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Never Forget: We're All in the Same Gang!

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One part because MTV Jams busted this one out yesterday, and one part because the message not only still applies, but also can be applied to human relationships in a global perspective, today's video lunch is a time machine back to Los Angeles in 1990, when a the West Coast Rap All-Stars reminded the youth of the day that "We're All in the Same Gang."

Rappin' on this Dr.Dre-produced single includes: King Tee; Body & Soul (including Dee Barnes); Def Jef, Michel'le; Tone-Loc; Above the Law; a pre-L&O:SVU Ice-T; Dr. Dre, MC Ren and Eazy-E of N.W.A; J.J. Fad; Young MC; Digital Underground (Money-B and Shock G/Humpty Hump); Oaktown's 3.5.7; and MC Hammer.

This is Los Angeles before the 1992 Rodney King verdict riots, before Tupac was killed in Vegas, or Biggie Smalls on a trip to L.A. And, oh, my goodness: How about those outfits?