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Hitman

This rugged West Coast rapper played a substantial role on Dr. Dre’s mammoth 2001 record, despite the fact that he was a comparatively unproven rapper at that time. Though his functionality didn’t parallel that of Snoop Dogg’s over the Chronic, it had been similar in range, and, like Snoop Dogg, …

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Glasses Malone

Even though he doesn’t glorify the gangbanging lifestyle he once led, rejecting the normal archetype of hardcore West Coast rappers, Watts/L.A. indigenous Eyeglasses Malone’s explosive mixtape operate placed him considerably prior to the crop of “New Western world” MCs who surfaced in the middle- to past due 2000s. Malone in …

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C-BO

You start with his 1993 debut, Gas Chamber, C-BO managed to get clear that he planned on surprising rap listeners along with his controversial lyrics, which would eventually property him in prison. Obviously, the hardcore Californian’s continuous rise towards continuing popularity increased calendar year by calendar year, with an record …

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Thug Life

Led with the past due Tupac Shakur, the rap staff Thug Lifestyle also highlighted Big Syke, Macadoshis, Mopreme (Shakur’s half-brother Komani), and Graded R; the group’s lone record, Volume 1, made an appearance on Interscope in 1995.

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Ant Banks

Ant Banking institutions, a Bay Region maker who began functioning behind the moments with local tale Too Short, 1st appeared about two 1992 hip-hop soundtracks, Juice and Menace II Culture. That same yr, he was on creation with Too Brief (Shorty the Pimp) aswell as affiliates Spice 1 and Pooh-Man. …

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Three 6 Mafia

Evolving slowly but steadily over time, 3 6 Mafia started as an exploitative, horror-themed underground hardcore rap sensation (“666 Mafia,” obtain it?) however went on to take pleasure from relatively mainstream achievement years later, ultimately earning an Oscar and rating some major strikes. The Memphis, TN, group’s regular membership varied …

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Keak da Sneak

Keak da Sneak launched his profession as one-third of 3X Krazy, a semi-successful middle- to past due-’90s hardcore rap trio from Oakland, and immediately after embarked on the solo profession in 1999. He authorized to Moe Doe Information, which released his 1st two albums, HI-TECH (1999) and Hi-Tek (2001), and …

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Public Enemy

Public Foe rewrote the guidelines of hip-hop, starting to be the most important and questionable rap band of the past due ’80s and, for most, the definitive rap band of all period. Building from Run-D.M.C.’s street-oriented beats and Boogie Straight down Productions’ proto-gangsta rhyming, Open public Foe pioneered a variant …

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Prodeje

A solo person in South Central Cartel, and in addition portion of a duo with fellow SCC rapper Havoc, Prodeje played a significant part in the early- to past due-’90s advancement of West Coastline gangsta rap. Furthermore to rapping, Prodeje also managed a sizable quantity of the creation for his …

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Poor Righteous Teachers

Area of the developing contingent of Islamic-oriented message rappers, Poor Righteous Educators formed in Trenton, NJ, when teenage close friends Culture Independence and Smart Intelligent (songwriting credits are listed while S. Phillips and T. Grimes) made a decision to form a far more positive rap group instead of the gangsta …

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