Company Flow - Funcrusher Plus album
You have to respect just how groundbreaking this album was, particularly because it went a long way towards developing the abstract style of hip hop that’s gone from strength to strength since, delivering some classic albums.
Funcrusher Plus ushered in a new era of underground hip-hop and it exemplifies what the underground is all about: simple, minimalist beats, low budget production and no regard whatsoever to commercial appeal. MCs El-P and Bigg Jus attack the mic with incredible ferocity and unbelievably intricate rhymes that take several listens to fully digest. Co-Flow tie together references from a seemingly bottomless grab-bag of comic book, pop culture and sci-fi references. Over time, El-P became the better known member but Big Juss is a very capable MC and may have a more fluid style than El-P.
Featuring material recorded over 1994-1997, Company Flow's official full-length debut, Funcrusher Plus, had a galvanizing effect on the underground hip-hop scene. It was one of the artiest, most abstract hip-hop albums ever recorded, paving the way for a new brand of avant-garde experimentalism that blatantly defied commercial considerations. Musically and lyrically, Funcrusher Plus is abrasive and confrontational, informed by left-wing politics and the punked-out battle cry "independent as f ck.
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Their full-length debut album Funcrusher Plus was released in 1997 on Rawkus, and is widely recognized as one of the more important hip hop albums of the 1990s. After two years of pushing the album and touring, group member Bigg Jus decided to strike out on his own and the group amicably dissolved. El-P and Mr. Len followed up their debut with the instrumental album Little Johnny from the Hospitul: Breaks & Instrumentals Vo. (Rawkus). Company Flow reunited for a show on October 19, 2007 in Brooklyn, New York City as well as a show on July 16, 2011, and supported Portishead at the inaugural British 'I'll Be Your Mirror' Company Flow performed their final show as a group at Coachella in 2012.
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Tracklist Hide Credits
|A1||Bad Touch Example||3:26|
|A2||8 Steps To Perfection||4:43|
|A3||Collude / Intrude
Vocals – J-TREDS
Vocals – BMS
|B3||Tragedy Of War (In III Parts)||3:49|
|B5||The Fire In Which You Burn
Vocals – Breezly Brewin, J-TREDS
|B7||Last Good Sleep||5:59|
|B8||Info Kill II||3:48|
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 601617113444
|RWK 1134-1||Company Flow||Funcrusher Plus (2xLP, Album)||Rawkus||RWK 1134-1||US||1997|
|DJX177||Company Flow||Funcrusher Plus (2xLP, Album, RE, RM, TP)||Definitive Jux||DJX177||US||2009|
|DJX177||Company Flow||Funcrusher Plus (2xLP, Album, RE, RM)||Definitive Jux||DJX177||US||2009|
|RWK 1153-4P||Company Flow||8 Snippets To Perfection (Cass, Promo)||Rawkus||RWK 1153-4P||US||1997|
|P2 50063||Company Flow||Funcrusher Plus (CD, Album, RE)||Priority Records, Rawkus||P2 50063||US||1999|