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Fat Boys: Fat Boys (Sutra SUS 1015)

RJ Smith, High Fidelity, 1985

HOW IGNOMINIOUS: Three ace rappers make a whole album of worth-it raps, and their names appear nowhere on the record. Truly, the Fat Boys are a concept — think Fat Albert with logorrhea, multiply by three, and dress them up in goofy costumes. Word has it that the folks who brought us Saturday morning's H.R. Pufnstuf are working on a cartoon show based on this most animated threesome. But even the Monkees got credit lines! The parents of Mark Morales, Damon Wimbley, and Darren Robinson deserve better.

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