Label: Ol Skool Flava - OSF CD 4014 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Hip Hop •
As a forefather of rap and one of the few rappers ever to release a record in the '70s, Spoonie Gee dropped expansive storytelling rhymes nearly a decade before Slick Rick ever did, masterfully boasting his abilities as a lover through poetry like an over-caffeinated Cyrano Get Up & Bang Your Head - Get Up & Goers - .go up in smoke Bergerac.
He was undoubtedly one of the fastest and smoothest rappers of the Sugarhill era, and on The Godfather of Hip Hop he proves capable of freestyling on and on, sometimes flowing past the seven- or eight-minute mark, in the vein of an '80s block party freestyle session. This seems perfectly appropriate, considering he got his chops passing the mike in situations like these in Manhattan with Kool Moe DeeL. Sunshineand Special K the Treacherous Three. The production quality Spoonie Gee - Godfather Of Hip Hop Spoonie 's first couple songs are a lot like those released with his first crew: minimal drum-heavy jams with funk bass, cowbell, and claps, accented with encouragements to participate in the fun by rockin', freakin', and yellin' "yes, yes y'all.
He's got a one-track mind: even on the battle-rhyme track "That's My Style," where he reprimands Schooly La Commande Du Diable.
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The evolution of rap is clearly illustrated as the disc progresses, and listeners can trace the time line from early-'80s Spoonie Gee - Godfather Of Hip Hop Hill Records joints "Spoonin' Rap" to mid-'80s Tuff City Records songs with Marley Marl "The Godfather" all the way up to the Spoonie Gee - Godfather Of Hip Hop jack-ish songs he recorded with Teddy Riley "Did You Come to Party".
Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Styles Old-School Rap Urban. Track Listing. Spoonin' Rap.
Spoonie Gee. Love Rap. Gabriel Jackson. The Big Beat. Street Girl. Get Off My Tip. Yum Yum. Take It Off. That's My Style. The Godfather. Did You Come to Party.
Hit Man. You's an Old Fool. Spoonin' Rap G. Love Rap Gabriel Jackson. The Big Beat Gabriel Jackson. Street Girl Gabriel Jackson. Yum Yum Gabriel Jackson.
Take It Off Gabriel Jackson. That's My Style Gabriel Jackson. The Godfather Gabriel Jackson. Hit Man Gabriel Jackson. You's an Old Fool Gabriel Jackson.
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