Posts Tagged ‘ Boogie Down Productions ’

1989 – Top 25 Hip Hop Albums

We all agree that 1988 was the greatest year of Hip Hop right? Cool. Well what I’m gooing to do is post the top/greatest Hip Hop albums from each year afterwards, starting with 1989 here (Of course I’ll eventually do 1987 and before), anyway … this is my list, I tried to not be too…

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15 Greatest 12″ singles in Hip Hop

Diamond and Golden Era was the focus here (1983 – 1993), the only other criteria was the single had to have another/different song on the other side (We’re talking vinyl here) There are tons of dope singles in Hip Hop history so I tried to go with two sided releases where both songs were dope…

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D-Nice – (Bronx #21)

“Think realistically, not egotistically It’s suicide if you even think of dissing me ‘Cause if you try, I’m a make you wait To learn the reason I’m the 808, but just call me D-Nice” Derrick Jones is dope, Photographer, Beatbox (Breath Control), DJ, Producer; he even brought us Kid Rock! But here we focus on…

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Levi 167

Levi 167 was a part of KRS One’s first group “Scott La Rock & The Celebrity Three” Scott La Rock, KRS ONE, Levi 167, and MC Quality they made “Advance” in 1985 In 1987 Levi 167 recorded a solo 12″ on B-Boy Records named “Something fresh to swing to” with “Something for the other side”…

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The Bridge Wars

The Bridge Wars The Bridge wars was one of the greatest events in the Golden Era of Hip Hop, it sparked multiple classic songs, verses and gave birth to one of the greatest careers in Hip Hop History The Rivalry as you can call it all started in 1985 when MC Shan released his 12”…

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1988 The GREATEST year in Hip Hop Music

I’ve designated The Golden Era of Hip Hop 1983 – 1988 a 5 year span, thought process is every year a good album or song came out cannot be the Golden Era and that in changes and shifts in the Hip Hop content so should the era Golden Era – Gold Chains and Sneakers Silver…

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EHH Review: Criminal Minded

Criminal Minded is one of the most influential Hip Hop Albums ever created, and in my opinion the second greatest ever made Released in March of 1987 (Four or so months BEFORE Paid in Full) KRS – One and DJ Scott La Rock brought a certain edge and street to hip hop that was brand…

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Top 20 Hip Hop Crews (10 – 1)

Finishing off the countdown of the Top 20 Hip Hop Crews/ Collectives of The Golden, Silver, and Bronze Eras … For Numbers 20 – 11 Click Here! 10. Murder Inc. Later called “The INC” The crew, group, label founded by Irv and Chris Gotti along with Ja Rule blended Hip Hop and R&B more so…

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KRS – ONE

KRS – ONE The Teacher Hip Hop Hall of Fame for: Emcee Crew Influential Contributor/Ambassador From: Bronx, NY Crew Affiliation: Boogie Down Productions Debut Album: Criminal Minded (1987) Best Song: “My Philosophy” Classic Singles: (7 Minimum for HOF Status) My Philosophy Criminal Minded The Bridge is over Remix for P is free Still No 1…

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