Original Soundtrack

Wild Style [Original Soundtrack]

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Wild Style largely went unseen upon its 1983 release, but its soundtrack became one of the key records of early-'80s hip-hop, providing rappers with a treasure trove of beats and rhymes. None of the cuts on Wild Style became crossover hits, but the songs became underground staples, inspiring new rappers and offering rhythms that were sampled over the years. Although much of this music now sounds dated, the rhymes and rhythms remain exciting, illustrating why Wild Style was one of the cornerstones of underground hip-hop in the '80s.

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