golden age hip hop

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golden age hip hop

Hip hop music from the period between 1986, when hip hop music first became commercially successful, and 1993 when gangsta rap and other hardcore rap styles started to dominate.
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The two only collaborated on a small handful of songs in the 1990s during an era called the golden age of hip-hop, but Jay Z has continued to shout out Biggie any chance he gets, including and especially in concerts and on dozens of his songs.
And, although the golden age of hip-hop (the 1980s and 90s) is long gone, if there is ever a revival, I'm quite certain that artists such as Heems and groups such as Das Racist will be a part of it.
Chuck D: It was the golden age of hip-hop in terms of diversity and balance.