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A Prince Among Thieves

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Description: The concept album has a long history in rock & roll , with the Who's Tommy being by far the most successful (by virtue of its turns on the big screen and Broadway, respectively). Hip-hop has had a few interesting (Kool Keith's Sex Style) and not-so-interesting (RZA's Bobby Digital in Stereo) goes at the form, but not until Prince Paul's A Prince Among Thieves has the genre had a true epic of its own to claim. The album, a cynical story of two friends that turn into rivals over a record deal, is solid on every level, with a full story, great music, and a strong cast. The disc is populated by a bevy of characters, many played ... (more)
Manufacturer: Rhino / Ada
Release date: 23 February 1999
EAN: 0016998121023 UPC: 016998121023
Tags: Hip-hop (2), 1990's (1), Hip-Hoperia (1), Concept Album (1), Rap (1), 1999 (1)
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