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Old 10-11-06, 09:32 AM
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Skits or interludes you actually like?

Perhaps the worst thing about hip-hop albums is their tendency to rely on "skits" acting as filler. While it's not universal, they're there often enough that it gets extremely annoying (especially when the skits are tacked on the end of a song instead of being their own track, ruining any mixtape you put this song on).

Other music, for the most part, eschews this trend, but it pops up here and there.

But... are there actually skits or interludes you actually like?

One of my favorite rap songs is Method Man's "Shaolin What" which the album has a skit but is just Method Man rapping for about two minutes, his boasts floating over a haunted, skittering piano.

The only album where the skits work as a whole is the soundtrack to Blue in the Face. Comedian Danny Hock impersonates a lot of Brooklynn stereotypes and it helps stabilize an album where the songs are all over the place (Soul Coughing, David Byrne, Geggy Tah, some salsa).
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Old 10-11-06, 09:50 AM
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The Chinese guy on the Fugees The Score

A skit on a Redman album where they stole a news van :lol

Dr. Dre The Chronic $20 Sack Pyramid

A skit by Ludacris where white people were rapping his songs off beat
everything else I skip over. I hate hip hop skits.
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Old 10-11-06, 09:53 AM
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Tenacious D get's my vote.

Some of my favorite lines:

"Junior Western Bacon Chee! I'm trying to watch my figure!"

"You sit in your tower! Always naysaying! Everything I create! You piece of shit!"

"F+ Click!"
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Old 10-11-06, 10:33 AM
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I've always enjoyed the Offsprings little interludes.
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another vote for tenacious d.
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Old 10-11-06, 11:28 AM
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#1 has to be "did what's his name get up on you last night?" Who? "Deez nutz".
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The skits from Ice Cube's Death Certificate crack me up...
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Old 10-11-06, 12:49 PM
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The Chinese guy on the Fugees The Score
You think I open up restaurant in the middle of the hood and don't know what's going down? I fucking represent!
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$20 sack pyramid is the best i've heard yet. Wasn't that incorpated into a dre vidoe as well
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How about the Big Chief Toilet Paper stuff from BG and Juvenile's late 90's albums...that was some funny, albeit straight ghetto shit.
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"What's That Noise?" on Stormtroopers of Deaths' "Speak English or Die" album.
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I never feel the urge to skip the ones on Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf. They're not brilliant, but I don't find them annoying as I usually do.
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TLC's where Chilly is acting all sexy and asks the dude to pass her some tissue so she can wipe her ass.

Redman makes some funny ones like The People's Court one where the plaintiff is someone named DeShaunas Brown or something and proudly proclames she sucked someone's dick while the defendent says she doesn't suck dick and therefor looses her case.

Dr. Dre had one where some guy is having sex with some women and one of them screams "It's in my eye!" or something to that effect.
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De La Soul's read-a-long skits from De La Soul Is Dead.
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Old 10-12-06, 10:29 AM
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Always liked the ones from Wyclef's Carnival, and the Fugees skits as well.
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2 Live Crew "The Pussy Caper"
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another vote for the D.

how many cock pushups can you do? well, i guess you can only do one.

yeah, one is all you need.
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A Prince Among Thieves by Prince Paul , the whole album is a skit, yes it's a gimmick, but it works to perfection... I love this album. Ugly duckling's Taste the Secret works too, not as good, but it works.

I don't know if you'd qualify Shogun Assasin in Liquid swords as a skit, but the intro kills! OH and just to add, how about the skits from the 36 Chambers....

"Yo, ghost ! Where my killah tape at?"
"Is he dead?" What do you mean is he dead?
"Torture M#$%^&^*&"

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Old 10-13-06, 01:48 AM
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every snoop, dre, and outkast skit.

other than that, even the fugees skits annoy the shit out of me.
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I like the old horror/exploitation movie samples that are between tracks on White Zombie/Rob Zombie albums. They really add to the tone of the albums.
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Primus does a few I like. I don't know the names off the top of my head though.

I also like the Offspring ones on "Smash"

Tool, on the other hand, does some very annoying noise things on their albums.
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Old 10-13-06, 09:22 PM
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I laugh everytime I hear Eminem go "who's Violet Brown" in one of his skits.

Not hip/hop but a comedy album of songs, on Stephen Lynch's 'Little bit Special', he has skits on there with Jay Mohr.
Mohr doing Christopher Walken talking about Gerbils was pretty funny.
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