Fatback

Fatback was basically a funk band that recorded in the 1970’s and 80’s. As far as this site is concerned, however, it is one track in particular that lands it a place on this site. The track is called “King Tim III (Personality Jock)”.  It was released in 1979 and is considered by many to be the first hip hop song in history. The song  was  released just before a certain other tune called “Rapper’s...

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Sugarhill Gang – Sugarhill Gang
Jan07

Sugarhill Gang – Sugarhill Gang

Label: Sugarhill Records Year: 1980 Click to Buy it From Amazon.Com Song Listing 1. Here I Am 2. Rapper’s Reprise (Jam-Jam) Guest Artist – The Sequence 3. Bad News 4. Sugar Hill Groove 5. Passion Play 6. Rapper’s Delight Reviews This was the group’s first full length LP. Released in the early spring of 1980,this record contains very funky grooves and cool arrangements. Even though this was a rap group, not...

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The Showdown: The Sugarhill Gang vs. Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
Jan07

The Showdown: The Sugarhill Gang vs. Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five

Label: Rhino Year: 1999 Click to Buy it From Amazon.Com Song Listing 1. Ice T & Chuck D Introduction/Pre-Game Show 2. Rapper’s Delight- Sugarhill Gang 3. The Message- Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five 4. Round One Wrap Up 5. 8th Wonder- Sugarhill Gang 6. Scorpio- Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five 7. Round Two Wrap Up 8. Kick it Love from 9 to 5- Sugarhill Gang 9. New York New York- Grandmaster Flash & The...

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Kurtis Blow Presents The History of Rap Volume 2 – Various Artists
Jan07

Kurtis Blow Presents The History of Rap Volume 2 – Various Artists

Label: Rhino Year: 1997 Click to Buy it From Amazon.Com Amazon.com Widgets Song Listing 1. Rapper’s Delight (short 12″ version)- Sugarhill Gang 2. Funk You Up (short 12″ version)- The Sequence 3. Rappin & Rockin the House (short 12″ version)- Funky 4 + 1 4. Christmas Rappin’- Kurtis Blow 5. The Breaks- Kurtis Blow 6. Monster Jam- Spoonie Gee & The Sequence 7. Jazzy Sensation (short 12″ Bronk...

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Street Jams: Hip Hop From the Top (Box) – Various
Jan07

Street Jams: Hip Hop From the Top (Box) – Various

Label: Rhino Year: 1996 Click to Buy it From Amazon.Com Song Listing DISC 1 1. Rapper’s Delight – Sugarhill Gang 2. The Breaks – Kurtis Blow 3. Sucker D. J.’s – Dimples D. 4. Request Line – Rock Master Scott And Dynamic 5. What People Do For Money – Divine Sounds 6. Adventures Of Super Rhymes – Jimmy Spicer 7. King Of The Beat – Pumpkin 8. Message, The – Grand Master Flash 9....

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