Today In Hip-Hop: Marley Marl Releases ‘In Control, Vol. 1′

On this day, September 1, in hip hop history... 1988: In the late 1980s, popular New York City DJ Mr. Magic and his sidekick, Marley Marl, founded the legendary  rap collective, Juice Crew, which would go on to become one of the most important groups in hip-hop history. Consisting primarily of Queensbridge Projects-based MC, the group featured legendary rappers Big Daddy Kane, MC Shan, Kool G. Rap, Roxanne Shanté, Masta Ace, Craig G, Tragedy Khadafi and Biz Markie. Marley Marl was the group's primary producer and many of the group's solo efforts were housed at legendary hip-hop label, Cold Chillin' Records, ...

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