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Various Artists / Fly Girls! B-Boys Beware
Album:Fly Girls! B-Boys Beware Collection:Hip-hop
Artist:Various Artists Added:Jan 2009
Label:Soul Jazz Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-02-01 Pull Date:2009-04-05 Charts:Hip-Hop
Week Ending:Apr 5Mar 29Mar 22Mar 15Mar 8Mar 1Feb 22Feb 15

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Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2009-01-26 
Fly Girls! B-Boys Beware
Reviewed by Sadie O., 1/19/09
Groundbreaking female hip hop from back in the day. Some of the raps are better than others, but the beats are doper’n a jackalope. I just made that up… Anyway, a great comp – obviously.
Maybe an FCC on 6. I like 2, 5, 11, 13, 17 best.
1. 4:04 ***upbeat bounce & scratch with cheering section, fun bragging lyrics.
2. 7:13 ****starts with siren, midtempo funk with bongos and bass. Almost non-stop rap.
3. 4:13 ***minimalist, midtempo funk with a bit of James Brown horns – ear candy!
4. 2:00 ***midtempo shuffle with handclaps and shouts – beat poetry about Mama Africa. Really beautiful – too short!
5. 3:01 ****seriously funky midtempo, mostly percussion and bass – and MC Lyte. What’s not to love?
6. 3:41 (FCC – is that “funk you up” or….?) ***midtempo syncopated electronic beat, well put together, very old-school rap. Has a male voice as well as the two b-girls.
7. 3:27 ***solo bass for a few seconds, then rather relaxed but danceworthy wiggle, nice horns and bass.
8. 6:07***bit of party noise, very 80’s style dance bounce, rap in unison with solo bits. I guess the message is that if you have troubles, just shake your booty. It always works for me!
9. 3:59 **fade in of electronics, then minimalistic swingy rhythm, rather nasal vocals, thoughtful rap about romance.
10. 3:05 **electronic whooshes, then bass-heavy funk, aggressive vocals.
11. 5:29 ****SOOO funky, with a jazzy feel and percussion – great bass, rather unusual vocal style.
12. 4:11 **solo soul singing intro, downtempo and relaxed bass-heavy groove, soulful love song. Not what I call hip hop, but sweet.
13. 4:51 ****all sorts of electronic percussion – unusual riddim, fun rap.
14. 5:28 **crowd noise and spoken intro, rather downtempo syncopated beat and raps, lots of scratching, several voices.
15. 4:29 **bass intro, latin percussion, interesting guitar line, beat poetry about Blackness. Sounds like a college course…
16. 9:21 ***commercial sounding, but cool – rubber band groove with cuica, a bit downtempo and relaxed, I guess you could call it jazzy. Vocals are a bit silly, IMO, but the the music is a lot of fun.
17. 4:32 ****LOUD, aggressive intro, big beat straight up beat, rap kicks ass and takes names…

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Princess McPump Up The Funk
2.Tanya WinleyVicious Rap
3.Sweet TeeI Got Da Feelin'
4.Nikki GiovanniEgo Tripping
5.Mc LyteCha Cha Cha
6.Two SistersB-Boys Beware
7.Cookie CrewSecrets Of Success
8.SequenceSimon Says
9.BahamadiaPaper Thin
10.Sparky DI Can't Stop
11.Lady BTo The Beat Y'all
12.Camille YarbroughTake Yo' Praise
13.Dimples DSucker Dj
14.She RockersGive It A Rest
15.Sarah Webster FabioGlimpses
16.Kryptic Krew Feat. Tina B, TheJazzy Sensation
17.Roxanne ShanteBite This