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Ugly Duckling

Much like De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, the Pharcyde, the Jungle Brothers, and Digable Planets, Unattractive Duckling is really a quirky, jazz-influenced substitute rap trio who shaped in the LA suburb of Lengthy Seaside in 1995. Group people Dizzy, Youthful Einstein, and Andy Kitty started collaborating about 1995, …

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Lyrics Born

The very first artist release a an EP on San Francisco’s Soleside Records, Lyrics Born went beneath the original moniker Asia Born on 1993’s Send Them before changing it 3 years down the road his collaborations with labelmate Lateef. After getting highlighted on Lateef’s “The Wreckoning” b/w “Latyrx” one, Lyrics …

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Dr. Octagon

After single-handedly redefining “warped” because the brain and mouth area behind the Bronx-based Ultramagnetic MC’s, “Kool” Keith Thornton — aka Tempo X, aka Dr. Octagon, aka Dr. Dooom, aka Mr. Gerbik — going for the external reaches from the stratosphere with a number of solo tasks. A onetime psychiatric individual …

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Dream Warriors

A set of deft, intelligent rappers located in Toronto, Ruler Lou and Capital Q shaped Desire Warriors and released among the finest alternative rap information from the era, 1991’s AND TODAY, the Legacy Starts. The pair started working collectively in 1989, arranging their own Defeat Manufacturing plant Productions with Rupert …

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Charizma

Given birth to Charles Hicks, the MC who later be referred to as Charizma grew up in Milpitas, CA, a little suburb north of San Jose. Inspired by golden age group hip-hoppers like MC Shan, KRS-One, Big Daddy Kane, and Biz Markie, he started rapping at age group 14, soon …

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Deltron 3030

The underground hip-hop supergroup Deltron 3030 features Deltron Zero (Del Tha Funkee Homosapien), the Cantankerous Captain Aptos (producer/remixer Dan “The Automator” Nakamura), and Skiznod the Boy Wonder (turntablist Kid Koala). Similar to Nakamura’s prior conceptual tasks, Dr. Octagon and Good-looking Boy Modeling College, Deltron 3030’s self-titled record and single send …

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Casual

Casual was third away the gate (subsequent Del tha Funkee Homosapien and Souls of Mischief) in the Hieroglyphics staff, the undisputed kings from the Oakland underground picture. Casual’s stature shows that he may end up being the crew’s bodyguard, before mic is within his hand as well as the MC …

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Chali 2na

Bearing an identifiably deep baritone tone of voice, Chali 2na (blessed Charles Stewart, Jr.) became the unofficial stage man for Western world Coast underground preferred Jurassic 5. Originally from southside Chicago, Stewart initial gained a pastime in graffiti composing before engaging in music. Both actions were his method of steering …

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Del the Funky Homosapien

Cousin of renowned gangster rapper Glaciers Cube, Del tha Funky Homosapien (true name Teren Delvon Jones) was created in Oakland, California on August 12, 1972, and got his focus on Ice Cube’s support music group, Da Lench Mob. But Del’s rap isn’t as grim or violent as Glaciers Cube’s is; …

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Zug Izland

In its press materials, the Detroit sleaze steel band Zug Izland described its songcraft as “an exploration of imperfect human morality brought forth with the imagery of the pure fantasy.” Probably so, however the combo’s source as the back-up music group for Insane Clown person Violent J was an improved …

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