The Bomb Squad

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The Bomb Squad
Origin Long Island, New York City United States
Genres Hip hop, new jack swing
Years active 1986–present
Associated acts Public Enemy, Slick Rick, Ice Cube
Members Hank Shocklee
Keith Shocklee
Chuck D
Eric "Vietnam" Sadler
Gary G-Wiz

The Bomb Squad is an American hip hop production team, known for their work with the rap group Public Enemy.


Style and influence[edit]

The Bomb Squad are noted for their dense, distinct, innovative production style, often utilizing dozens of samples on just one track. They are also known for their ability to incorporate harsh, unmelodic sounds and samples into their songs.[citation needed] ranked The Bomb Squad #7 on their "Top 50 Hip-Hop Producers" list.[1]

Partial Discography[edit]


  1. ^ Henry Adaso; Ivan Rott, Renato P., Bhaskar S., Henry A. "Top 50 Hip-Hop Producers". p. 8. 

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