Ep 223: (Mostly) East Coast Rap 1988-92

A special episode of Rap at the the turn of the 90's, a time of incredible musical innovation largely preceding the genre's split into distinct subgenres circa '92-'93. The energy leaps from the speakers, to you.

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  1. The Place Where We Dwell by Gang Starr on Daily Operation (Chrysalis)
  2. True Fuschnick by FU-Schnickens on F.U. Don't Take It Personal (Jive) Local
  3. Let the Rhythm Run by Salt-N-Pepa on Colors Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Warner Bros.)
  4. New Jack Hustler (Nino's Theme) by Ice-T on O.G. Original Gangster (Sire)
  5. Check Tha Resume by Grand Puba on Reel To Reel (Tommy Boy)
  6. Ease Back by Ultramagnetic MC's on Critical Beatdown (Next Plateau)
  7. Dance For Me by Queen Latifah on All Hail the Queen (Tommy Boy)
  8. Get the Bozack by EPMD on Unfinished Business (Fresh)
  9. Beats to the Rhyme by Run-DMC on Tougher Than Leather (Profile)
  10. Mic Checka by Das EFX on Dead Serious (East West)
  11. Dropping 'Em by LL Cool J on Walking with the Panther (Def Jam)
  12. Cha Cha Cha by MC Lyte on Eyes On This (Atlantic Records)
  13. It's a Big Daddy Thing by Big Daddy Kane on It's a Big Daddy Thing (Warner Bros.)
  14. The Choice is Yours (Revisited by Black Sheep on A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing (Mercury)
  15. Have a Nice Day (Remix) by Roxanne Shanté on Bad Sister (Cold Chillin')
  16. Nobody Beats The Biz by Biz Markie on Goin' Off (Warner Bros (1988))