Ike's raps and Barry's monologues - how great an influence were they?

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Ike's raps and Barry's monologues - how great an influence were they?

Postby GoogaMooga » 09 May 2019, 01:42

Isaac Hayes and Barry White excelled in slow, seductive raps and monologues, "Phoenix" for example, goes on forever... But how great an influence were they on early rap? Or should we look more to spoken word like Last Poets and Gil Scott Heron?
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Re: Ike's raps and Barry's monologues - how great an influence were they?

Postby Muskrat » 09 May 2019, 04:28

I'd look into the Last Poets and Gil Scott-Heron for the beginnings of rap; Hayes and White are just talking.

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Re: Ike's raps and Barry's monologues - how great an influence were they?

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 09 May 2019, 19:56

At least Barry White brought Huey back with his ex-wife.
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