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Coyote solicites recomendations for Rap and Hip-Hop to listen to

Started by Don Coyote, October 16, 2013, 08:13:32 AM

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Don Coyote

All this jazz about jazz has got me thinking that I have no hip-hop or rap in my possession, and I have no idea at all what is or isn't a good place to start.

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Dessa, individually, and Doomtree as a whole. Immortal Technique. I liked Fort Minor. Beastie Boys, ICP; naturally.

And I'm not ashamed to admit I really liked Kanye West's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy". But I haven't listed to any of the stuff before or after that.

ETA : Currently giving Rittz a whirl. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFGnVTpaLhA
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In no particular order except for the first few:

Bliss 'n' Eso - just get their entire discography, but if I had to pick one album it'd probably be Running on Air
Goldini Bagwell - Chainsmoke
Outkast - it's all amazing but ATLiens and Aquemini are both Top 10 all-time hip-hop albums

Doomtree
Jedi Mind Tricks (Servants in Heaven, Kings in Hell is their best album by far)
Atmosphere (suggest God Loves Ugly)
Grieves
Cunninlynguists
Grayskul
La Coka Nostra
Brother Ali

and the foreigners:

Hilltop Hoods (Aus)
The Herd (Aus)
Die Antwoord (S. Africa)
Ben Sharpa (S. Africa)
Brotherman (UK)
Roots Manuva (UK)
Klashnikoff (UK)
Looptroop Rockers (Sweden)
Snowgoons (Germany)
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If ECH was going to be in this thread already, I was going to summon him.

Don't forget classic Wu Tang Clan, and I also second Immortal Technique and Die Antwoord. I fucking love those guys.
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LMNO

I don't have as much background as ECH, but here are a few things I keep coming back to (that haven't been mentioned yet - no need for redundancy):

Ultramagenetic MCs
The Roots
Black Star
Tribe Called Quest
Public Enemy
N.A.S.A.
Zebra Katz


Yes.  Many of these are mainstream.  I know.

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I second Wu-Tang, specifically Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

MF Doom, both the Madvillain and DangerDoom albums
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Don Coyote

Thanks everyone for the recommendations.





I don't want be a dick, but I don't want holist posting in any of my threads. If he continues, or if people can't hold it in their pants, I'd like to ask for a thread split at that time. This also applies to the muppet.



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Quote from: Don Coyote on October 16, 2013, 06:18:07 PM
Thanks everyone for the recommendations.





I don't want be a dick, but I don't want holist posting in any of my threads. If he continues, or if people can't hold it in their pants, I'd like to ask for a thread split at that time. This also applies to the muppet.

Noted.
" It's just that Depeche Mode were a bunch of optimistic loveburgers."
- TGRR, shaming himself forever, 7/8/2017

"Billy, when I say that ethics is our number one priority and safety is also our number one priority, you should take that to mean exactly what I said. Also quality. That's our number one priority as well. Don't look at me that way, you're in the corporate world now and this is how it works."
- TGRR, raising the bar at work.