Today in Hip-Hop: Gang Starr Drop ‘No More Mr. Nice Guy’

On this day, April 22, in hip-hop history... 1989: On April 22, 1989, the world was introduced to hip-hop duo Gang Starr with their debut album, No More Mr. Nice Guy. Comprised of DJ Premier and MC Guru, Gang Starr ushered in the first wave of alternative hip-hop in the late '80s along with the likes of De La Soul and The Jungle Brothers. Released under Wild Pitch Records, No More Mr. Nice Guy showcased Premier's scratching technique and Guru's hardcore rap style, a match up that would become their signature sound. "Words I Manifest" was the lead single off the duo's album ...

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