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Old rap compilation?

Post by Romain » Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:22 pm

Hello dear forumers,
I would like to make a compilation of good old rap like Rapper's Delight or The Message.

Could you advise me some tracks that correspond to those two? Playful, funky or more hardcore.

Thank you in advance.

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Post by acroamor » Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:03 pm

A few off the top of my head:

Audio Two - Top Billin'
A Tribe Called Quest - Scenario, Check the Rhime, Electric Relaxation Can I Kick It?
Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth - They Reminisce Over You
De La Soul - Eye Know, A Roller Skating Jam Named "Saturdays"
Eric B. and Rakim - Eric B. Is President
Nas - Illmatic in full

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Post by prosecutorgodot » Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:29 pm

Melle Mel - "White Lines" might be my favorite Golden Age single
anything by the Beastie Boys, but I'll single out "Sure Shot" today.
Slick Rick - Children's Story
Blondie - Rapture
anything from De La Soul's first two albums ("Eye Know")

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Post by Cold Butterfly » Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:18 pm

Here are some songs i’d suggest -

Public Enemy - Fight The Power
Digable Planets - Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)
Run-D.M.C. - It’s Like That

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Post by Nick » Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:31 pm

Surprised nobody's mentioned "The Breaks" by Kurtis Blow yet.

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Post by mileswide » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:33 am

Nick wrote:
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:31 pm
Surprised nobody's mentioned "The Breaks" by Kurtis Blow yet.
Literally what came to mind when I saw this thread!

If you're looking for some rap that sounds lighthearted, Romain, I'd add:

Jurassic 5 - Concrete Schoolyard
Skee-Lo - I Wish
Young MC - Bust a Move
Biz Markie - Just a Friend
Blak Twang - Kik Off
Boogie Down Productions - You Must Learn
Geto Boys - Mind Playing Tricks on Me (lyrically, not easygoing at all but that sampled Isaac Hayes lick is funky)

These last two are slightly more recent and might have been covered in your One Song a Day project but I reckon they'll fit snugly in the playlist:

TTC - De Pauvres Riches
Baloji - Soleil de volt
Waat a liiv an bambaie when the two sevens clash

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by Live in Phoenix » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:43 am

Old posts by bootsy
70's Hip Hop Songs:

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Superappin’
Kurtis Blow – Christmas Rap
Sequence – Funk You Up
Funky 4 + 1 – Rapping and Rocking the House
Ron Hunt – Spiderap
Fatback Band – King Tim III (Personality Jock)
Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight
Lady B – To the Beat Yall
Paulette & Tanya Winley – Rhymin and Rappin
Jazzy 4 MCs – MC Rock
bootsy wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2015 3:34 pm
80's songs:

1980
Spoonie G – Spoonin Rap
Spoonie G & The Treacherous 3 – Love Rap
Spoonie G & The Treacherous 3 – New Rap Language
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Freedom
Sugarhill Gang – 8th Wonder
Kurtis Blow – The Breaks
Funky Four + 1 – That’s The Joint

1981
Treacherous 3 – Heartbeat Rap
Dr. Jeckyl & Mr. Hyde – Genius Rap
Just Four – Girls of the World
Afrika Bambaataa & Jazzy 5 -Jazzy Sensation (Bronx Mix)
T-Ski Valley – Never Let Go
Mean Machine – Disco Dream
Troy Rainey – Tricky T Rap
Solo Sound – Get the Party Jumpin
Crash Crew – We Want To Rock
Disco Four – Do It, Do It
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel
Sugarhill Gang – Apache
Busy B vs. Kool Moe Dee (Live)

1982
The Treacherous Three – Yes We Can-Can
Fearless Four – Rockin’ It
Fearless Four – It’s Magic
Cold Crush Brother – Weekend
Disco Four – We’re At The Party
Crash Crew – Breaking Bells (Take Me To The Mardi Gras)
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five – The Message
Pieces of A Dream – Mt. Airy Groove
Star Quality & Class – Betcha Got A Dude On The Side
Funky 4 + 1 More – Do You Want To Rock
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Flash To The Beat (Live)
Jimmy Spicer – The Bubble Bunch
Malcolm Mclaren – Buffalo Gals
Just Four – Jam To Remember
Nairobe & the Awesome Foursome – Funky Soul Makossa
Africa Bambaataa – Looking For The Perfect Beat
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Scorpio
Africa Bambaataa The Soul Sonic Force – Planet Rock

