Monthly Archives: July 2011

Def Jef – Just A Poet With Soul (November 11, 1989)

In the late eighties groups like NWA, Ice-T, and Above The Law would lay the ground work in defining what would soon become the West Coast hip-hop blueprint.  Like the east, the west coast artists used raw beats, but with a heavily synthesized sound, and … Continue reading

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Jungle Brothers – Done By The Forces Of Nature (November 8, 1989)

After releasing their debut album Straight Out The Jungle on the independent label (Warlock Records) which accumulated into lackluster records sales (but what more would you expect from an independently released hip-hop album? Especially from the late eighties?), the Jungle Brothers struck a … Continue reading

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