Toppa Top 10: Raggamuffin Gangster Rap

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October 3, 2013

10. MC Breed- “Watch Your Own Back”

Not all early-wave gangster rappers were from the West Coast, in fact Flint, Michigan’s MC Breed was one of the first MCs to put the Midwest on the map as far as hip-hop goes. Breed’s 1993 album The New Breedย featured a young 2Pac on the single “Gotta Get Mine,” production from the D.O.C., and the dancehall-inspired cut “Watch Your Own Back,” featuring the toasting skills of one “Admiral D.” Who was Admiral D? You’ll just have to read on to find out…