Celebrating Hip Hop Music 365: Lighters Up

Celebrating Hip Hop Music 365!

December 20th

We all know Hip Hop is more than just Beats & Rhymes. It’s a culture that consists of the “5 Elements”. The DJ, The MC, Graffiti, BBoying/dancing & The Beatbox. As we pay tribute to Hip Hop and its 45th Anniversary (August 11th) all year long with some of the most important and groundbreaking songs that embodies the culture to the fullest. In no particular order everyday all year long we will pay tribute these songs and their creators. With that said “GO HIP HOP”

Today’s entry is… Lighters Up By Lil Kim


Song name: Lighters Up

Artist: Lil Kim

Label: Atlantic Records

Year it was released: 2005

Location: Brooklyn, NY


Lil Kim

Short Commentary:

“Brooklyn put your lighters up” Lil Kim knocked this one all the way out of the park with this one. This record blew up (to use an old 90’s phrase) as Lil Kim enjoyed a career resurgence after its release. Kim definitely created another Brooklyn Anthem.


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