Last week was the introduction to my Mixtape Friday series. We began things off with Volume 1 of the Best of 1988, which is considered the original Golden Era of Hip Hop. This week, we have Volume 2 of the Best of Hip Hop from 1988. Volume 2 picks up right where Volume 1 left off with these 18 tracks. More tracks from Eric B & Rakim, Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock, Big Daddy Kane, NWA, Slick Rick and a few others appear in this also. Below is the track list for Volume 2 of the Best of Hip Hop 1988 Edition.
- Don’t Believe the Hype- Public Enemy
- Night of the Living Basehead- Public Enemy
- La-Di-Da-Di- Slick Rick
- The Ruler’s Back- Slick Rick
- Teenage Love- Slick Rick
- Fuck the Police- NWA
- Gangsta Gangsta- NWA
- 8Ball Remix- NWA
- Raw Remix- Big Daddy Kane
- Set It Off- Big Daddy Kane
- Microphone Fiend- Eric B & Rakim
- The R- Eric B & Rakim
- Boyz N the Hood Remix- Eazy E
- Eazy Duz It- Eazy E
- High Rollers- Ice T
- I’m Still #1- Boogie Down Productions
- Run’s House- Run DMC
- Joy and Pain- Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock
With it being Friday and if you feel like reminiscing about old-school hip hop or never peeped it, this is your perfect time. If you stream or listen to music on Spotify, check it out right here or below. Happy Friday everyone and enjoy your weekend.
What do you think about Volume 2 of the Best of Hip Hop 1988 Edition Volume 2? What’s your favorite track from the playlist? Who’s your favorite artist from that era? Leave a comment below!