Music Review: 'Back Up Off Me!' (1994) 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… Doctor Dre Ed Lover Hip-Hop/Rap
Music Review

Music Review: 'Back Up Off Me!' (1994)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Lead Performances: Doctor Dre and Ed Lover; Genre: 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 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 Nov 18, 1994 Published in issue #249 Nov 18, 1994 Order article reprints