Enta Da Stage - (Import CD)
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- East Coast Rap
- Enta Da Stage
- Country of Origin
- Mono / Stereo
Vibe (11/93, p.112) - "...ENTA DA STAGE [has] undiluted street stories, delivered with such intensity that they almost sound confessional...Black Moon is definitely work-in-progress, though..."
The Source (11/93, p.75) - 4 Stars - Slammin' - "...Black Moon's ENTA DA STAGE is a welcome return to the days when rap consistently reflected true musical and lyrical integrity....Make this jammie a priority..."
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Powaful Impak!
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Niguz Talk Shit
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Who Got da Props?
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Ack Like U Want It
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Buck Em Down
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Black Smif-N-Wessun
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Son Get Wrec
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Make Munne
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Slave
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] I Got Cha Opin
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Shit Iz Real
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Enta da Stage
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] How Many MC's...
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] U da Man
Black Moon: 5 Ft. Excellerator, DJ Evil Dee, Buckshot Shorty.
Smif-N-Wessun: Tek & Steele (background vocals).
Additional personnel: Big Dru Ha, Everette "D.E.A." Lawson, Havoc, Mr. Walt, Lynn Blackwell (background vocals).
Recorded at D & D, New York, New York.
Personnel: Big Dru Ha, Havoc, Dea, Smif-N-Wessun (background vocals).
Recording information: D&D, New York, NY.
Photographer: Chicu Modu.
This is the defining album of East Coast crime rap, which was largely established by the Brooklyn-based Boot Camp Clik of MCs. ENTA DA STAGE is a classic in its genre, featuring deep-in-the-crates beats by DJ Evil Dee (who continues to have a presence in New York's underground hip-hop scene), lurid street imagery delivered by MCs Buckshot and 5T and a flavor forever reminiscent of early-'90s New York.
As much a social phenomenon as a congregation of MCs and DJs, the Boot Camp Clik spawned Smif-N-Wesson (who later changed their name to Cocoa Brovaz after the arms manufacturer commenced litigation), Heltah Skeltah and the Originoo Gunn Clappaz. ENTA DA STAGE contains the classics "Who's Got Da Props?", "How Many MC's…," "Buck Em Down," (a perfect example of Black Moon's fondness for choosing jazzy loops as the foundations for epic tales of criminal adventurism, a style perfected on "Shit iz Real") and the contagious "I Got Cha Opin." Buckshot and 5T's delivery styles are somewhat monotonous compared to rappers who came after them and might best be described as "blunted," but Evil Dee's production style will remain as much a benchmark of NY beat-making as Beats By the Pound's will of Southern playa rap.
- 56m 11s
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- Black Moon
- Mr. Walt; DJ Evil Dee; Mr. Walt
- Alternative Dis. Alliance
- Leo "Swift" Morris; Leo Swift Morris
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