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LP (Item 23168) Bad Boy, 1994 — Condition: Used
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A nice mid 90s hip hop album that seems to have become a bit of a bench warmer, though we'd say it deserves starting status for the class of '94. An early set on Bad Boy, from the days before Puffy starting flexing too much creative control, when you'd get tracks from them that worked on the radio and in the clubs but would still get the straight hip hop heads open. One of Easy Mo Bee's best set of tracks, and nice rhymes from Craig Mack, before his style got co-opted by other MC's when it still sounded fresh. Includes the classic "Flava In Ya Ear", the cautionary "When God Comes", "Get Down", "Real Raw" – with a dope use of the "Days of Our Lives" theme and a nice quote from his first single "Get Retarded." (Cover has a promo stamp.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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