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
Sisters With Transistors is a documentary telling the stories of several female electronic music pioneers. The film is currently touring festivals around the world, and is available to stream in some countries now.
Our first issue is available to read online now, or to purchase from our store. Inside you’ll find interviews with David Toop, Anika, and Marden Hill, alongside articles on Brother Jack McDuff, and Australia’s record presses.