Digable Planets – Blowout Comb: Best hip-hop album of the 90s?

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Inspired by a friend’s reminder, I cued up one of my favorite albums of all time: Blowout Comb, the underrated second and final release from Digable Planets. For those who aren’t familiar, they are jazz-inspired contemporaries of monumental groups A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul… but they go way¬†deeper.

This album is the real deal. Here’s the second to last song, a kind of manifesto:

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