Hip Hop Lives

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Hip Hop Lives
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 22, 2007
Recorded2006-2007
Genre Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
Label Koch Records
Producer Marley Marl
KRS-One chronology
Life
(2006)
Hip Hop Lives
(2007)
Adventures in Emceein
(2008)
Marley Marl chronology
Re-entry
(2001)
Hip Hop Lives
(2007)
Operation Take Back Hip-Hop
(2008)
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Hip Hop Lives is the collaborative album from rapper KRS-One and producer Marley Marl.

Contents

Conception

"It all happened with one phone call," Marley Marl told AllHipHop.com during a March 2006 interview. [11] "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).

Track listing

  1. It's Alive (Intro)
  2. Hip Hop Lives
  3. Nothing New
  4. I Was There
  5. Musika (feat. Magic Juan)
  6. Rising to the Top
  7. Over 30
  8. M.A.R.L.E.Y. (Skit)
  9. Kill a Rapper
  10. Teacha's Back (Remixed by K-Def)
  11. Victory (feat. Blaq Poet) (Scratches by DJ Premier)
  12. This Is What It Is
  13. All Skool
  14. House of Hits (feat. Chief Rocker Busy Bee)
  15. Intro(*)
  16. Stop the Violence (Part 2)(*)
  17. Strictly Hip Hop(*)
  18. The Most Dangerous Emcee(*)

(*)Exclusive Circuit City Bonus Tracks

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