Cazal Boys – Snatchin’ Cazals

Tempre Records (US) [T1837] 1985 This is the one and only release by the Cazal Boys and features an uncredited DJ Jazzy Jeff in his vinyl debut. Jeff actually used some of the lyrics for ‘The Magnificent Jazzy Jeff’ – ‘So check out Jazzy Jeff on the cold cut scratch’. The track was reissued in 2016 on Dusty Donuts as […]

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Disco 3 – Fat Boys

Sutra Records (US) [SUD 024] 1984 Second and final release from the Disco 3 and this was the track that really got them noticed. The track poked fun at themselves and was a massive hit at the time, prompting them to rename themselves the Fat Boys and continue in a similar style for their future releases. It was also the […]

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Disco 3 – Reality

Sutra Records (US) [SUD 018] 1983 Prince Markie Dee, Kool Rock-Ski and Buff Love aka The Human Beat Box (R.I.P.), collectively known as the Disco 3 were discovered after entering a talent show at Radio City Music Hall in New York City in 1983. After gaining the attention of Charles Stettler, who became the group’s manager, they released their debut […]

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Fresh Gordon – Fresh Commandments

Tommy Boy (US) [TB 882] 1986 Nice vocoder hip hop from Fresh Gordon featuring assistant producers The Jazz and Mark Morales aka Prince Markie Dee of the Fat Boys. “My Fila”, featuring The Jazz, was a response to Run DMC’s “My Adidas”. This was to be his penultimate release. He also released “Feelin’ James” in 1987 before settling into his […]

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