About Road to the Riches. The title track from Kool G Rap and DJ Polo’s debut album of the same, released in 1989. Road to the Riches" Track Info. Written By Kool G Rap. Release Date March 14, 1989.
Road to the Riches is the debut album by hip hop duo Kool G Rap & DJ Polo, which was released in 1989 on then-prominent hip hop label Cold Chillin' Records. The album is notable in that it set off the mafioso rap trend with the title track "Road to the Riches," which received strong rotation on the TV show Yo! MTV Raps, and was later featured on the old-school hip hop radio station Playback FM from the game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Most of the songs, however, are not crime-related.
Kool G Rap & DJ Polo. Kool G Rap & DJ Polo. Radio Album Introduction. Road To The Riches (CD, Album, RE). Cold Chillin'. Road To The Riches (LP, Album).
Kool G Rap- His lisp is still crisp- Possessing one of the most distinctive voices in hip-hop, he blazed a trail for several rappers to follow, despite being relatively unknown by mainstream standards. He's kind of like Iggy Pop of the hip hop world- he never sold a tremendous amount of records, but he maintains a cult following that won't quit, while scores of newcomers point to him as an influence. Production: Thumbs up. Handled marvelously by Marley Marl.
G Rap's occasional homophobic and woman-hating lyrics, along with some production nuances that haven't aged well, are the only hindrances. Aside from that, Road to the Riches showed promise while providing a jolt in its own right. Track Listing - Disc 1. Sample.
1989, Album, Dj Polo, East Coast Hip-Hop, Flac, Kool G Rap, USA. Download related rap music to listen. 2016) . Uzi – Aus Der Anstalt (2015). Jeru The Damaja – The Hammer (2014).
DJ Polo –Road To The Riches (v. om/breakdancebeat). Kool G Rap & DJ Polo –Bad To The Bone (Street Remix). Kool G Rap & DJ Polo –Bad To The Bone. Kool G Rap & DJ Polo –It s A Demo.
Kool G. Rap is also recognized as the originator of the Mafioso Rap and hardcore style, later saying the the G in his name was for Giancana as in mobster Sam Giancana although originally it was for "Genious. The duo of Kool G. Rap and DJ Polo first came together in 1986 to record the single "It's a Demo," this caught the ear of Marley Marl who produced their debut in it's entirety. On the title track Kool G. raps about what else" Making money, as much a topic twenty years ago as it is today over some powerful keyboard stabs.
|A||Road To The Riches (LP Version)||4:48|
|B||Butcher Shop (LP Version)||3:44|
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|7-27559-DJ, 9-27559-7||Kool G Rap & DJ Polo*||Road To The Riches (7", Promo)||Cold Chillin', Warner Bros. Records||7-27559-DJ, 9-27559-7||US||1989|
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|7-27559||Kool G Rap & DJ Polo*||Road To The Riches (7", Single)||Cold Chillin'||7-27559||US||1989|