This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

November 25th – Priority Records releases the compilation “In Tha Beginning…There Was Rap” on this day in 1997.

The set featured hot contemporary artists covering classic hip-hop songs from legendary MC’s and groups.

Some of the pairings included the Wu Tang-Clan’s cover of Run-DMC’s “Sucker MC’s (Krush Groove 1)”, Def Squad covering The Sugar Hill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight”, P Diddy doing LL Cool J’s “Big Ole Butt”, Master P’s take on Ice-T’s “6 In The Mornin’” and Cypress Hill doing the Boogie Down Productions classic “I’m Still #1”.


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