1983
Jimmy Spicer – (Money) Dollar Bill Y’all
Fresh 3 MC’s – Fresh
Run DMC – Jam Master Jay
Fantasy 3 – It’s Your Back
Crash Crew – On The Radio
Lovebug Starski – Live at the Fever
Run DMC – Sucker MCs
Kevvie Kev – All Night Love (Waterbed)
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – New York, New York
The B-Boys – 2, 3 Break
Treacherous Three – Action
Dimples D – Sucker DJ’s (I Will Survive)
G.L.O.B.E. and Whiz Kid – Play That Beat Mr. DJ
The B-Boys – Cuttin’ Herbie
Africa Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force – Renegades of Funk
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – White Lines
The B-Boys – Rock The House
Run DMC – It’s Like That
Run DMC – Hard Times
Double Dee & Steinski – Lesson 2 The James Brown Mix

1984
LL Cool J – I Need A Beat
Whodini – Friends
Whodini - Big Mouth
Donald D – Don’s Groove
The World’s Famous Supreme Team – Hey DJ
Run DMC – Rock Box
UTFO – Roxanne, Roxanne
Roxanne Shante – Roxanne’s Revenge
T La Rock – It’s Yours
Kurtis Blow – AJ Scratch
The Fat Boys – Jailhouse Rap
Whodini – Freaks Come Out At Night
Kurtis Blow – Basketball
Davy DMX – One For The Treble (Fresh)
Doug E. Fresh – Original Human Beatbox
Master O.C. & Krazy Eddie – Masters of the Scratch
The Fat Boys (Disco 3) – Human Beat Box
Whodini – Five Minutes of Funk
Newcleus – Jam On It

1985
Run DMC – Together Forever (Krush Groove 4)
LL Cool J – I Can’t Live Without My Radio
LL Cool J - I Need A Beat (Remix)
Steady B – Just Call Us Def
Superkids – The Tragedy (Don’t Do It)
The Treacherous Three – Turn it Up
Toddy Tee – The Batterram
Kurtis Blow – If I Ruled The World
Mantronix – Fresh Is The Word- feat. MC Tee
Marley Marl – Marley Scratch- feat. MC Shan
Stetsasonic – Just Say Stet
Run DMC – King Of Rock
Jazzy Jay – Cold Chillin In The Spot
Schoolly D – PSK
Supernature – The Show Stoppa (It’s Supa Fresh)
The B-Boys – Girls (Pt. 2)
Bad Boys feat. K-Love – Veronica
Cutmaster DC – Brooklyn’s In The House
Grandmaster Flash – Larry’s Dance Theme
Doug E. Fresh & Slick Rick – The Show
Tricky Tee – Johnny The Fox
Sparky D – Sparky’s Turn (Roxanne You’re Through)
Korner Boyz – It’s On (Jazzy Jeff Scratch)
Run DMC – Darryl & Joe (Krush Groove 3)
Roxanne Shante – Bite This
Whistle – Nothing serial (We’re Only Buggin’)
Word Of Mouth feat. DJ Cheese – King Kut
Rockmaster Scott & The Dynamic Three – Request Line
Masterdon Committee – Funkbox Party 2
Rockmaster Scott & The Dynamic Three – The Roof Is On Fire
Egyptian Lover – Computer Love
LL Cool J – That’s A Lie

1986
The Beastie Boys – Posse In Effect
Joeski Love – Pee Wee’s Dance
Rodney O & Joe Cooley – Everlasting Bass
Eric B. & Rakim – My Melody
Sweet Tee & Jazzy Joyce – It’s My Beat
Boogie Down Productions – South Bronx
MC Shan – The Bridge
Original Concept – Knowledge Me
Kool Moe Dee – Go See the Doctor
Salt ‘N Pepa – My Mic Sounds Nice
King Tee – Payback’s A Mutha
Run DMC – Dumb Girl
Ultramagnetic MCs – Ego Trippin
Just Ice – Cold Getting Dumb
Eric B. & Rakim – Eric B. For President
Biz Markie – Make The Music With Your Mouth Biz
Stetsasonic – 4Ever My Beat
Heavy D – Mr. Big Stuff
Kool G Rap – It’s A Demo
Steady B – Bring The Beat Back
The Beastie Boys – Time To Get Ill
Run DMC – Peter Piper
Dj Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Live At Union Square

