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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Man Parrish – Heatstroke

Polydor (UK) [POSPX 593] 1982 This was the second release by Man Parrish in Europe and also had a couple of variations. It was originally issued on Polydor in the UK and unofficially on Rams Horn in Europe. The first Rams Horn pressing in 1983 came in a picture sleeve and was incorrectly titled “Heartstroke” before being reissued and correctly […]

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