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Boogie Down Productions/DJ Scott La Rock/KRS One: Criminal Minded (B Boy Records) / MC Shan: Down By Law (Cold Chillin' Records)

John McCready, New Musical Express, 11 July 1987

IN NEW YORK, there's a war going on. Television ignores it, the papers don't speak of it. It's a war where most of the bloodshed is fictional and all of the fighting is done with needles and micophones. It's a hip-hop conflict between The Bronx and Queens Bridge; all cuts and no bruises where DJs and MCs draw the lines of defence at the Bridge between the two.

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