The Hip Hop TakeOver... A yearly radio event created in maintaining and preserving the fundamental elements of Hip Hop. Heard on WBAI 99.5 FM in New York and broadcast over the web at www.WBAI.org
Monday, October 25, 2010
Hip Hop Throwback - The Sequence - "Funk You Up"
The Sequence is a former female old school hip hop trio signed to the Sugar Hill label in the early-1980s. The group consisted of Cheryl Cook (Cheryl The Pearl), Gwendolyn Chisolm (Blondie), and lead singer/rapper Angie Brown Stone (Angie B.). The group originated from Columbia, South Carolina as a group of high school cheerleaders.
Their most notable single was "Funk You Up" (1979), which was the first rap record released by a female group and the second single released by Sugar Hill Records.Elements of "Funk You Up" were later used by Dr. Dre for his 1995 single "Keep Their Heads Ringin'".
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