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Schoolly D

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Schoolly D: Schoolly D (Schoolly D Records)

Review by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 23 August 1986

SCHOOLLY D is from Philadelphia and appears to be some kind of hoodlum, with an unhealthy interest in the status trinkets of high life, drugs ...

Yo Boys: Boys Keep Killing

Report by Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, 13 September 1986

The pervasive sound of hip hop becomes punctuated by an altogether more sinister noise — the bark of hand-guns — as, on the streets of ...

Schoolly D: Triumph Of The Ill

Interview by Frank Owen, Melody Maker, 15 November 1986

SCHOOLLY D arrived in Britain for his tour with BAD with a fearful reputation. He was reputed to take a Magnum along to interviews, once stalked the streets with ...

Big Audio Dynamite/Schoolly D: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 22 November 1986


Schoolly D: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Roy Wilkinson, Sounds, 22 November 1986

"ROCK 'N' roll living's a thing of the past, so all you longhaired faggots can kiss my ass. Say it loud, I love rap and ...

Rhythm King Records: Hit Me With Your Rhythm Kings

Profile and Interview by James Brown, Sounds, 24 January 1987

Somehow, somewhere James Brown became a fast-chat, no-flab funker. And he did it with the help of Rhythm King, Britain's leading dance indie label. Since ...

Schoolly D: Saturday Night (Rhythm King MELT LP2)***

Review by James Brown, Sounds, 9 May 1987


Schoolly D: Philadelphia Story

Report and Interview by Frank Owen, Melody Maker, 9 May 1987


Schoolly D, Three Wise Men, Cookie Crew: Holloway & Royal Bedford College, Egham

Live Review by Mark Sinker, New Musical Express, 16 May 1987

COLT 45 ...

Schoolly D: Saturday Night (Rhythm King)

Review by Paul Mathur, Melody Maker, 16 May 1987

ENGLAN' y'say? Meldy Maka? Well, I don't know if I rilly wanna get involved in alla this... how much?... ah, maybe I gotta coupla minutes. ...

Schoolly D: Saturday Night Jive

Interview by John McCready, New Musical Express, 16 May 1987

Yo! and pass the fun-size Mars Bars! Eating lemon sherbets instead of lead death, JOHN McCREADY asks cutting edge B-boy SCHOOLLY D how he got ...

Schoolly D: The Royal Holloway College, Egham, Surrey

Live Review by Frank Owen, Melody Maker, 16 May 1987

"AN ULTIMATE character," is how David Stubbs has labelled Schoolly-D. Bad, badder, baddest, and baddest most ill. "My name is Schoolly-D and I'm running amok. ...

Schoolly D: University Of Essex, Colchester

Live Review by Jack Barron, Sounds, 30 May 1987

ANOTHER SATURDAY night. The Cookie Crew have already pushed sensuality into the cause of women MCs, Three Wise Men have re-freshed us with the politics ...

Schoolly-D: Slap Happy

Interview by Mat Snow, Sounds, 30 May 1987

Reformed gangster and self-made record tycoon, SCHOOLLY-D is in town to promote his new album Saturday Night. MAT SNOW admires his jewellery ...

Philly Busters: The Rappers That Ate New York

Report and Interview by John McCready, New Musical Express, 7 November 1987

After ten years in the shadow of New York Flash and Cool, Philadelphia is fast becoming the City of Brotherly Rap. A new generation of ...

Schoolly D: Am I Black Enough For You? (Jive LP only)

Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 2 September 1989

SOMETHING'S CREPT up the stairwell and shat on your perfectly-formed oriental rug. Schoolly D has just moved in, and, as the old adage says, your ...

Schoolly D: Am I Black Enough For You (Jive HIP85/CD) ***

Review by Roy Wilkinson, Sounds, 2 September 1989

AT THE time of The White(y) Album Sonic Youth nominated J Mascis for president. In their Rock 'N' Roll For President scheme Schoolly D was ...

Schoolly D: Welcome to America (Ruffhouse/Columbia)

Review by Chuck Eddy, Vibe, March 1994

EARLY RAP imitated the world it was created in: celebratory house and street parties that suddenly erupted into bloody crossfire from gangster-leaning, stick-up kids walking ...


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