By Bill Wyman
Updated March 19, 1993 at 05:00 AM EST

Basehead is the product of the questioning mind of Michael Ivey, creator of a percolating, spare universe for his lilting raps on sex and society, dope and race. As on his remarkable 1991 debut album, Play With Toys, Ivey takes rap to a new intellectual level of searching songwriting brilliance. Check Not in Kansas Anymore out. A-