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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Cold Crush Brothers – Weekend

Label: Elite RecordsReleased: 1982Format: 12″Country of Origin: USStyle: Disco Rap Artist Bio click here This is the debut vinyl release for the Cold Crush Brothers and here are a couple of notable label variations. I’m not sure which release came first but there is a blue label version with white text and also a blue label with silver text which also includes the additional text […]

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Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde – Jeckyll And Hyde Dance

Rojac Records (US) [RJ 6200] 1981 After appearing as part of the Harlem World Crew in 1980 this was Andre Harrell and Alonzo Brown’s debut release as a group. “Jeckyll And Hyde Dance” is a fairly forgettable rap track with a 60’s soul sounding backing but the main reason to purchase this is the old school disco rap track “Doing […]

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Kool Moe Dee vs Busy Bee Starski – Recorded Live At Harlem World’s Xmas Rappers Convention 1981

Rock The Discotek Records (UK) [RTDT002] 2016 This is the live recording of the legendary battle between Busy Bee and Kool Moe Dee at the 1981 Harlem World’s Xmas Rappers Convention. It was edited, revitalised and remastered by Jorun Bombay for Rock The Discotek Productions and released on vinyl as a 7″ in 2016. It was issued complete with stamps […]

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Little Starsky – Dancin’ Party People

Golden Flamingo Records (US) [GF 1900] 1981   This was the second and final release by Little Starsky before he changed his name to Lovebug Starski. Once again another classic Peter Brown production. Side A Dancin’ Party People (Vocal) [10:00] Side B Dancin’ Party People (Instrumental) [10:00]

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Little Starsky – Gangster Rock

Golden Flamingo Records (US) [10000 / 11000] 1979   Little Starsky aka Lovebug Starski, real name Kevin Smith, grew up in the Bronx and became the in-house DJ at the Disco Fever and also deejayed at the Harlem World. This classic Peter Brown production with the instrumental by the Land Of Hits Orchestra on the flip was his debut release […]

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Lovebug Starski – You’ve Gotta Believe

Fever Records (US) [TFR-003] 1983 This was Lovebug Starski aka Kevin Smith’s first release for Sal Abbatiello’s Fever Records which was an extension of his nightclub called The Fever in NYC. The track was written by William ‘Billy Bill’ Waring with adlibs by Starski and produced by Kurtis Blow, Larry Smith and Russell Simmons with music by Orange Krush (Larry […]

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