The Bomb Squad
|The Bomb Squad|
|Origin||Long Island, New York City, United States|
|Genres||Hip hop, new jack swing|
|Associated acts||Public Enemy, Slick Rick, Ice Cube, Manic Street Preachers|
Eric "Vietnam" Sadler
- Hank Shocklee (James Henry Boxley)
- Keith Shocklee (Keith Matthew Boxley)
- Chuck D (Credited as Carl Ryder); also member of Public Enemy
- Eric "Vietnam" Sadler (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0755534/)
- Gary G-Wiz (Gary Rinaldo)
- Paul Shabazz
Style and influence
The Bomb Squad is noted for its dense, distinct, innovative production style, often utilizing dozens of samples on just one track. It is also known for its ability to incorporate harsh, atonal sounds and samples into its productions. About.com ranked the Bomb Squad #7 on its Top-50 Hip-Hop Producers list.
- Public Enemy – Yo! Bum Rush the Show
- True Mathematics And The Invisible Empire – After Dark
- Kings Of Pressure - 'Armed and Dangerous'
- Kings Of Pressure - 'Give Me The Mike (Is This The End)' / 'You Know How To Reach Us'
- Robert S. – 'Good as Gold' / 'Big Words'
- Public Enemy – It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
- Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew – The Worlds Greatest Entertainer ('On The Strength' and 'Keep Risin' to the Top')
- Paula Abdul – 'Cold Hearted'
- True Mathematics – 'For the Money' / 'K.A.O.S.S. (Greeks in Effect pt. 2)'
- The 7A3 - 'Coolin' in Cali'
- Vanessa Williams - 'The Right Stuff'
- Slick Rick - The Great Adventures of Slick Rick
- Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers - 'Tumblin' Down'
- LL Cool J - Walking with a Panther ('It Gets No Rougher' and 'Nitro')
- 3rd Bass - The Cactus Album ('Steppin' to the AM' and 'Oval Office')
- True Mathematics – 'I Don't Love You Anymore'
- The Stop The Violence Movement – 'Self Destruction'
- Alyson Williams - 'Sleep Talk'
- Paul Jackson Jr. - Out of the Shadows ('My Thing' and 'The New Jazz Swing')
- Bell Biv Devoe – Poison
- Public Enemy – Fear of a Black Planet
- Ice Cube - AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
- Young Black Teenagers – Young Black Teenagers
- Manic Street Preachers - 'Repeat (Stars and Stripes)' from the album Generation Terrorists
- Public Enemy - Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black
- Terminator X – Terminator X and the Valley of the Jeep Beats
- Bell Biv Devoe - WBBD - Bootcity! (The Remix Album) ('Ain't Nuttin' Changed!', 'B.B.D. (I Thought It Was Me?)' and 'Let Me Know Something ?!')
- Son of Bazerk - Bazerk Bazerk Bazerk
- Salt N Pepa - 'He's Gamin' on Ya'
- Big Daddy Kane - 'Nuff Respect'
- Eric B. & Rakim – 'Juice (Know the Ledge)'
- Aaron Hall - 'Don't be Afraid'
- Teddy Riley Featuring Tammy Lucas - 'Is it Good to You'
- Public Enemy - Greatest Misses
- Chilly Tee – Get off Mine
- Run-D.M.C. - Down With The King ('3 in the Head' and 'Ooh, Whatcha Gonna Do')
- Terminator X & the Godfathers of Threatt – It All Comes Down to the Money
- Public Enemy - Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age
- Chuck D's official Web site
- Hank Shocklee's official Web site
- Keith Shocklee's official Web site
- Gary G-Wiz's official Web site