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Disco 3 aka The Fat Boys

Disco 3

Disco 3 Members: Prince Markie Dee, Kool Rock-Ski, Buff Love Alias: Fat Boys Prince Markie Dee (Mark Morales), Kool Rock-Ski

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Drum Machine

Drum Machine Alias: Burzootie Drum Machine was a recording name used by producer and engineer, Jay Burnett for his one

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In Store


The aim of the website is to document hip hop vinyl releases from 1979-1986 and, when available, show the label variations which were released. The focus is on US and UK 12″ singles but other formats and origins will be thrown into the mix.

To read the full story of how this came about please click the button below.

The Perfect Rap Song


JayQuan examines in detail why Play That Beat Mr. D.J. is a perfect rap song in the genre
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All the latest offerings from new UK rap duo, 05:21

Five Twenty One

Check out the group's website and the video for the new single, 'Without Warning', released on Hip Hop Be Bop Records.

AllCity TaxiTalk Show

Interviews with artists across all genres of music and graffiti


...talks music and fashion with UK jazz funk legend, Barrie K. Sharpe.
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The Foundation Hip Hop Documentaries

(Coming soon!)


If you enjoy learning about hip hop history then you probably already know about Jay Quan's Foundation website and YouTube channel. Time to take things to the next level with some new documentaries. If you can afford to, please help by donating to his GoFundMe page. Every little helps!
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