2 Live Crew – What I Like

Fresh Beat Records (US) [FBR-002] 1985 This is the second release from original 2 Live Crew members and the final release for short-lived Fresh Beat Records. The scratch version featuring the beatbox solo by MC Jammin C was made famous here in the UK by the likes of Mike Allen. Amazing Vee left the group following this release. There is […]

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L.A. Dream Team – Calling On The Dream Team

Dream Team Records (US) [DTR-629] 1985 This is the debut release from West Coast group L.A. Dream Team. The group was formed by Chris “Snake Puppy” Wilson and Rudy Pardee (R.I.P.) and was the first release on their own label, Dream Team Records. There a a few label variations for this release as pictured below and all have the same […]

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L.A. Dream Team – Rock Berry Jam

Dream Team Records (US) [DTR-630] 1985 Second release from L.A. Dream Team and a west coast electro classic featuring the vocals of extended Dream team member Lisa Love (R.I.P.). Once again there are a few label variations for this release which are pictured below. The first pressing included the Macola Record Co. details at the bottom and the sides were […]

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Triple Threat Three – M.P.G. Rap

Saturn Records (US) [SAT-2010] 1985 This is the second and final release from the Triple Threat Three and was a tribute to the late soul legend, Marvin Gaye, who was shot dead by his father the previous year. The track featured Daniel Sofer on keyboards, a guest appearance from Andre Manuel aka the Unknown DJ and additional production from Lonzo (Alonzo) Williams […]

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Triple Threat Three – Scratch Motion

Saturn Records (US) [SAT-2007] 1984 This is the first of only 2 releases from Captain K (Bruce Knight), Mike C (Mike Carraway) and DC Ray (Ray Haskins) collectively known as the Triple Threat Three from Sacramento and features scratching from DJ Darryl Dee (Darryl Dennis). There are a couple of label variations of note. First pressings were independent and have Saturn […]

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