1987
Dismasters – Small Time Hustler
LL Cool J - Rock The Bells
Beastie Boys - Paul Revere
Beastie Boys - Hold It Now, Hit It
Beastie Boys - (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)
Beastie Boys - The New Style
Beastie Boys - She's Crafty
Beastie Boys - Girls
MC Lyte – Kickin’ 4 Brooklyn
Just Ice – Goin’ Way Back
LL Cool J – Kanday
Eazy E – Boys In The Hood
NWA – Dope Man
Boogie Down Productions – Criminal Minded
Kool G Rap – Rikers Island
MC Lyte – I Cram To Understand
Audio Two – Top Billin’
The Jungle Brothers – Jimbrowski
EPMD – You’re A Customer
Latee – This Cut’s Got Flavor
Boogie Down Productions – Poetry
Public Enemy – Timebomb
Schoolly D – Saturday Night
Eric B. & Rakim – Paid In Full
Steady B – Use Me
Biz Markie – Nobody Beats The Biz
Classical Two – Rap’s New Generation
Salt ‘N Pepa – I’ll Take Your Man
Super Lover Cee & Cassanova Rud – Do The James
Public Enemy – P.E. #1
LL Cool J – My Rhyme Ain’t Done
Roxanne Shante – Have A Nice Day
Spoonie Gee – The Godfather
Eric B. & Rakim – I Know You Got Soul
Ultramagnetic MCs – Funky (Remix)
Big Daddy Kane – Raw
Public Enemy – Bring The Noise
Public Enemy - Miuzi Weighs A Ton
Public Enemy - You're Gonna Get Yours
Public Enemy - Megablast

1988
JVC Force – Strong Island
LL Cool J – Jack the Ripper
Public Enemy – Don’t Believe the Hype
Kool G Rap – Road to the Riches
Antoinette – Unfinished Business
Jungle Brothers – I Got It Like That
BDP – I’m Still #1
Run DMC – Beats to the Rhyme
Krown Rulers – Paper Chase
Tuff Crew – My Part of Town
Big Daddy Kane – Set It Off
45 King – 900 Number
Rob Base – It Takes Two
Chill Rob G – The Power
The Gucci Crew – Sally That Girl
JJ Fad – Supersonic
NWA – Boyz in the Hood
Sir Mixalot – Posse on Broadway
MC EZ & Troup – Get Retarded
De La Soul – Plug Tuning
MC Lyte – 10% Dis
Queen Latifah – Wrath of My Madness
Eric B & Rakim – Microphone Fiend
Juice Crew – The Symphony
Biz Markie & Big Daddy Kane – Just Rhymin With The Biz
Craig G – Droppin Science
Positive K – Step Up Front
Stetsasonic – Talkin All That Jazz

1989
Jungle Brothers – Beads on a String
Kool G Rap & DJ Polo – Truly Yours
The Bizzie Boys – Droppin It
LL Cool J – Big Ol Butt
Big Daddy Kane – Smooth Operator
Heavy D – You Ain’t Heard Nothing Yet
Gangstarr – Words I Manifest
Kwame – The Rhythm
Steady B – Serious
YZ – Thinking of a Master Plan
Chill Rob G – Court is Now In Session
Uptown – Dope on Plastic
Three Times Dope – The Greatest Man Alive
Public Enemy – 911 Is A Joke
3rd Bass – Steppin to the AM
Slick Rick – Mona Lisa
Digital Underground – The Humpty Dance
Beastie Boys – Hey Ladies
EPMD – So Wat Cha Sayin
NWA – Straight Outta Compton
Stop The Violence Movement – Self Destruction
Chubb Rock – Ya Bad Chubbs
Queen Latifah & Monie Love – Ladies First
De La Soul – Eye Know
Tuff Crew – Soul Food
Big Daddy Kane – Warm it Up Kane
Doug Lazy – Let It Roll
Young MC – Bust A Move
2 Live Crew – Me So Horny
Biz Markie – Just A Friend
NWA - Express Yourself
NWA - Dopeman
NWA - Gangsta, Gangsta
NWA - If It Ain't Ruff
EPMD - You Gots To Chill
EPMD - The Big Payback
EPMD - I'm Housin
EPMD - Jane

