South Bronx ‎– The Big Throwdown

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Rissa Chrissa ‎– FS-5000
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Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM
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Black label with silver type. Also exists with multi coloured labels.

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WorldwideGrooves

WorldwideGrooves

July 20, 2010
edited over 7 years ago
"The Big Throwdown" (by South Bronx) made history in the music world. It was one of the very first rap records with lyrics about international political issues... along with a few fun party lyrics as well. Mike Serrette delivers a powerful rap performance, which mentions social problems such as dependence on foreign oil, as well as a lack of jobs because of so many imported products. These types of topics were unheard of in early rap and hip-hop records!! The Big Throwdown was WAY ahead of its time!!! Not bad for what was originally just a demo.
This amazing jam was first released by Rissa-Chrissa Records in 1980, then picked up and released by the legendary label, Brunswick Records, in 1981.