Freestyle Fellowship – Innercity Griots

Label:
Be With
Art.Nr.:
09549727
Kat.Nr.:
BEWITH101LP

Released:
1993
Cover:
Picture
Format:
2LP
Pressung:
EU - Reissue
Zustand:
Neu
Vinyl:
Cover:
Genre:
United States + Hip Hop / Rap
Stichworte:
self jupiter, p.e.a.c.e., mikah 9, aceyalone
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Freestyle Fellowship - Innercity Griots
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2021 double vinyl re-issue, 140g vinyl, includes “Pure Thought” bonus track from the original CD version, original picture sleeve and printed inner sleeves based on the original one.

Innercity Griots, the second album from Freestyle Fellowship, is perhaps *the* essential West Coast left-field rap album of the early ’90s. Released in 1993 on 4th & Broadway, it’s a towering, progressive hip-hop masterpiece that expanded rap’s boundaries through lyrical elevation and production innovation. Their talent was ahead of everybody else by light years. This is pure b-boy jazz. The original single vinyl LP is now hideously scarce, and of course the sound suffers from not being officially released as a double. This Be With re-issue fixes both problems, and for completeness also includes “Pure Thought” from the CD version of the album. This incredible display of imaginative hip-hop sounds better than ever. Freestyle Fellowship were some of the earliest technically dazzling rappers to come out of California. Mikah 9, P.E.A.C.E., Aceyalone and Self Jupiter - along with DJ Kiilu - forged their famed lyrical dexterity in the ultra-competitive crucible of the Good Life Cafe. Founded in Leimert Park, South Central LA in December 1989, this earthy health-food store and cafe was where the city’s finest microphone fiends would gather to showcase their freestyle skills at the Thursday night open-mic.

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TitelFeaturingProducingLänge
A1. Blood/Bullies On The Blockplay
A2. Everything's Everythingplay
A3. Shammy's / Heat Mizerplay
A4. Six Trayplay
B1. Dangerplay
B2. Inner City Boundaries / Bomb ...play
B3. Cornbreadplay
C1. Way Coolplay
C2. Hot Potatoplay
C3. Maryplay
C4. Park Bench Peopleplay
D1. Heavyweights / Tolerateplay
D2. Respect Dueplay
D3. Pure Thoughtplay
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