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by bootsy » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:26 am

Live in Phoenix wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:43 am
Old posts by bootsy
70's Hip Hop Songs:

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Superappin’
Kurtis Blow – Christmas Rap
Sequence – Funk You Up
Funky 4 + 1 – Rapping and Rocking the House
Ron Hunt – Spiderap
Fatback Band – King Tim III (Personality Jock)
Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight
Lady B – To the Beat Yall
Paulette & Tanya Winley – Rhymin and Rappin
Jazzy 4 MCs – MC Rock
bootsy wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2015 3:34 pm
80's songs:

1980
Spoonie G – Spoonin Rap
Spoonie G & The Treacherous 3 – Love Rap
Spoonie G & The Treacherous 3 – New Rap Language
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Freedom
Sugarhill Gang – 8th Wonder
Kurtis Blow – The Breaks
Funky Four + 1 – That’s The Joint

1981
Treacherous 3 – Heartbeat Rap
Dr. Jeckyl & Mr. Hyde – Genius Rap
Just Four – Girls of the World
Afrika Bambaataa & Jazzy 5 -Jazzy Sensation (Bronx Mix)
T-Ski Valley – Never Let Go
Mean Machine – Disco Dream
Troy Rainey – Tricky T Rap
Solo Sound – Get the Party Jumpin
Crash Crew – We Want To Rock
Disco Four – Do It, Do It
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel
Sugarhill Gang – Apache
Busy B vs. Kool Moe Dee (Live)

1982
The Treacherous Three – Yes We Can-Can
Fearless Four – Rockin’ It
Fearless Four – It’s Magic
Cold Crush Brother – Weekend
Disco Four – We’re At The Party
Crash Crew – Breaking Bells (Take Me To The Mardi Gras)
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five – The Message
Pieces of A Dream – Mt. Airy Groove
Star Quality & Class – Betcha Got A Dude On The Side
Funky 4 + 1 More – Do You Want To Rock
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Flash To The Beat (Live)
Jimmy Spicer – The Bubble Bunch
Malcolm Mclaren – Buffalo Gals
Just Four – Jam To Remember
Nairobe & the Awesome Foursome – Funky Soul Makossa
Africa Bambaataa – Looking For The Perfect Beat
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Scorpio
Africa Bambaataa The Soul Sonic Force – Planet Rock

1983
Jimmy Spicer – (Money) Dollar Bill Y’all
Fresh 3 MC’s – Fresh
Run DMC – Jam Master Jay
Fantasy 3 – It’s Your Back
Crash Crew – On The Radio
Lovebug Starski – Live at the Fever
Run DMC – Sucker MCs
Kevvie Kev – All Night Love (Waterbed)
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – New York, New York
The B-Boys – 2, 3 Break
Treacherous Three – Action
Dimples D – Sucker DJ’s (I Will Survive)
G.L.O.B.E. and Whiz Kid – Play That Beat Mr. DJ
The B-Boys – Cuttin’ Herbie
Africa Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force – Renegades of Funk
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – White Lines
The B-Boys – Rock The House
Run DMC – It’s Like That
Run DMC – Hard Times
Double Dee & Steinski – Lesson 2 The James Brown Mix

1984
LL Cool J – I Need A Beat
Whodini – Friends
Whodini - Big Mouth
Donald D – Don’s Groove
The World’s Famous Supreme Team – Hey DJ
Run DMC – Rock Box
UTFO – Roxanne, Roxanne
Roxanne Shante – Roxanne’s Revenge
T La Rock – It’s Yours
Kurtis Blow – AJ Scratch
The Fat Boys – Jailhouse Rap
Whodini – Freaks Come Out At Night
Kurtis Blow – Basketball
Davy DMX – One For The Treble (Fresh)
Doug E. Fresh – Original Human Beatbox
Master O.C. & Krazy Eddie – Masters of the Scratch
The Fat Boys (Disco 3) – Human Beat Box
Whodini – Five Minutes of Funk
Newcleus – Jam On It

