How Well Do You REALLY Know '90s Rap?
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How Well Do You REALLY Know '90s Rap?

Test your knowledge of rap lyrics, artists, songs, and albums from the early to late years of the 1990s.

1. Who are the nine original members of the Wu-Tang Clan?
2. The track 'West Savannah' was a song from Outkast's third album, Aquemini. It is actually an outtake from an earlier Outkast album, and one of the first songs that was a solo effort, or not rapped by both members. Which album was it cut from, and which member raps it by himself?
3. Which Latin rapper spit this polysyllabic, tongue twister of a rhyme: "Dead in the middle of Little Italy, little did we know that we riddled some middle men who didn't do diddily"?
4. Mobb Deep dropped one of the hottest street banger singles in rap history in 1995 off of their classic sophomore effort, The Infamous. What is the name of ths track?
5. What was Jay-Z's first major appearance on record?
6. The Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony first saw some real spotlight from their EP, Creepin' on Ah Come Up. What was their true debut record?
7. Snoop Dogg's debut album, Doggystyle, featured classic production from Dr. Dre and featured many unforgettable tracks. Which of these was NOT present on that album?
8. Many people identify Eminem's debut album as The Slim Shady LP, but in fact he released his own underground debut years before, in 1996. What is the name of that album?
9. Jay-Z's masterful debut, Reasonable Doubt, dealt with the rapper's struggles and triumphs as a hustler. What street single, assisted with vocals by Mary J. Blige, propelled this album?
10. On Nas' masterpiece album, illmatic, the opening track proper is a classic banger called 'New York State of Mind'. What is the memorable line he rapped towards the very end of each verse?
11. Complete this line: "And...we....would...walk right up to the suuuuunnn, hand in hand....we'd walk right up to the suuuuunnn, ?????"
12. What is the title of Tupac's classic diss track aimed at Notorious B.I.G.?
13. There was a little known beef between LL Cool J and up-and-comer Canibus back in the late nineties. It is widely accepted that LL won with his brutal 'The Ripper Strikes Back', but Canibus dropped a gem of his own. What was it called?
14. "...when I was twelve, I went to Hell for snuffin' Jesus..." is part of a memorable early verse from which New York rapper?