Triple Threat Three

Members Mike C DC Ray ? This early West Coast group (from Sacramento, CA) released one of the first non-electro tracks to really catch on in 1984, “Scratch Motion.” They were on Saturn Records and never really had much after that track of note. Check Out “Scratch Motion” Back to MC’s...

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The Treacherous Three
Jan07

The Treacherous Three

Members Kool Moe Dee (Mohandas Dewese) b.?/?/63 L.A. Sunshine Special K DJ Easy Lee (Theodore Moy’e) This group was founded in the late 70’s and has recorded on and off since that time. Kool Moe Dee, Special K, and DJ Easy Lee all went to the same high school (Norman Thomas). LA sunshine went to Brandise HS in Manhattan. The group of high school friends developed a reputation for hip hop around New York.  Spoonie Gee...

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T La Rock

T La rock is the brother of Special K in The Treacherous 3 as well as Tone from the MC Crew Style. His first record was “It’s Yours” which was recorded for Arthur Baker’s Streetwise Records but was the first release in 1984 for Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons Def Jam Records. “Its Yours” was a double act with “Jazzy Jay on tha Decks”. 1986 and 1987 were arguably his best years. The...

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The Sequence
Jan07

The Sequence

Members Cheryl the Pearl (Cheryl Cook) Angie B (Angie Brown/Stone) Blondie (Gwendolyn Chisholm) Although this trio recorded several singles for Sugar Hill Records in the early 80’s, there is little information on them. Their first single, “Funk You Up,” was released on the heels of “Rapper’s Delight” and was their most successful. They also recorded “Monster Jam” with Spoonie Gee. Angie...

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Symbolic Three and DJ Dr Shock

Members Mikey D Sha Love Money Love Lady Lux DJ Dr. Shock Symbolic Three featuring DJ Dr. Shock released a song called “No Show” as a dis record to the popular Doug E. Fresh and Ricky D song “The Show.” Oddly enough both on these songs were released on the same label….hmmm.  Publicity stunt perhaps? Mikey D replaced The Large Professor in Main Source’s line up.  He also made several good solo...

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Spyder D
Jan07

Spyder D

Hailing from Hollis Queens, Spyder-D (Duane Hughes) took the Eddie Murphy Saturday Night Live Buckwheat skit to wax with his track “Buckwheat Beat.”  He raps on the track as both Buckwheat and as Spyder-D. In the song, he refers to Sparky D, a female emcee who he had a hand in producing. He was also under the management of Russell Simmons during the early 80’s where he recorded a track called “Rollerskating...

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