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Jazzy 4 MC’s

Jazzy 4 MC’s Members: MC Mercury, Shambu, Sha Rock, Frankie J MC’s Shambu and Mercury were originally members of Fly Force together with Mr. B and T-Ski Valley and the group formed part of Kool Herc‘s Herculords although never actually recorded anything together. When Fly Force disbanded, Shambu and Mercury joined with Sha Rock (Not …

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Two Sisters

Two Sisters Members: Man Parrish, Raul Rodriguez, Theresa Pesco, Tracey ??? The Two Sisters were actually the production duo of Man Parrish and Raul Rodriguez and the name was a nickname given to them by someone at Sugarscoop. The vocalists were receptionists from the Sugarscoop offices, Theresa Pesco and Tracey ???, and it was decided …

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Family Quest

Family Quest Members: Dirty Harry, E-Mix, Cheeko MC aka Daddy Hip Hop, Mystery Established in 1983, Family Quest were one of the earliest UK rap groups but had only ever featured on 1984’s “Outer Space ’84 Rap” by Automation. The group, consisiting of Dirty Harry (Harry Norbert), E=Mix (Ian Akal), Cheeko MC aka Daddy Hip …

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Hardrock Soul Movement

Hardrock Soul Movement Members: Max L.X., Dave V.J. Before Hardrock Soul Movement, Max L.X. aka Maximum Scratch (Maxwell X) and Dave V.J. (Vinyl Junkie) (Dave Morrissey) were originally members of the UK’s legendary Mastermind Roadshow together with Mastermind (Herbie Laidley) and others. As part of Mastermind, they helped complete several remixes for artists such as …

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Drum Machine

Drum Machine Alias: Burzootie Drum Machine was a recording name used by producer and engineer, Jay Burnett for his one and only release as an artist, simple titled ‘Drum Machine’. Two years after it’s release it was sampled by The Beastie Boys and also formed the basis for the classic Def Jam release, ‘Drum Machine’ …

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