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The Wackness + The Quietus' Top Hip-Hop Tracks of 1994 Gallery
David Moats , August 27th, 2008 18:57

Dave Moats reviews this coming of age flick with a hip-hop soul and compiles the best tracks that didn't make it into the film

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Jeru The Damaja 'You Can't Stop The Prophet'
After cutting his teeth with Gang Starr, DJ Premier's first outing outside of the group was with young Brooklyn born MC Jeru, and it was the finest work that both of them would do. JTD was a firebrand, and one man religious revival – trying to drag hip hop back on course – rescuing it from the criminals and the feckless. He didn't manage to rescue it from knuckleheaded sexism but that's another story. Righteous in all other ways.


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