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Various - In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap download album

  • Performer: Various
  • Title: In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap
  • Genre: Hip-hop
  • Country: US
  • Formats: VQF TTA AHX AAC AU RA AUD
  • Released: 1997
  • MP3 album: 1718 mb
  • FLAC album: 1762 mb
  • Rating: 4.7/5
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Various - In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap download album

There Was Rap is a compilation album presented by Priority Records, released on November 25, 1997. The album featured cover versions of classic old school hip hop song done by some of hip hop's most popular acts at the time. The album was a success, peaking at 15 on the Billboard 200 and 4 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Less than two months after its release on January 9, 1998, it was certified gold for sales of 500,000 copies.

The idea behind In tha Beginning. There Was Rap looks good on paper: Take several of the biggest rappers of the '90s and have them cover classics from the '80s. Unfortunately, it doesn't play nearly as well as it reads. Half of the album works fairly well - the Wu-Tang Clan's "Sucker .

There Was Rap. Various Artists. There Was Rap Tracklist. 1. Sucker MC's by Wu-Tang Clan Lyrics. 12. The Show by The Roots Lyrics. There Was Rap Q&A.

LP (12" album, 33 rpm). Various Artists (Artist) Format: Vinyl. Old School Rap Party. There Was Rap: The Originals. VA – 1992 – Street Soldiers. Saul Williams Future Nicki Minaj Underground Dancehall Barrow-in-Furness Trae Tha Truth Kentucky DJ Precision Lauryn Hill Black Milk Alicia Keys DJ Jazzy Jeff Australia Gangsta Jazz Cloud Rap Instrumental Bushwick Rakim Flo Rida Mos Def Gangrene Massiv Michigan Krayzie Bone Marvaless Vince Staples Ghostface Killah Contemporary R&B Indie Hip-Hop Lil J Old School Frankfurt Chicano Bizzy Montana Minnesota New.

In tha Beginnin. here Was Rap is a compilation album presented by Priority Records, released on November 25, 1997. The album featured cover versions of classic old school hip hop song done by some of hip hop’s most popular acts at the time. Fuck Tha Police 02. LL Cool J – Big Ole Butt 03. Ice T – 6 ‘N The Mornin’ 04.

01 Wu-Tang Clan – Sucker .

Tracklist

A1 Wu-Tang Clan Sucker M.C.'s 3:47
A2 Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Fuck Tha Police 5:05
A2 Sean "Puffy" Combs* Big Ole Butt 5:24
B1 Master P 6 'N Tha Mornin' 3:01
B2 Snoop Doggy Dogg* Freaky Tales 3:57
B3 Tha Dogg Pound Knick Knack Patty Wack 4:20
C1 Erick Sermon, Keith Murray & Redman Rapper's Delight 6:59
C2 Cypress Hill I'm Still #1 5:13
C3 Too Short I Need A Freak 5:21
D1 Mack 10 Dopeman 4:04
D2 Coolio Money (Dollar Bill Y'All) 4:45
D3 The Roots The Show 6:24

Credits

  • Executive Producer – Andrew Shack, Violet Brown
  • Mastered By – Brian "Big Bass" Gardner*

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 049925063912

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
P2 50639 Various In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap ‎(CD, Comp) Priority Records P2 50639 US 1997
7243 8 45238 2 4 CDPTY 148 Various In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap ‎(CD, Comp) Priority Records 7243 8 45238 2 4 CDPTY 148 Italy 1997
50639 Various In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap ‎(Cass, Comp, Promo) Priority Records 50639 US 1997
9548-36476-2 Various Godfathers Of Rap ‎(2xCD, Comp) Virgin 9548-36476-2 Europe 1998
P4 50639 Various In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap ‎(Cass, Comp) Priority Records P4 50639 US 1997

Tracklist

A1 Too $hort* I Need A Freak
A2 Snoop Doggy Dogg* Freaky Tales
A3 Def Squad Rapper's Delight
A4 Cypress Hill I'm Still #1
A5 Tha Dogg Pound Knick Knack Patty Wack
A6 The Roots The Show
B1 Too $hort* I Need A Freak
B2 Snoop Doggy Dogg* Freaky Tales
B3 Def Squad Rapper's Delight
B4 Cypress Hill I'm Still #1
B5 Tha Dogg Pound Knick Knack Patty Wack
B6 The Roots The Show

Notes

Program repeats on both sides.

Tracklist

1 Wu-Tang Clan Sucker M.C.'s 3:47
2 Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Fuck Tha Police 5:05
3 Sean "Puffy" Combs* Big Ole Butt 5:24
4 Master P 6 'N Tha Mornin' 3:01
5 Snoop Doggy Dogg* Freaky Tales 3:57
6 Tha Dogg Pound Knick Knack Patty Wack 4:20
7 Erick Sermon, Keith Murray & Redman Rapper's Delight 6:59
8 Cypress Hill I'm Still #1 5:13
9 Too Short I Need A Freak 5:21
10 Mack 10 Dopeman 4:04
11 Coolio Money (Dollar Bill Y'All) 4:45
12 The Roots The Show 6:24

Credits

  • Executive Producer – Andrew Shack, Violet Brown

Notes

New versions of old school classics.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 049925351125

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
P1 50639 Various In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap ‎(2xLP, Comp) Priority Records P1 50639 US 1997
P2 50639 Various In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap ‎(CD, Comp) Priority Records P2 50639 US 1997
7243 8 45238 2 4 CDPTY 148 Various In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap ‎(CD, Comp) Priority Records 7243 8 45238 2 4 CDPTY 148 Italy 1997
50639 Various In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap ‎(Cass, Comp, Promo) Priority Records 50639 US 1997
PTYLP 148 Various In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap ‎(2xLP, Comp) Priority Records PTYLP 148 UK 1997




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