Boogie Boys – Rappin’ Aint No Thing

Mike & Dave Records (US) [MD 2000] 1981 This was the debut release by the original Boogie Boys, a duo consisting of William Stroman (RIP) aka Kid Delight aka Boogie Knight and Keith Short aka Kool Ski. The record was mixed live by DJ Darryl C of the Crash Crew using breakbeats from “Those shoes” by The Eagles, “Johnny The […]

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Fantasy Three – It’s Your Rock

Specific Records (US) [SR-143 / CJP-1001] 1983 Classic debut release from Silver Fox, Charlie Rock & Larry D aka Fantasy Three produced by Master O.C. and as sampled by the likes of Pete Rock, Wu-Tang, De La Soul, 2 Live Crew, etc. There are a few label variations of this. It is believed that there was only one test pressing […]

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Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Freedom

Sugar Hill Records (US) [SH-549] 1980 Although originally intended for the Crash Crew, this was the Sugarhill debut for Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five. The Crash Crew had already recorded “High Power Rap” on Mike & Dave Records which used the original beat from Freedom’s “Get Up And Dance”. Sugarhill wanted to do their own version over a replayed […]

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