The Rap Attack — Five early hip hop hits you may have missed

Grandmaster DST, photographed by Patricia Bates for Rap Attack (1984)

We’ve detailed five early rap singles we think are worth a look, after reading about them in David Toop’s Rap Attack book. Starting in 1979, these are truly old school.

You can read the article here, and listen along to our mix on Mixcloud.

1 – Joe Bataan – Rap-O Clap-O
2 – The Younger Generation – Rappin All Over
3 – Spoonie Gee – Spoonin Rap
4 – The Sequence – Funk You Up
5 – Spoonie Gee & The Sequence – Monsert Jam
6 – The Deuce – Think About It
7 – The Fearless Four – Rockin’ It
8 – Fearless – Creepin’ Up On Ya

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