NYC Live Throw Down ’79-’85

NYC Live Throw Down is a collection of live recordings of early live Hip Hop shows from ’79 to ’85.

This Old School collection contains performances from pioneers like Grandmaster Flash, Kool Moe Dee, Busy Bee, The Force MCs, Treacherous Three, Cold Crush 4 MCs and much more. You will also find 21 vintage NYC show flyers and artwork in this set.

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Kurtis Blow
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Kurtis Walker, better known by his stage name Kurtis Blow, is an old school rapper and music producer. He is one of the first commercially successful rappers and the first to sign with a major record label. “The Breaks”, a single from his 1980 eponymous debut album, is the first certified gold rap song…

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LL Cool J
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James Todd Smith, better known as LL Cool J, is an American rapper and actor. He is known for romantic ballads such as “I Need Love”, “Around the Way Girl” and “Hey Lover” as well as pioneering hip-hop such as “I Can’t Live Without My Radio”, “I’m Bad”, “The Boomin’ System”, and “Mama Said Knock You Out”.

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