re: kid friendly hip-hop

From: M Elliot-Knight (fmcmurry_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 2004-01-22 19:26:35

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    for some positive hip-hop check out

    Guru's Jazzamataz projects
    select Tribe Called Quest tunes
    De La Soul
    Lauryn Hill
    Arrested Development
    Jungle Brothers
    Digable Planets
    P.M. Dawn
    Spearhead/Disposable Heros of Hiphopricy/Spearhead
    Jill Scott
    The Roots
    Afrika Bambaataa
    Queen Latifah
    Brand Nubian
    Run-DMC (of course)
    MC Solaar (he raps in French anyway)
    Grandmaster Flash
    lots of stuff from the UK that straddles the "trip-hop" genre - lots of cool
    stuff on Grand Central records
    Roots Manuva
    Coldcut
    Smith & Mighty
    Soul II Soul
    DJ Shadow
    DJ Krush
    Req
    Dan the Autormator
    Blackalicous
    the Pharcyde
    Jurassic 5
    Lifesavas
    Dilated Peoples
    most of everything on Ninja Tune

    Of course you should check the music out before playing it for your kids and
    there is always the "clean" version CDs you can get if one or two tracks are
    a bit scruffy with the language.

    MEK

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