It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Originally posted by Ben Niceknowinya
Depends....for ol skool' gotta say, Slick Rick, KRS-1 (Boogie Down Productions) , Chuck D (Public Enemy), Erick Sermon (EPMD), Too Short, Ice Cube, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Run DMC, LL, Eric B. & Rakim, Kool Herc, Afrika Bambata...
then: Redman, Ghostface (& The Wu), Biggie Smalls, Hova, 2pac, Nasty Nas, Mos Def (& Black Star), A Tribe Called Quest, Digable Planets, The Pharcyde, Outkast, Gangstarr (or Guru)...