The Real Red Hot Chili Peppers: The Uplift Mofo Party Plan

1987: hair metal is at its height and the most commercial and mainstream music charts the Billboard. Pop music dominates and yet, new styles are about to emerge mixing hard rock, rap, and funk which is exactly what this album does. For the Chili Peppers, commercial success is a long time coming as their first two albums failed to make a dent on the charts and constant change of personnel (not to mention heavy drug use) prevented them from finding stability and the right chemistry. However, with the return of founding member Jack Irons on the drum seat, the pieces of the puzzle came together and they finally got a proper chance at making their initial vision happen.

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