Digable Planets: Reachin’ (A New Refutation of Time and Space (1993)

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By Scott Goldfine

This new trio is an early candidate to be the breakthrough rap act of the year. Comprised of Butterfly, Doodle and Ladybug, Digable Planets’ easygoing, jazzy sound laced with thoughtful lyrics helps them stand out from the rap pack.

But what really sets them apart in a genre inundated with macho male posturing is the implementation of a female rapper trading lines with the fellas.

GRADE: B+

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