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Fat Beats & Bra Straps: New MC's

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The third and final installment of Rhino's female hip-hop series Fat Beats & Bra Straps concentrates on New MCs -- that is, '90s rappers that haven't quite gotten widespread exposure and remain unheard even by many serious hip-hop fans. Of all the volumes in Fat Beats, this is the most uneven because it lacks the historical perspective that make the first two discs so interesting, and several acts are included simply because the compilers needed to fill out the disc. Still, New MCs is a wildly diverse, frequently interesting collection of promising female rappers, featuring cuts by the Conscious Daughters, Suga T., Bahamadia, Makeba Mooncy, Love N' Props, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The third and final installment of Rhino's female hip-hop series Fat Beats & Bra Straps concentrates on New MCs -- that is, '90s rappers that haven't quite gotten widespread exposure and remain unheard even by many serious hip-hop fans. Of all the volumes in Fat Beats, this is the most uneven because it lacks the historical perspective that make the first two discs so interesting, and several acts are included simply because the compilers needed to fill out the disc. Still, New MCs is a wildly diverse, frequently interesting collection of promising female rappers, featuring cuts by the Conscious Daughters, Suga T., Bahamadia, Makeba Mooncy, Love N' Props, Natural Resource and the Herbaliser.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/7/1998
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227298623
  • Catalog Number: 72986

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Deeper - Papa Juggy (4:00)
  2. 2 Gamers (4:31)
  3. 3 Recognize (4:36)
  4. 4 5 O'Clock (4:46)
  5. 5 Da Jawn (5:21)
  6. 6 Soulsville - Shä-Key (5:18)
  7. 7 The Adventures in Wonderland (4:35)
  8. 8 Desert Storm - Makeba Mooncycle (5:10)
  9. 9 Heavyweights Round 2 - Ganjah K (4:25)
  10. 10 Nobody Knows My Name (3:46)
  11. 11 I Know You Like My Style - Shortie No Mass (3:51)
  12. 12 Bum Deal Remix - Natural Resource (4:14)
  13. 13 Payback II (4:24)
  14. 14 No Doubt (4:08)
  15. 15 Tremendous - Curt Cazal (4:24)
  16. 16 New and Improved (3:58)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Peace Track Performer
Heather B. Track Performer
Suga T Track Performer
The Conscious Daughters Track Performer
Nefertiti Track Performer
Bahamadia Track Performer
Aceyalone Track Performer
Mia X Track Performer
Nonchalant Track Performer
The Herbaliser Track Performer
Papa Juggy Track Performer
Mama Mystique Track Performer
Koko Track Performer
T-Love Track Performer
Volume 10 Track Performer
What What Track Performer
Q-Ball Track Performer
Curt Cazal Track Performer
Ganjah K Track Performer
Natural Resource Track Performer
Technical Credits
Burt Bacharach Composer
Heather B. Composer
Boss Composer
Guru Producer
Hal David Composer
Kenny Parker Producer
Gary Peterson Discographical Annotation
Earl Blaize Producer
Tone Capone Producer
The Roots Producer
Bahamadia Producer
Nonchalant Composer
Andy Harrison Composer
K-Def Composer
Michael Mosley Composer
K. Smith Composer
The Herbaliser Producer
Mike Mosely Producer
Elizabeth Pavone Contributor, Editorial Coordinator
Norma Edwards Contributor, Editorial Research
Grand Negaz Producer
Dave Schultz Remastering
Sevie Bates Director
KLC Producer
Sam Bostic Composer, Producer
?uestlove Composer
Def Jam Producer
Zenobia Simmons Liner Notes
Raguel "Bink" Dill Composer
Chester Wallace Composer
C. Green Composer
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