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The Symphony - Marley Marl feat. How can you leave out Mantronix Ladies, baseline, hardcore hip hop, needle to the grove. Kane found commercial success with the Smooth Operator persona, but his legacy should start with this track, one of the best straight-up bragging songs in hip-hop history.

They Reminisce Over You T. The talent involved was enormous, and yet their biggest hit was a straight-up soul remake of an adult contemporary classic. Prior to his untimely death, Biggie Smalls linked up with his then-wife Faith Evans for a soulful classic.

Old school hip hop

Glad to see them there as I think they are one of the more overlooked contributors to Hip Hop. Big Poppa - The Notorious B. Follow the Leader - Eric B.

But both of their songs on this list would have fit in well with the rap scene of the late s before everything shifted with the rise of the west coast. Warning - The Notorious B.

Speaking of self-immolation, why did De La Soul fight to shed the alternative-rap label that brought them so much success? Love the Ice Cube cameo in the video. Set Adrift on Memory Bliss - P. He went on to publish Vibe magazine, which became a cornerstone in hip hop history. Hypnotize - The Notorious B.

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Come Clean- Jeru that damaja. Total novelty act, but I admit, I love hearing how quickly Chip-Fu can drop rhymes. Dre for huge anthem dedicated to California. They sampled Gang Starr or Main Source on a track or two. Ladies, baseline, hardcore hip hop, needle to the grove.

The use of extended percussion breaks led to the development of mixing and scratching techniques. Problems playing this file? Twelve years after the accident that turned his powerful voice into a hoarse whisper, the D. The Way You Move - Outkast feat. He never actually says what the right thing is.

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Rapping bass guitar drums. Surprised not one GangStarr song on there. The fact that the samples all seem to be written in minor keys gives this song a sinister air that set it apart from most mainstream and alternative rap of the time. This is the song that Snap! Not quite as campy as Onyx, but not quite as polished as Naughty by Nature, so they fell through the cracks as I mentioned above.

Newly added names are in Red. How long you had that problem. Or to at least just make themselves more money? The best of all of the George Clinton-inspired rap songs, in part because he appears on the track.

Old school hip hop

How could ou for get about the pioneers of the industry. Canadian Greenlandic Native American. One of the biggest Hip Hop duos of all-time linked up for a song that will sound fresh forever! There was no one like Rakim before he came along, and there has been no one like him since.

Discussing the plight of the black American underclass in rap lyrics without sounding trite is a major achievement when you consider how few other artists managed to pull it off. They were, however, two-hit wonders, with this the funnier but less enduring of the two. Cause you keep feeding me soup. The failure of the Hieroglyphics collective, which included Souls of Mischief and the next artist on this list, to find a mainstream audiences is one of the great commercial tragedies of hip-hop. Ive been looking for the Foo-Schickens for al long time, but I couldnt remember their name.

The song was surpassed by its own marketing. They chose controversial subjects, which sold records and frankly was an important addition to a scene that had grown somewhat stale due to the lack of regional diversity.

Melle Mel however contacted Duke Bootee afterward and expressed that he did want to take part. It's Funky Enough - The D. Im not a big Biggie fan but im sure one or two Biggies would have made a difference. The album has to be one of the all time greats way ahead of its time. Did any rap act every do less with more than the Fugees?

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From Wikipedia, ninne premista mp3 songs the free encyclopedia. Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z feat.

Straight Outta Compton - N. So was the success of this song the worst thing to happen to De La Soul? Ignore, for a moment, that this too was aimed squarely at mainstream pop audiences.