1992 witnessed the release of a number of landmark albums. Dre’s The Chronic but also of Beastie Boys’ Check Your Head, Pete Rock & C. Smooth’s Mecca And The Soul Brother, The Pharcyde’s Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde, Gang Starr’s Daily Operation, Eric B.& Rakim’s Don’t Sweat The Technique, Redman’s Whut? Arrested Development won Grammys for Best New Artist and Best Rap Performance, was named “Band Of The Year” by Rolling Stone, and, in a very 1992 turn of events, was tapped by Spike Lee to write and perform the theme song for a little film he was making called Malcolm X.Actually Pazz & Jop’s hip-hop picks for the year are bizarrely off. (Released in mid-December, The Chronic landed at number 6 in the following year’s poll.) But Body Count, Arrested Development, Basehead, and Disposable Heroes were less representative of where hip-hop was headed at the time than emissaries from a strange alternate-universe hip-hop world filled with curious sub-genres that hardly even existed in 1992 and barely survived the year, let alone the decade. This raises some interesting questions: Why was 3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days In The Life Of… Bear in mind that Arrested Development didn’t top a critic’s poll or go gold with an album that was filthy with the kind of socially conscious messages that are historically toxic to album sales: It topped the critics’ poll and went quadruple-platinum.The critics of the world might have voted these acts the best of the best, but history has all but forgotten them, or remembers them primarily for their social significance, like Body Count’s notoriously controversial debut. It was the top pick of a broad consensus, not just a few passionate acolytes.AVU is bridging the digital divide by training world-class business managers, engineers, technicians, scientists and other professionals who will promote economic and social development and help propel Africa into the knowledge age. Black is the place to find useful family-oriented content and resources, and to interact and react to relevant issues.Provides aid to families, villages and nations Africa-wide -- in food, water, the environment, health, microenterprise development and emergency relief -- and with a special emphasis on HIV/AIDS. American Diabetes Association African American Program An ambitious and groundbreaking program created by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to increase diabetes awareness among those most at risk, African Americans.
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