Rap’s Greatest TriosPublished by Rondell Conway on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 11:31 pm.
Rap’s Greatest Trios
Three—that’s the magic number. Rick Ross, Dr. Dre and Jay-Z proved this Schoolhouse Rock truism once more when they united on “3 Kings,” one of the most memorable moments on Rick Ross’s new LP, God Forgives, I Don’t. But rap has a long history of three heads being better than one. Click on for a look at hip hop’s greatest trios.
Every group has its weakest link. The fact that Sheek Louch—who’s pretty damn dope—is the LOX’s speaks to just how skilled the hard-edged Yonkers trio is on the mic.
Pioneering Houston trio the Geto Boys were the first Southern rap group to break through nationally, and their gangster-funk blueprint still influences Dixie rappers today.
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