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Born to Be Wild
is the second album released by Juice Crew
The Juice Crew was a hip hop collective of largely Queensbridge-based artists in the mid- to late-1980s. Founded by producer Marley Marl and radio DJ Mr. Magic and housed by Tyrone William's Cold Chillin' Records, the Juice Crew would introduce New School artists Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie,...
member and East Coast
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rapper MC Shan
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. After his debut album Down by Law
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, MC Shan's second album Born to Be Wild
became another one of his master works. With the production work of Marley Marl
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, MC Shan directly attacked Boogie Down Productions
Boogie Down Productions was a hip hop group that was originally composed of KRS-One, D-Nice, and DJ Scott La Rock. DJ Scott La Rock was murdered on August 27, 1987, months after the release of BDP's debut album, Criminal Minded. The name of the group, Boogie Down, derives from a nickname for the...
with "Juice Crew Law" and ended the silence around the feud. MC Shan's 1991 release Play It Again, Shan
became his third and last album and did not contain any disses or responses to KRS-One
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- "I Pioneered This"
- "Give Me My Freedom"
- "So Def"
- "Back To The Basics"
- "Go For Yours ('Cause I'm Gonna Get Mine)"
- "Born To Be Wild"
- "She's Gone"
- "Juice Crew Law (Boogie Down Productions Diss)"
- "Words Of A Freestyle"
- "They Used To Do It Out In The Park"
- "Never Rock A Party"