Thursday, June 2, 2011
HIP HOP TAKEOVER JUNE 2006 -- PIONEER DJ DISCO WIZ
DJ Disco Wiz, born in the Bronx NY, is credited for being the first Latino DJ in hip hop. Disco Wiz, of Puerto Rican and Cuban decent, formed a group called the Mighty Force crew in the mid to late 70's with friend Grandmaster Caz (known then as Casanova Fly). The Mighty Force Crew also presented the first Latino rapper, Prince Whipper Whip.
DJ Disco Wiz has also written a book called -- It's Just Begun: The Epic Journey of DJ Disco Wiz, Hip Hop's First Latino DJ By Ivan Sanchez and Luis "DJ Disco Wiz" Cedeño
Here's a clip of DJ Disco Wiz on the Hip Hop TakeOver: