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Strictly Business is the debut album by golden age hip-hop duo EPMD. It was released on June 21, 1988, by Fresh/Sleep Bags Records around the world and BCM Records in Germany. It peaked at No. 80 on the Billboard 200 soon after release, yet it earned an RIAA gold album certification within four months of its release. In addition, it has received much positive critical attention since its release. In 2003, the album was ranked number 459 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
Illmatic is the debut album of American rapper Nas, released on April 19, 1994, by Columbia Records. After signing to the label with the help of MC Serch, Nas recorded the album during 1992 and 1993 at Chung King Studios, D&D Recording, Battery Studios, and Unique Recording Studios in New York City. Its production was handled by Nas, Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, L.E.S., and DJ Premier. Styled as a hardcore hip hop album, Illmatic features multi-syllabic internal rhyme patterns and inner city narratives based on Nas's experiences in Queensbridge, New York. Since its initial reception, Illmatic has been recognized by writers and music critics as a landmark album in East Coast hip hop. Its influence on subsequent hip hop artists has been attributed to the album's production and Nas's lyricism. It also contributed to the revival of the New York City rap scene, introducing a number of stylistic trends to the region. The album remains one of the most widely celebrated albums in hip hop history, appearing on numerous best album lists by critics and publications. 1. The Genesis 2. N.Y. State Of Mind 3. Life's A Bitch 4. The World Is Yours 5. Halftime 6. Memory Lane (Sittin' in da Park) 7. One Love 8. One Time 4 Your Mind 9. Represent 10. It Ain't Hard to Tell
Tonight we're trading War Stories and naw we're not playing "All Eyez On Me" we're talking battle rap with 2 of the illest up & coming talents we've come across yet. Both of these MC's were guests on our show just recently so you can scroll through our archives and listen to both of their exclusives with us to get a feel for both MC's before you check out this battle. This battle has classic written all over it and we ourselves are smothered with anticipation. I mean these 2 MC's have had 30 days to write for each other and they are both punchline heavy so you can only imagine what they've come up with.
When 9PM EST strikes on May 19th, it's gonna be chaos on C.B.R you can better believe that! Whatever you do, make sure you don't miss out. Sure you can always listen to the archived show and check out all the action you may of missed, but there's nothing like witnessing a rap battle in real time. Let's show these 2 MC's some luv and pack these phonelines out!!! This even right here is why we decided to come up with C.B.R!!! It's all about paying homage and showing that true lyricism & competitiveness still exists in Hip Hop!
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