Hip Hop Greats: Classic Raps – Various
Jan07

Hip Hop Greats: Classic Raps – Various

Label: Rhino Year: 1990 Click to Buy it From Amazon.Com Amazon.com Widgets Song Listing 1. Rapper’s Delight- Sugarhill Gang 2. Fat Boys- Fat Boys 3. White Lines (Don’t Do It)- Grandmaster & Melle Mel 4. Roxanne, Roxanne- UTFO 5. Jam on It- Newcleus 6. It’s Like That- Run DMC 7. The Message- Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five 8. Funk You Up- Sequence 9. The Breaks- Kurtis Blow 10. 8th Wonder- Sugarhill Gang...

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Sugarhill Gang – The Best of the Sugarhill Gang: Rapper’s Delight
Jan07

Sugarhill Gang – The Best of the Sugarhill Gang: Rapper’s Delight

Label: Rhino Year: 1996 Click to Buy it From Amazon.Com Song Listing 1. Rapper’s Delight 2. Hot Hot Summer Day 3. 8th Wonder 4. Showdown- w/ The Furious Five 5. Apache 6. The Lover in You 7. The Word is Out 8. Kick it Live from 9 to 5 9. Livin in the Fast Lane 10. Girls 11. Work, Work, The Body- w/ Kory-O Reviews This greatest hits cd includes all the essentials to move the crowd. Of course it includes the over 2 million copy...

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Sugarhill Gang
Jan07

Sugarhill Gang

Members Wonder Mike (Mike Wright) Big Bank Hank (Henry Jackson) Master Gee (Guy O’Brien) Kory O The story of the Sugarhill Gang is perhaps one of the most controversial among old school hip hop and hip hop on a whole for that matter. A woman named Sylvia Robinson, who herself was involved in the music industry, heard this new underground sound called rap and felt that there was market there for the taking.  She began to put...

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Cold Crush Brothers
Jan07

Cold Crush Brothers

Members DJ Tony Tone (Angelo King) Easy AD (Adrian Harris) DJ Charlie Chase (Carlos Mandes) Grandmaster Caz (Curtis Fisher) Almighty KG (Kenneth Pounder) JDL (Jerry Dee Lewis) Money Ray (Eric Hoskins) d. 10/3/02 This was one of the biggest crews of the early hip hop landscape. The roster to the right is misleading in regards to the original members of the Cold Crush Brothers.  Original members included Chase, Tone, A.D. Whipper Whip,...

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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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