T-Ski Valley

T-Ski Valley

Real Name:
Tyrone Cox
Profile:
Early New York rapper born March 9th in the Bronx. T-Ski began his musical career at the age of fourteen. Born in the northeast Bronx in an area called the Valley, T-Ski attended Michelangelo J.H.S., I.S.144 where he played guitar. He graduated and went on to Evander Childs H.S. where he and a buddy (Disco Prince) formed a group called the Erotic Disco Brothers. In 1978 Tski joined Kool Herc as an M.C. (Fly Force). Later that year T-Ski joined up with A.J. & Busy Bee as a D.J. After high school, he went to work with reggae producers Brad Osborne of Clocktower Records and Clement "Coxsone" Dodd (Studio One Records) in launching Grand Groove Records. After his first release was “Catch The Beat,” T-Ski went on to produce groups including Just Four and Chapter III.

His real name is Tyrone and he explains: " T is for Tyrone. S for Sensation, K is for Koolest in the Nation, I is for Inspiration. Valley is where I came from [the Valley in the Bronx]."
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T-Ski Valley Discography

Albums

T. Ski Valley* In The 80's (Album) BMC Records Benelux 1983 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

T/Ski Valley* / Grand Groove Bunch T/Ski Valley* / Grand Groove Bunch - !Catch The Beat! / !Catch The Groove! (Single) Grand Groove Records US 1981 Sell This Version
T-Ski Valley / Glen Adams & Finesse (3) T-Ski Valley / Glen Adams & Finesse (3) - Sexual Rapping / Sexual Instrumental (Single, Maxi) TSMP Records, Capo Disco US 1982 Sell This Version
GG-7703 T-Ski Valley Big Stuff(12") Grand Groove Records GG-7703 US 1982 Sell This Version
GG 7706 T-Ski Valley / Grand Groove Bunch T-Ski Valley / Grand Groove Bunch - Never Let Go(12") Grand Groove Records GG 7706 US 1982 Sell This Version
T-Ski Valley The U.S.A. Is The Best Capo Records Belgium 1983 Sell This Version
T-Ski Valley Valley Style Capo Records Belgium 1983 Sell This Version
Tski Valley* Cut It Up Grand Groove Records US 1983 Sell This Version
T-Ski Valley It's Just A Groove (Maxi) ARS Records, ARS Benelux Belgium 1984 Sell This Version
Glen Adams Affair Featuring T. Ski Valley* Glen Adams Affair Featuring T. Ski Valley* - Saturday Night Capo Records Belgium 1984 Sell This Version
GRED 401 Tski Valley* / Brentford All Stars Tski Valley* / Brentford All Stars - The Jam Is On / Greedy G(12") Greensleeves Records GRED 401 UK 1987 Sell This Version
SW 1204 T. Ski Valley* Billy Jean (Valley Style)/Sexual Rapping(12") Under New Management SW 1204 Belgium 1988 Sell This Version
DF 1222 Tourist (6) Featuring T. Ski Valley* Tourist (6) Featuring T. Ski Valley* - Saturday Night / The U.S.A. Is The Best(12") Dancefloor DF 1222 US 1991 Sell This Version
T-Ski Valley / The Just Four* T-Ski Valley / The Just Four* - Catch The Beat / Girls Of The World Old School Hip Hop Classics US Unknown Sell This Version
T Ski Valley* Billy Jean (Valley Style) / Catch The Beat ARS Records Belgium Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

T. Ski Valley* Prince Of "Old School" Rap (Comp) Dancefloor US 1991 Sell This Version