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    MR BONGO
      • 1. Snake Eyes
      • 2. Just Hangin' Out
      • 3. Lookin' At The Front Door
      • 4. Large Professor
      • 5. Just A Friendly Game Of Baseball
      • 6. Scratch & Kut
      • 7. Peace Is Not The Word To Play
      • 8. Vamos A Rapiar
      • 9. He Got So Much Soul (He Don't Need No Music)
      • 10. Live At The Barbeque
      • 11. Watch Roger Do His Thing

      An all-time Hip Hop classic, critically acclaimed, and one of the best albums of the genre.

      A production masterclass from Large Professor, and the debut of Nas.

      It remains a prime example of a classically styled hip-hop LP - two DJs, one MC, 11 tracks, no flab or filler. It wasn't a slow burner - it was adored on release and hasn't left the top ten of any serious rap fan ever since.

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          Juan Pablo Torres Y Algo NuevoSuper SonMr Bongo
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          Raul GomezInstrumentalMr Bongo
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          Lonnie SmithAfrodesiaMr Bongo
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                Beverley SkeeteWarm / If The Feeling Is RightMR BONGO
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                • – Warm
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                Luke Una presents E Soul CulturaMr Bongo
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