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.
Chuck D: It was the golden age of hip-hop in terms of diversity and balance.
In the golden age of hip-hop, women wore the pants--baggy and belted, with oversize T-shirts, and the only tight things were their rhymes.