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Alyssa Marie – “Evolution of Hip Hop”

Alyssa Marie rapping over 31 different beats (1984-2015) in 6 minutes while time traveling through the growth, change, and evolution of Hip-Hop from her perspective.

Instrumentals used (all dates are by single date on the chart, not when released on an album):
1984: “Friends” – Whodini
1985: “What Does it Mean” – Schoolly D
1986: “Paul Revere” – The Beastie Boys
1987: “The Bridge is Over” – BDP/KRS-One
1988: “Straight Out of Compton” – N.W.A.
1989: “Me, Myself And I” – De La Soul
1990: “Bonita Applebum” – A Tribe Called Quest
1991: “Mama Said Knock You Out” – LL Cool J
1992: “Rumpshaker” – Wreckx-N-Effect
1993: “Insane in the Brain” – Cypress Hill
1994: “C.R.E.A.M.” – Wu-Tang Clan
1995: “I Got 5 on It” – The Luniz
1996: “California Love” – 2Pac, Dr. Dre
1997: “All About the Benjamins” – Puff Daddy, The Notorious B.I.G., Lil’ Kim, & The LOX
1998: “Doo-Wop (That Thing)” – Lauryn Hill
1999: “Simon Says” – Pharoahe Monch
2000: “So Fresh, So Clean” – OutKast
2001: “Stan” – Eminem
2002: “One Mic” – Nas
2003: “Change Clothes” – Jay-Z ft. Pharrell
2004: “All Falls Down” – Kanye West
2005: “Testify” – Common
2006: “Daydreaming” – Lupe Fiasco
2007: “Classic” – Kanye West, Rakim, KRS-One, & Nas
2008: “Mr. Carter” – Lil’ Wayne & Jay-Z
2009: “Microphone” – Slaughterhouse
2010: “Who Dat?” – J. Cole
2011: “Yonkers” – Tyler the Creator
2012: “Hardknock” Joey Bada$$
2013: “Control” – Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, & Jay Electronica
2014: “0-100″ – Drake
2015: “Fire Squad” – J. Cole

Intro & outro sample: Anthony Fantano

Video shot by: Zeen Media & Speak EZ Studios
Video edited by: Zeen Media
Vocals mixed by: Chyno Deluxe
Executive Producer: Scott Benson

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