Posts Tagged ‘ Greatest Bronx emcees ’

Kool Keith – (Bronx #17)

Keith Thornton, founding member of the legendary Ultramagnetic MCs (Known for the critically acclaimed “Critical Beatdown” album) has had more than many aliases Crazy Lou, Poppa Large, Dr. Dooom, Black Elvis, Dr. Ultra, Dr. Octagon, Black Elvis, etc. Debut Album: Critical Beatdown 1988 “They use the simple back and forth, the same, old rhythm That…

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Lord Tariq – (Bronx #18)

“If gettin money’s a crime, well then I’m guilty as charged Filthy rich, Lord built to be large I’ll have the city sick Pullin that silver shit out the garage Under the sun with yo chick gettin a massage” Sean Hamilton, bka Lord Tariq (@TariqLord) is one half of the 90s duo Lord Tariq and…

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King Sun – (Bronx #19)

“So if you are such a scholar, why can’t you make a dollar You oughta make plans with the funeral parlor Dig the grave deeper, meet the grim reaper Sign on the line and resign, it’s cheaper For you to fade away, but it’s okay For you to come and see me rock at the…

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Greg Nice – (Bronx #20)

“Ladies let your body flow Send a chill up your spine like an eskimo Here’s a backstage pass to a funky show Come give me a kiss under the missile toe” Greg Nice the other half of Nice & Smooth (Smooth B was #22), again first heard on Big Daddy Kane’s Pimpin Aint Easy” “I…

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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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Smooth B – (Bronx #22)

“Smooth, I drop jewels like, paraphenalia, I’m infallable, not into failure” This list will have a lot of Rap duos I think, Smooth B one half of Nice & Smooth was first heard on Big Daddy Kane’s “Pimpin Aint Easy” “First name: Smooth. Last name: B When I’m bonin’ a girl, I make her feel…

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Dr. Jekyll – (Bronx #23)

Most people recognize Dr. Jekyll as Andre Harrell the CEO of Motown records, the founder of Uptown records and the man who “discovered” Puff Daddy But he was also a member of the Rap Group Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde they had the look of business men, always in suits and ties; their most famous…

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Peter Gunz – (Bronx #24)

“New York to the heart, but got love for all Lie and die in the fire, where I learned to ball …” Peter Pankey Sr. One half of the Duo Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz most notable for the song “Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)” they only had one album but the Bronx emcee gets a…

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Kid – (Bronx #25)

Christopher “Kid” Reid Born and Raised in the Bronx; Kid Coolout, bka Kid Former background dancer for Salt N Pepa (As seen in the Shake your thang video) Famous for his iconic “Hightop Fade” and being a member of the Hip Hop Duo Kid n Play (Formally the Fresh Force Crew) He wrote the majority…

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