Tommy Boy - Greatest Beats

A token of affection to mark the New Jersey label's 15-year love affair with hip-hop...

A token of affection to mark the New Jersey label's 15-year love affair with hip-hop and a chance to check if classics by Afrika Bambaataa, De La Soul, Naughty By Nature and Stetsasonic still kick butt.







Necessary or evil? Indispensable to archivists who want to understand hip-hop evolution, and a timely reminder of the more desperate and extreme nature of the current art form.
7 / 10

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