KRS-One discovers Scott La Rock is a DJ

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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