The Golden Age of Hip-Hop

With Nick Gallihawk

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Saturday 12:00 pm 2:00 pm

The alternative sound of Black music

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Hip-Hop exploded on to the music scene in the early 90's. For many the early days represented it at its best with music centred around social commentary.

The first of my shows featuring the emergence of a new genre of sound where rap and poetry become hip-hop. The early 90’s was a prolific time for this music and in my opinion has never been bettered. I will introduce to some real classic tunes, and I bet you have never heard of most of them before?

Cormega – They Forced My Hand
Street Smartz – Problemz
DJ Honda ft Mos Def – Travellin Man
M.O.P. – Blood Sweat & Tears
AZ – Mo Money Mo Murder
Beatnuts – Off The Books
KRS-One – MCs Act Like They Don’t Know
OC – Jewelz
Big L – All Black
Eric B. & Rakim – Know The Ledge
Cappadonna – Run
Raekwon ft Ghostface Killah – Rainy Dayz Remix
Redman – Funkorama
A Tribe Called Quest – Electric Relaxation
Smoothe Da Hustler ft Nine – Make Or Take
Heltah Skeltah – Therapy
Smif N Wessun – Hellucination
Lost Boyz – Renee
Shyheim ft Big L – Furious Anger
KMD – What A Niggy Know
GangStarr – Mass Appeal
Screwball – H.O.S.T.Y.L.E.
Nine – Wutcha Want?
Boogie Down Productions – South Bronx
Dramacydal – Hard To Imagine
Shadez Of Brooklyn – Paradise
Camp Lo – Luchini
Killah Priest – BIBLE
Black Moon – Who Got Da Props
Ill Al Skratch – Where My Homiez?
Royal Flush – Movin On Ya Weak Productions


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