(AllHipHop News) Bizzy Bone and Flesh-N-Bone of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony say the legendary 90′s Hip-Hop group’s current reunion is setting them up to hopefully one day join fellow Hip-Hop artists Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Run-D.M.C., the Beastie Boys, and Public Enemy in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Groundsounds.com caught up with the two rappers at the Friends ‘N’ Family Pre-Grammy party, and they spoke on Bone’s 20 years in the business and part of the motivation to keep going.
“The 20 years- commemorating it. We’re going for the 25 year thing. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Cleveland, Ohio,” shared Bizzy.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is located in Bone’s hometown of Cleveland. The facility and foundation were created to honor artists who have made a significant contribution to Rock-and-Roll music.
An artist becomes eligible for induction 25 years after the release of their first record. So far, only four Hip-Hop acts have been selected for induction into the hall.
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Bone Thug-N-Harmony released their debut album Faces of Death in 1993 under the name B.O.N.E. Enterpri$e. The group rose to prominence after the release of 1994′s Creepin on ah Come Up and reached national recognition with E. 1999 Eternal in 1995. E 1999 featured the #1 hit “Tha Crossroads.” The song was dedicated to Bone’s mentor Eazy-E after he passed away from complications from AIDS.
“We commemorating 20 years of excellence, of great music,” said Flesh. “All five of the brothers. It’s like real focused right now. Live performances. On tour. We working real strong right now.”
All 5 members of Bone Thugs made a musical comeback recently when they appeared on Games’ “Celebration (Remix)“. The track samples Bone’s Grammy nominated, Top 20 hit “1st of tha Month.”
The reunited Bone are scheduled to perform a series of shows next month in Texas, California, Maryland, Indiana, and Illinois. For more information about Bone Thugs tour dates visit ticketmaster.com
Watch the interview with Groundsounds below.