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History Of Hip-Hop Vol. 12: 1990

Cosmo Baker and The Rub have been putting out these slammin' "History of Hip-Hop" mixes, going year by year (hit up their podcast for more of the funk). This installment, the 12th, takes us into 1990 for a deep list of classic Hip-Hop. Make sure your fade is right, and get down to the sound:



Above The Law "Another Execution"
Ice Cube "Once Upon A Time In The Projects"
Brand Nubian "Who Can Get Busy Like This Man?"
Main Source "Just Hanging Out"
Eric B. & Rakim "Mahogany"
Compton's Most Wanted "Give It Up"
CPO "Ballad Of A Menace"
Lord Finesse & DJ Mike Smooth "Here I Come"
Omniscence "Lost In The Music"
Gang Starr "Love Sick"
Digital Underground "Freaks Of The Industry"
Lakim Shabazz "The Lost Tribe Of Shabazz"
King Tee "Played Like A Piano"
K-Solo "Fugitive"
Kool G. Rap "Streets Of New York"
Masta Ace "Me & The Biz"
The Geto Boys "Gangster Of Love"
A Tribe Called Quest "Bonita Applebum"
A Tribe Called Quest "Push It Along"
Freshco & Miz "Ain't You Freshco?"
Eric B. & Rakim "In The Ghetto"
Main Source "Just A Friendly Game Of Baseball"
Nice & Smooth "No Bones In Ice Cream"
Dooley-O "Watch My Moves"
D-Nice "Call Me D-Nice"
Boogie Down Productions "Material Love"
Special Ed "Living Like A Star"
Poor Righteous Teachers "Rock This Funky Joint"
Big Daddy Kane "YounG Gifted And Black"
Lord Finesse & DJ Mike Smooth "Funky Technician"
Third Bass "Product Of The Environment"
LL Cool J "Eat 'Em Up LL, Chill"
The Geto Boys "Scarface"
Above The Law "Murder Rap"
Low Profile "Playing For Keeps"
Ron B "Stitch By Stitch"
Main Source "Snake Eyes"
Chill Rob G. "Let Me Show You (Prince Paul Remix)"
K-Solo "Your Mom's In Our Business"
The Flavor Unit "The Flavor Unit Assassination Squad"
415 "Lavish"
Too $hort "The Ghetto"
Three Times Dope "No Words"
Special Ed "The Mission"
Main Source "Think"
Third Bass "3 Strikes 5000"
KMD "Gasface Refill"
360 Degrees "Somebody Like Me"
Gang Starr "Just To Get A Rep"
Public Enemy "911 Is A Joke"
YZ "Sons Of The Father"
Brand Nubian "Drop The Bomb"
Lord Alibaski "Crunch Time"
X-Clan "Heed The Word Of The Brother"
Kinds Of Swing "Nod Your Head To This"
Special Ed "Ready 2 Attack"
Special Ed "I'm The Magnificent (Remix)"
Gang Starr "Who's Gonna Take The Weight"
Three Times Dope "In Effect"
A Tribe Called Quest "Youthful Expression"
Brand Nubian "Ragtime"
415 "415in"
X-Clan "Days Of Outrage, Operation Snatchback"
Ice Cube "Amerikkka's Most Wanted"
Kid Frost "La Raza"
Kool G Rap & DJ Polo "Talk Like Sex"
Monie Love "It's A Shame"
A Tribe Called Quest "Pubic Enemy"
Intelligent Hoodlum "Trag Invasion"
N.W.A. "100 Miles And Running"
E.P.M.D. "I'm Mad"
E.P.M.D. "Rampage"
LL Cool J "Jingling Baby (Remixed And Still Jingling)"
Public Enemy "Welcome To The Terrordome"
Damn that's funky. And he spans both coasts. Lovely.


Anonymous said...

Thanks man. Awesome beats and rhymes!!! Loving it! Exactly what I needed right now!!

Anonymous said...

Link doesnt work

khal said...

i just tried dloading the MP3, twice, and while it was definitely slow, it still worked... try again?