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In 1992, there was a rap group that no one liked because they were too pretty and was selling out making radio friendly music oThey looked like they didn’t belong in hip hopoGroup was called PM DawnKRS-One responded oPM Dawn was being interviewed and said that KRS-One was “the teacher of what?”, and said that he wasn’t credible oKRS-One heard that they dissed him and didn’t do anything immediately One day at a PM Dawn concert, BDP climbed up on the stage of their show and threw PM Dawn off of the stageKRS-One called it a triumph for hip-hopKRS-One is being promoted as a peace master, yet did this…? oHis audience was upset with his actions oHe later apologized oIn 1993 he dissolved the BDP name officially oHe reinvented himself as KRS-One oHe did that partly to reclaim royalties from the first albumIf you change your name and release the same music you gain your royalties backSONG: Step Into A World (Rapture’s Delight)oFrom “I Got Next” LPDoug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh CrewSymbolic because of only two songs Doug E. Fresh was born in BarbadosPartnered with one other MC known as Slick Rick or Ricky D oAlso two DJs – Barry B and Chill WilloOnly rap group that carried two DJs all the time
Doug E. was also one of the best and most well-known humanbeat-boxers oFirst in the hip-hop worldoSampled hip-hop classicsoBest of all timeSong in 1983 called Pass The Buddha In 1984 he was first seen in the movie Beat Street during hiscameo appearance oWhen fans saw him for the first time he got to playhimself in the filmoBreakdancing and rapping were the themes of the movie1985 he was one of the biggest names in rap oIn this era they were struggling to find rappers that cankeep up with the game and be played on the radioTeddy Riley was supposed to produce this song, but the crew took over and finished the production themselves Album called Oh My GodoFirst LP in 1987 failed to be successful SONG: The ShowoSamples inspector gadgetSlick Rick/Ricky D was from England Song got a lot of radio airplaySONG: La-Di-Da-DiSecond album for Doug E. Fresh came out in 1988 called “The Greatest Entertainer”oHe is a great performer and his concerts were great Slick Rick broke from the pack after this album was released and would go on in the same year to release his own album called The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick –oDid better than the Doug E. Fresh album They reunited in 1995 to record together again Doug E. Fresh never gained his momentum back after Slick Rick left oHe ended up working with MC Hammer for a bitSlick Rick Slick rick wears an eye-patch and gold chains became histrademark oThe eye-patch was there because he was blinded bybroken glass as a kidReal name is Ricky WaltersoWore the eye-patch since he was a kidoMet Doug E. in a battle when they were youngerBorn in January 1969 in London to Jamaican parents