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    25 Pictures That Show Just How Dope Early-’90s Hip-Hop Really Was

    A snapshot of early-'90s hip-hop, presented by Getty Images.

    Scarface of the Geto Boys (left) performs at the New Regal Theater in Chicago in July 1993. Coolio (right) poses for photos at the Sheraton Grande Hotel in Los Angeles in January 1994.

    Questlove and Tariq of the Roots (left) at Phoenix Festival in the UK in the early 1990s. Members of the Wu-Tang Clan (right) pose for a group portrait in London, 1994.

    Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre (left) pose for a photo after Snoop's performance at the Regal Theater in Chicago in 1993. Eazy-E and Too Short (right) pose for photos backstage at Market Square Arena in Indianapolis in 1991.

    Jay Z (left) glances towards the camera in the early 1990s. Naughty by Nature (right) at New York City's Wetlands nightclub in the 1990s.