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By this time KRS-One was mentoring a younger generation of urban storytellers, some of whom appear here in the string of interludes (Method Man, Jeru the Damaja) and some of whom guest on the songs themselves (Fat Joe, Channel Live, Das Efx, Busta Rhymes). This album is very relaxed—almost as though KRS-One had simply to dip his mighty ladle into the creative juices of the culture he'd helped create and spoon the contents into this album. “De Automatic,” “MC’s Act Like They Don’t Know," and “Ah-Yeah” are just a few of the songs that will reanimate sense memories of a Gotham that no longer exists.

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This is where it's at! Whew!

Still one of the best in 2011

I've been loving this record for 15 years, and its still so relevant. Better than most of his later albums and deserves a place in any real rap list.

the days

the days when music had a purpose in the hip hop world nothing fancy flashy no gimics just rap thats true and real as it gets


Born: August 20, 1965 in The Bronx, New York, NY

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

KRS-One (born Kris Parker) was the leader of Boogie Down Productions, one of the most influential hardcore hip-hop outfits of the '80s. At the height of his career, roughly 1987-1990, KRS-One was known for his furiously political and socially conscious raps, which is the source of his nickname, "the Teacher." Around the time of 1990's Edutainment, BDP's audience began to slip as many fans thought his raps were becoming preachy. As a reaction, KRS-One began to re-establish his street credibility with...
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