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Shut Up & Dance!: The Best Of Freestyle, Volume 2
Various Artists
Shut Up & Dance!: The Best Of Freestyle, Volume 2
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Pop, Rap & Hip-Hop, R&B
 
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All Artists: Various Artists
Title: Shut Up & Dance!: The Best Of Freestyle, Volume 2
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 1
Label: Priority Records
Original Release Date: 7/8/1997
Re-Release Date: 6/26/1997
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Pop, Rap & Hip-Hop, R&B
Styles: Freestyle, House, Techno, Dance Pop, Soul
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 049925100327, 049925100341
 

CD Reviews

THIS ALBUM IS PHAT MANY FREESTYLE CLASSICS
CMM2009@AOL.COM | THE HOME OF FREESTYLE NEW YORK | 01/26/1999
(4 out of 5 stars)

"THIS CD IS WORTH BUYING IT HAS THE BEST FREESTYLE SONG EVER DREAMBOY/DREAMGIRL BY THA HOTTIE MY FAVORITE CYNTHIA ALSO FEATURES THE GREATEST MALE VOCALE JOHNNY O . P.S. WE NEED TO BRING FREESTYLE BACK IT IS THE BEST MUSIC EVER MADE SAY'S ME DJ-MACH-1 SPINING CRAZY PHAT FREESTYLE TRACKS EVERYDAY PEACEOUT!!!!!!!!!!!"
A phat mix
M. Borowski | Washington, DC | 09/30/2001
(4 out of 5 stars)

"You can listen to this mix from start to finish, pump it in your car.. its a bunch of good freestyle classics. This compilation is mixed, if you want a non-mixed compilation look for Thump Records Freestyle Explosion series. But if you're looking for a good mix of classics this is it."
The Best of Freestyle!
Luis Hernandez | New York, New York, USA | 10/24/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Freestyle was one of the 1980's greatest musical styles, and while many who lived in an area covered with nightclubs became familiar with the many artists that came out of the boom it saw during that decade, others were totally clueless about an up and coming musical force. Originating in the Bronx, freestyle was a blend of dance and Latin rhythm that shook New York's club world from head to toe. Thanks to this musical style, many artists such as George Lamond, TKA, Expose, Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam, Noel, Sweet Sensation, Brenda K. Starr, and Safire were introduced to the world of music. While many scored number one hits, others faded into the darkness, only to see their careers revived as salsa singers during the Latin boom of 1999."Shut Up and Dance: The Best of Freestyle II" is a collection of some of the best artists on one disc. The compilation starts off with the Miami chart-topping trio of Expose and their hit "Exposed to Love." Expose's success was sealed with their platinum selling dance album, "Exposure" that sealed them as the biggest selling female trio of the 1990's.Other great artists such as George Lamond and his hit "Bad Of The Heart," "Dreamboy / Dreamgirl" by Cynthia And Johnny O, and TKA's "Give Your Love To Me" all showcase the immense talent many of these Puerto Rican artists had in reinventing the club-dance genre in the United States. While Disco ruled the 1970's, and New Wave ruled the 1980's, the late 1980's and early 1990's was definitely freestyle's golden age. Try this album for a great and enjoyable musical experience. Also try Volume I of the series to discover many other artists mentioned above."