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#WAXONLY: Vin Rican Celebrates 26th Anniversary of Mobb Deep’s Debut Album ‘Juvenile Hell’

#WAXONLY: Vin Rican Celebrates 26th Anniversary of Mobb Deep’s Debut Album ‘Juvenile Hell’

photo credit: Power 106 Power 106’s Vin Rican celebrates the studio debut album from Mobb Deep on the latest installment of Wax Only. The group’s first project ‘Juvenile Hell’ featured production credits from DJ Premier, Large professor, and of course the group themselves, being released 26 years ago,back in 1993. Peep the classic samples that Rican…

#WAXONLY: Celebrate Q-Tip’s Birthday With Samples Used On Tip’s Classic Tracks

#WAXONLY: Celebrate Q-Tip’s Birthday With Samples Used On Tip’s Classic Tracks

photo credit: Power 106 Power 106’s Vin Rican drops another installment this week for the celebration of Q-Tip‘s birthday. Highlighting the span of Tip’s career throughout the years, Rican flips the classic samples featured on some of Tip’s biggest tracks including the J Dilla and Tip-produced “Vivrant Thing”, “Breathe And Stop”, “Gettin’ Up” and much…

#WAXONLY: Discover Classic Samples Used On Common’s ‘Like Water For Chocolate’

#WAXONLY: Discover Classic Samples Used On Common’s ‘Like Water For Chocolate’

photo credit: Power 106 Vin Rican Showcases Classic Samples Used On Common’s ‘Like Water For Chocolate’ album. Celebrating the release of Common‘s fourth studio album, which dropped 19 years ago in 2000, Rican flips through the album which featured hits “The LIght” and also featured production from the late J Dilla, DJ Premier, D’Angelo, and…

#WAXONLY: Discover Samples Used By Large Professor & DJ Premier

#WAXONLY: Discover Samples Used By Large Professor & DJ Premier

photo credit: Power 106 Power 106’s Vin Rican is back to deliver the latest installment of the FIRE throwback series Wax Only. Featuring a mash-up celebrating the birthdays of the iconic producers DJ Premier and Large Professor, Rican flips through back-to-back classics highlighted in both of the producers’ catalogs. Switching it up for the first time…

#WaxOnly: Celebrating 25 Years of Gang Starr’s ‘Hard To Earn’ [WATCH]

photo credit: Power 106 Power 106’s Vin Rican is back for the latest installment highlighting all the throwbacks for this week’s Wax Only. Iconic rap duo Gang Starr dropped their fourth studio album ‘Hard To Earn’. The 1994 project featured popular classic cuts, “DWYCK”, “Code To The Streets”, and “Mass Appeal”. Rican flips through all the…

#WaxOnly: Discover Classic Samples Used On Diggin’ In The Crates’ Debut Album

#WaxOnly: Discover Classic Samples Used On Diggin’ In The Crates’ Debut Album

photo credit: Power 106 Power 106’s Vin Rican has returned with the latest installment for this week’s edition of Wax Only. Celebrating the life of the legendary rapper Lamont Coleman, also known as Big L, Rican flips through the classic samples used on the debut album for hip-hop group Diggin’ In The Crates. The group’s self-titled…

#WAXONLY: Celebrate The Life Of Big Pun w/Classic Samples Used on ‘Yeeah Baby’

#WAXONLY: Celebrate The Life Of Big Pun w/Classic Samples Used on ‘Yeeah Baby’

photo credit: Power 106 Marking the 19th anniversary of the death of late rapper Big Pun, Power 106’s Vin Rican celebrates Puerto Rican rhymer Christopher Lee Carlos Rios, better known as Big Pun. Only 28-years old when he passed away, the Pun camp dropped his sophomore album Yeeeeah Baby, which was the follow up to…

#WAXONLY: Discover Classic Samples Used On Rakim’s Debut Album ‘The 18th Letter’

#WAXONLY: Discover Classic Samples Used On Rakim’s Debut Album ‘The 18th Letter’

photo credit: Power 106 Vin Rican is dropping another gem on you for the latest installment of the throwback vinyl series Wax Only. This week, Rakim’s The 18th Letter gets the sample spotlight as we celebrate the New York native’s 51st birthday. Rakim’s debut solo album was released back on November 4th, 1998, following a…

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