KRS-One – Return of the Boom Bap
”Return of the Boom Bap” is KRS-One’s first official solo album, released in 1993 on the Jive Records label. It peaked on the Billboard 200 chart at number 37 on October 16, 1993. In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source‘s 100 Best Rap Albums. According to KRS-One, the album has sold over 300,000 copies.
Unlike the majority of the Boogie Down Productions LP’s, KRS here takes a step back from the production duties and invites rising underground stars DJ Premier, Showbiz and Kid Capri to handle the beats in addition to his four contributions. The track “P Is Still Free” appeared on the Menace to Society soundtrack labeled as a B.D.P. track. The track “Black Cop” was originally released as a 12″ single and a track for the CB4 movie soundtrack, thus also labeled as a B.D.P. track.
Record Label: Jive-RCA
180 gram audiophile vinyl pressing