Tracks: Peace Is Not The Word To Play Rmx/Album Version
Official Mr Bongo Hip Hop Reissue.
We’ll get to the vocal content in a second, but first it’s time to acknowledge
what a patchwork tapestry of genius ‘Peace is not the word to play’ is in
terms of production.
Large Professor being a prodigy on the SP-1200 is well established, but the
way he flips parts of MFSB’s ‘TLC’ and Milly and Silly’s obscure ‘Gettin’ Down
for Xmas’ with a sprinkling of Lyn Collins here establishes his credentials in the
top tier. Lyrically, it’s a tour de force, with Main Source taking exception with the misuse of the word ‘peace’ by the hip-hop fraternity. With even the most homicidal of gangster rappers dropping it at the end of tracks at the time, time was overdue
for some regulation.