“I tip my fouuuuuuuuuurty to your memoryyyyyyyyyyyyyy”
It is impossible to listen to this song and not sing along with watered eyes. We used to sing this on the playground in grammar school. Hard to believe that this song is now 20 years old. DRS (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) was a gangsta R&B group signed to Capitol Records through MC Hammer’s talent company, Roll Wit It. The group’s members were from Sacramento & Compton. In fact, they were signed to Eazy E’s Ruthless Records in 1990, but never released anything while there. This song has sold over 2.5 million copies and reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100. They played this on The Box religiously and it dropped when gang violence was at a high and movies like Menace II Society & Boyz N Da Hood brought the images to movie screens around the world.
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