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Post subject: little known rap music facts  PostPosted: Aug 10, 2011 - 01:26 PM
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at the start of mama said knock you out, ll's saying "come on man" was accidentally recorded, he was arguing with the engineer and it just happened to be recorded perfectly before the beat came in

large professor did kool g. raps second album - eric b beat him up and took all the credit. extra p also did let the rhythm hit em and some of dont sweat the technique.
mark 45 king did follow the leader's production.


"enta da stage"
listen to the crowd noises at the end of the title track. hear a "SMACK"? that's the sound of 5 Ftr. Accelerator smacking some poor trollop in the recording studio.

another enta da stage story...during "how many MCs", you can hear evil peeing in the background while buck is rhyming..the bathroom door in the studio was open and evil didn't know buck was recording at that moment...

missy elliot wrote for jodeci before she dropped her own debut.

tone loc was going to be in the Olympic boxing trials but got in to a car accident and was unable to fight.

eve used to strip before she got signed

the roots wanted jill scott on original "You Got Me" but MCA wouldn't let em (not little known but oh well)

guru is from boston. dj premier is from texas.

freddie foxx was supposed to be on Eric B is President but he never showed up. in comes Kid Whiz who used to rhyme with biz markie and the rest is history. marley and eric were actually laughin at the R because they thought his voice sounded too nasal. on a related note eric B produced an album for freddie foxx on Epic (?)

rakim dj'd on paid in full, not eric b.

yo! bum rush the show was slated to be released in 1986 but was pushed back to 1987. after hearing criminal minded, chuck felt that his own style was outdated by the time the record came out.

ice cube, sir jinx and kay dee were in a group called CIA (criminal in action) and signed to CBS records before N.W.A. the "yo dre kick in the bass" line from "dopeman" is from a CIA song called "my posse".

domino was on the bloods and crips album and the "steady dippin" video. domino recorded under his former name "genuine draft".

run made LL change the beat for rock the bells, hence the two versions. one was made that LL used the "mardi gras" sample that run used on the yet to be released "peter piper".

king sun is mohammed ali's godson.

erick sermon has a child with hurricane g

PMD used to DJ for a group called the rock squad and is pictured on the 12' holdin a 1200.

controversial political rapper paris is a successful (millionaire) stock broker

pam the funktress (of the coup) owns her own catering company and is a chef

ultramagnetic emcees (critical beatdown) and onyx (bacdafucup) were recorded while the artist were high on coke, dust, and pcp

chuck d created the PE logo....and the model for the guy you see in the cross hairs was PE crew member E-Love

in the de la soul "me myself and i" video, you can see ali shaheed muhammad tagging the bathroom wall with "de la sucks"

grandwizard theodore invented scratching when his moms called him and he didn't want to lose the beat he was grooving to.

lil' bow wow was the kid on "doggystyle" who was like, "i wanna be a motha f***in' hustla... ya better ask somebody!"

mc hammer put a (real) hit out on 3rd bass after he thought they dissed his mother. they actually said "turn this mutha out."

busta rhymes was given his name by chuck d, who named him after the old football player, buster rhymes.

wyclef plays bass in the video for rakim's dont sweat the technique

audio two are brothers of mc lyte

kid n play, sat n pepa, and martin lawrence used to work together at sears

naughty by nature originally recorded under the name new style. they released one album, then changed their name.

puffy directed outkast's player's ball video

defari used to be a high school history teacher

MF doom used to be called zev love x (from KMD)

jermaine dupri was a dancer for whodini
tupac was a dancer for digital underground

trouble t-roy was one of heavy d's dancers. his death inspired pete rock and cl smooth to make "T.R.O.Y."

pharrell, timbaland, and magoo were in a group called SBI (surrounded by idiots)
 
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Post subject: RE: little known rap music facts  PostPosted: Aug 10, 2011 - 06:47 PM
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Del the Funkee Homosapien is Ice Cubes' cousin.
 
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Post subject: Re: RE: little known rap music facts  PostPosted: Aug 10, 2011 - 07:42 PM
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j_loop wrote:
Del the Funkee Homosapien is Ice Cubes' cousin.


del helped both ice cube and yo yo pen their respective solo debuts. might explain the humorous storytelling edge that it seems that cube has lost over the years (gangsta's fairytale, once upon a time..., i'm gettin faded etc.)



sir jinx is dr. dre's cousin
redman and hurricane g are cousins
pete rock and heavy d are cousins
chino XL is the nephew of bernie worrell from parliament/funkadelic.
mc shy d is afrika bambataa's cousin.
jalil & doctor ice are brothers.
ced gee & moe love are cousins.
redman & tame one are also cousins.
big hutch (cold 187 from above the law) is willie hutch's (the mack, foxy brown soundtracks) nephew.
charlie brown - his sisters are the double mint twin models


pharrell produced rump shaker, not teddy riley.

the show by dougie fresh and slick rick was produced by an 18-19 year old teddy riley.
 
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