The B-Boys

The B-Boys were an American old-school hip hop group, consisted of rappers Donald D, Brother-B, and DJ Chuck Chillout. They were signed to Vincent Davis' Vintertainment label in the United States and Morgan Khan's Streetwave label in the United Kingdom. The group has released five singles from 1983 to 1985, including a 12-inch extended play Cuttin' Herbie, which debuted on 28 January 1984 at number 90 on the UK Albums Chart.[1][2] A few of their songs became very sampled among other rappers and producers.[3]

The B-Boys
Also known asB Boys
OriginThe Bronx, New York, U.S.
Genres
Years active1983-1985
Labels
Associated acts
  • Master-T
  • DJ Jazzy-G
MembersDonald D
Past membersDJ Chuck Chillout
Brother B

After the group was disbanded, Charles "Chuck Chillout" Turner become a successful radio DJ on 98.7 Kiss FM and has released a studio album with Jack "Kool Chip" Blakney; and Donald "Dondee" Lamont went on to Los Angeles, California joining Ice-T's Rhymes Syndicate and also released two solo studio albums.

DiscographyEdit

Singles & EPs

Year Title Label(s) Chart position
1983 "Two, Three, Break" Vintertainment
"Cuttin' Herbie" Streetwave UK Albums Chart: #90[2]
"Rock the House" Break Records, Streetwave, Vintertainment, Vogue
1985 "Stick Up Kid / Girls" Vintertainment, Streetwave
"Girls - Part 2" Vintertainment

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rice, Tim; Rice, Jonathan; Gambaccini, Paul (1990), Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums, Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness World Records and Guinness Publishing, ISBN 0-85112-398-8
  2. ^ a b "cuttin'-herbie | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Retrieved 2017-12-19.
  3. ^ "The B-Boys on WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2017-12-20.

External linksEdit

"The B-Boys". Discogs.