The Office: Live from the Cubes

Feeling nostalgic? Each week XXL’s staffers bring you a throwback playlist to help you get through the week. See what we’re bumping around the office…

“I was going through some old Jay this weekend, and I’ve always loved this smooth cut. Plus, who doesn’t want to know the meaning of life?” – Adam Fleischer, Music Editor

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  • $yk

    Chi Kung

    (these all have superior videos as well)

    in Rza/Wu mode today…also noticed none of y’all had any new music up there either…that alone is an interesting subject to speak on…

  • $yk

    and yes I know it says throwbacks…5 years ago is considered throwback 2 some…

    • oskamadison

      Big $syk, what it do?

      I’m bangin’ Guru’s “Best Of Gang Starr” mixtape to commemorate his passing last year. I don’t get it. Why does it always take someone to die for you to appreciate their greatness and their contributions? A lot of people STILL don’t realize how ridiculous dude’s catalog was/is.

      • $yk

        ’cause man thinks he’s invincible, and going back is a weakness when he should be moving forward…but dudes knew this rap fall-off was coming oska…that’s why cats dropped time capsules to refer back too…see it now?

        • oskamadison

          Yeah, I see it. i try not to be one of those 30-somethings hatin’ on the new shit just because but there’s nothing out there that sticks to the ribs.

  • canadafan

    go cop gangstarrs greatest hits 2 discs it has all those joints . dj premier is a great producer .

  • jizzms

    xxlmag stays with the exclusive! NICKI MINAJ SEX TAPE LEAKED!!

  • texasmade

    jazzy jeff