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November 30, 2006

AUDIO: Defining Hip-Hop's Golden Age, Part Two

Here's part two of DJ Emskee and G Man's "Hip-Hop Takeover" special highlighting hip-hop's "golden age," which they carved out as the stretch from 1988 to 1995.. personally I've usually drawn the lines around 1986 to 1994, or maybe 95. In 1986 we start with the "Raising Hell" album, the pinnacle of hip-hop achievement up until then, one I thought at the time could never be surpassed.. then we get the first signs of the coming revolution, as Ra and KRS lead in the new generation of emcees just as the pandora's box of digital sampling is pried open..

But anyway here's the music. Emskee dug a little deeper in the crates on this one:

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Posted by jsmooth995 at November 30, 2006 2:42 PM

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