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)

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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