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Postby Grounded Polo » Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:16 pm

Public Enemy.
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Re: Greatest Rap group of all time?

Postby SJNez46 » Fri Jun 27, 2008 9:36 pm

Id say Wu-Tang is prob. the best of all time, but i really like The Roots a lot. Blackstar has some great songs but cant be considered one of the best ever. A Tribe called Quest has some really good songs but isnt in the top 3 for me.
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Re: Greatest Rap group of all time?

Postby Omaha Red Sox » Fri Jun 27, 2008 9:53 pm

A lot of good mentions. I don't listen to much hip-hop any more, but used to listen to a lot of Beastie Boys and Arrested Development. Great mentions, of course, with Tribe Called Quest and Run DMC.
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Re: Greatest Rap group of all time?

Postby bigh0rt » Sat Jun 28, 2008 12:09 am

This thread begins and ends with A Tribe Called Quest. Actually The Roots can get in on the action, too.
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Re: Greatest Rap group of all time?

Postby tuff_gong » Sat Jun 28, 2008 12:50 pm

A Tribe Called Quest and Outkast are my favorites.
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Well that's just like, your opinion man.
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Re: Greatest Rap group of all time?

Postby jfg » Sat Jun 28, 2008 1:33 pm

Wu-Tang and it's not even close when it comes to groups.

De La Soul a distant second.
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Re: Greatest Rap group of all time?

Postby Metroid » Sat Jun 28, 2008 10:14 pm

Not the greatest ever but Blackalicious is off the chain. ;-D
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Re: Greatest Rap group of all time?

Postby Omaha Red Sox » Sun Jun 29, 2008 12:27 am

Metroid wrote:Not the greatest ever but Blackalicious is off the chain. ;-D


Now you're just making that up. :-b

Just kidding. I've heard of them. The Arrow or something.
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Re: Greatest Rap group of all time?

Postby Dr. Duran Duran » Mon Jun 30, 2008 3:12 am

Extremely tough call to make, but I'm going with Public Enemy here. Their lyrics have to be some of the most thought-prokoving words ever spoken on wax. Their style was also quite groundbreaking. "It Takes a Nation..." is still the most played rap record in my library and it's 20 years old. It was relevant then and it's still relevant today.
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