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    Reissue of legendary 1980 12"..."Love Rap" made #65 for VH1's 100 Greatest Hip Hop songs of all time, "New Rap Language" was first mention in Complex Magazine's 20 Songs That Changed Rap Forever.

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A furious 8-minute showcase of the group's signature "speed rapping," the 1980 track's relentless flows instantly made every previously recorded rap on wax sound slow and clumsy by comparison. Featuring the on-record debut of future legend Kool Moe Dee and setting a precedent for the kind of rapid-fire delivery that the best rappers still aspire to today, "New Rap Language" actually managed to live up to its ambitious title. —Al Shipley, Complex, 20 Songs That Changed Rap Forever



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Originally rooted in hip-hop, Tuff City has transitioned its focus toward rescuing thousands of blues, jazz, funk, soul and R&B treasures from obscurity, thus creating several specialized reissue imprints devoted to music of the highest caliber.

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