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MC Hammer: Let's Get It Started (Capitol); DJ Chuck Chillout & Kool Chip: Masters Of The Rhythm (Phonogram)

Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 27 January 1990

THE FIRST general rule of hip-hop is that most albums contain a couple of killer club cuts and a dozen cardboard fillers. Just to be awkward, Let's Get It Started has neither but is loaded with enough pop-rap punch to go platinum in America.

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