton".
     
  19. evergreenrider RIP Burt Gummer

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    4,965
    Likes Received:
    2,087
    Location:
    Portland
    The TRUE pioneers of Southern rap
     
  20. Medusas Weave Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2015
    Messages:
    943
    Likes Received:
    0
    listened the shit out of this in high school.

    And this was THE album that put the movie Scarface into rap, but it made the best use of this movie

    I am still trying to get the unfucked up version of gangsta of love

    [YT]PJ5nNw4bo8M[/YT]
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.