Category: Hip-Hop


B-Mad

B-Mad
B-Mad was a hip-hop music act from the ’90s. Not much information is given about them, but they were signed to the Circle Jam Records label.
Outta-BedrockIn 1994, they released their only album “Outta-Bedrock” on cassette. It’s unknown how or if the album generated any success.

After that, it seems as if B-Mad has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been from them since the ’90s.

To see a fan-made video for “Sack Season,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Brain Washed,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Fillies Forever Freaking,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Dedication,” go to:

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Slamm Syndicate

slamm syndicateSlamm Syndicate was a hip-hop music group from the early ’90s. Not much information is given about them, but they were signed to the Wrap Records label.
itsourturnIn 1990, they released their debut album “It’s Our Turn.” It’s unknown how or if the album made the charts at all.

The only singles released from the album “What’s Going On” and “The Bump” failed to make any impact on the charts at all.

Two years later in 1992, Slamm Syndicate released their last album to date “Every Dog Has Its Day.” Like their debut album, it failed to chart at all along with the single “Dance Floor.”

After that, it seems as if Slamm Syndicate has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from them since the ’90s and it’s unknown what the members of the group are currently up to.

To see a fan-made video for the track “Strictly for the Nizzos” (from their second album), go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Funky Dog” (from their second album), go to:

fe la antoineFe-La Antoine was a hip-hop\bass music duo from the early ’90s. Not much information is given about them, but they were signed to the Wrap Records label.
f la antoine albumIn 1990, they released their only album “This House Is Smokin’.” It’s unknown how or if the album made any impact on the charts at all.

The two singles released from the album “The Nasty” and “This Party” didn’t appear to make any music charts.

After that, it seems as if Fe-La Antoine has faded into obscurity and it’s unknown what they’re up to these days.

To see the music video for “The Nasty,” go to:

Larry Larr

larry larrLarry Larr (born Lawrence Hill in Logan, Pennsylvania) is a male rapper from the early ’90s. Not much information is given about him, but he was signed to the Ruffhouse Records label.
Da Wizzard Of OddsIn 1991, he released his debut and only album “Da Wizzard of Odds.” It’s unknown how or if the album charted at all.
Larry, That's What They Call MeThe first single from the album “Larry, That’s What They Call Me” peaked at #7 on Billboard’s Hot Rap Singles chart.
ConfusedThe follow-up single “Confused” peaked at #10 on Billboard’s Hot Rap Singles chart and #87 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Singles chart (staying on the chart for only 3 weeks).
catch the flavaIn 1992, he released the single “Catch the Flava” which featured artist Kid Funkie on the Flava Records label. It’s unknown how much impact the single made at all.
It's The LLarry Larr’s last musical release was the 1993 single “It’s the L” which was released on the Get Paid Records label. After that, it seems as if Larry has faded into obscurity. It’s unknown what he’s up to these days.

To see the music video for “Confused,” go to:

To see the music video for “Larry, That’s What They Call Me,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Catch the Flava,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “It’s the L,” go to:

definitionofsoundDefinition of Sound was a dance music\hip-hop group from London that consisted of Kevin Clark and Don Weeks who worked with musicians Red Brough (also known as the Red King) and later Mike Spencer.

Clark and Weeks first recorded together under the name “Top Billin'” where they released three singles on the Rap Sonic record label: “Naturally,” “Straight from The Soul” and “My Thing” between 1988 to 1989. It’s unknown how or if those singles made the charts at all.

By 1990, the group had changed their name to “Definition of Sound” and signed a record deal with Circa Records in the United Kingdom. (In the United States, they were signed to Cardiac Records).
now is tomorrowDuring that same year, Definition of Sound released the single “Now is Tomorrow” which originally peaked at #94 on the U.K. Singles chart, but when it was re-issued a year later, it peaked at #46 on the chart.

It also charted at #10 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play Singles chart and #17 on Billboard’s Hot Rap Songs chart. Internationally, the song charted in the Netherlands & Australia as well.
love and lifeIn 1991, they released their debut album “Love and Life: A Journey With the Chameleons” which peaked at #38 on the U.K. Albums chart and #97 on the ARIA charts in Australia.
wear your love like heavenThe follow-up single “Wear Your Love Like Heaven” which peaked at #17 on the U.K. Singles chart, making it their highest charting song to date. It also peaked at #28 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play Singles chart and charted in Australia & the Netherlands as well.
dream girlThe third single from the album “Dream Girl” failed to make any impact on the charts at all.
moira janes cafeThe last single released from the album “Moira Jane’s Cafe” peaked at #34 on the U.K. Singles chart and topped Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play Singles chart for a week in April of 1992. It also peaked at #50 on the music charts in Netherlands.
the lickIn 1992, Definition of Sound released their sophomore album “The Lick” which didn’t make any album charts at all.
what are you underThe lead single from the album “What Are You Under” peaked at #68 on the U.K. Singles chart and #4 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play Singles chart. It also managed to chart in New Zealand at #41.
can i get overThe follow-up single “Can I Get Over” peaked at #61 on the U.K. Singles chart, making it the highest charting single from the album.

