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#30thAnniversary – Super Cat “Don Dada”

#30thAnniversary – Super Cat “Don Dada”

by Brooklyn Radio
Even though this is a Dancehall album, its impact on the Hip Hop world was so major that we had to cover it. In fact, Super Cat and Shabba Ranks were the first from the Jamaican toasting / deejaying scene to have a record deal with a major American …
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#30thAnniversary – Penthouse Players Clique “Paid The Cost”

#30thAnniversary – Penthouse Players Clique “Paid The Cost”

by Brooklyn Radio
Have you heard about the west coast duo of Tweed Cadillac and Playa Hamm aka Penthouse Players Clique? Only one album, released in 1992 on Ruthless and Priority Records, executive produced by Eazy-E with beats by DJ Quick (he was part of the band at…
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#30thAnniversary – Gang Starr “Daily Operation”

#30thAnniversary – Gang Starr “Daily Operation”

by Brooklyn Radio
GURU & DJ Premier picked up where they left off on “Step In The Arena” with this third full-length album titled “Daily Operation”. With cutting edge beats, often based on obscure jazz samples, perfectly representing the underground NYC sound of that…
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#30thAnniversary – The Future Sound “The Whole Shabang Volume 1”

#30thAnniversary – The Future Sound “The Whole Shabang Volume 1”

by Brooklyn Radio
There were so many great artists, bands and albums released in the Hip Hop world in the early 90’s, some projects got lost in the mix and simply didn’t have the recognition they deserved. It’s exactly the case with this first and only LP from Flashb…
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#30thAnniversary – Beastie Boys “Check Your Head”

#30thAnniversary – Beastie Boys “Check Your Head”

by Brooklyn Radio
For the follow up to the commercial flop of “Paul’s Boutique” (this project became a cult classic over the years), the Beastie Boys kind of came back to their Punk Rock roots. With the help of keyboardist Money Mark and co-producer Mario Caldato Jr,…
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#30thAnniversary – Das EFX “Dead Serious”

#30thAnniversary – Das EFX “Dead Serious”

by Brooklyn Radio
Das EFX stormed the Hip Hop world hard when they appeared on the scene with their first single “They Want EFX” and the album release of Dead Serious. At that time, their fast rhyming skills and flow using plenty of “diggety” wordplay throughout thei…
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#30thAnniversary – Kris Kross “Totally Krossed Out”

#30thAnniversary – Kris Kross “Totally Krossed Out”

by Brooklyn Radio
30 years ago, spring time was booming under a new craze… Kris Kross just released their first album and the single “Jump” exploded and peaked at the Billboard Hot 100 for eight weeks. Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly and Chris “Daddy Mac” Smith, aged 12 and …
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#30thAnniversary – Chi-Ali “The Fabulous Chi-Ali”

#30thAnniversary – Chi-Ali “The Fabulous Chi-Ali”

by Brooklyn Radio
This debut album for Chi-Ali is arguably the best LP ever from a teenage emcee. The record is almost entirely produced by the celebrated duo “The Beatnuts”, with the exception of the excellent “Age Ain’t Nothin’ But a #” created by Mista Lawnge of B…
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#30thAnniversary – Arrested Development “3 Years, 5 Months And 2 Days..."

#30thAnniversary – Arrested Development “3 Years, 5 Months And 2 Days..."

by Brooklyn Radio
This crew from Atlanta was an absolute breath of fresh air when they exploded on the scene with “Tennessee” and this album release. Their somehow rural vibe, their sound and their subject matters (environment, religion, self awareness, social issues…
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#30thAnniversary – Ultramagnetic MC’s “Funk Your Head Up”

#30thAnniversary – Ultramagnetic MC’s “Funk Your Head Up”

by Brooklyn Radio
Fans waited a damn long time to put their hands on Ultramagnetic MC’s follow up to the masterpiece “Critical Beatdown“, released in 1988. So when “Funk Your Head Up” was coming up in the first quarter of 1992, the anticipation was really high, to sa…
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