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Das EFX

Das EFX
Formed: 1991 in Petersburg, VA
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Group Members: Willie "Skoob" Hines, Andre "Krazy Draz...
Biography: Das EFX's wildly playful, rapid-fire stuttering -- dense with rhymes and nonsense words -- was one of the most distinctive and influential lyrical styles in early-'90s hip-hop. While the duo completely rewrote the MC rule book, they themselves were increasingly pegged as a one-dimensional novelty the ...Read full biography
Dead Serious
Released: 1992
Label: EastWest
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Das EFX -- part of EPMD's Def Squad crew, which also included K-Solo and Redman, among others -- made such a wide breakthrough in 1992 with their debut album that their hit "They Want EFX" was even referenced ...Read full review
Straight Up Sewaside
Released: 1993
Label: EastWest America
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By the time Sewaside saw the light of day, the public hadn't fully absorbed Das EFX's innovative debut, Dead Serious. The hardcore rap game had barely caught up with the brilliance of their rapid-fire ...Read full review
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