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Goodie Mob

Alongside OutKast, with whom these were closely linked, Goodie Mob was one of the primary Southern rap acts to achieve countrywide recognition, particularly making use of their traditional debut, Soul Meals (1995). The group unraveled after just its third record, Globe Party (1999), when Cee-Lo broke apart for a single …

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Haiku D’etat

Haiku D’Etat was even more a makeshift hip-hop trend, or even a short term force of character, when compared to a genuine rap group; although “supergroup” is obviously a good enough beginning, so far as explanations go, because of this wonderful if entirely as well short-lived task. An explosive one-off, …

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Cap.One

A citizen of Chicago, Cover One had his initial main appearance in 1999 in the initial album from the all-female group Infamous Syndicate. He implemented with his very own debut record in 2000 entitled With the Eyes of the Don.

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DJ Eclipse

Delivered in Providence, RI, in the first ’70s, by enough time Eclipse moved to Columbia, SC, in 1985, he had been fast learning to be a requested and respected DJ. In 1992 he still left SC for NY to create MC Serch’s (who he previously fulfilled in Columbia) sophomore record, …

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DJ Babu

Given birth to Chris Oroc, DJ Babu is definitely an associate of Dilated Peoples as well as the on-again/off-again DJ crew Defeat Junkies. The California-based DJ started making blend tapes in the first ’90s and became a member of the Defeat Junkies in 1994. Babu offers received multiple competition game …

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Camu Tao

Struck straight down in his prime, the past due underground rapper Camu Tao was an integral artist around the Definitive Jux label until 2008 when he died of lung malignancy. Given birth to Tero Smith in Columbus, OH, Camu Tao arrived up with the town’s MHz team, which also presented …

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Guru

Rapper/composer Master (true name Keith Elam) initial rose to prominence because the “lyrical fifty percent” from the hip-hop duo Gang Starr, among the initial outfits that attemptedto fuse jazz with rap. After three albums by Gang Starr strike record store racks (1989’s FORGET ABOUT Mr. Nice Man, 1991’s Part of …

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Busdriver

Having a hyper-literate, intellectual design of rapping augmented with dizzying elocution that could tongue-tie even the fiercest auctioneer, Busdriver is certainly eclectic and eccentric enough to cite vocalese jazz singer Jon Hendricks being a primary impact. Delivered Regan Farquhar, the LA MC was presented to hip-hop lifestyle early — his …

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Group Home

Hip-hop duo Lil’ Dap and Melachi — collectively referred to as Group Residential — surfaced in 1995 on the compilation called Guru Presents Sick Kids Records, that was released around once as their debut album, Livin’ Resistant. Regardless of Guru’s championing the duo, Group House remained silent for a couple …

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Groove B Chill

Groove B Chill was inspired with the goofy, good-time eclecticism of daisy-age posses just like the Jungle Brothers and De La Spirit, whose Prince Paul produced their just album, 1990’s BEGINNING WITH Zero. However, the album didn’t quite catch the daisy-age movement’s freewheeling design, and the chance for the follow-up …

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