Idiots Guide: Greatest Old School Hip-Hop Videos Part #1 (Full Videos)

The Idiots Guide presents our inaugural listing in an ongoing series detailing the greatest ‘Old School’ Hip-Hop music videos of all-time. Presented are 11 full original classic videos that blew our minds back in the golden age of Hip-Hop, the music, the style, the culture. These tracks have stood the test of time and are a historical reminder of the evolution of the art form. The following videos are all classics and are listed from #11 to #1 however, we aren’t too attached to the placement and frankly, neither should you. The fact of the matter is that they are all great and among the very best ever.

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#11. Nas / ‘Ain’t Hard to Tell’  (1994) 


#10. Pete Rock & CL Smooth / ‘They Reminisce Over You’ (T.R.O.Y.)  (1992)


#9. Eric B. & Rakim  / ‘Paid in Full’ (1987) 


#8. The Beatnuts / ‘No Escapin’ This’ (2001)


#7. Boogie Down Productions / ‘My Philosophy’ (1988)  


#6. A Tribe Called Quest / ‘Scenario’  (1991) 


#5. The Notorious B.I.G. / ‘Big Poppa’  (1994)  


#4. Jay – Z  / ‘Dead Presidents’  (1996) 


#3. Craig Mack / ‘Flava in Your Ear’  (1994) 


#2. Wu Tang Clan / ‘Wu Tang Clan Ain’t Nuthing Ta F’ Wit’  (1993)  


#1. Mobb Deep / ‘Shook Ones’  (1995)