Captain Rock – Cosmic Glide

NIA Records (US) [NI 1234] 1982 Captain Rock aka Ronald Greene originally began his career in hip hop as DJ Ronnie Green and was the live DJ for Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde. Although not a member of the Harlem World Crew he lived across the street from the club and was familiar with everyone involved. The Aleems (Taharqa and […]

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Carver Area High School Seniors – Get Live ’83

Challenger Records (US) [CH-1000] 1982 Carver Area High School was a US public high school in Chicago, Illinois, full name George Washington Carver Area High School. As a way of fundraising, the school issued several releases organised by Earl ‘Teddy ‘ Thomas on their own Challenger Records label, including this disco rap track. The school is now a military academy. […]

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Cold Crush Brothers – Weekend

Elite Records (US) [EL 100] 1982   One word….”Legends”. Founded by the Original DJ Tony Tone and honing their skills alongside Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force, Funky Four, etc, Cold Crush grew to be a force on the rap scene and were well known for their synchronized routines. DJ Tony Tone was originally a member of The Brothers Disco alongside […]

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Cybotron – Cosmic Cars

Deep Space Records (US) [203053X] 1982 Follow-up to the Detroit hit, Alleys Of The Mind, this track was heading in a more hip hop/electro direction and was released on their own label also as a 7″. As a result of this track, later the same year the group signed to Fantasy and issued a slightly longer 12″ version. It was then […]

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