Marty Baller – Westwood Crib Session Freestyle

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Marty Baller stops by Tim Westwood’s crib for a quick freestyle over Lil Wayne’s “Hustler Musik,” (damn I haven’t heard that in a minute), and Kodak Black’s “Tunnel Vision.” Continue below for a quick interview where Marty speaks on working with A$AP Mob, his European tour, Scott Storch, Harlem swag and more.

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Common – Tim Westwood Freestyle (2000)

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Tim Westwood shares a Common freestyle session in London from 2000 for this week’s Throwback Thursday offering. Com sets it off with a performance of his track “Funky For You” with Jill Scott and Bilal before transitioning to “Heat” and a freestyled version of “The Questions,” all of which appeared on the Like Water For Chocolate album.

Listen below.

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RZA – Tim Westwood Freestyle (2003)

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Here’s a quick RZA freestyle for Tim Westwood from 2003 that starts out as a performance of “Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nuthing ta F Wit” before he switches the lyrics up a bit.

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Joe Budden – Tim Westwood Freestyle (2003)

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

In addition to it being Throwback Thursday, today is also Joe Budden’s birthday so Tim Westwood went ahead and liberated this rare audio of him going in over 50 Cent’s “Backdown” back in 2003.

Listen below.

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Common – Tim Westwood Freestyle (2005)

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Here’s a rare Common freestyle from Tim Westwood’s show circa 2005. He starts off spitting “The Corner” before segwaying into some off-top bars.

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Smif-N-Wessun – Tim Westwood Freestyle (1995)

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Tim Westwood liberates a rare Tek and Steele freestyle from a 1995 Rap Exchange broadcast with Funkmaster Flex for this week’s Throwback Thursday drop.

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Elzhi & Slum Village – Tim Westwood Freestyle

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

“who’s winning, who won like this? who wan test, get at one’s chest like bronchitis”

Tim Westwood liberates a crazy Slum Village freestyle from back in 2002 for Throwback Thursday. While it’s labelled as such, it’s actually Elzhi spitting dolo for a good 7-minutes while Baatin and T3 listen in and provide ad-libs, but I doubt anybody is gonna be mad at that.

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Big Daddy Kane – Tim Westwood Freestyle (2000)

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

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Tim Westwood liberates a rare Big Daddy Kane freestyle from 2000 for this week’s #ThrowbackThursday. Check it out below and listen for period-specific references like to Darth Maul and Rasheed Wallace.

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Cappadonna – Tim Westwood Freestyle (1998)

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

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Tim Westwood liberates some bars from the Papi Wardrobe King, Rhyme Wrecker and Boy Blue from 1998 for this week’s #ThrowbackThursday drop.

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Cypress Hill – Tim Westwood Freestyle (1998)

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

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For the penultimate Throwback Thursday of 2016, Tim Westwood liberates a rare freestyle from a very high B-Real, circa 1998.

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