Unbelievable Sounds
1Jan/970

Best record of 1997 – Missy Elliott Supa Dupa Fly

Missy takes the prize - mainly for the fact she has never really topped this debut record, and unfortunately that this seemed to mark the end of the rap era for me. I think its just because I don't seem to dance anymore. Also, the lyric thing can get downright mean (although vaguely endearing in Missy's use). Also, this is when Jamaican dancehall beats and the 'exotic' rhythims seem more interesting in their native versions, however, hurrah, nonetheless.

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