Today In Hip-Hop: 3rd Bass Releases ‘Derelects Of Dialect’

On this day, June 18, in hip-hop history… 1991: 3rd Bass—the rap group made up of MC Serch, DJ Richie Rich and Pete Nice—was one of the first and most successful interracial groups in hip-hop history. They grew prominence in the late 80s' and early 90s'. After their successful debut certified gold album The Cactus Album in 1989, 3rd Bass achieved major underground recognition with Derelicts of Dialect. Derelicts of Dialect makes it clear that 3rd Bass were not aiming to capture pop culture's attention or hit it big on the charts. Their aim was focused on hardcore hip-hop fans. Throughout the album are De La Soul and ...

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