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Congo Natty
MICHAEL ALEC ANTHONY WEST (born 27 August 1964 in Islington
Islington
, London
London
), better known as REBEL MC, is an English jungle producer and toaster . He has also used the aliases CONQUERING LION, CONGO NATTY, BLACKSTAR, TRIBE OF ISSACHAR, LION OF JUDAH, X PROJECT and RAS PROJECT. "Conquering Lion" is an abbreviation for "The Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah", one of emperor Haile Selassie 's many titles. He is married to former page 3 glamour model, Maria Whittaker . CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Music * 3 Discography * 3.1 Albums * 3.2 Singles * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYIn the early 1980s, West formed the group Double Trouble with the now deceased Michael Menson, Karl Brown (more commonly known as the UK garage DJ Karl 'Tuff Enuff' Brown) and Leigh Guest; and released the single "Just Keep Rockin" on the Desire record label in 1989 as Double Trouble and Rebel MC
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Demon Boyz
The DEMON BOYZ were an English hip hop group formed in London by Demon D, Mike J and DJ Devastate. They began rapping whilst in their early teens, performing at the Rebel MC ’s Beat Freak gigs. Their big break came when they won a competition on Dave Pearce ’s rap show, their prize being to perform live on stage with Derek B , Faze One and T La Rock at a gig at Camden Palace . Derek B – aka Derek Boland, quasi-A an album entitled Spektrum was released in May 2008 on his own label Million Dappa Records. Demon Boyz and Million Dan both have songs featuring on the Herbalizer 's 2006 "Fabriclive 26" mix CD, with "Glimmity Glammity" and "Dogz n Sledgez" respectively
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Hip House
HIP HOUSE, also known as RAP HOUSE or HOUSE RAP, is a musical genre that mixes elements of house music and hip hop . The style rose to prominence during the late 1980s in Chicago
Chicago
and New York . Hip house originated in Chicago
Chicago
and quickly became popular across the U.S. and in the UK, with tracks like "Rok Da House" by English electronic group the Beatmasters featuring British female MCs the Cookie Crew . Jackstreet Records' 1989 release of Vitamin-C/aka Dj Supa Kush's "The Chicago
Chicago
Way" helped to bring focus to the lyrical prowess of hip house rappers. Minor controversy ensued in 1989 when a U.S. record called "Turn Up the Bass" by Tyree Cooper featuring Kool Rock Steady claimed it was the "first hip house record on vinyl". The Beatmasters disputed this, pointing out that "Rok Da House" had originally been written and pressed to vinyl in 1986
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Supercat
The SUPERCAT FAST FERRY CORPORATION, commonly known as SUPERCAT, was a shipping company that operated a fleet of High Speed Catamarans (HSC) in the Philippines
Philippines
. It is now part of 2GO Travel , subsidiary brand of the 2GO Group . Supercat was the sister company of SuperFerry and Cebu Ferries . Supercat operated 7 vessels in 7 ports around the Philippines. CONTENTS * 1 Brief history * 2 Destinations * 2.1 Current Destinations * 2.2 Active Routes * 3 Fleet * 3.1 Vessels * 3.1.1 St. Nuriel (formerly Supercat 22) * 3.1.2 St. Uriel (formerly SuperCat 23) * 3.1.3 St. Sealthiel (formerly SuperCat 25) * 3.1.4 St. Emmanuel (formerly SuperCat 26) * 3.1.5 St. Jhudiel (formerly SuperCat 30) * 3.1.6 St. Braquiel (formerly SuperCat 32) * 3.1.7 St. Benedict (formerly SuperCat 36) * 3.1.8 St. Dominic (formerly SuperCat 38) * 3.1.9 St. Camael and St
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4th & Broadway
4TH & B\'WAY RECORDS (pronounced /fɔːrθ ænd ˈbrɔːdweɪ/ and spelled out completely as FOURTH AND BROADWAY RECORDS in the UK ) was a US -based subsidiary of Island Records that specialized in street-oriented music such as hip hop . Established in 1984, it was the flagship label of the Island Trading Company, the independent-distribution parent company of Island's other record labels that operated in the US. However, 4th & B'way was not distributed through major-label channels—the flagship Island label was distributed by Atlantic Records at that time—until the label and distribution company were acquired by PolyGram Records in 1989, when Island Trading became a unit of PolyGram Group Distribution and was renamed Independent Label Sales (ILS)
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UK Dance Chart
The UK DANCE SINGLES CHART and the UK DANCE ALBUMS CHART are music charts compiled in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
by the Official Charts Company from sales of songs in the dance music genre (e.g. house , trance , drum and bass , synthpop ) in record stores and digital downloads . The actual chart currently receives airplay on MTV Dance , and the chart can be viewed on the BBC Radio 1
BBC Radio 1
's and Official Charts Company's website. The archive on the Official Charts Company
Official Charts Company
website goes back to 3 July 1994. Digital downloads became eligible on the Dance Album and Singles Chart in June 2009. Prior to that, only vinyl and CD sales only were compiled into the chart. The Dance Singles and Album Charts contain 40 positions
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Techno Music
TECHNO is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit
Detroit
, Michigan
Michigan
, in the United States
United States
during the mid-to-late 1980s. The first recorded use of the word techno in reference to a specific genre of music was in 1988. Many styles of techno now exist, but Detroit techno is seen as the foundation upon which a number of subgenres have been built. In Detroit, techno resulted from the melding of African American music including Chicago house
Chicago house
, funk , electro , and electric jazz with electronic music by artists such as Kraftwerk
Kraftwerk
, Giorgio Moroder
Giorgio Moroder
, and Yellow Magic Orchestra
Yellow Magic Orchestra

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Mashup (music)
