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ALBUMISM SELECTS: The 15 Greatest Native Tongues Albums, Ranked & Revisited (Part 2 of 2)
, always idiosyncratic production styles that the Native Tongues would become known for had not been Bam, Mike G, and Sammy B, were the first group of the Native Tongues family to come out the gate Native Tongues (1988) Revisited by Jesse Ducker There would be no Native Tongues without the Jungle Brothers. Well, all Soul did not technically begin the Native Tongues. That distinction, chronologically and spiritually of the Native Tongues individual components were essential, but the Jungle Brothers were especially We’ve compiled our votes for the 15 greatest albums in the Native Tongues collective’s discography and present the consensus results here. ALBUMISM SELECTS: The 15 Greatest Native Tongues Albums, Ranked & Revisited (Part 2 of 2)
ALBUMISM SELECTS: The 15 Greatest Native Tongues Albums, Ranked & Revisited
. The ensuing years would indeed prove that the Native Tongues family―comprised at its core of the Native Tongues PART 1 [Below] | PART 2 When the Jungle Brothers’ Afrika Baby Bam declared that “Native Tongues got Posdnuos affirmed that the “Native Tongues has officially been reinstated” back in 1996 on the lead submit our individual votes for the 15 greatest studio albums spanning the Native Tongues members We’ve compiled our votes for the 15 greatest albums in the Native Tongues collective’s discography and present the consensus results here. healthy debate among our fellow Native Tongues aficionados, while rekindling our readers’ affection for ALBUMISM SELECTS: The 15 Greatest Native Tongues Albums, Ranked & Revisited
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their Native Tongues brethren De La Soul are set to deliver their new album and the Anonymous Nobody
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Black Sheep of the Native Tongues musical family, a name means just about everything. It might overall rapping performance you will find on any album that the Native Tongues ever crafted. Which While the Native Tongues influence is unmistakably evident, Black Sheep’s debut LP contains plenty single in the rap universe. Meanwhile the gathering throng of fans that the Native Tongues had started absolute apex of the Native Tongues movement, or be the only Black Sheep album to ever permeate pop Non-Fiction in December 1994, the Native Tongues phenomenon was already headed in disparate
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Nearly 12 years have passed since the legendary Native Tongues trio De La Soul released their last
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," with the two groups forever linked through their association with the Native Tongues collective
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throughout the 90's. And not just the Juice Crew, Hit Squad and Native Tongues records that blared from
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days within the elite circle of Native Tongues affiliates payed off right before the eyes of their ’ early and fun-filled days on the periphery of the Native Tongues collective and their later years when
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-1980s/early-1990s hip-hop group Native Tongues. Love was one of the first BritHop artists to be signed . She also has a place in hip-hop history as a member of the Native Tongues, a collective that
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Brothers, and Monie Love; all of these artists dubbed themselves the Native Tongues posse. For a while , it looked as if De La Soul and the Native Tongues posse would eclipse hardcore hip-hop in terms of
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘The Low End Theory’
. It’s the type of album you would expect from a member of the Native Tongues collective: mellow, but White, had burst onto the scene in the late ’80s as part of the Native Tongues collective, one of the
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Latifah and hooked up with the Native Tongues collective, which sought to bring a more positive
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Travels embodied and expanded upon the Native Tongues collective’s trademark virtues of playfulness
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being infused with the hip-hop sensibilities of The Native Tongues. With this album began a far from
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of De La Soul’s ‘De La Soul is Dead’
stuff I bring / My tribe, my tribe, my tribe is known as Native Tongues / Consists, consists, consists undeniably addictive music, infused with their distinctive, Native Tongues-flavored mix of wry wit the Jungle Brothers and A Tribe Called Quest—evolved the Native Tongues’ unique aesthetic and
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of P.M. Dawn’s ‘Of the Heart, of the Soul and of the Cross: The Utopian Experience’
. Dawn’s sound and aesthetic were fundamentally different than their Native Tongues counterparts
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continued Native Tongues influence on the recording process. Stunts begins with “Best Kept Secret
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Date: August 26 Nearly 12 years have passed since the legendary Native Tongues trio released their
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superstardom. Hip-hop heads and Native Tongues aficionados are well aware that Sure! was reverentially
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