2 Live Crew
Eligible since: 2009 (The 2010 Induction Ceremony)
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I actually suggested 2 Live Crew as there are already rap/hip hop artists in the hall so why not add another - a very groundbreaking and controversial one at that. The music seems to hold up pretty well 20 years after they were "in".
Posted by Antonio on Wednesday, 07.21.10 @ 10:56am
And not to mention being the first non-NYC rap group to make it into the mainstream consciousness (alongside the NWA)...
Posted by Antonio on Wednesday, 07.21.10 @ 10:57am
The Hip Hop group that expanded towards rock music and their audience in so many ways.
Posted by Andrew on Thursday, 09.16.10 @ 22:47pm
No, but an entertaining group nonetheless and actually pretty influential. "As Nasty As They Wanna Be" is a classic.
Posted by Chalkie on Friday, 10.22.10 @ 12:37pm
Entertaining? Sure. Innovative ... groundbreaking? No.
Posted by Mike on Thursday, 08.18.11 @ 20:11pm
"Innovative ... groundbreaking? No."
Posted by Chalkie on Thursday, 08.18.11 @ 20:29pm
^Disagree. If we're voting for popularizing the "Miami Bass" sound then let's go with L'Trimm and 'Cars With The Boom'.
Posted by Mike on Thursday, 08.18.11 @ 20:38pm
Fair enough, although the Crew's first album was released a couple of years before L'Trimm made their first appearance... I'm not going to pretend to be an expert on Miami Bass so perhaps the early 2 Live Crew albums weren't considered Miami Bass proper? Regardless, all I said was that they were "key" early artists in that particular genre.
Posted by Chalkie on Thursday, 08.18.11 @ 20:53pm
Hmmmm, ok. Well, they still get a NO from me.
Posted by Mike on Friday, 09.2.11 @ 12:48pm
I would say no for 2 Live Crew
Posted by Andrew on Thursday, 05.30.13 @ 17:27pm
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