It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back. Straight Outta Compton. The Great Adventures of Slick Rick. By All Means Necessary. Critical Beatdown. Long Live the Kane. Straight Out the Jungle. Life Is ... Too $hort. Act a Fool. Goin Off. Tougher than Leather. Follow The Leader. Strictly Business. Power. "Talkin All That Jazz." "Top Billin." "The Symphony." "Plug Tunin." "The Vapors." "The 900 Number." "Caught Up (Remix)." "Going Back to Cali." "Road to the Riches." "Posse on Broadway." "Push It." "Supersonic." How was hip-hop's coming-out party celebrated by the Grammy's? A single category ("Best Rap Performance") and a victory for "Parents Just Don't Understand," by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince. Oh.
The Best Year in Golden Era Hip-Hop,1988, Was Snubbed by the Grammys