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KRS One

KRS-One (born Kris Parker) was the leader of Boogie Down Productions, one of the most influential hardcore hip-hop outfits of the '80s. At the height of his career, roughly 1987-1990, KRS-One was known for his furiously political and socially conscious raps, which is the source of his nickname, "the Teacher." Around the time of 1990's Edutainment, BDP's audience began to slip as many fans thought his raps were becoming preachy. As a reaction, KRS-One began to re-establish his street credibility with harder, sparer beats and raps. 1992's Sex and Violence was the first sign that he was taking a harder approach, one that wasn't nearly as concerned with teaching. KRS-One's first solo album, 1993's Return of the Boom Bap, was an extension of the more direct approach of Sex and Violence, yet it didn't halt his commercial decline. Still, he forged on with a high-quality self-titled 1995 effort and 1996's Battle for Rap Supremacy, a joint effort with his old rival, MC Shan. After 1997's I Got Next, he put his solo career on hiatus for several years, finally returning in early 2001 with The Sneak Attack. The following year brought two full releases: the gospel effort Spiritual Minded and The Mix Tape, the latter including a single ("Ova Here") that stood as a response to Nelly, only the latest hip-hop figure to feud with the Blastmaster. In 2003 KRS-One released two albums, Kristyles and D.I.G.I.T.A.L., while the next year brought only one, Keep Right. In 2006 Life came out on the small, California-based Antagonist Records. The following year KRS-One reunited with Marley Marl to create Hip Hop Lives, a lackluster attempt to preserve the golden age of hip-hop.

Stephen Thomas Erlewine, All Music Guide

KRS One Discography

Life album cover Life

Released: 2006-06-13

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Keep right album cover Keep right

Released: 2004-07-13

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D.i.g.i.t.a.l. album cover D.i.g.i.t.a.l.

Released: 2003-11-25

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Kristyles album cover Kristyles

Released: 2003-04-22

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Mix tape album cover Mix tape

Released: 2002-08-27

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Spiritual minded album cover Spiritual minded

Released: 2002-01-22

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The sneak attack album cover The sneak attack

Released: 2001-03-27

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I got next album cover I got next

Released: 1997-05-20

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Krs-one album cover Krs-one

Released: 1995-11-07

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Return of the boom bap album cover Return of the boom bap

Released: 1993-09-28

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KRS One News Headlines

Krs One Injured By Thrown Bottle (Posted on April 21, 2008)

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KRS One Songs and Videos

KRS One and Buckshot - Survival Skills

KRS One and Buckshot - Robot

Talib Kweli ft KRS ONE - The Perfect Beat

KRS One and DJ Premier - Criminal Minded 08

Kanye West Nas KRS One Rakim DJ Premier - Classic Better Than Ive Ever Been

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Comment by siblingz, on 17th May 2007


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Lol?

Comment by lilboyblue, on 16th May 2007


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Die bitch die

Comment by lilboyblue, on 16th May 2007


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Fuck him

Comment by Clev PHI, on 26th March 2007


My fault nearly

Comment by Clev PHI, on 26th March 2007


The blast master much respect to one of the greatest mc of all time if not the greatest krs-one {knowledge rules supreme over mearly everything}

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