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Boogie Down Productions was an American hip hop group from New York City. The group initially consisted of KRS-One, D-Nice and DJ Scott La Rock. DJ Scott La Rock was murdered on August 27, 1987, five months after the release of BDPs debut album “Criminal Minded.” The group’s name is derived from the nickname for the South Bronx section of The Bronx, one of five boroughs in New York City. The group pioneered the fusion of dancehall reggae and hip hop and their debut album “Criminal Minded” contained frank descriptions of life in The Bronx in the 1980s, thus setting the stage for what would eventually become gangster rap. The members of BDP have changed throughout its existence, the only constant being KRS-One. The group was founded by KRS-One, D-Nice, DJ Scott La Rock and producer Lee Smith, who was essential in the production of several songs on the group’s first album “Criminal Minded”, becoming a member shortly thereafter. The group released the albums “Criminal Minded” (1987), “By All Means Necessary” (1988), “Ghetto Music: The Blueprint Of Hip Hop” (1989), “Edutainment” (1990) and “Sex And Violence” (1992).