100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time

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79. Rammellzee and K-Rob, "Beat Bop"

"Beat Bop" was a one-off studio rendition of a hip, early-Eighties downtown-Manhattan dance party. Graffiti star-child Jean-Michel Basquiat bankrolled and produced the 10-minute track. In it, frisky 15-year-old rapper K-Rob and raconteur Rammellzee had a hypnotic MC battle over a dubby beat and a violin. It's an iconic old-school head-trip.

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