Music

Back Up Off Me! On their debut, the cohosts of Yo! MTV Raps boast about their ''brand-new sound,'' but they wind up sounding like the same old thing. Though...Back Up Off Me!Hip-Hop/Rap On their debut, the cohosts of Yo! MTV Raps boast about their ''brand-new sound,'' but they wind up sounding like the same old thing. Though...1994-11-18
B-

Back Up Off Me!

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap; Lead Performers: Doctor Dre, Ed Lover; Producer (group): Relativity; Status: In Season

On their debut, the cohosts of Yo! MTV Raps boast about their ”brand-new sound,” but they wind up sounding like the same old thing. Though the backing tracks groove nicely, the duo’s attempts at tough rhyming — they dis Anita Baker, of all people — couldn’t ruffle the feathers on Mother Goose. B-

Originally posted November 18 1994 — 12:00 AM EST

More from Our Partners