Egyptian Lover

1983 - 1988 (vinyl)

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LP, 2016

22 tracks, 1 side


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Limited four vinyl LP box set housed in an all-black case with gold foil print. 20-page book with photos, liner notes by Jeff Weiss, and detailed track history by Egyptian Lover. All recordings taken from the original master tapes. Los Angeles native Egyptian Lover (Greg Broussard) is recognized as a pioneer of West Coast hip-hop, helping bring electro rap to the masses in the early '80s and influencing DJs and MCs the world over in his wake. The first West Coast rapper/producer to achieve international success, Egyptian Lover paved the way for early West Coast hip hop pioneers like Dr. Dre and the World Class Wrecking Crew, N.W.A., Ice T, Rodney O & Joe Cooley, King Tee & DJ Pooh among others. In the mid '80s, L.A. was becoming the electro rap capital and Egyptian Lover was at the forefront of this new West Coast rap sound, not only with his unique producer/DJ/MC aptitude, but also as label owner of Egyptian Empire Records. Selling hundreds of thousands of his 12" singles to DJs and fans around the world. Egyptian Lover invented the innovative sound of combining up-tempo, synth-heavy electro beats with rap vocals. Since 1983, Egyptian Lover has remained true to his sound by recording on analog equipment, which helps create his signature sound. Egyptian Lover's influence cannot be overstated – not only did he change the face of West Coast hip hop, but also greatly influenced electronic, techno, R&B and pop music to this day.

Stones Throw/Fat Beats

22 tracks, 1 side

Side 1

  1. Egyptian Lover Theme
  2. Spray It Super Aj
  3. Dial-A-Freak
  4. Yes, Yes, Yes
  5. Egypt, Egypt
  6. What Is a DJ If He Can't Scratch
  7. And My Beat Goes Boom
  8. Girls
  9. I Cry (Night After Night)
  10. Ultimate Scratch
  11. My House (On the Nile)
  12. Electric Encounter
  13. Computer Love
  14. Voices
  15. Computer Power
  16. Dance (Dub Mix)
  17. You're So Fine
  18. Kinky Nation
  19. Freak-A-Holic
  20. The Alezby Inn
  21. Sexy Style
  22. I Need a Freak
  • Artist Egyptian Lover
  • Format LP
  • Released 2016
  • Label Stones Throw/Fat Beats
  • Genre Rock
  • UPC 659457235017
  • Website ID 659457235017

Hip Hop
Pop Rock

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