Old School Rap Party, Vol. 1

Old School Rap Party, Vol. 1


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Thump's Old School Rap Party discs are another way to recycle a bunch of popular songs that were compiled too frequently to begin with. This series tends to focus on late-'80s and early-'90s singles that crossed over into the mainstream, and everything is most certainly party oriented. For better or worse (mostly worse), some inclusions merely have rapping in them and have played no role in hip-hop culture whatsoever (Snap's "The Power," C+C Music Factory's "Gonna Make You Sweat," Wreckx-N-Effect's "Rumpshaker"). Highlights include Rock Master Scott & the Dynamic Three's "The Roof Is on Fire," Blondie's "Rapture," Salt-N-Pepa's "Push It," and Run-D.M.C.'s "You Be Illin'." The art department scores no points for attempting to replicate the cover of Ghostface Killah's Supreme Clientele.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/14/2002
Label: Thump Records
UPC: 0720657409826
catalogNumber: 574098

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Kurtis Blow   Track Performer
Digital Underground   Track Performer
MC Hammer   Track Performer
Salt-N-Pepa   Track Performer
Anthony Smith   Track Performer
Blondie   Track Performer
C+C Music Factory   Track Performer
Freedom Williams   Track Performer
Run-D.M.C.   Track Performer
Wreckx-N-Effect   Track Performer
Young MC   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Rob Base   Producer
Kurtis Blow   Composer
Freedom Williams   Composer
Robert Clivillés   Composer,Producer
David Cole   Producer
Robert Ford   Composer,Producer
Tyrone Fyffe   Producer
M. Riley   Producer
Rick Rubin   Producer
Russell Simmons   Composer,Producer
Tag Team   Producer
Young MC   Composer
William Hamilton   Producer
J.B. Moore   Composer,Producer
Larry Smith   Composer
Matt Dike   Composer,Producer
David Sona   Producer
D-Wynn   Producer
Michael Ross   Composer,Producer
William Walker   Executive Producer

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