Word, before gangsta rap came along and ruined everything (stop me if you’ve heard this rant before) the name of the game was Novelty Hip Hop. At least, it was when I was in primary school. I guess you could say that Eminem is kind of funny in a mean, cynical way, but these guys were out and out having fun. Or just trying to cash in. Yes, we’re looking at you Tone Loc.

Young M.C – Principal’s Office


Tone Loc – Fatal Attraction


Morris Minor and The Majors