Digable Planets come to 1015 Folsom

In 1994, Brooklyn jazz hip-hop trio Digable Planets was up for Best Rap Performance at the Grammys. Their competition was tough: Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre’s “Nuthin’ But a G Thang”, Arrested Development’s “Revolution”, Naughty By Nature's “Hip Hop Hooray”, and Cypress Hill’s “Insane in the Membrane”, were all in the mix. But Planets’ “Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)” took home the award for the smooth iteration of jazz and hip-hop hybrid. Just like its title, the the song gave off a cooling effect to the harsher gangsta rap popping off at the time; Rappers Butterfly, Ladybug Mecca, and [...]

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