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The Geto Boys’ association with controversy was far from over, though: hip-hop groups were a hot topic for moral-minded politicians during the early 1990s, and several leaders used the Geto Boys as an example to decry the state of modern pop-oriented music. The fires were fanned in 1991 with the release of the group’s third proper LP, We Can’t Be Stopped. Before the release of the album, Bushwick Bill had lost an eye in a shooting incident with his girlfriend, and the cover featured Willie D. and Scarface wheeling Bushwick Bill into an emergency room, with a prominent shot of the damaged eye. Inside the album, proceedings were among the most extreme in the history of American recorded music. Obviously, radio airplay was non-existent, but We Can’t Be Stopped was still certified platinum by the RIAA in early 1992—thanks to the underground hit “Mind Playing Tricks on Me,” one of the most effective inner-city vignettes in hip-hop history.

By 1993, all three members had begun solo careers, although Willie D. was the only one completely separated from the band, citing artistic differences. Scarface and Bushwick Bill continued with new member Big Mike, releasing Uncut Dope in 1993 and Til Death Due Us Part the following year but split late in 1994. Just one year later, Willie D. returned to the fold for another Geto Boys release, The Resurrection, which showed the group in fine form. Now it was Bushwick Bill’s turn to leave the group. DMG took his place for 1998’s Da Good Da Bad & Da Ugly but returned for the group’s 2005 reunion album, The Foundation.
Geto Boys – Ain’t Bein’ Broke

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Lords of the Underground (L.O.T.U.G.) are a 1990s hip-hop trio based out of Newark, New Jersey. MCs and DoItAll Dupré met DJ Lord Jazz (a native of Cleveland) when all three were undergraduates at Shaw University.

The three are perhaps best remembered for the singles “Funky Child”, “Chief Rocka” and “Tic Toc”; all of which were wildly eccentric manifestoes. The music video for “Funky Child” features the group members parading around in their underwear.

Their chief producer was the Juice Crew spearhead Marley Marl. Another key contributor was Marley Marl’s protégé K-Def. Pete Rock remixed their songs “Flow On” and “Check It” in 1994

Lords of the Underground – HERE COME THE LORD

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M.O.P. – How About Some Hardcore

       

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Nate Dogg feat Warren G – Nobody Does It Better

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Arrested Development – Tennessee

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Jeru The Damaja – Can’t Stop The Prophet (Pete Rock Remix)

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Slick Rick “Mistakes”

Ricky Walters (born January 14, 1965), better known by stage names Slick Rick, MC Ricky D and Rick the Ruler, is a British rapper-songwriter and actor. Originally from South Wimbledon, London, England, he moved with his family to The Bronx in 1975 where he met Dana Dane, later forming a hip hop duo as Kangol Crew.Rick’s characteristic eyepatch was acquired after being blinded in the right eye by broken glass as an infant. He is best known for a series of rap recordings during the 1980s, including “Children’s Story” and “La Di Da Di”, B-side of Doug E. Fresh single “The Show” (1985). Once he gained a degree of wealth, he earned a reputation for wearing an enormous amount of gold and diamond jewelry, including many large necklaces with giant pendants, bracelets, huge rings on each finger, and a gold tooth.

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