Here’s a back in the day playlist of 80’s hip-hop classics from Melle Mel, Rakim, MC Lyte, Big Daddy Kane, LL Cool J, Slick Rick, Kurtis Blow, Whodini and more (Playlist)

This back in the day playlist was inspired by hearing Nas talk about his love for 80’s hip-hop legends like Melle Mel, Kurtis Blow, KRS-One, Slick Rick, Rakim and others. In addition to those MCs, you’ll hear tracks from The Fat Boys, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, LL Cool J, Dougie Fresh & Slick Rick, MC Lyte, Whodini, Ice-T and more. You can listen to the whole thing below. Previously: Eazy-E Tribute Playlist

Old School hip-hop playlist with Kurtis Blow, Run-DMC, Fat Boys, MC Lyte, KRS-One, Rakim, Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince, LL Cool J, Whodini and Ice T

80’s Hip-Hop by Parfit on Grooveshark