The History Of “Beat Bop” One Of Basquiat’s Forays Into Hip-Hop

| November 15, 2013 | 1 Comment

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We had several hip-hop milestones last week. Saturday was the 20 year anniversary of the legendary Midnight Marauders by A Tribe Called Quest and the Wu-Tang Clan’s Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). As well as yesterday marking the 10 year anniversary of Jay Z’s The Black Album and G- Unit’s “Beg For Mercy”.  2013 is just the year for hip-hop because it also marks the 30 year anniversary of the valuable 12″ for K-Rob, Rammelizee and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Beat Bop’. This song is a collaboration between the three artists turned musicians. The track features  Rammelizee and K-Robe over Basquiat’s experimental production. You got to love when art and hip-hop collide. Enjoy the full track above.

Jean-Michel Basquiat

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  1. JOHN says:

    This is when hip hop was art and not tampered. It was pure like columbian cocain. Thank you so much for sharing this, i miss this era of hip hop

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