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Friday, 27 December 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " KOOL G RAP & DJ POLO " LEFT ONE OF THE MOST IMPRESSIVE RAP DISCOGRAPHIES IN THERE WAKE : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY Queens-based Kool G Rap & DJ Polo left one of the most impressive rap discographies in their wake. Though Kool G Rap's growth as an MC from their first single in 1986 to their final album in 1992 was considerable, the duo started off running and never looked back. The pair never had the large profile enjoyed by others in Marley Marl's extended family (including Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, and Roxanne Shanté), but aftershocks continue to be felt throughout the East Coast, from the Notorious B.I.G. to Nas to Wu-Tang Clan to the underground scene.
G Rap and Polo went their separate ways shortly after that. G Rap put out three albums between the mid-'90s and early '00s, while Polo cut a single with Ice-T and porn star Ron Jeremy. Landspeed kept the duo's legacy alive through a low-key reissue campaign; in 2000 and 2001, separate releases combined the first two albums and anthologized their entire career together.