Solid C, Bobby D & Kool Drop – Wack Rap

Wackie’s (US) [SENTA 766-226] 1979 Typical early disco rap track with music by Wackie’s Disco Rock Band which appears to be the only release by Solid C (Charles Burrell), Bobby D (Bobby Daley) and Kool Drop (James Redden). The track was produced by label owner Lloyd Barnes aka Bullwackie. The ‘Version’ was reissued in 2003 on Dis-Joint Records as a […]

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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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Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight

Sugar Hill Records (US) [SH-542] 1979 Debut release by Master Gee, Wonder Mike and Big Bank Hank (R.I.P.), a group manufactured by label owner Sylvia Robinson. Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” is widely known as the first rap record record released on vinyl and was based around an interpretation of Chic’s “Good Times” bassline replayed by Chip Searin. It contained those infamous […]

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