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From BBC Documentary – Hip Hop A Street History 1984
The original lineup consisted of the founder, The Original DJ Tony Tone,Supreme Easy A.D., DJ Charlie Chase, Whipper Whip, Mr. Tee, and Dot-A-Rock.
Eventually, Whipper Whip and Dot-A-Rock would leave the Cold Crush Brothers and joined the Fantastic Five and DJ Grand Wizzard Theodore, which they considered to be a more established group at the time.
The Fantastic Five was originally the “L” Brothers, which consisted of DJ Mean Gene, DJ Cordio, DJ Grand Wizard Theodore, MC Smiley, Master Rob, the Original Kevie Kev and sometimes Busy Bee Starski.
Newcleus is an American electro and old school hip hop group that gained popularity in the early 1980s.
They are primarily known for their 12-inch singles “Jam-On’s Revenge”, re-released as “Jam on Revenge (The Wikki-Wikki Song)” (1983), and “Jam on It” (1984).
Dare Iz a Darkside is the second studio album from American hip hop artist Redman, released November 22, 1994 on Def Jam Recordings.
The album peaked at thirteen on the Billboard 200 chart. By January of 1995, it was certified gold in sales by the RIAA, after sales exceeding 500,000 copies in the United States.
“Rockafella” is the first single found on Redman’s second album, Dare Iz a Darkside. It is produced by Redman and contains samples from “I Wanna Do Something Freaky to You” by Leon Haywood and “Flashlight” by Parliament. It can be found on the compilation, Hip Hop Factory: The Bomb Hip Hop, Vol. 1.