WEST COAST RAP PIONEER. FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE RAPPERS RAPP GROUP
. FIRST WHITE RAPPER
IN MODERN HIP HOP. FROM 1981-1985 HE RECORDED RAPPERS RAPP RECORDS
. FEATURED ON OVER 35 ALBUMS WORLD WIDE. DJ FLASH WAS THE FIRST TO DOCUMENT THE HISTORY OF WEST COAST RAP FOR RHINO RECORDS WEST COAST RAP "The First Dynasty" vol 1-4. ALSO PRODUCED DR, DRE "Concrete Roots". ICE T "The Classic Collection", & The 2 Love Crew.
WEST COAST RAP PIONEER DJ FLASH
1981 DJ Flash of the Rappers Rapp Group (1981-1985) Was the first White Rapper to pursue rap as a full time career ... Although blondie recorded "rapture" in 1980...she is not considered an mc or modern day rapper...the same can be said for johnny cash, pigmeat, steven tyler, comander Cody...and so forth. For more info..... Google ..."dj flash west coast"
The group consisted of five of LA's top rappers MC Fosty, Lovin C, King MC, Macker Moe, Mr. Ice. and DJ Flash from Taft, Ca. In '82,utilizing Queens "Another One Bites The Dust" the group released their first hit, Rappers Rapp Theme, bw Rappin' Party Groove.
One year later, Duffy decided it was time for the group to be signed on a major record label. The group's name was updated to Dark Star and they released the West Coasts 1st rap EP Sexy Baby released on MCA Records distributed AVI Records. After Dark Star disbanded, members of the group continued to release records. MC Fosty & Lovin C went solo and released Radio Activity Rapp, which was produced by Rich Cason. DJ Flash & MC Fosty released Beverlly Hills Cop Rapp. King MC & DJ Flash became the Future MC's and with the help of Llyod Lee and Michael Jackson they recorded Erotic City Rapp, We are the Future and State of Shock Rapp. King MC in 1986 released the answer record to Janet Jackson's "What Have I Done For You Lately Rap" and Nasty Boy in 1987.
the rappers rapp Group were the first West Coast rap group