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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Chuck D: It was the golden age of hip-hop in terms of diversity and balance.
It is a nod to 1990s hip-hop, and explores rhyme-scapes and the musical conventions of that golden age of hip-hop in a revolutionary way.