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Recorded during the golden age of hip hopBreaking Atoms is distinguished stylistically by its incorporation of jazz and soul music samples. Watch Roger Do His Thing. Electronic Folk International. Sexy Trippy All Main Source Breaking Atoms. City Pages. Fuck What You Think Live at the Barbeque.

The production credits on Breaking Atoms go to the collective Main Source ; listening to the album in hindsight, it is difficult to miss the stylistic trademarks such as the raspy drum kit of the EMU SP and the groove and soul music samples that typically identify the Large Professor's production.

In any case, Breaking Atoms featured original concepts, innovative production, and conscientious lyrics. Some of the stand out tracks include "Just a Friendly Game of Baseball," a well-developed rhyme in which the Large Professor uses a detailed analogy of baseball to describe -- in no subtle way -- the brutality with which police treat young black men.

The Large Professor's singular verse in this song is supplemented by Sir Scratch and K-Cut's minute-long medley of creative, energetic scratching. A diehard favorite of serious hip-hop fans, "Live at the Barbeque" is a classic posse cut which has not only Nas and Akinyele delivering tight lyrics, but Joe Fatal and the Large Professor also adding to the lyrical stew to make this cut historically famous. The tracks on Breaking Atoms are infused with lucent instrumentation, creative scratching, entertaining bridges, and proficient lyrics, all of which combine to make this a memorable album sure to live in the annals of hip-hop's influential recordings.

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Entertainment Weekly ' s James Bernard writes that "Main Source may not break much new ground, but [it] offer[s] a clever, quietly seductive collection in which the bass and drum tracks casually strut instead of stomp, and the sparse samples of guitar and horns allow the Large Professor's voice to take center stage.

AllMusic writer Steve Huey declared it "one of the quintessential cult classics in hip-hop history. Credits for Breaking Atoms adapted from Allmusic. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Main Source.

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