Saturday, November 23, 2013

Krush Groove

Krush Groove is a popular 1985 movie featuring many 1980s hip hop and R&B artists. Some of them are Run-DMC, The Fat Boys, Kurtis Blow, Beastie Boys, Sheila E., and New Edition. There is also a soundtrack to the film.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Roxanne Shanté - Bad Sister

Bad Sister

Bad Sister is the debut album by Roxanne Shanté, and is from 1989. It has some of my favorite 80s songs and is one of my favorite 80s old school albums. "Bad Sister", "Knockin' Hiney", "My Groove Gets Better", "Feelin' Kinda Horny", "Have a Nice Day", "Fatal Attraction", "Wack It", "Skeezer", "Go On Girl", and more. I also like Roxanne Shanté's Greatest Hits.

80s hip hop songs

I listed some 80s hip hop songs I like.

All You Can Eat - by Fat Boys
Human Beat Box Part 2 - by Fat Boys
Human Beat Box Part 3 - by Fat Boys
Jock Box - by The Skinny Boys
Stick 'Em - by Fat Boys
You Talk Too Much - by Run-DMC

The Very Best of MC Lyte

The Very Best of MC Lyte

MC Lyte is one of the best female 80s rappers. This collection has many of her songs from the 80s and 90s. Some of my favorites are "10% Dis", "I Cram to Understand U", "Kickin' 4 Brooklyn", and "Cha Cha Cha". Many more of her songs are on this big collection. I also like her debut album Lyte as a Rock.

80s hip hop songs

I listed some 80s hip hop songs I like.

Break Dance (Electric Boogie) - by West Street Mob
Human Beat Box - by Fat Boys
Sex Machine - by Fat Boys
Spoonin' Rap - by Spoonie Gee
The Original Human Beat Box - by Doug E. Fresh

Stetsasonic - On Fire

On Fire

Stetsasonic's debut album On Fire from 1986 has a lot good old school songs. Some of my favorites are "4 Ever My Beat", "Just Say Stet", "Faye", "4 Ever My Mouth", and "Paul's Groove". Their debut is a fun to listen to album that old school fans will like.

Big Daddy Kane - It's a Big Daddy Thing

It's a Big Daddy Thing

Big Daddy Kane's second album It's a Big Daddy Thing is from 1989. Like his first album, it has strong rapping. "It's a Big Daddy Thing", "Another Victory", "Young, Gifted and Black", "Callin' Mr. Welfare", "I Get The Job Done", and "Warm It Up, Kane" are some of my favorite songs. I also like his debut album Long Live the Kane.

80s hip hop songs

I listed some 80s hip hop songs I like.

Friends - by Whodini
Military Cut - by DJ Grand Wizard Theodore
Put That Record Back On - by Just-Ice
Street Rap - by Busy Bee
You Ain't Fresh - by Boogie Boys

EPMD - Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

This is their follow-up to their Strictly Business album. Unfinished Business is just as good and has "So Wat Cha Sayin'", "Total Kaos", "Please Listen to My Demo", "Who's Booty", "Strictly Snappin' Necks", "Knick Knack Patty Wack", and many other songs.

Biz Markie - Goin' Off

Goin' Off

Biz Markie's 1988 Goin' Off is his debut album. It has popular rap songs like "Pickin' Boogers"; which is very funny and "Make The Music With Your Mouth Biz" which has Biz doing the human beatbox. Some others that I like are "Albee Square Mall", "Vapors", and "Nobody Beats the Biz".

Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock - It Takes Two

It Takes Two

A very popular 80s album, the title track "It Takes Two" is an easily recognizable 80s rap. Others like "Joy and Pain", "Don't Sleep on It", "Check This Out", "Get on the Dance Floor", "Times Are Gettin' Ill", "Keep It Going Now", "Make It Hot", "10 Creativity" and the rap love song "Crush" make up the rest of this strong album.



Whodini was one of the most popular old school hip hop groups in the 80s. Their debut album of same name is from 1983. It has some of their best classic old school hip hop songs. "The Haunted House of Rock", "Nasty Lady", "It's All in Mr. Magic's Wand", "Magic's Wand" and more. I also like their Escape and Funky Beat: The Best of Whodini albums.

80s hip hop songs

I listed some 80s hip hop songs I like.

