Music Review: 'Back Up Off Me!' | EW.com

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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
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Back Up Off Me!

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

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-

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