KRS-One discovers Scott La Rock is a DJ

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Looks are deceiving when KRS-One finds out that the social worker at his homeless shelter has skills on the wheels of steel.

Have a Very Merry N.R.A. Christmas!

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Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH the N.R.A.'s Wayne La Pierre plays Santa Claus, and everybody gets a gun, naughty OR nice!

LL Cool J's First LP, Radio

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The first full length album from Def Jam Records in 1985 with special vocal appearance by Russell "Rush" Simmons.

TOM THE DANCING BUG - War on Christian Terrorism

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Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH war is declared on Christian Terrorism.

World Class Wreckin' Cru was Dr. Dre's first LP

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Dr. Dre got his first 10,000 hrs practice with the World Class Wreckin' Cru before his career with NWA and beyond.

Meet ISIS's Newest Recruits

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Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH we meet ISIS's new recruits, the result of its successful Paris recruitment drive.

Steady B, Life in Prison

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A 1980's rapper pulls a caper and pays the consequences in this week's Hip Hop Family Tree strip.

Super-Fun-Pak Comix, feat. Middle-Aged-Couple-In-Armchairs-Man!!

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Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH Super-Fun-Pak Comix features Percival Dunwoody, Phil Collins, Guy Who Walks into a Bar, and SIGNIFICANTLY MORE!

Def Jam signs with CBS Records.

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Def Jam goes from a cottage business in an NYC dorm room to a major record label.

The Corporatocracy Commands You to Love Your Country

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Deep Cuts from 1985 from the Hip Hop Family Tree

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Hollingsworth Hound Learns the Truth About Climate Scientists!

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Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH Hollingsworth Hound infiltrates a meeting of climatologists, and learns the TRUTH!

Beastie Boys Tour with Madonna

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With less than a handful of songs the Beastie Boys got to tour cross-country in 1985 during Madonna's "Virgin" tour.

TOM THE DANCING BUG: Billy Dare vs. The Power of Plot Requirements!

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Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH Bill Dare's adversary suddenly gains the deadly Power of Plot Requirements!! How can Billy ever win now??

Krush Groove (part 2) — one of the 80s' biggest Hip Hop movies

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TOM THE DANCING BUG: A Call from the '90s

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Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH the Smythe family of Chagrin Falls receives a phone call from the '90s!

Krush Groove (part 1) — one of the 80s' biggest Hip Hop movies

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This week's Hip Hop Family Tree strip is about one of the biggest Hip Hop movies of the 1980s.

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