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Rhymin' And Stealin'

Angus Batey, MOJO, September 2003

Back in 1986 hip hop entered a golden age — lyrical revolution, sonic innovation, and individuality — that gave rise to such rap legends as Public Enemy, Gang Starr and De La Soul. Angus Batey speaks to the stars of a movement brought down by violence, litigation and Gilbert O'Sullivan.

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