By the time Live Hardcore Worldwide came out in , KRS was already known as one of hip-hop's best live acts, an accolade that only became more important in the following decades. Recorded in at concerts in New York, Paris, and London, the raucous atmosphere captured on Live Hardcore Worldwide is deeply informed by the dancehall culture of Jamaica, where using a voice to command the attention of an impatient audience is of paramount significance. While many musical artists require high-end acoustics for their music to be accurately translated in concert, the cold echoes and boxlike spatial dynamics of rock venues only served to enhance the bare-bones beats of Boogie Down Productions. In some instances, the live versions of these songs feel truer than their cleaner studio counterparts.
It features tracks from all of Boogie Down Productions' first four albums and a few new tracks. So should anyone who is interested in what a real hip-hop show sounds like. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification.