FANDOM


"The Bridge Is Over"
TheBridgeIsOver
Single by Boogie Down Productions from the album Criminal Minded

Released

March 3, 1987

Recorded

1987

Genre

Hip hop, East Coast hip hop, hardcore hip hop

Length

3:26

Label

B-Boy Records

Songwriter(s)

Lawrence Parker, Scott Sterling

Producer(s)

Scott La Rock, KRS-One

"The Bridge Is Over" is a 1987 song by Boogie Down Productions. It was released as a single from their debut album Criminal Minded. The song is performed by rapper KRS-One and produced by DJ Scott La Rock and KRS-One. The song's intro samples "The Bridge" by MC Shan.

It is considered to be a classic diss song, aimed at MC Shan, his producer Marley Marl, their group the Juice Crew and rappers from the New York borough of Queens, specifically those of the Queensbridge Houses public housing developmeent.

"The Bridge Is Over" and "South Bronx", another song from the same album, are considered the most prominent songs of The Bridge Wars between rappers from the Bronx and Queeens.

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.