The Cold Crush Brothers were one of the earliest rap crews, forming in the immediate wake of Kool Herc’s famous parties. Though they have released numerous live recording, the fact that they never released a studio album has led to their status as pioneers being largely been overshadowed by those they inspired.
Angelo King began spinning songs at house parties as DJ the Player. After hearing hip-hop DJ Kool Herc, the young DJ decided to follow his lead and make hip-hop. He first teamed up with fellow DJs, DJ Breakout , DJ Baron as well as Kevin “K.K. Rockwell” Smith (and occasionally David “Busy Bee” Parker). After King’s partners formed The Funky Four in 1976, where they achieved some success, King... Read More