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15 Artists Who Debut As Guests

1. Biz Markie: "Def Fresh Crew" (1986)

-Roxanne Shante

The inhuman orchestra's beatbox rendition of the Meow Mix cat food jingle is one of hip hop's grea recorded moments

2. Sean "Puffy" Combs: "Dolly My Baby (Bad Boy Extended Mix) (1993)

-Super Cat also featuring 3rd Eye, The Notorious B.I.G. & Mary J Blige

Thankfully, Puff Poppa never resucitated the freaky, hyper-grimy flow he displayed on his debut.

3. Cam'Ron: "8 Iz Enuff" (1995)

-Big L also featuring Terra, McGruff, Buddah Bless, Twan, Trooper J & Mike Boogie

No, k*lla Kam (as he was known then) didn't rhyme over the TV theme song to d*ck Van Patten's hour long family dramedy. But, hey, there's an idea.

4. Del The Funkee Homosapien: "Turn Off The Radio" (1990)

-Ice Cube

At the conclusion of Cube's classic anti-airwave anthem, his Funkee Cousin call in with a special announcement: "I just called to say, 'fu*k The Radio' "

5. Hurricane G: "Tonite's Da Night" (1992)


Who could forget this mami with attitude's agitated urging after Reggi's false start? "Yo yo Redman! Man, what the fu*k, man? Get off that punk, smooth sh*t, get on that rough sh*t-you know how we do!!"

6.Jay-Z: "Hawaiian Sophie" (1989)

-The Jaz

Jigga plays hype man to his Marcy PRojects pal on this touching tale of Pacific island love.

7. The Lady Of Rage: "Total Chaos" & "The Winds Too Def To Die" (1991)

-L.A. Posse

death Row's first Lady was "discovered" by Dr. Dre off these guest debuts.

8. Lil' Kim: "#!*@ Me" Interlude (1994)

-The Notorious B.I.G.

That's not just any random chick Biggie's making whoopee with-thats Junior M.A.F.I.A.'s own Big Momma!

9. The Lox: "Set It Off" (1994)

- Main Source also featuring Lotto & Shaqueen

A pre-Bad Boy Jadakiss and Sheek join forces with a post-Large Professor Sir Scratch and K-Cut

10. The Notorious B.I.G.: "A Bunch Of n*ggas" (1992)

-Heavy D also featuring 3rd Eye, Guru, Rob O, & Busta Rhymes

The future of Bad Boy's funk made his inauspicious first appearace in the middle of this random line up.

11. DJ Premier: "I Keep The Crowd Listening" (1990)

-Lord Finesse & DJ Mike Smoth

Preem's voice is heard for the first time on record introducing the Funky Man

12. Q-Tip: "The Promo" (1988)

-The Jungle Brothers

The first in a long line of consummate Absract performances

13. Souls of Mischief & Casual: "Burnt" (1991)

-Del The Funkee Homosapien

Oaktown rhyme snipers blazed through this frenetic first foray

14. Sweet Tee: "One For The Treble" (1984)

-Davy DMX

The Q-borough princess know for "It's My Beat" and "It's Like That, Y'all" made her debut as the c*ckney-accented rap chick exhorting Davy to rock on

15. 2Pac: "Same Song" (1990)

-Digital Underground

A D.U. dancer at the time, 'Pac proved he could bust a rhyme as well as a move in his world premiere. Who knew thug paradise was just around the corner?