Black Sheep were one of the most inventive duos to emerge during hip-hop's golden era. Affiliated with the Native Tongues crew, the duo shared A Tribe Called Quest's penchant for jazz samples and De La Soul's playfulness, but they delivered their socially conscious lyrics with a slightly sharper sense of humor, often making fun of hip-hop conventions and even themselves. Dres and Mista Lawnge scored a hit with 1991's A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, one of rap music's most entertaining debuts, but broke up after 1994's Non-Fiction failed to replicate the success of their first effort. The duo briefly reunited during the early 2000s, but Lawnge left soon after. Dres continued using the name Black Sheep for his subsequent works, including From the Black Pool of Genius (2010) and Tortured Soul (2018). Both members, Andre Titus (Dres) and William ...
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A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing 1991 A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
 
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From the Black Pool of Genius 2010 From the Black Pool of Genius
 
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