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Thread started 11/02/06 7:24am

Mazerati

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your top ten 80's rap songs

mine are in no particular order

Whodini-One Love
Whodini-Funky Beat
Dj Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince-Parents Just Dont Understand
LL Cool J-I'm Bad
RUN DMC-King Of Rock
RUN DMC-It'a Like That
LL Cool J-Mama Said Knock You Out
UTFO-Roxanne Roxanne
Kurtia Blow-Basketball
Doug E Fresh-The Show
[Edited 11/2/06 7:25am]
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Reply #1 posted 11/02/06 7:59am

sinisterpentat
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White Lines - Grandmaster Flash
6 in da morning - Ice-T
Criminal Minded/9MM - BDP
Brothers Gonna work it out/Welcome To Terrordome - PE
Rock The Bells - L.L.
Paul Revere - Beastie Boys
Rock Box - Run DMC
Jam On It - Nucleus
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Reply #2 posted 11/02/06 9:07am

namepeace

Rebel Without A Pause -- Public Enemy . . . one of the most influential songs of ANY genre of the last 20 years. It is the undisputed No. 1 IMHO. The rest are closely bunched together and could change depending on the day.


Eric B. Is President -- Eric B. & Rakim
My Philosophy -- Boogie Down Productions
Boyz In Da Hood -- Eazy E
Rock The Bells -- LL Cool J
Sucker MCs -- Run-DMC
Roxanne, Roxanne -- UTFO
The Show -- Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew
Me, Myself and I -- De La Soul
Fight The Power -- Public Enemy
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Reply #3 posted 11/02/06 9:36am

CinisterCee

*head explodes*
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Reply #4 posted 11/02/06 10:00am

Shapeshifter

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Rapper's Delight - Sugar Hill
The Message - Grandmaster Flash
Don't Believe The Hype - PE
Magnificent 7 - The Clash (yes, I know they were four weedy Brit punk rockers and it wasn't really rap - blah-blah-blah: I DON'T CARE lol )
Fight The Power - PE
Children's Story - Slick Rick
Straight Outta Compton - NWA
Big Ole Butt - LL Cool J
Colors - Ice T
Fight For Your Right To Party - BB
[Edited 11/2/06 10:02am]
There are three sides to every story. My side, your side, and the truth. And no one is lying. Memories shared serve each one differently
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Reply #5 posted 11/02/06 11:03am

diamondpearl1

rockin it-fearless 4
don't fight the feelin-too $hort
you aint fresh-boogie boys
ya cold wanna be with me-u.t.f.o.
mad mad world-the 7a3
posse in effect-beastie boys
dopeman-n.w.a.
6 n tha mornin-ice-t
my hooptie-sir mix-a-lot
strictly business-epmd
funky enough-the d.o.c.
everlasting bass-rodney o & joe cooley
[Edited 11/2/06 11:04am]
[Edited 11/2/06 11:06am]
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Reply #6 posted 11/02/06 1:06pm

dancerella

aw yeah, now this is my kinda list.....

the message - grandmaster flash and the furious five
planet rock - afrika bambaataa
the new style - beastie boys
aint no half steppin - big dady kane
eric b. is president - eric b. & rakim
jj fad - supersonic
l'trim - cars that go boom
rock the bells - ll cool j
a fly girl - boogie boys
roxanne roxanne - utfo

i must add one more...
how ya like me now - kool moe dee!
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Reply #7 posted 11/02/06 1:53pm

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This is tough. I'm not even gonna try to put them in order. These are just the first ten to come into my head:

