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Madrok

The West Coast rapper Madrok released just one single LP, 1992’s Knowledge to Noise, for AVC. Despite several solid singles, it wasn’t successful and he by no means released another full-length.

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Doug E. Fresh

The first human being beatbox within the rap world, but still the best ever, Doug E. New amazed audiences along with his note-perfect imitations of drum devices, effects, and frequently large examples of hip-hop classics. New was created Doug E. Davis in Barbados, and his 1st appearance arrived in 1983 …

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U.T.F.O.

U.T.F.O. was a Brooklyn, NY-based rap group, made up of the Kangol Child, Doctor Glaciers, the Educated Rapper, and Combine Master Glaciers. The quartet initial fulfilled as dancers for Whodini, before developing U.T.F.O. (which stood for “Untouchable Power Firm”) in 1983. In early stages, the group described themselves as “the …

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The Egyptian Lover

Perhaps one of the most innovative companies from the old-school/electro period, Egyptian Lover’s Greg Broussard recorded a parade of singles through the mid-’80s that proved influential for many years. Inspired himself by Kraftwerk/hip-hop soundclashes like Afrika Bambaataa’s “Globe Rock and roll” and Guy Parrish’s “Hip-Hop End up being Bop (Don’t …

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Doctor Ice

b. Fred Reeves, Brooklyn, NEW YORK, NY, USA. Rapper hence called because he wished to participate in the medical job while at college. Doctor Glaciers was formerly an associate of U.T.F.O. , with whom he continued to be for five years, and just before that Whodini, being a live dancer …

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ESG

It really wasn’t by style which the South Bronx-based group ESG affected post-punk, zero influx, hip-hop, and home music. They opened up for Public Picture Ltd. and A PARTICULAR Proportion, they released information on a single label as Water Water, that they had their music sampled countless situations, plus they …

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Fab 5 Freddy

Among rap’s most colorful and recognizable people, at various factors in his lifestyle Fab Five Freddy is a nationally exhibited painter, an professional, a screenwriter, a rapper, a graffiti musician, a manufacturer, and a bunch for MTV, each undertaking carrying Freddy’s brand zeal and charisma. We were young within the …

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Excalibur

This group was formed in Yorkshire, England, in 1981 by Paul McBride (vocals), Paul Solynskyj (b. 27 Oct 1966, Britain; electric guitar), Martin Hawthorn (bass), and Mick Dobson (drums). The music group was produced while these were still schoolboys plus they would apparently drift off in class following a weighty …

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Funkmaster Flex

Not because the early ’80s when DJs such as for example Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa were known as two of rap’s most widely used numbers had a hip-hop DJ attained such prominent position among the people as Fresh York’s Funkmaster Flex. Through the entire 1990s he reigned over New …

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Spoonie Gee

Spoonie Gee was the nephew of veteran R&B maker Bobby Robinson and something of the initial rap performers. He was referred to as the “like rapper,” a graphic which was founded by his 1st record, “Like Rap,” released on his uncle’s Enjoy label because the turn side from the Treacherous …

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