220. The Treacherous Three

Many a music fan has debated whether Rap music should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This is a debate that is not going to go away anytime soon. As such, we expect that much of the comments here will be about Rap’s credentials to the Hall. For those who do not dispute the genre’s Hall resume, the pioneers of Speed Rap may have a claim for induction.   As one of the groundbreaking Rap groups, the influence of the Treacherous Three can’t be ignored. With lyrically complex rhymes in a rapid fire delivery much of the later Hip Hop vocal blueprint was engineered by them. They also were one of the firsts to combine rap with Rock riffs (though this would later be perfected elsewhere). They may not have racked up any major hits of note, but what they did to accelerate the growth of Rap…
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