Eddie Cheba – Lookin’ Good (Shake Your Body)

Tree Line (US) [3711] 1979 This is the only release by Eddie Cheba and is a great disco rap track out of NYC. It was originally pressed on Tree Line Records with the original green label design but due to heavy demand it was pressed again and manufactured and distributed by Pete Brown’s Queen Constance label. The second pressing featured […]

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Family – Family Rap

Sound Of New York (US) [702] 1979 This is the one and only release by Family aka (Mighty) Mike C & Toney Tone and like other tracks by the likes of Scoopy and Spoonie Gee, utilizes Cloud One’s “Patty Duke”. The track features production from Peter Brown. The track lengths are incorrectly printed as 10:00 minutes but they are actually […]

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Ikim & Bacardi – Funk Rap

Land Of Hits (US) [802] 1980 This is the only release from Ikim & Bacardi and is produced by Bernard Thomas and Peter Brown. It is a classic disco rap track of the time but more importantly it is also the debut vinyl release by Cutmaster DC. The track features male rapper Ikim aka Cutmaster DC, trading verses with female […]

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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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Margo’s Kool Out Crew – Death Rap

Heavenly Star Records (US) [721] 1980 This is the only release from Margo’s Kool Out Crew and is produced by Bernard “Rapper Dapper B” Thomas & Peter Brown. Not exactly sure who Margo is but after listening to the record the five MC’s are Mister Ace, Tricky Tee (Troy Rainey), Darryl O, Mister C & Skee G also known collectively […]

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Mr. Magic – Rappin’ With Mr. Magic

Magic Records (US) [CX347ABS] 1980 Mr. Magic aka Tony Pearson from Connecticut (Not to be confused with Mr. Magic aka John Rivas of WBLS Rap Attack fame) was a record store owner and promoter in the 1970’s. It was after hearing Kurtis Blow’s ‘Christmas Rap’ that he decided to record his own track and came up with ‘Rappin With Mr. […]

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Spoonie Gee – Spoonin Rap

Sound Of New York (US) [QC 708] 1979 After the death of his mother at a young age, Gabriel Jackson aka Spoonie Gee, or Spoonin Gee as he was called on this release, moved in with his uncle Bobby Robinson, owner of Enjoy Records. It was in Bobby’s apartment that he began rapping and was eventually suggested to Peter Brown […]

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