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Abstract Tribe Unique

Based from the South Central LA hip-hop community, the Abstract Tribe Unique’s lyrical theme offers always revolved around their surroundings of we were young in the tasks. First featured on the 1997 self-released Underground Fossils album, the metropolitan storytelling continued 2 yrs down the road their follow-up South Central Thynk …

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Bukue One

Born to Dark Panther parents, Tion Torrence was raised equally influenced by both skater as well as the hip-hop civilizations found prevalently within the Bay Region, where he grew up. His father, who was simply sang back-up in Marvin Gaye’s touring music group, surrounded his kid with music, and by …

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The X-ecutioners

New York-based turntable group the X-ecutioners were, alongside San Francisco’s Invisibl Skratch Piklz, one of the primary all-DJ outfits to signal a recording contract, and the first ever to to push out a full-length record concentrating on the art of turntable tricknology. Previously referred to as the X-Men (they transformed …

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Quannum

Both a label (Quannum Tasks) along with a collaborative concern, Quannum brought collectively the brightest talents from your former SoleSides label: Lyrics Given birth to and Lateef the reality Speaker (from Latyrx), Chief Xcel and Gift of Gab (from Blackalicious), and DJ Darkness. An artist-run label, SoleSides was founded in …

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Quarashi

Though Icelandic rap-rock outfit Quarashi finally saw their U.S debut released in early 2002, the music group have been honing its music because the mid-’90s. Manufacturer/drummer Sölvi Blondal and vocalists/rappers Hössi Olafsson, Steini Fjelsted (a previous Icelandic skating champ and a graffiti musician), and Omar Swarez produced Quarashi (pronounced “kwa-ra’-she”) …

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Jurassic 5

Though there’s actually six of these, Jurassic 5 got the rest directly on their self-titled debut EP. Area of the brand-new rap underground from the past due ’90s (alongside Firm Flow, Mos Def, Dr. Octagon, and Sir Menelik), the sextet — rappers Marc 7even, Chali 2na, Zaakir, and Akil, plus …

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Percee P

The next of six children, John Percy Simon was simply three when his mom transferred his family towards the Patterson projects within the South Bronx in the first ’70s. It had been there that Percy (as he was known as) observed the delivery of hip-hop. By 1979 Percee (he transformed …

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Juggaknots

Given birth to and raised within the Bronx, the sibling-centric Juggaknots 1st gained underground renown for his or her looks on Columbia University’s Stretch out Armstrong & Bobbito radio system. Whenever a record cope with Elektra proceeded to go south, Bobbito Garcia released their Crystal clear Blues Skies vinyl-only EP …

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Lifesavas

Lifesavas, the Portland, OR-based duo of MC Vursatyl and maker/MC Jumbo the Garbageman, became mostly of the nonaffiliated artists release a an archive through Quannum, the successor to underground rap phenom Solesides. The duo fulfilled while playing golf ball and quickly got hipped to each other’s rapping skills; following a …

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Lucy Pearl

Hip-hop/metropolitan soul supergroup Lucy Pearl was shaped in the summertime of 1999 because the brainchild of Tony! Toni! Loté multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Raphael Saadiq (previously referred to as Raphael Wiggins), who remaining the music group he co-founded along with his sibling D’Wayne in 1998. Saadiq 1st approached DJ Ali Shaheed …

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