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C.I.A.

A side project by drummer Glenn Evans from the speed metallic music group Nuclear Assault, who plays a lot of the instruments for the album.

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Busta Rhymes

Probably one of the most idiosyncratic personalities in rap — along with his halting, ragga-inspired design and incredible difficulty, inventiveness, and laughter — Busta Rhymes formed Market leaders of the brand new College in 1990 and released two albums using the group before breaking out having a 1996 single hit …

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Cage

The tortured and visceral lyrics of underground rapper Cage (Chris Palko) result from a existence of pain, paranoia, hard medicines, and hard living. His dad was MP within the U.S. Military, stationed in Wurzberg, Germany, when Cage was created. The family resided there until Cage’s dad, named Expenses Murray, was …

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Hurricane G

Given birth to and raised in Brooklyn, woman rapper Hurricane G is probably the Puerto Rican MCs who arrived of NY within the ’90s. Hurricane, whose actual name is usually Gloria Rodriguez, required a bilingual strategy; the majority of her lyrics are in British, although she’s no problem moving in …

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Birdy Nam Nam

The four men behind the French turntabilist crew Birdy Nam Nam met as members from the much bigger Scratch Action Hiro, winners from the 2000 DMC World DJ Team Championship. Crazy B, DJ Pone, Small Mike, and DJ Require shaped Birdy Nam Nam another year, acquiring their name from a …

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Amir Sulaiman

A spoken term poet, hip-hop MC, and devout Muslim, Amir Sulaiman was initially a freestyle rapper before learning to be a poet whenever a youthful kid rather than the other method around, as may be the case for most developing rap performers. His writings had been significantly influenced from the …

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Grip Grand

A West Coastline underground rapper/manufacturer using a self-depreciating love of life, Hold Grand made a name for himself using the full-length album Thanks for visiting Broakland, recorded on four-track in his bedroom and self-released in 1999. Later on re-released in 2002 on well-regarded Bay Region label Bomb Hip-Hop Information, the …

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Buck 65

Born in Decrease Sackville, Nova Scotia, Richard Terfry (aka Buck 65, Stinkin’ Affluent) spent nearly all his adolescence being a self-described b-boy. He ultimately shifted to Halifax in 1989, where he founded a seminal hip-hop display on regional college radio. This program (dubbed The Bassment) helped Terfry concrete his position …

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Spezializtz

From 1998, German rap duo Spezializtz released some albums titled G.B.Z. Oholika, experiencing their greatest achievement in 2000 using the strike one “T.W.We.N.L.K. (Tut, Was Ihr Nicht Lassen Könnt).” Made up of Berliners Harris (delivered Oliver Harris) and Dean Dawson, Spezializtz debuted using the record G.B.Z. Oholika (1998) on Columbia/Sony. …

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Jazzkantine

Jazzkantine is a favorite German jazz-rap collective founded in 1993 by Christian Eitner, Matthias Lanzer, and Ole Sander within the north town of Braunschweig. Loosely knit and including more information on talent that frequently varies from record to record ? la Gang Starr rapper Guru’s Jazzmatazz series, the collective debuted …

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