Ultramagnetic Mcs – Give The Drummer Some [1988]

from Discogs
Arising from the Boogie Down Bronx in the mid-’80s as a far-flung hip-hop trio with a heap of new ideas to try out, Ultramagnetic’s Kool Keith, Ced Gee, and DJ Moe Love occupy something of a singular place in the old-school pantheon. Combining funk-heavy tracks with jeep-rocking beats and obscure lyrical references, Ultramagnetic MC’s have a list of firsts to their credit: the first group to employ a sampler as an instrument, the first to feature extensive use of live instrumentation…the first to feature a former psychiatric patient (Keith) on the mic.

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  1. one of the finest purchases a hiphop lover can make!

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