Word of Mouth Featuring DJ Cheese

Members Original G The K.MC DJ Cheese Their big track was “King Kut” which is part of the long history of basing songs around how great your deejay is. The song features several recognizable samples and DJ Cheese definitely takes over the track.  He won the World Mixing Championships in 1986. “Coast to Coast” was also a well known single. DJ Cheese was originally from West Virginia, but moved to Plainfield, New...

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Whodini

Members Jalil (Jalil Hutchins) Ecstasy (John Fletcher) Grandmaster Dee (Drew Carter) Formed in the early 80′s Whodini got its start in a rather unusual way.  Keyboard wiz Thomas Dolby brought in a track to Jive.  Someone suggested they have someone rap over it.  The label grabbed Jalil and Ecstasy to record a track about radio personality Mister Magic.  The song gained more attention oversees than in New York. They eventually...

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UTFO

Members Kangol Kid Doctor Ice Educated Rapper Mixmaster Ice This Brooklyn based group (Untouchable Force Organization) released one of hip hop’s most important and successful records, “Roxanne, Roxanne” in 1984.  Before that record they were official dancers for Whodini. It spawned over 100 answer records, the most famous of which was from Roxanne Shante. After their first album, the Educated Rapper left the group. ...

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Us Girls

Members Sha-Rock (Sharon Green) Lisa Lee Debbie Dee They never really were a major group, but Lisa Lee, Debbie Dee, and Sha-Rock (formerly of the Funky Four + 1) did perform in the film Beat Street. The trio did record a single titled “The New York City Breakers” along with New York City Breakers manager, Michael Holman on a Breakdance compilation album in 1984. Check out Us Girls in “Beat Street” Additional...

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Two Sisters

Members Theresa Tracey Two Sisters were one of the original electro groups. They released an album called “Two Sisters” on SugarScoop Records. They were produced by Man Parrish. Their biggest record was “B Boys Beware” which featured MC G.L.O.B.E. from The Soul Sonic Force. Other tracks include “High Noon”, “Destiny”, and “Scratch This”.  “Pop Lock This Rock (To the...

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