The Awesome 2 Present: The History of Rap, Vol. 1

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All Music Guide - Keith Farley
Presented by the Awesome 2, Special K and DJ Teddy Tedd, The History of Rap, Vol. 1 is a devastating collection of classic old-school tracks, compiling both the familiar "The Message" by Grandmaster Flash, "The Breaks" by Kurtis Blow, "Planet Rock" by Afrika Bambaataa and a few of those more familiar to DJs "That's the Joint" by the Funky 4+1, "Feel the Heartbeat" by the Treacherous Three.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Keith Farley
Presented by the Awesome 2, Special K and DJ Teddy Tedd, The History of Rap, Vol. 1 is a devastating collection of classic old-school tracks, compiling both the familiar "The Message" by Grandmaster Flash, "The Breaks" by Kurtis Blow, "Planet Rock" by Afrika Bambaataa and a few of those more familiar to DJs "That's the Joint" by the Funky 4+1, "Feel the Heartbeat" by the Treacherous Three.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/27/1999
  • Label: Select / Ada
  • UPC: 010912163625
  • Catalog Number: 21636
  • Sales rank: 287,997

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Message - Joseph Saddler (4:46)
  2. 2 The Breaks - Kurtis Blow (7:41)
  3. 3 Love Rap - Spoonie Gee (5:45)
  4. 4 Feel the Heart Beat - Treacherous Three (5:33)
  5. 5 Funk You Up - The Sequence (6:48)
  6. 6 Rapper's Delight - The Sugarhill Gang (8:43)
  7. 7 Planet Rock - Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force (7:30)
  8. 8 Rockin' It - Fearless Four (6:33)
  9. 9 That's the Joint - Funky 4 + 1 (9:19)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Awesome 2 Primary Artist, Track Performer
Special K DJ
Teddy Tedd DJ
Technical Credits
Kurtis Blow Composer
Arthur Baker Composer
Angela Brown Composer
Jiggs Chase Composer
Robert Ford Jr. Composer
Grandmaster Melle Mel Composer
Jeff Myers Composer
John Robie Composer
Sylvia Robinson Composer
Russell Simmons Composer
Treacherous Three Composer
Michael Wright Composer
H. Jackson Composer
Melvin Glover Composer
J.B. Moore Composer
John "Ecstasy" Fletcher Composer
Larry Smith Composer
Sharon Green Composer
Ben Liebrand Composer
D.L. Barksdale Composer
Soul Sonic Force Composer
Rodney Stone Composer
Keith Caesar Composer
Clifton Chase Composer
Gwendolyn Chisholm Composer
Cheryl Cook Composer
Guy OBrien Composer
K.K. Rockwell Composer
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