1985
Run DMC – Together Forever (Krush Groove 4)
LL Cool J – I Can’t Live Without My Radio
LL Cool J - I Need A Beat (Remix)
Steady B – Just Call Us Def
Superkids – The Tragedy (Don’t Do It)
The Treacherous Three – Turn it Up
Toddy Tee – The Batterram
Kurtis Blow – If I Ruled The World
Mantronix – Fresh Is The Word- feat. MC Tee
Marley Marl – Marley Scratch- feat. MC Shan
Stetsasonic – Just Say Stet
Run DMC – King Of Rock
Jazzy Jay – Cold Chillin In The Spot
Schoolly D – PSK
Supernature – The Show Stoppa (It’s Supa Fresh)
The B-Boys – Girls (Pt. 2)
Bad Boys feat. K-Love – Veronica
Cutmaster DC – Brooklyn’s In The House
Grandmaster Flash – Larry’s Dance Theme
Doug E. Fresh & Slick Rick – The Show
Tricky Tee – Johnny The Fox
Sparky D – Sparky’s Turn (Roxanne You’re Through)
Korner Boyz – It’s On (Jazzy Jeff Scratch)
Run DMC – Darryl & Joe (Krush Groove 3)
Roxanne Shante – Bite This
Whistle – Nothing serial (We’re Only Buggin’)
Word Of Mouth feat. DJ Cheese – King Kut
Rockmaster Scott & The Dynamic Three – Request Line
Masterdon Committee – Funkbox Party 2
Rockmaster Scott & The Dynamic Three – The Roof Is On Fire
Egyptian Lover – Computer Love
LL Cool J – That’s A Lie

1986
The Beastie Boys – Posse In Effect
Joeski Love – Pee Wee’s Dance
Rodney O & Joe Cooley – Everlasting Bass
Eric B. & Rakim – My Melody
Sweet Tee & Jazzy Joyce – It’s My Beat
Boogie Down Productions – South Bronx
MC Shan – The Bridge
Original Concept – Knowledge Me
Kool Moe Dee – Go See the Doctor
Salt ‘N Pepa – My Mic Sounds Nice
King Tee – Payback’s A Mutha
Run DMC – Dumb Girl
Ultramagnetic MCs – Ego Trippin
Just Ice – Cold Getting Dumb
Eric B. & Rakim – Eric B. For President
Biz Markie – Make The Music With Your Mouth Biz
Stetsasonic – 4Ever My Beat
Heavy D – Mr. Big Stuff
Kool G Rap – It’s A Demo
Steady B – Bring The Beat Back
The Beastie Boys – Time To Get Ill
Run DMC – Peter Piper
Dj Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Live At Union Square

1987
Dismasters – Small Time Hustler
LL Cool J - Rock The Bells
Beastie Boys - Paul Revere
Beastie Boys - Hold It Now, Hit It
Beastie Boys - (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)
Beastie Boys - The New Style
Beastie Boys - She's Crafty
Beastie Boys - Girls
MC Lyte – Kickin’ 4 Brooklyn
Just Ice – Goin’ Way Back
LL Cool J – Kanday
Eazy E – Boys In The Hood
NWA – Dope Man
Boogie Down Productions – Criminal Minded
Kool G Rap – Rikers Island
MC Lyte – I Cram To Understand
Audio Two – Top Billin’
The Jungle Brothers – Jimbrowski
EPMD – You’re A Customer
Latee – This Cut’s Got Flavor
Boogie Down Productions – Poetry
Public Enemy – Timebomb
Schoolly D – Saturday Night
Eric B. & Rakim – Paid In Full
Steady B – Use Me
Biz Markie – Nobody Beats The Biz
Classical Two – Rap’s New Generation
Salt ‘N Pepa – I’ll Take Your Man
Super Lover Cee & Cassanova Rud – Do The James
Public Enemy – P.E. #1
LL Cool J – My Rhyme Ain’t Done
Roxanne Shante – Have A Nice Day
Spoonie Gee – The Godfather
Eric B. & Rakim – I Know You Got Soul
Ultramagnetic MCs – Funky (Remix)
Big Daddy Kane – Raw
Public Enemy – Bring The Noise
Public Enemy - Miuzi Weighs A Ton
Public Enemy - You're Gonna Get Yours
Public Enemy - Megablast

