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Disco Daddy & Capt. Rapp

Disco Daddy & Capt. Rapp Members: Disco Daddy, Captain Rapp Alias: Capt. Crunch & The Funky Bunch Labelled as the ‘first authentic west coast hip

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Disco Daddy

Disco Daddy Member Of: Disco Daddy & Captain Rapp, Capt. Crunch & The Funky Bunch Alias: MEGA-byTE Disco Daddy (Michael Khalfani) was the first DJ,

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High Fidelity Three

High Fidelity Three Members: Mike Kydd, Rob ‘Master Bass’ Mabry, Warren McDonald The High Fidelity Three, consisting of Mike Kydd, Rob ‘Master Bass’ Mabry and

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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.

Black and white image of DJ Cash Money after winning the 1988 World DJ Mixing Championships

DJ Cash Money

The Interview


...interviews the legendary DJ Cash Money about his hip hop history and of course, his latest Street Cash project
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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, 'Ready For The Show'.

Hip Hop Needs Your Help

Kurtis Blow...

...is a music and film producer, actor, recording artist, b-boy and now a Minister. Please click the link and sign the petition to reward his contribution to hip hop by nominating him for induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2020.

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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