Count Coolout came out of New York. His real name is James Minor
His style was heavily influenced by Jimmy Spicer and began his career as a background singer for him.
His first record came out in 1980 on Boss Records and was produced by Billy Nichols & the Count.
He recorded on WMOT records. “Rhythm Rap Rock” and “Here To Stay” were his two big records
“Touch The Rock” was released in 1980.
As of Summer 2003 he is running his old label, Jathom Records, and working on new material.
Check Out “Rhythm Rap Rock”
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