Reviewed by MΛζλ for illRoots
In 1986 a song entitled "The bridge" came out featuring Queensbridge's MC Shan
and Marley Marl
. In the classic track, emcees spoke about their hoods. This time around, KRS-One
caught the opportunity he had long awaited for and the legendary Juice Crew
battle began after he attacked with South Bronx. After the Blastmaster destroyed them with The Bridge Is Over, KRS quickly became a star and Shan‘s career began to fade.
Somewhat suprising then that 2 decades later KRS-One & Marley Marl
team up claiming Hip Hop Lives. Obviously a direct rebuttal from Nas
So what did these old timers manage to cook up?
Well one of my fav tracks is "The Teacha's Back". On it KRS rhymes
"the teachas' back the heat is back/ had to chill for a minute so you could see what was wack/ rapper's enter the game to increase their stacks/ no skill, no style man, please step back/ this that real…