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Boogie Down Productions was originally composed of KRS-One, D-Nice, and DJ Scott La Rock. The latter was murdered on August 27, 1987, after the release of BDP's debut album Criminal Minded. The name of the group, "Boogie Down", derives from the alternative name for The Bronx section of New York City.

While Criminal Minded was basically about sex and crime, BDP radically changed after Scott's death, becoming the most popular conscious rap group besides Public Enemy. Boogie Down Productions pioneered… read more

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  • edutainment and sex and violence are amazing
  • Most people today don't realize what real hip hop is. This is it. [3]
  • Just Great
  • They're still #1.
  • RESPECT!! FRESH STREET VIDEO in PARIS (2014) ! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YbJegYOSpQ
  • Illegal Business #1 now, thanks to True Detective.
  • Most people today don't realize what real hip hop is. This is it.[2]
  • I digress... you're right, listening to each album as it came out with time to digest them individually over the course of a year means nothing when you can download an entire discography, 25 years removed, and cram it down in one sitting. Huzzah!
  • "Intellectually bankrupt"... LOL, welcome, art school student waxing poetic at a starbucks.
  • Is there a more intellectually bankrupt argument than the "I was there" one? The worst appeal to authority.

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