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BAAAck In The Day

Nappyheads

Artist The Fugees
Year 1994
By Mark Devlin | 13 August 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
With Wyclef's Haitian presidency, his apparent opposition from Pras, and Lauryn's comeback with 'Repercussions' in the news, now would seem a timely chance to revisit one of The Fugees' finest moments. Continue>

Uknowhowwedu

Artist Bahamadia
Year 1996
By Mark Devlin | 13 August 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
Ask the average cat to recite a list of female rappers, and it's likely even Queen Pen and Yo Yo would crop up before the lamentably underrated Bahamadia. It's down to any lack of skills - far from it. It's down to the fact that her tracks have always been on the underground, independent tip, without a hint of commerciality. Continue>

Return Of The Crooklyn Dodgers

Artist The Crooklyn Dodgers
Year 1995
By Mark Devlin | 11 August 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
As hip-hop supergroups go, the Crooklyn Dodgers gave the likes of Def Squad and Diggin' In The Crates a serious run for their money. It's just a shame the project was so short-lived. While 1994's Q-Tip-produced 'Crooklyn', from the Spike Lee movie of the same name, featured Buckshot, Masta Ace and Special Ed, round two appeared the following year. This time, 'Return Of The Crooklyn Dodgers' featured Chubb Rock, OC and Jeru Tha Damaja, and was featured on the soundtrack… Continue>

Fight The Power

Artist Public Enemy
Year 1989
By Mark Devlin | 11 August 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
The opening titles to Spike Lee's 'Do The Right Thing' make for one of the most iconic images in movie history, with Rosie Perez dancing in silhouette to the sounds of 'Flight The Power' as trains and cars rush by. Who knew Rosie had moves like that?! Continue>

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Artist Lil Vicious
Year 1995
By Mark Devlin | 10 August 2010
Published in: BAAAck In The Day
The Isley Brothers' 'Between The Sheets' ended up the most sampled soul track of the 90s, its most high-profile usage of course being on Notorious BIG's 'Big Poppa'. But among the assorted head-nodding bangers was this spine-tingling gem from the teenage reggae artist Lil Vicious. Continue>
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