Boogie Boys – Zodiac

Capitol Records (US) [V-8578] 1984 Following the success of ‘Rappin’ Aint No Thing’, the Boogie Boys became hot property on the Manhattan club scene and they eventually landed a deal with Capitol Records. The group’s first release on a major label was Zodiac/Breakdancer produced by Ted Currier and led to an album deal. Unfortunately, following the single, Kool Ski left […]

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Divine Sounds – What People Do For Money

Specific Records (US) [SR-243] 1984 Divine Sounds were a rap group from Bedford-Stuyvesant (Bed-Sty), Brooklyn, New York. The group originally consisted of brothers Disco Ritchie (Richard Dowling) and DJ Mike Music (Michael Dowling – RIP). After writing this track the brothers decided that it would be a good idea for Disco Ritchie to have a rhyming partner. It was at […]

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E.D. Math – Behind The Bars

Cheryl Records (US) [C-4001] 1985 This is the only release by E.D. Math aka Everett D. Martin and was mixed and arranged by the legendary Harold McGuire aka Whiz Kid (R.I.P.) with scratches by DJ Pete Rock (Not to be confused with Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth). Sadly no video as yet. Side A Behind The Bars (Radio Mix) [4:49] […]

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