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Too Blue Lou


The Birth of Hip Bop

Label: Jazzheads
Released: 2008
Track listing: Never Gonna Give Up; Nardis; Hip Bop & Scappy; Groove One for Fun; That Situation; Stella By Starlight; Ode to Knee Deep; Blue in Green.


Article: Album Review

Too Blue Lou and the Groove: The Birth of Hip Bop

Read "The Birth of Hip Bop" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

Not all attempts to blend jazz with rap are successful. Often, it's R&B or hip-hop packaged in a way that fools people into thinking it is jazz when it isn't. Once in a while, a merger of these genres works. The Birth of Hip Bop, by Too Blue Lou and the Groove, is one such merger.


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