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What are your favorite Hip-Hop songs/artists?

No, don't tell me "You're in the wrong section you retard!"

I'm not.

I want to see some of our favorite Hip-Hop songs/artists of some of the people here in the Rock and Pop section.

Here are my four favorite artists and my favorite song by each:

"The Message" - Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five

"Rapper's Delight" - Sugar Hill Gang

"Feel Good Inc" - Gorillaz

"Fight For Your Right" - Beastie Boys

Update:

I like the really early stuff. Mainly '79-'86.

Update 2:

Cathrerine P: That isn't very open minded of you to say. Rapping is hard to do. I couldn't do it if my life depended on it.

Plus, I'm caucasian (just kidding, kind of)

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Can I kick it--A tribe called quest

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  • 1 decade ago

    Straight Outta Compton

    F*ck tha Police

    Gangsta, Gangsta

    If It Ain't Ruff

    Parental Discretion Iz Advised

    8 Ball

    Something Like That

    Express Yourself

    Compton's In the House

    I Ain't tha 1

    Dopeman

    Quiet on tha Set

    Something 2 Dance 2

    Source(s): The One And Only=NWA When I play GTA San Andreas, I keep the radio on Radio Los Santos and Playback FM. My guilty pleasure... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K-ROSE#K_Rose Scroll down from there
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    My Top 10

    1 Natural Born Killaz - Dr Dre & Ice Cube

    2 Mind's Playin Tricks On Me - The Geto Boys

    3 Murder Was The Case - Snoop Dogg

    4 Cock The Hammer - Cypress Hill

    5 All On My Nut Sac - Da Lench Mob

    6 Get The **** Out - 2 Live Crew

    7 Insane In The Brain - Cypress Hill

    8 Check Yo Self - Ice Cube

    9 Keep Their Heads Ringin - Dr Dre

    10 Sabotage - The Beastie Boys

    Source(s): Yea, Darth likes old school Gansta Rap
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  • 1 decade ago

    Run DMC: It's Tricky

    Run DMC: King of Rock

    2Pac: Changes

    2Pac: California Love

    Sugarhill Gang: Rapper's Delight

    Chamillionaire: Ridin' Dirty

    MC Hammer: U Can't Touch This

    These are pretty much the only rap songs I like

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  • 1 decade ago

    "Fight For Your Right" is an interesting Beasties choice. It's hilarious, but I would have gone with "High Plains Drifter", or "Egg Man" or maybe "Rhymin' and Stealin'."

    My favorite RHH artist is OutKast (though I also love the non rap on The Love Below.) My favorite song of theirs is probably "B.O.B.".

    I also love Kool Keith, A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Run-D.M.C., Eric B and Rakim, Boogie Down Productions, Public Enemy...

    Nice choice, Weekapag.

    Have you listened to Fear of a Black Planet, Sal? I heard it just about a week ago, and I thought it was much better than Nation of Millions, which is saying something.

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  • ?
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    I can already feel the grief i'm gonna get for this but whatever i don't care man

    The only Hip Hop that i still enjoy the hell out of is

    ICP

    Bone Thugs N Harmony

    Tech N9ne

    pretty much after that no rap for me its not that i dont like Rap but it got way too overrated by MTV,Radio,Kids,etc.

    And for anybody who wants to joke about me liking ICP if you want a reason stop getting your b*tchy fingers ready and listen(technically read but whatever...) Okay the reason why is because i listened to ICP since i was 4 yrs old and raised by ninjas,juggalos,and Jugallettes so i became accustomed to the clown life style i dont care if anyones gonna rag its okay im pretty high so......yeah later

    Source(s): Who ever here deosnt hate ICP then mmfwcl also there was this keyboard thing i could do to spell WC but that would take forever so later
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I also like Grandmaster Flash (White Lines) and Sugar Hill Gang.

    I never know which category bands/artists fall in...but, I really like Coolio and I think he may be a rap/hip-hop mix.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    favorite songs:

    Fight the Power- Public Enemy

    I Used to Love Her- Common

    Ain't Hard to Tell- Nas

    100 Miles and Runnin- N.W.A.

    Hail Mary-2pac

    Throw Your Hands In The Air- Cypress Hill

    The People- Common

    Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos- Public Enemy

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  • PJ
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Dr. Octagon - Earth People http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjKHQeRSvjk

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    The Roots - the Seec v. 2.0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqi5P4gAvSY

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    Mos Def - Sex Love and Money http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjT1pmRBzDw

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    Jurassic 5 - Concrete Schoolyard, or Break

    (that's weird, no good youtubes for that. they used to have a concrete schoolyard video, oh well)

    **************

    Have you heard Mos Def sing Catherine? He sings quite well. Have you heard some of the harmonizing that Jurassic 5 does? It's kind of silly to say as a blanket statement that hip hop artists just can't sing.

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  • tron
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    I used to listen to alot of rap/hip-hop in the early to mid 90's...so I like alot from that era

    Ice Cube: Steady Mobbin'

    Spice1: Welcome to The Ghetto

    GZA: Liquid Swords

    Mobb Deep: Give up the Goods

    D.O.C: Lend me an Ear

    Brotha Lynch Hung: Liquor Sicc

    Mr Mike: Can You feel me?

    Gravediggaz: 1-800 suicide

    Goodie Mob: The Day After

    Darth: I dig your list....the old school Gangsta rap is where its at

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