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    Gang Starr

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    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1Just To Get A Rep lyrics
    2Werdz From the Ghetto Child lyrics
    3Werdz From The Ghetto Child lyrics
    4My Advice 2 U lyrics
    5Name Tag lyrics
    6Stay Tuned lyrics
    7Hiney lyrics
    8Make 'Em Pay lyrics
    Gang Starr feat. Krumb Snatcha Mobsters
    91/2 & 1/2 lyrics
    Gang Starr feat. M.O.P.
    10Much Too Much (Mack A Mil) lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

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    Moment Of Truth [1998]
    2Full Clip: A Decade Of Gang Starr [1999]
    3No More Mr Nice Guy [1989]
    4Daily Operation [1992]
    5Hard To Earn [1994]
    6Mass Appeal: Best Of Gang Starr [2006]
    7Greatest Hitz [2007]
    8The Ownerz [2003]
    9Step In The Arena [1991]


    Gang Starr is a hip hop duo composed of MC Guru and DJ Premier based in Brooklyn, New York. During their career they helped pioneer the New York City hip hop sound. The entirety of Gang Starr's catalog, especially Step in the Arena (1991), Daily Operation (1992) and Moment of Truth (1998) are well-respected among critics and hip hop heads alike. Their track "Jazz Thang", featured on the soundtrack to Spike Lee's film Mo' Better Blues, helped establish the sound of jazz rap, although they themselves consider their sound solely straight hardcore hip hop.

    The group was founded in 1987 with Guru, DJ 1,2 B Down, Mike Dee and various producers, such as Donald D, J.V. Johnson or DJ Mark The 45 King. In 1987 and 1988 they released three 12" vinyl singles on the legendary Wild Pitch label, and in 1989 Guru and DJ Premier (then working under the name Waxmaster C) met for the first time. In the same year they released their first single "Words I Manifest" and went on working together as a group for six albums, a 2 CD "greatest hits" compilation and numerous singles and soundtrack contributions.

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