Live And Let Die is the third, and final, studio album by the American hip hop duo Kool G Rap & DJ Polo, released November 24, 1992, on Cold Chillin'. The album features guest appearances from Ice Cube, Big Daddy Kane, Scarface, and Bushwick Bill. The singles "Ill Street Blues," and "On the Run" both received consistent airplay on Yo! MTV Raps, and BET's Rap City upon the album's release. Warner Bros. Records eventually refused to distribute Live and Let Die as part of its deal with Cold Chillin' Records because of the album's lyrical content and cover art. It is not known if a Warner Bros. catalogue number was ever assigned to the release. Live and Let Die remained out of print until it was re-released and remastered with various bonus material in August 2008 by Traffic Entertainment Group, the current owners of the Cold Chillin' catalog. Over the years, several music critics have hailed it as an underground classic, due to Kool G Rap's intricate lyricism, and Sir Jinx's production.
Released in 1992 under the Cold Chillin' record label. Kool G. Rap & DJ Polo released their third studio LP Live and Let Die, which successfully followed up their first two albums Road to the Riches and Wanted: Dead or Alive. However, by some hip hop fans, the controversy surrounding their record label, along with their album release was mainly the focus. The record label was taking heat rounds due to G. Rap's label mate Biz Markie sampling a song for his track without legal permission. … more