Six Essential Grand Puba Videos
Monday August 19th 2013,
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Grand Puba was one of the best to ever do it at his peak, despite seeming to operate on cruise control for his solo projects in comparison to the work he put into the Masters of Ceremony and Brand Nubian albums. Here are six videos of the Puba Maxwell repping to the fullest.

Masters of Ceremony – “Sexy”

Dapper Dan and Shirt Kings on smash, a swimsuit beauty contest plus one of Puba’s many skinz playing the DMX. What more could you ask for?

Brand Nubian – “All For One”

Maxwell was arguably the greatest MC on the planet when this album dropped.

Mary J. Blige feat. Grand Puba – “What’s The 411″ [Live]

Mary with her Cross Color architecture on 1,000 and Puba repping that Uptown Summer swag like what! Also, the best rap and sanging song of all time.

Heavy D feat. Kool G Rap, Grand Puba, CL Smooth, Big Daddy Kane and Q-Tip – “Don’t Curse”

Puba was at the height of his powers here, as he steals the show from the Juice Crew gods with ease. SMH at Kane’s struggle Prince attire.

Strictly Roots feat, Fat Joe and Grand Puba – “Begs No Friends” [Remix]

The Grand Man switches up for a suitably rugged skully and gold front combo for this trip to the BX, and adds some quality anti-cracker talk into the mix as well.

Grand Puba – “360″ [Live]

Superior In Living Color performance with a rare demonstration of someone sporting a backpack while rapping with no cause for regret.

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Great post, love that Master of Ceremony

I was the biggest Puba fan, but I always felt Jamar had the standout verse on OFA.

Honourary mention, Fat Joe ft Apache & Puba – Watch the Sound

Comment by RichLexicon 08.19.13 @

What do you think Puba does these days? Tommy Hilfiger should have taken care of him for life…

Comment by keatso 08.19.13 @

He coaches high school basketball in New Rochelle now. An incredible mc with a horrible work ethic. Don’t believe me, just ask Dante Ross. Step to the rear is a piece of work a lot of today’s”emcees” could learn from.

Comment by Mecbar 08.19.13 @

The God Maxwell. Reel to Reel is still one of my favorites. Im a have to give the 2nd lp my 5th or 6th shot soon.

Comment by 357nyc 08.19.13 @

G-Rap & Q-Tip were seeing Puba easily on “Don’t Curse”

Comment by RBI 08.19.13 @

I swore in the original Beg’s no Friends video Puba puts the white dude in the headlock lol

Comment by discdolo 08.19.13 @

^ Clearly another case of the devil’s tricknology at work.

Comment by Robbie 08.19.13 @

Beg No Friends


thought Broadway was gonna pop, then I heard

^ and blank stared every time I saw the video

Comment by $yk 08.19.13 @

As someone who never seen heavy d and the Boyz that was the gayest thing I ever seen.

Comment by Gx 08.20.13 @

Hence that post the other week that upset everyone…

Comment by Robbie 08.20.13 @

“Step To The Rear” will body a lot of these cats’ existence. Way on the other end of the spectrum…”Try To Do Me”…

Comment by oskamadison 08.22.13 @

word, puba’s too dopr, i aint even readin what u wrote but puba’s dope!

Comment by donaleski 08.22.13 @

Puba was always frustrating to me. So much talent, but came across lazy sometimes. His verse on straight talk, the DJ Honda joint is straight classic

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