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Editorial: Rewind - TWENTY Rap Videos from 1988 (Part Two)
Posted by Steve Juon at Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 12:00AM :: Email this article :: Print this article

Editorial courtesy of Steve 'Flash' Juon.

[Big Daddy Kane courtesy Wikimedia Commons]"Rap prime minister - some say sinister." Part two of twenty rap videos from 1988 - because there were just too many worthy inclusions to limit it to part one. "I'm different, so don't compare to me another/cause they can't hang - word to the mother."

EDITOR'S NOTE: Limiting this to JUST 20 songs was incredibly tough, so I threw on a few live performances as a bonus. If there's a song/video you think I forgot about, feel free to say so to me, although odds are I'll reply and say "It was on the list!" I even strongly considered whether or not BDP should be on the list twice, but I couldn't deny how damn cool it was to me to see Damon Wayans and KRS-One in a movie/video together.

11.) Big Daddy Kane - "Ain't No Half Stepping"

12.) Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock - "It Takes Two"

13.) Boogie Down Productions - "Jack of Spades"

14.) Sir Mix-A-Lot - "Posse On Broadway"

15.) LL Cool J - "Going Back to Cali"

16.) MC Lyte - "Paper Thin"

17.) Run-D.M.C. - "Beats to the Rhyme"

18.) Doug E. Fresh - "Keep Risin' to the Top"

19.) Kool G. Rap & DJ Polo - "Road to the Riches"

20.) Super Lover Cee & Casanova Rud - "Girls I Got 'Em Locked"

Bonus #1.) Queen Latifah - "Wrath of My Madness (Live)"

Bonus #2.) Eazy-E - "Eazy-er Said Than Dunn"

Bonus #3.) Ice-T - "Power"

CLICK HERE to return to PART ONE of 1988's top twenty videos.

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