Trickeration – Rap, Bounce, Rockskate

Sound Of New York (US) [S.N.Y. 4001] 1980 Classic disco rap track sampling Vaughan Mason’s “Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll” from 1979. Trickeration were Basic and Disco Rock and were originally members of the Outlaw Four and this was their only release as a group. There are a couple of label variations for this release, both distinguishable by the slightly different catalogue […]

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Tanya “Sweet Tee” Winley – Vicious Rap

Paul Winley Records (US) [12X45-6 / 12X45-1] 1980 This was the debut and only release by Tanya Winley as a solo artist and is an example of one of the first conscious raps. Music is provided by in-house group of the time, the Harlem Underground Band and it was written by Tanya and Afrika Bambaataa. The track was recorded in 1978 but […]

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T.J. Swann & Peewee Mel and Swann Controllers – Maximus Party

Express Records (US) [5255] 1980 This is the second release from T.J. Swann and he’s joined this time by Peewee Mel (Pee Wee Mel). It’s another classic disco rap track using a replayed version of Queen’s “Another One Bites The Dust”. There are a few label variations for this release but they have no release dates on them so based […]

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