According to the charts, Schoolly D never had any official hits, but a number of singles were underground sensations during the early '80s. Jive Collection Series compiles the bulk of these singles and throws in a handful of album tracks and lesser-known singles for good measure. The result is not only an ideal introduction to his music, but also a definitive retrospective of his glory days, when he was still a respected rapper within the hip-hop community.
The Jive Collection, Vol. 3 Review
by Stephen Thomas Erlewine