Dizzy Heights – Christmas Rapping

Polydor (UK) [WRAPX 1] 1982 Former member of DJ Newtrament’s band The Krew, this is Dizzy’s debut release and is one of the earliest UK hip hop releases. It was very similar to the disco rap style of Kurtis Blow’s “Christmas Rapping” and was issued in a couple of different sleeves. One was plain with details printed on the top right […]

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Drum Machine – Drum Machine

Jayco Records (US) [JC-001] 1982 Jay Burnett aka Burzootie aka Drum Machine recorded this track for his very own label, Jayco Records in 1982. It was the only release on the label. He’d previously worked with Arthur Baker as an engineer on Bambaataa’s “Planet Rock” and it’s his vocals you hear saying “Rock, rock the planet rock, don’t stop”. This […]

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