TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Black Sheep’s Debut Album ‘A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’
forward to even higher commercial and artistic peaks—may not have fully seen Black Sheep’s ascendance William “Mr. Lawnge” McLean, the literal and metaphorical Black Sheep of the Native Tongues musical Happy 25th Anniversary to Black Sheep’s debut album A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing, originally released movement, or be the only Black Sheep album to ever permeate pop culture’s collective consciousness. By the TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Black Sheep’s Debut Album ‘A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’ Black Sheep time the other three groups that made up the “core four” released their third album and Black Sheep dropped While the Native Tongues influence is unmistakably evident, Black Sheep’s debut LP contains plenty
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Vanessa Williams’ “Work to Do” (1991)
ARTIST: Vanessa Williams featuring Dres (of Black Sheep) TITLE: “Work to Do” ALBUM: The Comfort Zone (1991) WATCH/LISTEN:
ALBUMISM SELECTS: The 15 Greatest Native Tongues Albums, Ranked & Revisited
awareness, Black Sheep talked about the hoes they knew all the time and were occasionally crass Jesse Ducker Everyone knows that Black Sheep sounded completely different from the other acts in the or iTunes | STREAM Here #8 | BLACK SHEEP | A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing Mercury (1991) Revisited by Jungle Brothers, De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, Queen Latifah, Black Sheep and Monie Love―was Black Sheep
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work, including his recently published debut article, in which he revisits Black Sheep’s classic debut
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Showbiz & A.G.’s Debut Album ‘Runaway Slave’
. trading verses with Dres of Black Sheep, fresh off the monstrously success of “The Choice is Yours,” each
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘The Low End Theory’
. Earlier versions of the track featured some combination of De La, Black Sheep, Jungle Brothers, and
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 40 Years of Parliament’s ‘Funkentelechy vs. the Placebo Syndrome’
Black Sheep,” he’s mainly concerned with the Blind Three Mice (the B3M from the song’s title), declaring
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of P.M. Dawn’s ‘Of the Heart, of the Soul and of the Cross: The Utopian Experience’
Boogie Down Productions and Black Sheep, KRS-One and his BDP crew bumrushed the stage, bringing
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Jeru the Damaja’s ‘Wrath of the Math’
version of Black Sheep’s “U Mean I’m Not?,” parodying everything he’s come to dislike about the state
Feeling the Earth Move Under My Feet: Recollections of Discovering Carole King’s ‘Tapestry’
appears with the officer looking sheepish and droopy-eyed. His black longish hair and sideburns
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