The 1990s were a tumultuous time for Hip-Hop. While the music and culture was becoming a global phenomenon, there were plenty of artists hopping on the bandwagon and making heavy bank with minimal actual rap skills.
Ironically, while struggle rap continues to flourish, history has shown that some of the worst quasi-MCs of the 90s still managed to put together better bars than today’s crop of struggle rappers.
Check out the proof in the following pages. We’ll leave this here to start:
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