People are confused. Rap is the lyrical form that comes of Hip-Hop and other musical forms such as Funk and Jazz. James Brown, Millie Jackson and even boxer Muhammed Ali can be considered proto-rappers. But presently, not all rappers can say they are Hip-Hop...well nothing that pertains to its true foundations. Here are some jams to show you the difference.
TRUE SKOOL KEEPERS OF THE ART
FRAUDSTERS DESTROYING THE CULTURE
OLD SKOOL VS NEW SKOOL
So, not that long ago, I posted some song lyrics as my Facebook status. A friend reminded me, that the song and the album it debuted on, came out exactly 20 years ago. This prompted me to remember that a lot of classics came out that same year...
I won't lie and say it seemed just like yesterday, but it doesn't seem that long ago, that some of the best modern, new wave RnB gems were released. Let's take a look at the debut, sophomore and continued legacy hits, that wowed the charts and wore out the dance floor...and in some cases the mattress.
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