Wednesday, September 2

Movement Ex: Golden Age Hip Hop's Great Lost Album

"As this series has wended its meandering path through an inevitably subjective selection of albums that made their mark on your correspondent during the dog days of the 20th century, the focus has usually fallen on acknowledged classics. From time to time I've looked at lesser-hailed records by generally highly regarded artists, and on one occasion I've attempted to recontextualise an album that I felt history had been unduly generous towards. There have been a couple of times where the albums I've written about were debuts by artists who didn't exactly go on to colonise the listening public's attentions, but even in those instances the records under discussion had had an extensive and generally positive contemporary critical reception and sold in reasonable quantities by the standards of the day. ..."
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