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15 Minutes Away – K’naan (#541)

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15 Minutes Away – K’naan

Personnel:

Written By: K’naan, Track & Field (Brian West & Gerald Eaton)
Vocals: K’naan
Guitar: Ian Coleman
Bass: Brian West 
Organ: Dwight Dawes
Producer: Track & Field (Brian West & Gerald Eaton) 
Record Label: A&M Records

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: K’naan – Troubadour
Original Release Date: 2009.02.24

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911 – Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E. (ft. Eminem & B-Real) (#494)

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911 – Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E. (ft. Eminem & B-Real)

Personnel:

Vocals: Paul “Ganxsta Ridd” Devoux
Vocals: Eminem
Vocals: B-Real
Member: Ted “Godfather” Devoux
Member: Vincent “Gawtti” Devoux
Member: Donny “Monsta O” Devoux
Member: Roscoe “Murder One” Devoux
Producer: Eminem
Studio: Sarinjay Studios
Record Label: Oglio Records

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E. – West Koastra Nostra
Original Release Date: 2003.10.07

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8th Wonder – The Sugarhill Gang (#486)

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8th Wonder – The Sugarhill Gang

Personnel:

Written By: Cheryl Cook & Ronald LaPread
Vocals: Michael “Wonder Mike” Wright
Vocals: Henry “Big Bank Hank” Jackson
Vocals: Guy “Master Gee” O’Brien
Producer: Joey Robinson & Sylvia Robinson
Record Label: Sugar Hill Records

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: The Sugarhill Gang – 8th Wonder / Sugar Hill Groove
Original Release Date: 1980

Additional Releases:

1981 – 8th Wonder
1996 – Rapper’s Delight: The Best Of Sugarhill Gang
1997 – Various Artists – The Sugar Hill Records Story
2002 – The Essentials

Soundtrack Appearances:

1983 – Style Wars

Live Version:

1981 – Soul Train 

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8 Point Agenda – The Herbaliser (ft. Latyrx) (#483)

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8 Point Agenda – The Herbaliser (ft. Latyrx)

Personnel:

Written By: Lateef Daumont, Tom Shimura, Ollie Teeba, & Jake Wherry
Vocals: Lateef The Truth Speaker
Vocals: Lyrics Born
Producer: The Herbaliser
Record Label: Ninja Tune

Lyrics:

Genius

Releases

Original Release: The Herbaliser – 8 Point Agenda / Who’s Really The Realist? (Single)
Original Release Date: 1999.10.10

Additional Releases:

2000 – Various Artists – Xen Cuts
2005 – Various Artists – The Lyrics Born Variety Show – Season One
2010 – The Herbaliser – Herbal Tonic

Covers:

1987 – Eugene Chadbourne

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8 Million Stories – Kurtis Blow (ft. Run-D.M.C.) (#481)

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8 Million Stories – Kurtis Blow (ft. Run-D.M.C.)

Personnel:

Written By: Kurtis Blow, Danny Harris, Steve Breck, & William Waring
Vocals: Kurtis Blow
Vocals: Run-D.M.C.
Producer: J.B. Moore & Robert Ford Jr.
Studio: Power Station – New York, NY
Record Label: Mercury Records / Polygram Records

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: Kurtis Blow – 8 Million Stories / AJ Scratch (Single)
Original Release Date: 1984

Additional Releases:

1984 – Ego Trip
1994 – The Best Of Kurtis Blow
2003 – 20th Century Masters

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8 Mile – Eminem (#479)

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8 Mile – Eminem

Personnel:

Written By: Eminem & Luis Resto
Vocals: Eminem
Keyboards: Luis Restro
Producer: Eminem & Luis Resto
Record Label: Shady Records / Interscope

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: Eminem – 8 Mile (Single)
Original Release Date: 2003

Additional Releases:

2002 – Various Artists – Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture 8 Mile

Soundtrack Appearances:

2002 – 8 Mile

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6 Words – Wretch 32 (#462)

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6 Words – Wretch 32

Personnel:

Written By: Wretch 32, Varren Wade
Vocals: Wretch 32
Guitar: Andy Shaw
Backing Vocals: Teni Tinks, Vicky Tola, Ben Williams
Producer: Mikey Muzik, Mo-Samuels, Mark Wilkinson
Record Label: Ministry Of Sound

Lyrics:

Genius

Releases

Original Release: Wretch 32 – 6 Words (Single) 
Original Release Date: 2014.11.16

Additional Releases:

2016 – Growing Over Life

Remixes:

2014 – Fabian Baroud Remix
2014 – Friction Remix
2014 – Mike Mago Remix
2014 – Nathan C Remix
2014 – Nora En Pure Remix

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6 ‘N The Mornin’ – Ice-T (#459)

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6 ‘N The Mornin’ – Ice-T

Personnel:

Written By: Ice-T
Vocals: Ice-T
Music By: Afrika Islam
Scratches: DJ Evil E
Producer: Afrika Islam
Studio: Salty Dog Studios – Los Angeles, CA
Record Label: Techno Hop Records (Single) / Sire (Album)

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: Ice-T – Dog ‘N The Wax/6 In The Morning (Single)
Original Release Date: 1986

Additional Releases:

1987 – Rhyme Pays
1992 – Various Artists – West Coast Rap: The First Dynasty, Volume 3
1993 – The Classic Collection
2000 – Greatest Hits: The Evidence

Soundtrack Appearances:

2014 – Top Five (performed by Leslie Jones)

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5 Million Ways To Kill A CEO – The Coup (#444)

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5 Million Ways To Kill A CEO – The Coup

A Top 1% Song.

Personnel:

Written By: Boots Riley
Vocals, Drum Programming: Boots Riley
Scratches: Pam The Funkstress
Bass: Elijah Hassan
Guitar: David James
Theremin: Bernie Worrell
Moog: Mike Tiger
Background Vocals: Martin Luther
Producer: Boots Riley
Record Label: 75 Ark

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: The Coup – 5 Million Ways To Kill A C.E.O. (Single)
Original Release Date: 2001

Additional Releases:

2001 – Party Music

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4 Moms – A Tribe Called Quest (#425)

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4 Moms – A Tribe Called Quest

Personnel:

Written By: A Tribe Called Quest & J Dilla
Guitar: Spanky
Producer: The Ummah
Record Label: Jive

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: A Tribe Called Quest – The Love Movement
Original Release Date: 1998.09.29

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