|Hip Hop Lives|
|Studio album by|
|Released||May 22, 2007|
|Genre||Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop|
|Marley Marl chronology|
Hip Hop Lives is the collaborative album from rapper KRS-One and producer Marley Marl.
"It all happened with one phone call," Marley Marl told AllHipHop.com during a March 2006 interview."They called me and he jumped on the phone and told me it would be spectacular for Hip Hop...My reason for doing this is to show these kids that [Hip Hop beefs] are not that serious." The first single is "Hip Hop Lives (I Come Back).
(*)Exclusive Circuit City Bonus Tracks
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