Chain 3 – Graffiti (New York City Style)

Label: Bivak RecordsReleased: 2009Format: 12″Country of Origin: Holland Bronx Native Chain 3 was a graffiti artist through the mid 1970’s to early 1980’s. He wrote under various aliases including Tee Bag 170, Dr. Phibes, Ash, Word, etc. and was a co-founder of one of the most influential graffiti crews, T.D.S. (The Death Squad). The crew featured fellow writers Dondi, Skeme, Case2, Zephyr, Mr. […]

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Fearless Four – It’s Magic

Enjoy Records (US) [ER-6024] 1982 The Fearless Four originally started life as the duo of Devastating Tito and Master O.C. and were called The Houserockers Crew. They were later joined by Great Peso, D.L.B., Mighty Mike C and Krazy Eddie and appeared as the Fearless Four. Mike Ski & Troy B of The Disco Four were also brief members. The […]

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Fearless Four – Rockin’ It

Enjoy Records (US) [ER-6028] 1982 Fearless Four’s follow-up to ‘It’s Magic’, this time based on the tune from Kraftwerk’s ‘Man Machine’. There are a few label variations for this release. Early pressings with catalogue number ER-6028 include one that credits Pumpkin & Friends and one that doesn’t. There is also a later repress with the same track listing and a […]

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Pumpkin – King Of The Beat

Profile Records (US) [PRO-7038] 1983 Born Errol Eduardo Bedward, Bronx native Pumpkin was a multi-instrumentalist best known for his drumming skills and was known as the original King of the Beats. He began his career producing records for Bobby Robinson’s Enjoy label before signing with Profile where he continued producing for other labels under aliases such as B. Eats, Bedward and Jack-O-Lantern. […]

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