Two years ago Hip Hop Vs. Rap by KRS-ONE

‘Sucker MCs’ again. Here’s a Wu-Tang cover version

(And, hey, why not, here’s battle cat Iron Solomon’s ‘Sucker MCs’)

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...Hattan keeps on making it, Brooklyn keeps on taking it Hip Hop Vs. Rap by KRS-ONE

Boogie Down Productions — The Bridge Is Over

One of the great early dis songs, this was a response to MC Shan’s ‘The Bridge.’ Since then, these lines have been quoted in about a million rap songs:

Manhattan keeps on makin' it,
Brooklyn keeps on takin' it,
Bronx keeps creatin' it
and Queens keeps on fakin' it

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Too late baby bye bye in a batty boy head, head, head Hip Hop Vs. Rap by KRS-ONE

The first part of this line (“Too late baby bye”) is from “Too Late” by Junior.

Buju Banton — Boom Bye Bye

Dancehall artist Buju’s ‘Boom Bye Bye’ is about shooting gay men. Rap Genius prefers ‘Driver A,’ which was used to great effect in Grand Theft Auto 4

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Hear me yo, I'm four times on Arsenio Hip Hop Vs. Rap by KRS-ONE

Flush with fame from his costarring role in Coming to America, Arsenio Hall hosted The Arsenio Hall Show from 1989 to 1994. It featured guests like Vanilla Ice, MC Hammer, Michael Jackson, Bill Clinton and Louis Farrakhan

KRS One’s fifth time on Arsenio was to perform this very song (along with Sound of da Police). In the interview he expanded on the theme of Hip Hop vs Rap.

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That's why when I come to the show MC's act like they don't know Hip Hop Vs. Rap by KRS-ONE

One of those ten videos is the one for 1995’s ‘MCs Act Like They Don’t Know’

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August 22nd, 2013

Mind You the song “Mc’s Act Like They Don’t Know” was released 2 years after “Hip Hop Vs Rap”. From my industry knowledge this line and lines after are a subliminal diss towards Souls Of Mischief who were new label mates of Krs One.

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I came through the door, I said it before Hip Hop Vs. Rap by KRS-ONE

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We keep coming back with more and more hits Hip Hop Vs. Rap by KRS-ONE

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Before somebody says don't fuck with Chris Hip Hop Vs. Rap by KRS-ONE

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How many MC's must get dissed? Hip Hop Vs. Rap by KRS-ONE

Black Moon — How Many MC’s, which uses KRS’s own vocal sample from Boogie Down Productions' “My Philosophy”

How many MC’s must get dissed
Before somebody says, “Don’t f*** with Kris!”

This line bleeds from the previous Whodini song, as Whodini’s lyrics is:

Friends
How many of us have them?

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Back to the grill again, the grill again Hip Hop Vs. Rap by KRS-ONE

MC Serch (f Red Hot Lover Tone, Chubb Rock and Nasty Nas) — Back to the Grill Again

Revisionists privilege ‘Live at the BBQ,’ but ‘Back to the Grill Again’ is one of Nas' biggest early appearances

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