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Gravediggaz - 6 Feet Deep (2023 Reissue) (Vinyl LP)

Gravediggaz - 6 Feet Deep (2023 Reissue) (Vinyl LP)

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Gravediggaz: "Digging graves of the mentally dead and resurrecting their state of unawareness and ignorance." Frukwan describes the meaning of the group's name. Helping give birth to hip-hop’s subgenre of Horrorcore and one of hip-hop's first supergroups, Gravediggaz was born at a time when all four members were at low points in their careers.

Already one of hip-hop’s most legendary producers, Prince Paul was at a crossroads in his career resulting in experimenting with darker-sounding beats. He recruited a young soon to be legendary producer RZA, who was at a different type of crossroads in his career, not having the best experiences with various labels before going on to start the global phenomenon that is The Wu-Tang Clan. Also added were Frukwan, a former member of Stetsasonic with Paul, and Too Poetic, a young MC navigating his way in the game after creating underground buzz with his 2 brothers and their short lived group the Brothers Grym and before his unfortunate death from colon cancer. The four transformed themselves into The Undertaker (Paul), The RZArector (RZA), The Gatekeeper (Frukwan) and The Grym Reaper (Too Poetic) to form Gravediggaz.

On 6 Feet Deep the group utilize horror-themed imagery and lyrics combined with black comedy and satire to vent their frustrations with the hip-hop record industry. Singles "Diary of a Madman," "Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide" and "1-800 Suicide" lead an onslaught of tracks which The Quietus writer David Bennun described as "a then-novel means of addressing black life at street level [and] finding a new way of getting that message across". Production is mostly handled by Paul with RZA handling a few tracks. Now available on classic black wax in a gatefold jacket.



FORMATVinyl LP
CONDITIONBrand New
LP SIZE: 12"
GENRE Rap / Hip Hop
LABEL:  MNRK Urban
NO. OF RECORDS 2


Tracklist:
A1. Just When You Thought It Was Over (Intro)
A2. Constant Elevation
A3. Nowhere To Run, Nowhere To Hide
A4. Defective Trip (Trippin)
A5. 2 Cups Of Blood
B1. Blood Brothers
B2. 360 Questions
B3. 1-800 Suicide
B4. Diary Of A Madman
C1. Mommy, Whats A Gravedigga
C2. Bang Your Head
C3. Here Comes The Gravediggaz
C4. Graveyard Chamber
D1. Deathtrap
D2. 6 Feet Deep
D3. Rest In Peace (Outro)
 

 

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