A MASHUP (also MESH, MASH UP, MASH-UP, BLEND, BOOTLEG and BASTARD POP/ROCK) is a song or composition created by blending two or more pre-recorded songs, usually by overlaying the vocal track of one song seamlessly over the instrumental track of another. To the extent that such works are "transformative " of original content, in the United States they may find protection from copyright claims under the "fair use " doctrine of copyright law
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Dennis Brown
DENNIS EMMANUEL BROWN CD (1 February 1957 – 1 July 1999) was a Jamaican reggae singer . During his prolific career, which began in the late 1960s when he was aged eleven, he recorded more than 75 albums and was one of the major stars of lovers rock , a subgenre of reggae . Bob Marley
Bob Marley
cited Brown as his favourite singer, dubbing him "The Crown Prince of Reggae", and Brown would prove influential on future generations of reggae singers. CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Early life and career * 1.2 International success * 1.3 A&M and the dancehall era * 1.4 Death * 2 Legacy * 3 Discography * 3.1 Studio albums * 3.2 Posthumous releases and compilations * 3.3 Live albums * 3.4 DVD He was asked by Joe Gibbs to record an album for him, and one of the tracks recorded as a result, "Money in my Pocket", was a hit with UK reggae audiences and quickly became a favourite of his live performances
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Reggae
REGGAE (/ˈrɛɡeɪ/ ) is a music genre that originated in Jamaica
Jamaica
in the late 1960s. The term also denotes the modern popular music of Jamaica
Jamaica
and its diaspora . A 1968 single by Toots and the Maytals
Toots and the Maytals
, " Do the Reggay " was the first popular song to use the word "reggae," effectively naming the genre and introducing it to a global audience. While sometimes used in a broad sense to refer to most types of popular Jamaican dance music , the term reggae more properly denotes a particular music style that was strongly influenced by traditional mento as well as American jazz and rhythm and blues , especially the New Orleans R from the latter, reggae took over the use of the bass as a percussion instrument
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House Music
HOUSE MUSIC is a genre of electronic music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago
Chicago
in the early 1980s. Early house music was generally characterized by repetitive 4/4 beats, rhythms mainly provided by drum machines , off-beat hi-hat cymbals, and synthesized basslines . While house displayed several characteristics similar to disco music, it was more electronic and minimalistic, and the repetitive rhythm of house was more important than the song itself. House music
House music
became popular in Chicago
Chicago
clubs in 1984. It was pioneered by figures such as Frankie Knuckles , Phuture , Kym Mazelle
Kym Mazelle
, and Mr. Fingers , and was associated with African-American
African-American
and gay subcultures
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Electronica
ELECTRONICA is an umbrella term that encompasses a broad group of electronic -based styles such as techno , house , ambient , drum and bass , jungle , and industrial dance , among others. It has been used to describe the rise of electronic music styles intended not just for dancing but also concentrated listening
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Nas
NASIR BIN OLU DARA JONES (/nɑːˈsɪər/ ; born September 14, 1973), better known by his stage name NAS /ˈnɑːz/ , is an American hip hop recording artist, record producer, actor and entrepreneur. The son of Olu Dara , Nas
Nas
has release 8 consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and has sold over 25 million records worldwide. He is also an entrepreneur through his own record label; he serves as associate publisher of Mass Appeal magazine and is the owner of a Fila sneaker store. He is currently signed to Mass Appeal . His musical career began in 1991, as a featured artist on Main Source 's "Live at the Barbeque". His debut album Illmatic (1994) received universal acclaim from both critics and the Hip-Hop community and is frequently ranked as the greatest Hip Hop album of all time
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Damian Marley
DAMIAN ROBERT NESTA "JR. GONG" MARLEY (born 21 July 1978) is a Jamaican reggae artist. Damian is the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley
Bob Marley
. Damian was 2 years old when his father died; he is the only child born to Marley and Cindy Breakspeare , Miss World
Miss World
1976. Damian's nickname Junior Gong is derived from his father's nickname of Tuff Gong. Damian has been performing since the age of 13
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Big Life
BIG LIFE was a record label established in 1987 by Jazz Summers and Tim Parry. It featured hundreds of releases from artists such as The Orb , Stare , Yazz , Junior Reid , Coldcut , and De La Soul . In 1999, the label was put into receivership . In 2008, it was purchased by Universal Music Publishing Group . SEE ALSO * List of record labels REFERENCES * ^ A B "Universal Music Publishing buys Big Life". Music Week . 2008-04-23. Retrieved 2009-04-06. * ^ Jeff Clark-Meads, Dominic Pride (1999-02-13). "U.k.\'s Big Life In Hands Of Receiver". AllBusiness.com
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Irish Singles Chart
The IRISH SINGLES CHART (Irish : Cairt Singil na hÉireann) is Ireland 's music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by Chart-Track . Chart rankings are based on sales, which are compiled through over-the-counter retail data captured electronically each day from retailers' EPOS systems. Currently all major record stores and over forty independents submit data for the charts, accounting for over 80% of the market, according to Chart-Track. A new chart is compiled and officially released to the public by the Irish Recorded Music Association on Friday at noon. Each chart is dated with the "week-ending" date of the previous Thursday (i.e. the day before issue). The singles chart was first published on 1 October 1962, and covered the top ten singles of the previous week by record label shipments
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