The original, also included on 3 Feet High & Rising, is dope as well.

The memorable bass line and Rakim’s classic bars – surely one of the most potent verses ever – assure that this song is one of the most recognizable joints in the history of Hip Hop. Woppit- B Fats, Peewee’s Dance- Joe Ski Love, Lovin’ Every Minute of It-Doug E. Fresh, Split Personality-UTFO……wow great memories.

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Bum Rush The Show to the Bomb Squad produced perfection on It Takes A Nation.

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store, Legacy Pure genius. The rhyming and wordplay here are absolutely amazing and classic if only for the ‘7 emcees’ bars, which are among the most notable in Hip Hop EVER. – It’s Funky Enough (1989), 58. 8. Rakim immediately sets the tone for the rest of the album (and his career) with this brilliant song. I Know You Got Soul – Eric B.

10. Busta Rhymes - Gimme Some MoreSocials: #HipHop #Throwback #RapClassics #OldSchool #80s90s Browse. Busta Rhymes - Woo Hah!! Jam-Master Jay’s turntable mastery, the Beastie Boys’ party anthems, and Public Enemy’s political mindset laid the groundwork on the East Coast, while the emergence of N.W.A.’s gangsta rap and Too $hort’s indulgences out West gave birth to one nation under hip-hop as we know it.

Bum Rush The Show and LL Cool J’s first two) that started Hip Hop’s Golden Age.

Tracklist:1. Packs, DJ Here’s a special 10 track 80s rap playlist dedicated to this exciting and groundbreaking era of hip hop music: Can I Kick It? After dropping their first two classic tracks – “Eric B Is President” and “My Melody” – in 1986, Eric B & Rakim really raised the bar in 1987 with Paid In Full – one of the top albums in all of Hip Hop’s history. 80s & 90s Hip Hop Mix | #1 Old School Rap Songs Playlist | Hip …

LL Cool J at his bragging and boasting best, “I’m Bad” is one of LL’s most recognizable songs and one of his biggest hits. But the fact is that it wasn't the late '60s when everything changed—at least not in popular music. Epic. One of the greatest hip hop duos ever. Play. The brilliant reworking of the “Impeach The President” beat is simply unbeatable.

But sandwiched between the era of the Sugarhill Gang and Vanilla Ice  was a period called  “The Golden Years of Hip Hop” when 80s rap was evolving at a record pace. There’s hair metal, sure, and more than a smidge of synth-pop, but there are also some killer rockers, diva jams, new-wave classics, hip-hop standouts, lovelorn ballads and even a … See if you can guess—or just start clicking. And we grew up being told one thing, but knowing something else was true. I ve been working on this post since late February, but it s finally done now that the draft crush and our summer east coast swing are over.

5:17. 80s \u0026 90s Hip Hop Mix | #1 Old School Rap Songs Playlist | Hip Hop History | Throwback Rap Classics. Public Enemy’s debut single. A hugely important and influential track. 25 Songs — The ‘80s were an interesting time for R&B. Where most gangsta rappers accomplish nothing but making themselves look like tough-guy posturing, gun-toting idiots, Ice T did it RIGHT.

Also, this is the first group with a female rapper to record a single. COMPLEX participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means COMPLEX gets paid commissions on purchases made through our links to retailer sites. N.W.A’s Straight Outta Compton album was a game-changer; for better or for worse. Perhaps the most important song in Hip Hop history.

Here they are. Leaving Whodini off any top 80’s list is sacrilege as far as I’m concerned. Looking back on the golden era with albums from LL Cool J, Run-D.M.C., and more— these are the best rap albums of the 80s. Which records have stood the test of time? Even though the intention of “The Bridge” may not even have been to make that claim, it still is responsible for one of the first beefs in Hip Hop and a few classic BDP songs.

Rakim took braggadocious rhyming to a new level by adding an intellectual veneer to it all – nobody could say “I’m the best” the way Rakim did, dismissing all competition casually and effortlessly and always without the use of profanity. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Brand New Funk (1988), 75. “Buddy” is the third single from De La Soul’s classic debut album 3 Feet High and Rising. Which one embodies hip-hop best? 2.

Hardware, Music Early on, it wasn't an album genre; hip-hop was all about parties and park jams, preserved and propagated via bootleg cassette. During this time, Gangsta rap, Afrocentric rhymes, female rappers, G-Funk, novelty songs, crossover hits, experimental jazz-influenced sounds, and rappers of all nationalities, racial groups, and different styles burst onto the scene. The stand-out track from Stetsasonic’s solid second album In Full Gear.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'hiphopgoldenage_com-portrait-2','ezslot_19',181,'0','0'])); Directed at the Juice Crew, and in response to MC Shan’s Kill That Noise, this is the final jab on wax in the Bridge Wars.

No doubt one of MC Lyte’s very best songs, this is 100% pure Hip Hop.

0:30. The Treacherous Three is a crew of Hip Hop pioneers from who Kool Moe Dee is the best known. P.E.’s classic critique of false media and rumors is yet another winner from their monumental sophomore album. The album performed commercially disappointing upon release (people were probably expecting more “Fight For Your Right” style frat-rap), but Paul’s Boutique would eventually universally be recognized as the creative and innovative masterpiece that it is. As complicated as it was creative, as contradictory as it was all-conquering, the story of hip-hop's eventual aesthetic takeover starts in the '80s. It's never what you do, but how it's done."

The opening track to Run DMC‘s magnum opus Raising Hell and a tribute to the skills of the multi-talented Jam Master Jay.

Talk about a classic Hip Hop song. The '80s was hip-hop's first real decade, the era when everything started to blow up. DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince.

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From then on, Hip Hop quickly started spreading all over the world. In the beginning, there were turntables, B-Boys, “Rappers Delight”, RUN-DMC, and Kurtis Blow. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This song was the lead track for a 1986 EP and would also be included on Biz Markie’s 1988 full-length debut Goin’ Off.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'hiphopgoldenage_com-portrait-1','ezslot_18',186,'0','0'])); This revamped version for Eazy E‘s debut album Eazy Duz It is even better than the 1987 original. Gucci Time – Schoolly D (1985). Play on Spotify. The Stop the Violence Movement was started by KRS-One in response to violence in the Hip Hop and African American communities. 6. PERFECTION. 5.

On this DJ-favorite, Run and DMC trade lyrics based on nursery rhymes and fairy tales while at the same time paying homage to JMJ’s skills on the turntables. & Rakim (1987). It influenced and changed the direction of Hip Hop, producing countless clones for decades to come.

That’s what happened as Sly Fox used the drum beat for their 1986 hit song Let’s Go All The Way.