Be With Records

Freestyle Fellowship - Innercity Griots (2xLP)

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Reissue. 140 Gram Vinyl. Bonus Track.

Innercity Griots, the second album from Freestyle Fellowship, is perhaps the essential West Coast left-field rap album of the early '90s.

Released in 1993 on 4th & Broadway, it's a towering, progressive hip-hop masterpiece that expanded rap's boundaries through lyrical elevation and production innovation. Their talent was ahead of everybody else by light years. This is pure b-boy jazz. The original single vinyl LP is now hideously scarce, and of course the sound suffers from not being officially released as a double.

This Be With re-issue fixes both problems, and for completeness also includes "Pure Thought" from the CD version of the album. This incredible display of imaginative hip-hop sounds better than ever. Freestyle Fellowship were some of the earliest technically dazzling rappers to come out of California. Mikah 9, P.E.A.C.E., Aceyalone and Self Jupiter - along with DJ Kiilu - forged their famed lyrical dexterity in the ultra-competitive crucible of the Good Life Cafe.

Blood

Bullies of the Block

Everything's Everything

Shammy's

Heat Mizer

Six Tray

Danger

Inner City Boundaries Bomb Zombies

Cornbread

Way Cool

Hot Potato

Mary

Park Bench People

Heavyweights

Tolerate

Respect Due

Pure Thought

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