THIS DAY IN HIP HOP AND RAP HISTORY
created: July 4th, 2012 |
This Day in Hip Hop and Rap History
Host: Chuck D w/ Duke Eatmon & Ron Maskell
July 4th, 2012
July 4th – The Fantastic Five beat The Cold Crush Brothers in the first hip-hop MC battle at The Harlem World Disco in New York City, on this day in 1981.
The prize was $1000 cash.
A staged battle between the two legendary early school NYC crews can be seen in the 1983 First Run Features film “Wild Style.”