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Dee Dee King

Rapper Dee Dee Ruler is in fact rocker Dee Dee Ramone going right through a whopping identification problems in the past due ’80s. As Ramones drummer Marky Ramone place it, “Dee Dee is not a rap designer, he’s a rock and roll designer. I thought it had been sort of …

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Will Smith

Beginning his job through the mid-’80s beneath the name the new Prince, by the next decade rapper Is going to Smith was one of the primary superstars of his period — not just a pop music sensation, he also conquered television and finally feature motion pictures, starring inside a string …

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Young Black Teenagers

Despite their name, the Young Black Teenagers (YBT) weren’t ethnically black in any way — four of these were white, and another of Puerto Rican descent. The idea struck some in the hip-hop community as absurd and even unpleasant, however the group was sincerely wanting to spend tribute towards the …

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DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince

To numerous present-day listeners, DJ Jazzy Jeff & the new Prince are best-remembered for starting the superstar music/acting career from the latter, right now known by his true name of Will Smith. Within their heyday, nevertheless, the Philadelphia duo performed a major part to make rap music available to pop …

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Grandmaster Melle Mel

Lyrical leader of the initial Furious Five and founder of the splinter version of the group through the middle-’80s, Melle Mel wrote lots of the renowned raps featured in Grandmaster Expensive tracks. Delivered Melvin Glover, he and his sibling Nate (aka Kidd Creole) (not really the Caribbean dance-popster of the …

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DJ Red Alert

A favorite radio character and rap archivist, Crimson Alert is well known for breaking the professions of several in hip-hop’s top notch, including Boogie Straight down Productions, Dark Sheep, A Tribe Called Mission, as well as the Jungle Brothers. Crimson Alert started his profession by doing work for Afrika Bambaataa …

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Boogie Boys

A Harlem rap ensemble, the Boogie Guys scored one big hit in 1985 with “A Journey Female,” for Capitol, that peaked at amount six in the R&B graphs. William “Boogie Knight” Stroman, Joe “Romeo J.D.” Malloy, and Rudy “Lil’ Rahiem” Sheriff comprised the group. But factors went downhill from then …

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The Sugarhill Gang

Although Sugarhill Gang inaugurated the annals of documented hip-hop making use of their single “Rapper’s Delight,” a multi-platinum-seller and radio hit in 1979, the group was cooked as much as profit from a supposed novelty item. Music sector manufacturer and label owner Sylvia Robinson got notice the substantial hip-hop block …

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Majik Most

Majik Most, the self-proclaimed Initial Sweaty Back again Bastard, comes from Tampa, FL. His rhymes feature weighty usage of punchlines and comic vulgarity. Originally from Miami, Majik Many relocated to Tampa in the first ’90s and fulfilled Dutchmassive. Via a shared friend they forged a romantic relationship with maker Celph …

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The Real Roxanne

Following a massive success of U.T.F.O.’s “Roxanne, Roxanne” solitary in past due 1984 and early 1985, more than 100 answer information appeared, and many woman rappers adopted the Roxanne alias; the true Roxanne (given birth to Adelaida Martinez) was possibly the many talented from the number and really just had …

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