Rap Archives Volume 1 – Various Artists
Jan07

Rap Archives Volume 1 – Various Artists

Label: Sounds of Urban London Records International Year: 1996 Click to Buy it From Amazon.Com Song Listing 1. Intro 2. Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh – at the Lincoln Project, NY 1984 3. Zulu Nation Aniversary – at the Roxy, Bronx NY 1984 4. Force MC’s – at the Harlem World, Manhattan, NY 1981 5. Kool Moe Dee vs. Busy Bee – at the Harlem World, Manhattan, NY 1981 6. Fu Kwan vs. Roxanne – Venue...

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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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MC Ricky D / Slick Rick
Jan07

MC Ricky D / Slick Rick

Rick “Slick Rick” Walters was born in London in 1965 and moved with his family to the Bronx in 1975. Charlie Rock of Harlem World Crew was very instrumental in bringing “Ricky D” AKA “Slick Rick” and Doug E. Fresh together when he was request by Doug to introduce him to Rick after he has seen him win a number of local MC battle contest. It was at a MC Contest at the 369 Armory on 142nd street in...

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Doug E Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew
Jan07

Doug E Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew

Members Doug E Fresh (Doug E Davis) MC Ricky D Chill Will Barry Bee Doug E. Davis was born on September 17, 1966 in the Barbados. Before Darren Robinson of the Fat Boys and Biz Markie, there was Doug E. Fresh “The Original Human Beat Box.”  Although others may have gotten more recognition for their beat box skills, it was Doug who started it all. An early 12″ was “Pass the Budda” by Doug Fresh, Spoonie...

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Old School Feature – St. Louis Hip Hop Festival Review – Kurtis Blow, Slick Rick, Sugarhill Gang
Sep08

Old School Feature – St. Louis Hip Hop Festival Review – Kurtis Blow, Slick Rick, Sugarhill Gang

St. Louis, MO – Home of the Cardinals, the Rams, the Arch and……Nelly. The first week of September 2006 saw the birth of the 1st Annual St. Louis Hip Hop Festival. To my great surprise (and excitement) it turns out the festival was being headlined by several Old School Hip Hop Legends.     The festival was held on the Eads Bridge which is a four lane highway over the Mississippi River Monday-Friday, but on...

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