Ugly Duckling

Ugly Duckling is an American hip hop group that formed around 1993 in Long Beach, California. Ugly Duckling’s members include Dizzy Dustin (Dustin McFarland), Young Einstein (Rodney Pleasant Jr.) and Andy Cat (Andy Cooper). They took the name Ugly Duckling because they felt like outcasts on the Southern California hip hop scene of the mid-1990s.…

N.A.P.

Formé en 1988 dans le quartier du Neuhof, New African Poet se compose d’Abd al Malik, d’Aïssa, de Bilal, de Karim, de Mohammed et de Mustapha. Les premières années, le groupe se produit sur des scènes régionales, acquérant peu à peu une certaine notoriété dans le milieu du rap. En 1994 leur premier maxi Trop…

Madvillain

Madvillain is yet another collaboration by Stones Throw big shot Madlib, this time with masked MC MF Doom. Madlib, who had been listening to Doom’s Operation: Doomsday (1999), was impressed by the MC’s lyrics and beats and contacted Doom to talk about the possibility of working together. Though Doom had never heard of Madlib at…