Family – Family Rap

Sound Of New York (US) [702] 1979 This is the one and only release by Family aka (Mighty) Mike C & Toney Tone and like other tracks by the likes of Scoopy and Spoonie Gee, utilizes Cloud One’s “Patty Duke”. The track features production from Peter Brown. The track lengths are incorrectly printed as 10:00 minutes but they are actually […]

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Spoonie Gee – Spoonin Rap

Sound Of New York (US) [QC 708] 1979 After the death of his mother at a young age, Gabriel Jackson aka Spoonie Gee, or Spoonin Gee as he was called on this release, moved in with his uncle Bobby Robinson, owner of Enjoy Records. It was in Bobby’s apartment that he began rapping and was eventually suggested to Peter Brown […]

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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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