East Flatbush Project

East Flatbush Project

Real Name:
Spencer Bellamy
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East Flatbush Project is the brainchild of Spencer Bellamy, who was originally a DJ for rap pioneer Howie Tee.
The project was developed to feature local Brooklyn rappers, and the debut single, "Can't Hold It Back," was released in 1994. But it was the next single, "Tried by 12," that took the hip-hop community by storm, as well as the electronic world. Ninja Tune and Chocolate Industries licensed the tune and released an EP featuring remixes by Squarepusher, Autechre, Funkstörung, and Herbaliser. Bellmany released three more singles -- "Ruste Juxx" (featuring Ruste Juxx of Boot Camp Clik), "Everything We Spit Is Hard," and "Head to Head" -- but never equaled the success of "Tried by 12."
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East Flatbush Project Discography Tracks

Albums

SB 2006 The East Flatbush Project* First Born: Overdue(CD, Album, Dlx, Enh) 10/30 Uproar Records SB 2006 US 2009 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SB1906 The East-Flatbush Project* A Madman's Dream / Can't Hold It Back(12") 10/30 Uproar Records SB1906 US 1994 Sell This Version
The East Flatbush Project* Tried By 12 (Maxi, EP) 10/30 Uproar Records US 1996 Sell This Version
The East Flatbush Project* Feat Ruste Juxx The East Flatbush Project* Feat Ruste Juxx - Ruste Juxx 10/30 Uproar Records US 2000 Sell This Version
SB1933 East Flatbush Project Everything We Spit Is Hard(12") 10/30 Uproar Records SB1933 US 2000 Sell This Version
SB1969 East Flatbush Project Head To Head(12") 10/30 Uproar Records SB1969 US 2001 Sell This Version
SB2004 East Flatbush Project Who I'm Is(12") 10/30 Uproar Records SB2004 US 2005 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none East Flatbush Project Day In A Life(CDr) Not On Label none US Unknown Sell This Version

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October 18, 2003
They have released another 4 12s and I'll try and list them later. Unfortunately though for you they aren't blip hop at all but rather regular post-Marley Marl style NY thug rap (of the excellent variety) and it is only the ninja remixes that you could describe as blip-hop.
The track Tried by 12 in its original form is a bit of a HIphop anthem, and I guess thats why some more blippy folks got a hold of it for remixing. The man behind it is Spencer Bellamy who is a bit of a genius on the quiet.

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