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Hip-Hop History 1981 Mix

Hip-Hop History 1981 Mix

Cosmo Baker, DJ Ayres, and DJ Eleven of The Rub present their history of hip-hop series on

Beginning in 1979, the Reagan decade is counted down with each years pop hits, underground club classics, and obscure gems. Youll start with the genres block party roots in the South Bronx with Grandmaster Flash and work your way through its mainstream acceptance with Run D.M.C. and LL Cool J. Get ready for the boombox breakdance era of early rap in New York City. Its the History of Hip-Hop: The 80s.

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Scott Christie

and the live stuff at the end is amazing!

Scott Christie

The first half introduced me to some great tracks I missed. The 2nd half are possibly the greatest ever 80s hip hop...

Anton Monsted

Love this for an afternoon in front of the screen...