1988
JVC Force – Strong Island
LL Cool J – Jack the Ripper
Public Enemy – Don’t Believe the Hype
Kool G Rap – Road to the Riches
Antoinette – Unfinished Business
Jungle Brothers – I Got It Like That
BDP – I’m Still #1
Run DMC – Beats to the Rhyme
Krown Rulers – Paper Chase
Tuff Crew – My Part of Town
Big Daddy Kane – Set It Off
45 King – 900 Number
Rob Base – It Takes Two
Chill Rob G – The Power
The Gucci Crew – Sally That Girl
JJ Fad – Supersonic
NWA – Boyz in the Hood
Sir Mixalot – Posse on Broadway
MC EZ & Troup – Get Retarded
De La Soul – Plug Tuning
MC Lyte – 10% Dis
Queen Latifah – Wrath of My Madness
Eric B & Rakim – Microphone Fiend
Juice Crew – The Symphony
Biz Markie & Big Daddy Kane – Just Rhymin With The Biz
Craig G – Droppin Science
Positive K – Step Up Front
Stetsasonic – Talkin All That Jazz

1989
Jungle Brothers – Beads on a String
Kool G Rap & DJ Polo – Truly Yours
The Bizzie Boys – Droppin It
LL Cool J – Big Ol Butt
Big Daddy Kane – Smooth Operator
Heavy D – You Ain’t Heard Nothing Yet
Gangstarr – Words I Manifest
Kwame – The Rhythm
Steady B – Serious
YZ – Thinking of a Master Plan
Chill Rob G – Court is Now In Session
Uptown – Dope on Plastic
Three Times Dope – The Greatest Man Alive
Public Enemy – 911 Is A Joke
3rd Bass – Steppin to the AM
Slick Rick – Mona Lisa
Digital Underground – The Humpty Dance
Beastie Boys – Hey Ladies
EPMD – So Wat Cha Sayin
NWA – Straight Outta Compton
Stop The Violence Movement – Self Destruction
Chubb Rock – Ya Bad Chubbs
Queen Latifah & Monie Love – Ladies First
De La Soul – Eye Know
Tuff Crew – Soul Food
Big Daddy Kane – Warm it Up Kane
Doug Lazy – Let It Roll
Young MC – Bust A Move
2 Live Crew – Me So Horny
Biz Markie – Just A Friend
NWA - Express Yourself
NWA - Dopeman
NWA - Gangsta, Gangsta
NWA - If It Ain't Ruff
EPMD - You Gots To Chill
EPMD - The Big Payback
EPMD - I'm Housin
EPMD - Jane
Thanks for referencing this LIP. Anyone that wants a list of some old school hip-hop, I'm always happy to help out.

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by Romain » Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:25 am

Thanks to all of you... it will take some times but I'm surethat, with all these songs, that I can make a sublime compilation. :-)

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by Romain » Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:06 am

Nick wrote:
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:31 pm
Surprised nobody's mentioned "The Breaks" by Kurtis Blow yet.
I just listen this one... it's exactly what I search... thanks.

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by Romain » Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:12 am

mileswide wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:33 am
Nick wrote:
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:31 pm
Surprised nobody's mentioned "The Breaks" by Kurtis Blow yet.
Literally what came to mind when I saw this thread!

If you're looking for some rap that sounds lighthearted, Romain, I'd add:

Jurassic 5 - Concrete Schoolyard
Skee-Lo - I Wish
Young MC - Bust a Move
Biz Markie - Just a Friend
Blak Twang - Kik Off
Boogie Down Productions - You Must Learn
Geto Boys - Mind Playing Tricks on Me (lyrically, not easygoing at all but that sampled Isaac Hayes lick is funky)

These last two are slightly more recent and might have been covered in your One Song a Day project but I reckon they'll fit snugly in the playlist:

TTC - De Pauvres Riches
Baloji - Soleil de volt
Excellent, you understood what I wanted.
And for the french ones, I'm going to use them. Merci mille fois.

