playlist

Pioneers of Hip-Hop

They kicked open the door with powerful words and beats to set the foundation for hip-hop today.

19 songs (1 hour and 43 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Rapper's Delight
The Sugarhill Gang - Rhino Hi-Five: The Sugarhill Gang
7:07
2
You're Gonna Get Yours
Public Enemy - Yo! Bum Rush The Show
4:05
3
The Message (feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee) [Explicit]
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee - The Message [Explicit]
7:11
4
Straight Outta Compton [Explicit]
N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton [Explicit]
4:18
5
It's Like That
RUN-DMC - RUN-DMC (Expanded Edition)
4:50
6
Planet Rock (Original 12" Version)
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force - Planet Rock: The Album
6:24
7
C.R.E.A.M. [Explicit]
Wu-Tang Clan - Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) [Expanded Edition] [Explicit]
4:12
8
Rock The Bells
LL Cool J - Radio [Explicit]
4:00
9
Magic's Wand
Whodini - Funky Beat: The Best Of Whodini
5:37
10
2 Live Is What We Are…(Word) [Explicit]
2 Live Crew - 2 Live Is What We Are
4:17
11
Children's Story
Slick Rick - The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick
4:02
12
The Breaks
Kurtis Blow - The Best Of Kurtis Blow
7:49
13
Lyte As A Rock
MC Lyte - Lyte As A Rock [Explicit]
4:20
14
6 'N The Mornin' [Explicit]
Ice T - Rhyme Pays [Explicit]
3:44
15
Vapors
Biz Markie - Biz's Baddest Beats: The Best Of Biz Markie [Explicit]
6:02
16
Wrath Of My Madness (Album Version)
Queen Latifah - The Best Of Queen Latifah 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection
4:13
17
Spoonie Is Back
Spoonie Gee - The Sugar Hill Records Story
6:33
18
Subway Theme
DJ Grand Wizard Theodore - Wild Style (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - 25th Anniversary Edition)
2:53
19
Break Dance - Electric Boogie
West Street Mob - The Message: The Roots of Rap
5:09