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Skitzofreniks

Despite a slim discography, cult favorite duo the Skitzofreniks have already been important mainstays in Boston’s hip-hop underground because the early ’90s. Originally shaped in Cambridge, MA, both — rapper Charlie Bawles (aka CheckMark) and DJ/maker Eddie Bone fragments — first started documenting in 1991 and gained their reputation nearly exclusively off their regional shows. In 1998, they self-released on CD-R the BY MYSELF SH!T EP, which landed them a saving cope with Boston’s Brick Information. The label officially pressed the EP the next year and issued “BY MYSELF SH!T” as well as the fan-pleasing posse trim “Skitzofreniks’ Condition,” offering Boston local people 7L & Esoteric, Reks, and Virtuoso, seeing that underground singles. Even more 12″s found its way to 2000: Gradual It Down on Poor Magic and C’Mon Dude!?! on Brick. The indie rap increase of the past due ’90s and early 2000s supplied Boston’s rap picture a nationwide stage, prompting the Skitzofreniks to enjoy many collaborations with various other Beantown natives, including Mr. Lif and Akrobatik; Bone fragments also obtained defeat placements on albums by Louis Reasoning, Reks, and many more. The duo’s initial full-length, Enter the World, finally surfaced in 2002.

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