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Month: March 2016

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Superappin’

Enjoy Records (US) [6001] 1979 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five were formed in the Bronx. Flash honed his skills alongside the L Brothers before recruiting Cowboy, Melle Mel & Kidd Creole as emcee’s. They were originally known as the Three MC’s but were joined shortly after by Rahiem, formerly of the Funky Four, and …

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Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Super Rappin’ No.2

Enjoy Records (US) [ER-6011] 1980 This is the second release from Flash and the group and is just a shorter re-vocalled version of Superappin’ with slightly cleaner and more polished music. The original pressing had a red label but there are also 3 silver label reissues with the same catalogue number but different text layouts, …

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Marvelous Three & The Younger Generation – Rappin All Over

Brass Records (US) [BRDS 2508] 1980 Debut release from the Marvelous Three aka Chief Rock Busy Bee, DJ Small and Kool DJ A.J. It seems that the Younger Generation was actually just an alias for Terry Lewis or possibly the group that played the music. The record was bootlegged/unofficially reissued in the 2000s but is …

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