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by mileswide » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:13 pm

Romain wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:12 am
Excellent, you understood what I wanted.
And for the french ones, I'm going to use them. Merci mille fois.
De rien, pleased to see you're getting into your rap more :mrgreen:

After commenting and seeing Live in Phoenix's re-posting of Bootsy's lists, I realised how lopsidedly male my choices were, so in the interests of balance (and because they're good songs):

Positive Force - We Got the Funk
Queen Latifah - U.N.I.T.Y.
Roxanne Shante - Have a Nice Day (Remix)
Waat a liiv an bambaie when the two sevens clash

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by Pierre » Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:19 pm

Don't forget the French pioneers - Chagrin d'amour with "Chacun fait (c'qui lui plaît)", Élégance (Vacances (j'oublie tout)) or les Inconnus "Auteuil Neuilly Passy" or the early MC Solaar titles (Bouge de là) :D You also have the Rapattitude compilation which is considered the first important French hip-hop album.

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by Romain » Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:55 pm

bootsy wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:26 am
Live in Phoenix wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:43 am
Old posts by bootsy
Thanks for referencing this LIP. Anyone that wants a list of some old school hip-hop, I'm always happy to help out.
I just listen 1980 and 1981 and I clearly can say that I like this a lot. Thanks to both of you.

The funcky bass are always a thing that I like. I'm not even know the name Spoonie Gee but I found his rap far more enjoyable than the modern one.

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by bootsy » Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:56 pm

Romain wrote:
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Old posts by bootsy
Thanks for referencing this LIP. Anyone that wants a list of some old school hip-hop, I'm always happy to help out.
I just listen 1980 and 1981 and I clearly can say that I like this a lot. Thanks to both of you.

The funcky bass are always a thing that I like. I'm not even know the name Spoonie Gee but I found his rap far more enjoyable than the modern one.
You're welcome and yes most rap back then is more enjoyable than today. I know 'old man yelling at cloud' but that's just how I feel. Glad you enjoyed it.

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by Romain » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:26 pm

I'm feasting on all your titles. If I'm not a fan of everything, there are a lot of very good things. It's a pleasure to discover a whole area of musical culture at my age. :music-listening:

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Re: Old rap compilation?

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Romain wrote:
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I'm feasting on all your titles. If I'm not a fan of everything, there are a lot of very good things. It's a pleasure to discover a whole area of musical culture at my age. :music-listening:
Awesome! You have to list some of your favorites at some point. Would love to see what those are.

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Re: Old rap compilation?

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bootsy wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:27 am
Romain wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:26 pm
I'm feasting on all your titles. If I'm not a fan of everything, there are a lot of very good things. It's a pleasure to discover a whole area of musical culture at my age. :music-listening:
Awesome! You have to list some of your favorites at some point. Would love to see what those are.
I have clearly a preference for the songs before 1986-87... I don't know why but something changed for some reason. Maybe they became less fun in the rhythm, louder.

Kurtis Blow - The Breaks
Spoonie_ Gee_ -_ Spoonin'_ Rap
The_ Pharcyde_ -_ Passin'_ Me_ By
Disco_ Four_ -_ We're_ at_ the_ Party
Jurassic_ 5_ -_ Concrete_ Schoolyard
Skee-Lo - I Wish
Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight

are my dope for example.

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by bootsy » Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:19 am

Romain wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:28 am
bootsy wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:27 am
Romain wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:26 pm
I'm feasting on all your titles. If I'm not a fan of everything, there are a lot of very good things. It's a pleasure to discover a whole area of musical culture at my age. :music-listening:
Awesome! You have to list some of your favorites at some point. Would love to see what those are.
I have clearly a preference for the songs before 1986-87... I don't know why but something changed for some reason. Maybe they became less fun in the rhythm, louder.

Kurtis Blow - The Breaks
Spoonie_ Gee_ -_ Spoonin'_ Rap
The_ Pharcyde_ -_ Passin'_ Me_ By
Disco_ Four_ -_ We're_ at_ the_ Party
Jurassic_ 5_ -_ Concrete_ Schoolyard
Skee-Lo - I Wish
Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight

are my dope for example.
Those are great songs. Some of those are from the 90s.

