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, Manic Street Preachers, Bell Biv DeVoe, Leaders of the New School, Young Black Teenagers
Members Hank Shocklee
Keith Shocklee
Chuck D
Eric "Vietnam" Sadler
Gary G-Wiz
Past members Bill Stephney

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

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. ranked the Bomb Squad #12 on its Top-50 Hip-Hop Producers list.[1]


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  1. ^ Henry Adaso; Ivan Rott; Renato P.; Bhaskar S.; Henry A. "Top 50 Hip-Hop Producers". p. 8. 
  2. ^ Charnas, Dan (2010). My library My History Books on Google Play The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop (Paperback ed.). New America Library. ISBN 978-1-101-44582-2. Retrieved 2016-03-06. 

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