Old School Tuesdays:: Special Ed - Legal

Special Ed - LegalI’ll happily cop to this post essentially being a re-up (except for the Come On Let’s Move It remix) of this rather enjoyable OSM from a couple years ago, but at this point I’ve done so many of these old school posts that repitition is inevitable. Plus it’s Special Ed! And on the cover he’s posing in a fantastically 90′s blazer that looks like it was cooked up in a Junior High home economics class - not much that isn’t completely enjoyable about the whole scenario here.

 

Besides, a random reference to the excellent “Ready 2 Attack” from hill alumnus Shawn Lapaix had me reaching for Ed’s second album today, and I spent a couple enjoyable hours bopping away to it, so why shouldn’t I share the love again?

 

Plus, and I’m sure I’ve said this once or thrice before, but there is really no reason required to post (or re-post) The Mission, one of the most non-sensically delicious “story” raps ever recorded. Special Ed is that rare Golden Age MC - he had a flow that was all his own, but never gimmicky, so it still sounds great today - and the production from Ed and the legendary Hitman Howie Tee is excellent, and you’ve got a classic-yet-underrated album to discover or get re-acquainted with. Enjoy!

 

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MP3:: Special Ed - The Mission

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MP3:: Special Ed - Ready 2 Attack

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MP3:: Special Ed - Come On Let’s Move It (Remix)

VIDEO:: Special Ed - The Mission

VIDEO:: Special Ed - Come On Let’s Move It

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