Fast-forward to his 2002 solo effort, Spiritual Minded. It's an outright gospel rap album, complete with a rhyme about the pitfalls of premarital sex ("Take Your Tyme"). But KRS-One maintains his feud-master image, barbing in the past with such artists as MC Shan, P.M. Dawn's Prince Be, and more recently, with Nelly, whom he called out on his other 2002 album, The Mix Tape. One of the few rappers to release a live album (1991's Live Hardcore Worldwide), KRS-One also boasts a raucous stage act worthy of his Blastmaster title.
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