Sucker MC's - Run-DMC
It's Like That - Run-DMC
Roxanne Roxanne - UTFO
Rebel Without A Pause - Public Enemy
Eye Know - De La Soul
Paid In Full (The Coldcut Remix) - Eric B & Rakim
Uprock - Rock Steady Crew
What People Do For Money - Divine Sounds
We Are Known As Emcees - Crash Crew
Problems Of The World Today - Fearless 4

grammar edit
[Edited 11/2/06 13:53pm]
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Reply #8 posted 11/02/06 3:00pm

dreamfactory31
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Its Like That - Run DMC
The Message - Grand Master Flash & the Furious Five
Rock The Bells - LL Cool J
Follow The Leader - Eric B & Rakim
Salt N Peppa - Push It
Brass Monkey - Beastie Boys
My Posse's On Broadway - Sir Mix-A-Lot
It Takes Two - Rob Base & DJ Easy Rock
One Love - Whoodini
Jam On It - Nucleus
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Reply #9 posted 11/02/06 3:08pm

dancerella

sextonseven said:

This is tough. I'm not even gonna try to put them in order. These are just the first ten to come into my head:

Sucker MC's - Run-DMC
It's Like That - Run-DMC
Roxanne Roxanne - UTFO
Rebel Without A Pause - Public Enemy
Eye Know - De La Soul
Paid In Full (The Coldcut Remix) - Eric B & Rakim
Uprock - Rock Steady Crew
What People Do For Money - Divine Sounds
We Are Known As Emcees - Crash Crew
Problems Of The World Today - Fearless 4

grammar edit
[Edited 11/2/06 13:53pm]



now wait a cotton pickin minute. rock steady crew had a song? i thought they were dancers? also can you refresh my memory on problems of the world today by the fearless four. maybe just a bit of their chorus? cheers!
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Reply #10 posted 11/02/06 3:16pm

sextonseven

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dancerella said:

sextonseven said:

This is tough. I'm not even gonna try to put them in order. These are just the first ten to come into my head:

Sucker MC's - Run-DMC
It's Like That - Run-DMC
Roxanne Roxanne - UTFO
Rebel Without A Pause - Public Enemy
Eye Know - De La Soul
Paid In Full (The Coldcut Remix) - Eric B & Rakim
Uprock - Rock Steady Crew
What People Do For Money - Divine Sounds
We Are Known As Emcees - Crash Crew
Problems Of The World Today - Fearless 4

grammar edit
[Edited 11/2/06 13:53pm]



now wait a cotton pickin minute. rock steady crew had a song? i thought they were dancers? also can you refresh my memory on problems of the world today by the fearless four. maybe just a bit of their chorus? cheers!


Rock Steady Crew had more than just one song. "Hey You (The Rock Steady Crew)" might have been their biggest hit, but I loved "Uprock".

Check it:

Uprock: http://www.youtube.com/wa...RZ6fbVht0Y

Hey You (The Rock Steady Crew): http://www.youtube.com/wa...5WXcDgF_WY

Fearless Four - Problems Of The World Today: http://www.youtube.com/wa...N84WHrYEGM

The Fearless 4 song isn't as good as I remembered it. confused
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Reply #11 posted 11/02/06 3:20pm

NDRU

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my favorites

The Message--GFF & FF
White Lines--Melle Mel
One Love--Whodini
I'm A Ho--Whodini
Roxanne--UTFO
King of Rock--Run DMC
No Sleep Til Brooklyn--Beastie Boys
The Bristol Hotel--LL Cool J
I'm Bad--LL Cool J
Fight the Power--Public Enemy
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Reply #12 posted 11/02/06 3:31pm

dancerella

sextonseven said:

dancerella said:




now wait a cotton pickin minute. rock steady crew had a song? i thought they were dancers? also can you refresh my memory on problems of the world today by the fearless four. maybe just a bit of their chorus? cheers!


Rock Steady Crew had more than just one song. "Hey You (The Rock Steady Crew)" might have been their biggest hit, but I loved "Uprock".

