71. 2Pac f/ Ray Luv & Shock G) "Rebel of the Underground (1991)
Producer: Shock G Album: 2pacalypse Now Label: Amaru/TNT/Interscope
Although Digital Underground were better known for hedonistic party tracks like “Dowhutchalike” and "The Humpty Dance," they also projected a black consciousness that was part Oakland legacy, part Funkadelic tradition. Pac represented the full manifestation of this element of DU's creative cauldron. Still forging his mythology at this point, he seems to play with an MC Ren cadence. The whole track is Very N.W.A if you ask me.