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Boogie Down Productions

Boogie Down Productions was a hip hop group originally comprised KRS-One, D-Nice, and DJ Scott La Rock. DJ Scott La Rock was murdered on August 27, 1987, months after the release of BDP’s debut album Criminal Minded.

The name of the group, Boogie Down, derives from a nickname for The Bronx, one of the five boroughs of New York City.

The group pioneered the fusion of dancehall reggae and hip hop music and their debut LP Criminal Minded contained frank descriptions of life in the South Bronx of the late 1980s thus setting the stage for what would eventually become gangsta rap…

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Criminal Minded (1987)

Criminal Minded

01. Poetry
02. South Bronx
03. 9mm Goes Bang
04. Word from Our Sponsor
05. Elementary
06. Dope Beat
07. Remix for P Is Free
08. Bridge Is Over
09. Super-Hoe
10. Criminal Minded

By All Means Necessary (1988)

By All Means Necessary

01. My Philosophy
02. Ya Slippin’
03. Stop the Violence
04. Illegal Business
05. Nervous
06. I’m Still No. 1
07. Part Time Suckers
08. Jimmy
09. T’Cha-T’Cha
10. Necessary

Ghetto Music: The Blueprint of Hip Hop (1989)

Ghetto Music

01. Style You Haven’t Done Yet
02. Why Is That?
03. Blueprint
04. Jack of Spades
05. Jah Rulez
06. Breath Control
07. Who Protects Us from You?
08. You Must Learn
09. Hip Hop Rules
10. Bo! Bo! Bo!
11. Gimme, Dat, (Woy)
12. Ghetto Music
13. World Peace

Edutainment (1990)

Edutainment

01. Exhibit A
02. Blackman In Effect
03. Ya Know The Rules
04. Exhibit B
05. Beef
06. House Nigga’s
07. Exhibit C
08. Love’s Gonna Get ‘Cha (Material Love)
09. 100 Guns
10. Ya Strugglin’
11. Breath Control II
12. Exhibit D
13. Edutainment
14. The Homeless
15. Exhibit E
16. The Kenny Parker Show
17. Original Lyrics
18. The Racist
19. 7 Dee Jays
20. 30 Cops Or More
21. Exhibit F

Sex and Violance (1992)

Sex and Violence

01. Original Way
02. Duck Down
03. Drug Dealer
04. Like a Throttle
05. Build and Destroy
06. Ruff Ruff – Boogie Down Productions, Freddie Foxxx
07. 13 and Good
08. Poisonous Products
09. Questions and Answers
10. Say Gal
11. We in There
12. Sex and Violence
13. How Not to Get Jerked
14. Who Are the Pimps?
15. Real Holy Place