Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick
By; Jordon Myers
The Get Fresh Crew had released many singles such as "The Show", "All The Way To Heaven", "La Di Da Di", and "Bustin' Out". These songs included Douglass' beatboxing and Walters' lyrics. "La Di Da Di" has been sampled many times for other songs for a chorus or backup sounds.
Slick Rick has many songs on the U.S. Rap Chart including "Teenage Love", "Children's Story", and "Behind Bars" along with some of his albums such as The Art of Storytelling which reached #8 on the Billboard 200.
Event that propelled Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh to fame
- "The Show"
- "Keep Risin' To The Top"
- "All The Way To Heaven"
- Oh My God!
- The World's Greatest Entertainer
- Doin' What I Gotta Do
Characteristics of Hip Hop/Rap
- includes a rhythmic and rhyming speech that is chanted
- sometimes includes beatboxing, DJing, turntabilism, scratching
- originated in the 1970's and continued on into the 2000's
- became the best selling music genre in the 1990's
H- drum set, backup vocals, bass, turntable, synthesizer, clapping
M- 2 main vocals
R-moderate, in 4
G- intro, verse 1, interlude, verse 2, bridge, verse 3, interlude, bridge, interlude, verse 4, verse 5, bridge, outro