Monthly Archives: November 2010

LL Cool J – Bigger and Deffer (July 22, 1987)

Hot off the success of his 1985 debut Radio, LL came back two years later with his sophomore effort Bigger and Deffer (also referred to by its acronym BAD, which is the title that actually appears on the album cover).  On BAD we find … Continue reading

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Eric B & Rakim – Paid In Full (July 7, 1987)

  Paid In Full is the debut album from the legendary duo Eric B & Rakim, hailing from Long Island, NY. As the story goes: In 1985 Eric Barrier, then a deejay at WBLS in NY, was in search of … Continue reading

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Salt ‘N Pepa – Hot, Cool & Vicious (December 8, 1986)

(Hi kids.  Since I’m going in chronilogical order, this post should of gone before or after the Kool Moe Dee review (not sure which way since I’m not sure when in 86′ Kool Moe Dee was released).  Enjoy, and go … Continue reading

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Boogie Down Production – Criminal Minded (March 3, 1987)

Criminal Minded is the debut album from Bronx crew Boogie Down Productions (which at this point consisted of  Krs-One,  Deejay Scott La Rock, and tag-a-long homie D-Nice).  As the story goes, shortly after the release of Criminal Minded Scott La Rock was gunned … Continue reading

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Yo! Bum Rush The Show (January 26, 1987)

Yo!  Bum Rush The Show is the debut album from the legendary hip-hop group Public Enemy.  PE was compiled of lead emcee Chuck D, crew clown Flavor Flav,  Terminator X (the deejay), Professor Griff and the S1W’s (other than look intimidating and … Continue reading

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Kool Moe Dee – Kool Moe Dee (1986)

In 1986, Kool Moe Dee released his self titled debut, Kool Moe Dee.  Kool Moe Dee, formerly of the pioneering rap group, The Treacherous Three, is probably best remembered for his infamous battle with LL Cool J.  Moe Dee (who … Continue reading

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Beastie Boys – Licensed To Ill (November 15, 1986)

    The Beastie Boys are the punk, turn rap trio from Brooklyn, who helped build the empire known as Def Jam. In 1986 they released their debut album Licensed To Ill, which went on to sale a gazillion copies, and … Continue reading

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