Part of the change is rap become more conscience in the late 80s. Artists like Boogie Down Productions, Public Enemy, Brand Nubian, Poor Righteous Teachers just to name a few became very conscience with a strong political message. They became teachers for people like me who didn't know much about black history or what was going on in the hood. Don't get me wrong you still had fun rap with DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Kid N Play, Slick Rick, Biz Markie.

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by Romain » Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:47 pm

Seriously, how this song is not in the top 100 of this website ?
Sugarhill Gang – 8th Wonder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qB7O6c5Uycw

It's become an all time favourite for me.

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by bootsy » Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:43 pm

Romain wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:47 pm
Seriously, how this song is not in the top 100 of this website ?
Sugarhill Gang – 8th Wonder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qB7O6c5Uycw

It's become an all time favourite for me.
It's one of the greats for sure. I love that you are into to hip hop like this. It's the reverse of me. Before I came to this site I didn't listen to anything except hip hop, R&b and a little jazz. Since joining this site I listen to almost everything. Thanks AM/Henrik.

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by madzong » Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:19 am

I've always liked songs like:

Naughty By Nature - O.P.P.
Naughty By Nature - Hip Hop Hooray
Wreckx N Effect - Rump Shaker
Craig Mack - Flava In Your Ear
Ice Cube - Today Was A Good Day
Salt N Pepa - Push It
NWA - Express Yourself
Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
Tone Loc - Funky Cold Medina
Tone Loc - Wild Thing
Public Enemy - Fight The Power
Public Enemy - Can't Truss It
Public Enemy - Don't Brlieve The Hype
Public Enemy - Bring The Noise / Bring The Noize
A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It
PM Dawn - Set Adrift On Memory Bliss
Arrested Development - Mr Wendel
Arrested Development - People Everyday (Single version)
LL Cool J - Can't Live Without My Radio
LL Cool J - Rock The Bells
LL Cool J - Going Back To Cali
LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out
LL Ciol J - Around The Way Girl
Heavy D & The Boys - Now That We Found Love
Run-DMC - Run's House
Run-DMC - Walk This Way
Run-DMC - It's Tricky
Beastie Boys - Shake Your Rump
Beastie Boys - Hey Ladies
Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right To Party
Slick Rick - Children's Story

Or if you want REALLY old school (like Rapper's Delight)

Grandmaster Flash - The Message
Melle Mel - White Lines
Sugarhill Gang - Apache

And (a bit controversial these days...):

Afrika Bambaataa - Looking for the Perfect Beat
Afrika Bsmbaataa - Planet Rock
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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by Romain » Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:35 am

Can I ask why Afrika Bambaataa is controversial? Because it's one of the band I really like in all these artists.

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by Romain » Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:39 am

bootsy wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:43 pm
Romain wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:47 pm
Seriously, how this song is not in the top 100 of this website ?
Sugarhill Gang – 8th Wonder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qB7O6c5Uycw

It's become an all time favourite for me.
It's one of the greats for sure. I love that you are into to hip hop like this. It's the reverse of me. Before I came to this site I didn't listen to anything except hip hop, R&b and a little jazz. Since joining this site I listen to almost everything. Thanks AM/Henrik.
I'm not hiding you that no matter how hard I try, I still can't listen to modern artists. I'm missing that fun, funk and/or disco side. :happy-partydance:

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by Rob » Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:13 pm

Romain wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:35 am
Can I ask why Afrika Bambaataa is controversial? Because it's one of the band I really like in all these artists.
I didn't know it either, but just looked it up. Afrika Bambaataa has multiple child abuse charges against him. Is that why Planet Rock under-performed during the eighties poll a few months ago?

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Re: Old rap compilation?

Post by madzong » Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:09 pm

Rob wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:13 pm
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Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:35 am
Can I ask why Afrika Bambaataa is controversial? Because it's one of the band I really like in all these artists.
I didn't know it either, but just looked it up. Afrika Bambaataa has multiple child abuse charges against him. Is that why Planet Rock under-performed during the eighties poll a few months ago?
There is an article about it here:

https://www.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/ ... n-campbell

And a doco is being made:

https://trappedinaculture.com

Africa has denied all charges.

However due to New York States' statute of limitations no charges will / can be made.
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