Playlist: Kool G Rap – influencing rap music since 1986

Kool G Rap will tour the UK fo the first time in 25 years this June.

It’s been over a quarter of a century since rap legend and former Juice Crew member Kool G Rap came to the UK and now he’s back this summer with shows across the country.

He’s known for his vivid storytelling skills and has influenced rap legends such as Notorious B.I.G and Ghostface Killah. We take a look at the artists who took their inspiration from the MC with their fast-paced delivery.

Nas ft Kool G Rap – Fast Life

Notorious B.I.G




Kurupt FM

Fat Joe

Action Bronson


Big Pun


Ghostface Killah

There you have it. Entire generations of rap fans and artists influenced by the man from Queens who will also be releasing his new album Return Of The Don very soon.

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