Dimples D – Sucker DJ’s (I Will Survive)

Partytime (US) [PT-101] 1983 Debut and only solo release from Queensbridge native Dimples D aka Crystal Smith. It was also the debut production from her boyfriend of the time, Marley Marl and was a response to Run DMC’s “Sucker MC’s”. Many of the vocals were then sampled & scratched on future Marley releases. She went on to form the all-female hip […]

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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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Great Peso & Mr. Nasty – It’s Time To Rock

C.C.L. Records Inc. (US) [C.C.L. 401] 1984 Classic electro/rap track and fourth release on CCL Records as featured on Street Sounds Electro 5. Features a rap from Great Peso and his brother Kenny G, production from Peso’s crew mate Master O.C. of The Fearless Four and Aldo Marin, music by Pumpkin (R.I.P.) and scratches by Krazy Eddie. Side A It’s […]

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