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Non-Phixion

Uncovered by Third Bass’ MC Serch, through the heyday of Crazy Pitch Reports, Non-Phixion quickly generated a whole lot of buzz — and experienced several labeling — before their long-awaited debut was finally released. Made up of MCs Sick Expenses, Goretex Medinah, and Sabac Crimson, alongside DJ Eclipse, Non-Phixion combined …

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No Face

A bizarre hip-hop duo that merged social-commentary hardcore with explicit party rap, No Encounter released only 1 record, 1990’s Wake Your Little girl Up, for Ral/Columbia. Multi-instrumentalists Tag Sexx as well as the Shah acquired too much to do making use of their lone strike, “Fifty percent,” which almost broke …

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Michael Franti

Since his days as an associate from the Beatnigs whilst in his early twenties, Michael Franti grew from an angry young hip-hopper using a political, socially conscious bent (the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, Spearhead) to a guy who channeled his seriousness, social unease, and desire to have change and merged …

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Stic.man

One-half of the brand new rap duo Deceased Prez, Stic.guy does everything: rapping, producing, posting books, and practicing the fighting techinques. Aside from the critically heralded albums he’s documented as an associate of Deceased Prez, the Florida indigenous released two books — The Artwork of Emcee-ing and Warrior Titles from …

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Queen Mother Rage

Queen Mother Trend was an associate from the Blackwatch Committee, a collective comprising activists, writers, and music artists led by X-Clan frontman Teacher X. After adding to many X-related albums in a little capability, she released a single record in 1991 entitled Vanglorious Rules. Although her positive Afrocentric lyrics and …

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Nas

You start with his basic debut, Illmatic (1994), Nas stood tall for a long time as you of NY City’s leading rap voices, outspokenly expressing a righteous, self-empowered swagger that endeared him to critics and hip-hop purists. Whether proclaiming himself “Nasty Nas” or “Nas Escobar” or “Nastradamus” or “God’s Child,” …

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Professor Griff

Teacher Griff (given birth to Richard Griffin) was the minister of details for Public Foe until June of 1989. He provided a questionable interview towards the Washington Post that included responses considered anti-Semitic by many. Within the ensuing furor, Chuck D ultimately terminated him from Community Enemy and also briefly …

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KRS-One

KRS-One (given birth to Kris Parker) was the first choice of Boogie Straight down Productions, probably one of the most influential hardcore hip-hop clothes from the ’80s. In the elevation of his profession, approximately 1987-1990, KRS-One was known for his furiously politics and socially mindful raps, that is the foundation …

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Marxman

Marxman was a four-piece hip-hop group formed in London in 1989. As well as groups like Substantial Strike and Portishead, Marxman helped build the “Bristol audio,” a examined mixture of hip-hop, North soul, and digital music that produced the foundation for what would end up being the trip-hop subgenre. The …

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Jungle Brothers

Although they predated the jazz-rap innovations of De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, and Digable Planets, the Jungle Brothers were hardly ever in a position to score with possibly rap fans or mainstream audiences, probably because of their embrace of a variety of styles — including house music, Afrocentric …

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