Check it:

Uprock: http://www.youtube.com/wa...RZ6fbVht0Y

Hey You (The Rock Steady Crew): http://www.youtube.com/wa...5WXcDgF_WY

Fearless Four - Problems Of The World Today: http://www.youtube.com/wa...N84WHrYEGM

The Fearless 4 song isn't as good as I remembered it. confused



wow, you learn something new everyday. i never knew that. thanks for sending the you tube stuff!
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Reply #13 posted 11/02/06 7:17pm

CinisterCee

I compiled a fun cd of mostly mid 80s rap songs... many are favorites... i'll go grab the playlist.
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Reply #14 posted 11/02/06 8:14pm

CinisterCee

fuck it, i posted it here before.

i can't decide on ten!
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Reply #15 posted 11/02/06 11:35pm

Shapeshifter

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NDRU said:

my favorites

The Message--GFF & FF
White Lines--Melle Mel
One Love--Whodini
I'm A Ho--Whodini
Roxanne--UTFO
King of Rock--Run DMC
No Sleep Til Brooklyn--Beastie Boys
The Bristol Hotel--LL Cool J
I'm Bad--LL Cool J
Fight the Power--Public Enemy



Damn! I forgot White Lines! Superb!
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Reply #16 posted 11/03/06 12:09am

UncleGrandpa

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With so much to choose from, let me see if I can do it.

1. Whodini - Friends
2. Afrika Bambatta & The soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock
3. The Boogie Boys - Fly Girl
4. LL Cool J - Going Back To Cali
5. The D.O.C. - It's Getting Funky
6. Too Short - Life Is Too Short
7. Beastie Boys - Hey Ladies
8. RUN DMC - Pause
9. Public Enemy - Public Enemy No# 1
10. Catch 22 - Play At Your Own Risk ( technically not a rap song since it was a singing group but damn you if it wasn't a funky jam ).
Connie Springer
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Reply #17 posted 11/03/06 9:19am

Abdul

1.The Message - Flash & Furious Five
2.I Know You Got Soul - Rakim & Eric B.
3.Ain't No Half Steppin - Big Daddy Kane
4.The Brige Is Over - BDP
5.Peter Pipper - Run DMC
6.Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthin To F*** Wit - Wu-Tang(90'S HIP HOP ANTHEM IMO!)
7.Mamma Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J
8.Dywck - Gangstarr
9.Kick In The Door - Biggie
10.Straight Outta Compton - NWA
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Reply #18 posted 11/03/06 9:27am

IAintTheOne

Shapeshifter said:





Rapper's Delight - Sugar Hill


[Edited 11/2/06 10:02am]





doesnt count Rapper's delight came out in the summer of 1979...
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Reply #19 posted 11/03/06 9:32am

IAintTheOne

Fresh fly wild and bold ( Cold crush brothers)
AM/pm ( jECKYLL & hYDE)
Hi Power Rap ( Crash Crew)
At The party ( Disco 4)
It's Magic ( Fearless 4)
Freedom ( Flash & the 5)
Push the panic button ( Kwame the boy Genius)
Bang Zoom ( Real Roxanne)
Talkin all the jazz ( Stetsa)
Magic's wand ( whodini)
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Reply #20 posted 11/03/06 9:37am

IAintTheOne

UncleGrandpa said:

With so much to choose from, let me see if I can do it.


10. Catch 22 - Play At Your Own Risk ( technically not a rap song since it was a singing group but damn you if it wasn't a funky jam ).



that was done by PLANET PATROL who were the backing of soul sonic force and members of the Zulu Nation the lead singer was killed several years ago while working at Kennedy airport
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Reply #21 posted 11/03/06 9:38am

Handclapsfinga
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CinisterCee said:

*head explodes*

lol

mine (not in order):

kurtis blow, "the breaks"
the d.o.c., "it's funky enough"
mc lyte, "cha cha cha"
eric b. and rakim, "follow the leader"
mc hammer, "let's get it started" (mostly for the corny low-budget video it had)

i gotta think of a few more...
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Reply #22 posted 11/03/06 9:44am

