old-school rap


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old-school rap

Rap music produced by the first generation of rap artists in New York City in the 1970s and 1980s.
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The song kicks it with old-school rap and lists a litany of his self-doubts.
In actuality, I saw the news come across my Facebook feed a focused as it surely was through an algorithm that knows of my penchant for '80s/'90s pop culture nostalgia, old-school rap and black stuff a for the Public Enemy concert performance that happened last Saturday night.
Dawn's beautiful old-school rap album on vinyl in a charity shop a few months back and can't stop listening to it.
Former single, Grip Like A Vice, was a brooding cacophony of sounds, interspersed with blaring sirens, stop-start funk and Swinging Ninjas old-school rap work-outs.
With guest appearances by performance artist Murray Hill ("The Three Amigas"), guitar phenom Kaki King ("Fall Apart"), and harpist and electronic whiz Katie Cassidy, plus production help by Chuck Brody (Wu Tang Clan, Yoko Ono) and Adrock of the Beastie Boys, the new album from Long Island MCs Sprout, Hesta Prynn and Spero gets back to their old-school rap roots and at the same time branches out to some more rocking sounds on this third studio album.
These fans discuss the lyrics with friends who share the same enthusiasm about the music: what they like about old-school rap artists and songs, what tracks are hot and what are not, and what direction they think the music will take.
On the other hand, you could waste an entire day happily trying to identify all the funky drum breaks and old-school rap excerpts.
Lately, the local Substance hip hop crew have been bringing in some of the biggest names in old-school rap, showing that historical importance can make for a vital night out.
He and his rappers - Melle Mel, Cowboy, Kid Creole, Scorpio, and Rahiem - eventually became Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five, one of the most important of the old-school rap groups.