The Crash Crew

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Crash Crew was an early hip-hop group who recorded for Mike and Dave Records in 1980 and then signed to Sugar Hill Records. The group, based in Harlem,Lincoln Projects New York City, consisted of members DJ Daryll C. (who died in 1999 due to diabetes), G. Man, La Shubee, Barry B-Stro, Michael EK Shahid ( Ek Mike C )., and Reggie Reg. According to, the six grew up in the surroundings of Lincoln project, in 1977 the group was created. In 1980, they recorded their first single under the moniker "Disco Dave and the Force of the 5 MC's". The single, "High Powered Rap", was released on Mike & Dave Records. That same year, the group signed to Sugar Hill Records and released several classic singles like "We Wanna Rock", "Breaking Bells", and "On the Radio The Crash Crew is considered to be in the first Generation of Hip Hop.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1984 The Crash Crew The Crash Crew 1
2001 Back to the Old School/We Are Emcees The Crash Crew 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 High Powered Rappers The Crash Crew 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1981 We Want to Rock The Crash Crew 1
1982 Breaking Bells (Take Me to the Mardi Gras) Crash Crew 1
1983 On the Radio Crash Crew 1
1983 We Are Known as Emcees (We Turn Party's Out) Crash Crew 1

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