Leaders of the New School

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Birth Place: Long Island, New York, U.S.
Years Active: 1990 - 1993
Genres: Hip Hop

The Leaders of the New School were an American hip hop crew composed of Uniondale, New York natives Charlie Brown, Dinco D, and Cut Monitor Milo, along with Busta Rhymes, who is from Brooklyn. The four got their start touring with hip hop group Public Enemy, and in fact it was member Chuck D who gave Busta Rhymes and Charlie Brown their names. The group made their first appearance on an Elektra Records compilation titled ''Rubáiyát: Elektra's 40th Anniversary'', with a song called ''"Mt. Airy Groove"''. LONS soon joined up with popular hip hop collective, the Native Tongues Posse, along with the Jungle Brothers, De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest and Black Sheep. In 1991 Busta Rhymes and C...

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