Uniondale, NY, rappers MC Charlie Brown, MC Dinco D
, MC Busta Rhymes, and Cut Monitor Milo
issued A Future Without a Past
for Elektra in 1991 as Leaders of the New School
. They combined Afrocentric message tracks with novelty throwaways, and got a little attention for "Teachers, Don't Teach Us Nonsense." They followed it with T.I.M.E.