A Fly Girl - by Boogie Boys
I'm Fly Shanté - by Roxanne Shanté & Steady B
Looking for the Perfect Beat - by Afrika Bambaataa
Nuthin' - by Doug E. Fresh
Straight out the Jungle - by Jungle Brothers

LL Cool J - All World: Greatest Hits

All World: Greatest Hits

This is a great collection of LL's songs from the 80s to the mid 90s. My favorite songs are "I Can't Live Without My Radio", "Rock the Bells", "I'm Bad", "Going Back to Cali", and "I Need a Beat. "I Need Love" is a good rap ballad from 1987. "Doin' It" is a good 90s song. I also like his debut album Radio and Bigger and Deffer album.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Mantronix Deluxe Edition

Mantronix Deluxe Edition

This deluxe edition Mantronix album is from 2008. It has their 80s hits plus many remixes and versions of their 80s songs. A really good instrumental version of "Bassline" is on here. A live version of "Needle to the Groove", "Hardcore Hip-Hop", and "Get Stupid "Fresh", Pt. 1 are here. "Fresh Is the Word" and "Ladies" has a few versions. A total of 22 tracks in all on this big collection. I also like Mantronix: The Album.

80s hip hop songs

I listed some 80s hip hop songs I like.

Follow the Leader - by Eric B. & Rakim
Girls - by Egyptian Lover
It's Tricky - by Run-DMC
Long Live the Kane - by Big Daddy Kane
Rockberry Jam - by L.A. Dream Team

Grandmaster Flash - The Definitive Groove Collection

The Definitive Groove Collection

I always liked Grandmaster Flash's style of rap. This is a big collection of songs by Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel & the Furious Five. My favorite songs are "Beat Street", "The Message", and "White Lines". Some others I like are "Scorpio" and "Pump Me Up".

Doug E. Fresh - Oh, My God!

Oh My God!

This is a classic 80s hip hop album. The debut album from Doug E. Fresh has many great songs on it. "Nuthin'", "The Show", "Lovin' Ev'ry Minute of It", "Play This Only at Night", and "All the Way to Heaven" are some of standout songs here. "Play This Only at Night" is one of my favorites from the 80s era.

80s hip hop songs

I listed some 80s hip hop songs I like.

Fight for Your Right - by Beastie Boys
Go Cut Creator Go - by LL Cool J
Hold It Now, Hit It - by Beastie Boys
Planet Rock - by Afrika Bambaataa
Rhymin & Stealin - by Beastie Boys

Boogie Boys - City Life

City Life

This debut album from the Boogie Boys is my favorite. From 1985, it has many very popular songs. My favorites are "A Fly Girl" and "You Ain't Fresh". Other songs here are "Runnin' From Your Love", "Do Or Die", "Break Dancer", "City Life", "Party Asteroid", and "Shake and Break".

Run-DMC - King of Rock

King of Rock

King of Rock is from 1985 and is their second album. The songs also have a little reggae and rock on some. "Roots, Rap, Reggae" is a rap-reggae song. "King of Rock" and "Can You Rock It Like This" are rap-rock. The other songs "Jam Master Jammin'", "You Talk Too Much", "Darryl And Joe" (Krush-Groove 3), "You're Blind", "It's Not Funny", and "Rock the House" are all good. This deluxe edition has a six minute long version of "Jam Master Jammin'", a great live version of "King of Rock" for Live aid, "Slow and Low" demo, and "Together Forever" (Krush-Groove 4 (Live at Hollis Park '84). I also like their Run DMC, Raising Hell, and Greatest Hits albums.



This is Run-DMC's debut album. It is from 1984. Run-DMC are one of my favorite hip hop groups. This deluxe edition has four new tracks, including my favorite song on here "Rock Box". A B-Boy mix of "Rock Box" is also here. "Here We Go" (live) is my favorite bonus track. My other favorites are "Hard Times", "Jam-Master Jay" , and "It's Like That". Other songs are "Hollis Crew" (Krush-Groove 2), "Sucker M.C.'s" (live) and (Krush-Groove 1), "Wake Up", "30 Days", "Jay's Game", "Sucker M.C.'s", and "Russell & Larry Running at the Mouth". I also like their King of Rock, Raising Hell, and Greatest Hits albums.

80s hip hop songs

I listed some 80s hip hop songs I like.

Jam on It - by Newcleus
Play This Only at Night - by Doug E. Fresh
The Message - by Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five
The Show - by Doug E. Fresh
White Lines (Don't Don't Do It) - by Grandmaster Melle Mel

Whodini - Escape


Whodini is one of my favorite old school hip hop groups. This is their second album and is from 1984. Escape is my favorite Whodini album, it has many of their hit songs. The standouts are "Five Minutes of Funk", "Freaks Come out at Night", "Friends", and "Big Mouth". Other songs here are "Featuring Grand Master Dee", "Escape (I Need a Break)", "Out of Control", and "We Are Whodini". This is a classic old school 80s album. I also like their Whodini and Funky Beat: The Best of Whodini albums.