In 1995, Definition of Sound released two singles “Boom Boom” (which peaked at #59 on the U.K. Singles chart) and “Pass the Vibes” (which peaked at #23 on the U.K. Singles chart) which were featured on their following album.
experienceA year later in 1996, they released their third and last album “Experience” which peaked at #97 on the U.K. Albums chart.
child
The last single released from the album “Child” peaked at #48 on the U.K. Singles chart.

In 1997, Definition of Sound released three promotional singles: “Eccentric,” “Outsider” and “Lipstick On My Collar” on the Universal Records label. The singles were released in advance of a planned fourth album, but before it was even released, the group decided to stop recording music.

After the group disbanded, Kevin Clark went on to work in A&R and music publishing. He was also a recurring cast member on the Soho Radio comedy radio show “The Mayor of Kentish Town.”

Don Weekes pursued a solo music career, but has since left the music industry. It’s unknown what he’s up to these days.

Mike Spencer continues to be active in the music business, producing & recording songs for musicians and has dabbled in music publishing as well.

To see the music video for “Now is Tomorrow,” go to:

To see a video of Definition of Sound performing “Wear Your Love Like Heaven,” go to:

To see the music video for “Dream Girl,” go to:

To see the music video for “Moira Jane’s Cafe,” go to:

To see the music video for “What Are You Under,” go to:

To see a video for “Can I Get Over,” go to:

To see the music video for “Boom Boom,” go to:

To see the music video for “Pass the Vibes,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Eccentric,” go to:

To see the music video for “Lipstick on My Collar,” go to:

Paradise (Rapper)

paradiseParadise was a female rapper from the early ’90s. Not much information is given about this artist, but she appeared to be signed to the Solar Records label.
downnggaIn 1992, she was featured on the soundtrack to the film “Deep Cover” with the track “Down With My N***a” which was releaed as a single. It’s unknown how or if the single made any impact on the charts at all.
above rimIn 1994, Paradise appeared on the soundtrack to another film “Above the Rim” with the track “Hoochies Need Love Too.”
gangrelatedParadise’s last music appearance to date was in 1997 on the soundtrack to the film “Gang Related” with the track “Devotion.”

These days, it’s unknown what Paradise is up to and it appears as if she has faded into obscurity.

To see a fan-made video for “Down With My N***a”, go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Hoochies Need Love Too,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Devotion,” go to:

The Homeboy Project

homeboy projectThe Homeboy Project was a hip-hop\R&B group from the ’90s that consisted of Jay Fitzgerald, Jay Strong & Vincent Morris.
brotherIn 1991, they released their only album “Brother” on Polydor Records. It’s unknown how or if the album made the charts at all.
do your danceThe only single released from the album “Do Your Dance” didn’t appear to make any charts at all either, but their music video was directed & written by director Spike Lee.

After that, it seems as the Homeboy Project has faded into obscurity. It’s unknown what the members of the group are currently up to.

To see the music video for “Do Your Dance,” go to:

Karen Kenny ‎

karen kennyKaren Kenny was an R&B\hip-hop singer from the ’90s. Not much information is given about her, but she was signed to Fairplay Records.
crazy loveIn 1996, she released her only album to date “Crazy Love.” It’s unknown how or if the album attracted any attention or made any impact on the charts.
crazy love singleThe title song was released as a single, but didn’t appear to chart. After that, it seems as if Karen has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from her since the ’90s.

To see a fan-made video for “Crazy Love,” go to:

4 Keeps

4 keepsFour Keeps is a hip-hop female quartet from the ’90s. Not much information is given about them, but they were signed to Showtime Records.
give it to meIn 1994, they released their only single to date “Give It To Me” which did not appear to chart at all on the Billboard charts, but a music video was made for the track.

After that, it seems as 4 Keeps has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from them since the ’90s.

To see the music video for “Give It to Me,” go to:

Strawberri Love

Strawberri Love ‎– As We LayStrawberri Love was a hip-hop music artist from the ’90s. Not much information is given about this artist, but Strawberri was signed to Backstage Records.

In 1997, Strawberri released the single “As We Lay.” It’s unknown how or if the single made any impact or attracted any attention at all.

After that, it seems as if Strawberri Love has faded into obscurity. It’s unknown what this artist is currently up to these days.

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