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Kool G Rap and DJ Polo

Nathaniel Wilson (born July 20, 1968), known by stage name Kool G Rap, is an American hardcore rapper from Queens, New York City.He is from the Corona section of Queens. He began his career with the Juice Crew in the 1980s but achieved little commercial success. Wilson began working with DJ Polo in 1986, releasing several underground hit singles including “It’s a Demo”/”I’m Fly”. Two other singles, “Streets of New York” and “Road to the Riches”, received heavy rotation on Yo! MTV Raps and cemented his reputation as one of New York’s top lyrical auteurs. His talent for tel ...read more

Nathaniel Wilson (born July 20, 1968), known by stage name Kool G Rap, is an American hardcore rapper from Queens, New York City.He is from the Corona section of Queens. He began his career with the Juice Crew in the 1980s but achieved little commercial success. Wilson began working with DJ Polo in 1986, releasing several underground hit singles including “It’s a Demo”/”I’m Fly”. Two other singles, “Streets of New York” and “Road to the Riches”, received heavy rotation on Yo! MTV Raps and cemented his reputation as one of New York’s top lyrical auteurs. His talent for telling a compelling, hard-luck story in a single song was considered second to only that of Rakim. While Wilson grew in popularity, he never crossed over like Biz Markie or Big Daddy Kane, both also members of the Juice Crew. « hide

Similar Bands: Kool G. Rap, Showbiz & A.G., Big Daddy Kane, Main Source, Lord Finesse

LPs
Live and Let Die
1992

4.3
56 Votes
Wanted: Dead Or Alive
1990

4.2
35 Votes
Road to the Riches
1989

4.1
43 Votes
Compilations
Road to the Riches + Wanted: Dead or Alive
2001

The Best of Cold Chillin'
2000

4.7
3 Votes
Rated XXX
1996

Killer Kuts
1994

4.5
1 Votes

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