IAintTheOne



The Body Rock ( treach 3)
Got to Turn out ( Fearless 4)
To the Beat Ya'll ( Lady B)
Rappin n rockin the house ( funky 4 plus 1)
The New Rap Language ( Spoonie Gee and the Treach 3)
Catch the Beat ( T-ski)
Jazzy Sensation ( Jazzy 5)
Its Nasty ( flash & the 5)
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Reply #23 posted 11/03/06 4:36pm

debbiedean2

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NO PARTICULAR ORDER

KEEP RISING TO THE TOP - DOUG E. FRESH
SPLIT PERSONALITY - UTFO
YA COLD WANNA BE WITH ME - UTFO
CAN YOU ROCK IT LIKE THIS - RUN DMC
DONT YOU DOG ME - FAT BOYS
FUNKY BEAT - WHODINI
GOOD PART - WHODINI
FUCK THE POLICE - NWA
MY MIC SOUNDS NICE - SALT N PEPA
IT'S LIKE THAT - RUN DMC
[Edited 11/3/06 18:29pm]
I'M NOT SHOUTING, JEEZ!
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Reply #24 posted 11/03/06 5:53pm

PrettyMan72

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Too many to name, but here are some faves;

King of Rock - RUN DMC
Here We Go - RUN DMC
5 Minutes of Funk - Whodini
I Can't Live w/o My Radio - LL Cool J
Stick'em - Fat Boys
Freedom - GM Flash and the Furious 5
Needle to the Groove - Mantronix
Roxanne's Revenge - Roxanne Shante
Leader of the Pack - UTFO
I Ain't No Joke - Eric B. and Rakim
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Reply #25 posted 11/03/06 9:11pm

diamondpearl1

all that jazz-stetsasonic
my name is d-nice-d-nice
latoya-just-ice
respect-the real roxanne
boogie down bronx-man parris feat. freeze force
to the other mc's-almighty 3
it's my turn-stezo
go see the doctor-kool moe dee
monie in the middle-monie love
ladies 1st-queen latifah
arrest the president-intelligent hoodlum
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Reply #26 posted 11/05/06 8:35am

namepeace

Abdul said:


6.Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthin To F*** Wit - Wu-Tang(90'S HIP HOP ANTHEM IMO!)
7.Mamma Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J
8.Dywck - Gangstarr
9.Kick In The Door - Biggie


All good choices but these ain't 80's jams, I don't think.
Props will be withheld until the showing and proving has commenced. -- Aaron McGruder
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Reply #27 posted 11/05/06 4:08pm

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IAintTheOne said:

Fresh fly wild and bold ( Cold crush brothers)
AM/pm ( jECKYLL & hYDE
Hi Power Rap ( Crash Crew)
At The party ( Disco 4)
It's Magic ( Fearless 4)
Freedom ( Flash & the 5)
Push the panic button ( Kwame the boy Genius)
Bang Zoom ( Real Roxanne)
Talkin all the jazz ( Stetsa)
Magic's wand ( whodini)


cool "Who are the kids with tha most finesse,
well who are the guys that never fess
Who are the fellows on the golden mic,
thats gonna say all the rhymes that cha' like
Well if you do not know our name,
well baby doll you, sure can play tha game
Well i was sittin' in a limosine right outside,
ahh thats right it's Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde".
[Edited 11/5/06 16:31pm]
The NFL...frohornsNational Funk League
hornsI think I'll multiply, and do it 2 U from all sides horns
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Reply #28 posted 11/05/06 4:50pm

CinisterCee

StarMon said:

IAintTheOne said:

Fresh fly wild and bold ( Cold crush brothers)
AM/pm ( jECKYLL & hYDE
Hi Power Rap ( Crash Crew)
At The party ( Disco 4)
It's Magic ( Fearless 4)
Freedom ( Flash & the 5)
Push the panic button ( Kwame the boy Genius)
Bang Zoom ( Real Roxanne)
Talkin all the jazz ( Stetsa)
Magic's wand ( whodini)


cool "Who are the kids with tha most finesse,
well who are the guys that never fess
Who are the fellows on the golden mic,
thats gonna say all the rhymes that cha' like
Well if you do not know our name,
well baby doll you, sure can play tha game
Well i was sittin' in a limosine right outside,
ahh thats right it's Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde".


lol
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Reply #29 posted 11/06/06 6:09pm

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heart 80's rap music. I especially loved UTFO, they were one of my favorite rap groups back in the day. sigh Memories!
"The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about." - Wayne Dyer
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