The Nonce

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Smooth, inventive 1990s underground L.A. hip-hop duo of Nouka Basetype and Youka "Afloat" Muhammed.
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Los Angeles rappers Nouka Base and Yusef Afloat -- collectively known as the Nonce -- mixed old-school stylings with the jazzy vibe of crews like A Tribe Called Quest and Digable Planets. Their debut album, World Ultimate, was released in 1995. Turning It Out followed four years later.