Tupac Shakur is still the best/selling hip hop artist and a modern tragic hero. Here's the definitive instrumental collection of the man who was able to bring Hip Hop to mainstream with anthems such as Temptations, So Many Tears, California Love, etc. Tupac's songs concerned growing up around violence and hardships in ghettos, racial inequality and sometimes his feuds with fellow rappers in the United States. Lyrics which came into reality when he passed away in terrible circumstances.
Like most 80s electronic bands, Amin-Peck walked a fine line between disco and minimal wave throughout the course of the early 1980s, oftentimes incorporating shameless pop melodies and avant-garde leanings. Amin Peck were an italian band leaded by Giorgio Fioroni (aka George Fyron, arrangements, production, vocals) with Leonard Parker (arrangments, keyboards) and Max Marne (production). Incredible but true, Amin Peck started as 'hard rock' guitar band in the 70's...there are some tracks also on You Tube before became one of the best examples of italo disco. Well, finally an album that contains their best tracks for y... + INFO
In 1987, during the recording of the single "Come Back And Stay" Tony Hendrik and Karen Hartmann decided to replace lead vocalist Trevor Taylor with John McInerney. Since then John has become a kind of special feature of Bad Boys Blue. "Love Is No Crime" has two hit-singles: "Charlene", a song from the repertoire of Roxanne, another Tony Hendrik and Karin Hartmann artist, and, of course, the classic title track.
An outstanding 2LP compiling the best instrumentals of the greatest white rap group ever> the Beastie Boys. New Yorkers Ad/Rock, MCA and Mike D crossed over into the mainstream in the mid 80s with their full/length Licensed to Ill and exploded any notions of one/dimensionality with its ambitious followups such as Paul's Boutique, On Check Your Head and Ill Communication. Taking influences from hardcore and hip hop, these innovators performed most of the music while integrating an array of rock samples, 808 beats and witty wordplay into an ever/intriguing sonic smorgasbord.