Back in 1995 a 17-year-old MC took to the hip-hop scene in the UK. Armed only with a few demos and oblivious of how to prosper in the music industry, little did he know he would end up being one of the few pioneers of hip hop in the UK.
Dream Warriors were a Canadian hip hop duo from Toronto, Ontario, comprising King Lou and Capital Q. Described as “a pair of deft, intelligent rappers” by Allmusic, they were major contributors to the jazz rap movement of the early 1990s.
Papa Chuk is a rapper from Austin, TX. He is known for his prolific style of delivery which fuses elements of reggae and rap.
K-otix is a Houston, Texas based hip-hop group formed in 1992.
The Nonce was a hip-hop duo from Los Angeles, California, that was active in the 1990s (releasing material from 1992 to 1999).
The Backyard Rangers are a Latino-American Hip Hop band from Oxnard, California made of A-Wall and Simon Sez. The band are best known for Simon Sez’s high pitched rapping style.
Rodney O & Joe Cooley are west coast rap pioneers from Riverside, California, best know for tracks such as “Everlasting Bass” and “This is for the Homies”. “Everlasting Bass” also proved an influence for Miami Bass; Latin rappers Jonny Z and SPM did their own version of it, called “Puro Latin Bass”.
Well I dont know much about Prose and Concepts, but I do know that the members are: MC Dope, SharkE, Mic Dub, Beatnik, DJ Ace & Rawi. And if im right, they are from Seattle. Their style is very unique and Im sure a lot of you never even heard about them, well its time to check them out! (if someone know more info about them, leave a comment, thanks)
Nefertiti was a product of the Los Angeles rap scene of the early ’90s, but L.I.F.E.: Living in Fear of Extinction didn’t fit any of the convenient stereotypes of L.A. rappers who emerged during that period. Nefertiti was far from a gangsta rapper, and she stayed away from commercial pop-rap. Sounding like a cross between Queen Latifah and MC Lyte…