Yo! MTV Raps (Ultramagnetic MC’s, Eric B. & Rakim, Gang Starr)

Mar 25, 2024Hip-Hop, Rap0 comments

During the late 80s and early 90s, Yo! MTV Raps helped to bring the quickly evolving genre of hip-hop into the living room. On today’s show we talk over the TV program and a handful of records from artists featured on the initial run of episodes.

Ultramagnetic MC’s – Critical Beatdown (Andy)
Eric B. & Rakim – Follow the Leader (Don)
Gang Starr – Step into the Arena (Dude)

What do you think of these records? What artists were you introduced to by Yo! MTV Raps? Let us know on our website, albumnerds.com or email us, podcast@albumnerds.com.

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