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Break Machine 80s rap

If you want to see proper rap music, go back to where it started and in particular the group Break Machine. The trio of rappers was led by Keith Rodgers, and the act was produced by a couple of guys that were bheind the Village People (remember them?).

Streetdance was released in 1983 and quite well in the charts worldwide in ’83 and ’84. It actually hit number 1 in Norway for 5 weeks at its peak in 1984.

The group released only two other singles which unfortunately did not do as well as their first.

Check out the video below, and in typical 80s fashion, I think the highlights are the spinning on their backs (and head), the moonwalk, and the boom box sitting in the background.


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