Freddy Fresh 'The Rap Records' 5 Star Records.

By uzumaki uzumaki
updated over 8 years ago

In his book 'The Rap Records' Freddy Fresh gives star ratings to rap records released between 1979 and 1989. These are the most sought after at time of publishing in 2004.

  1. DJ Hollywood - Hollywood's World

    1 For Sale from $90.00

    Promo sold for US$300 in 2004 in England.

  2. J.V.C. F.O.R.C.E. - Take It Away / Strong Island (The Blue Mix)

    A record that people doubted existed, probably around 1,000 issued. Highly sought after.

  3. The Jonzun Crew - Pak Man (Look Out For The OVC)

    Some doubted this record's existence. Was licensed to Tommy Boy as Pac Jam.

  4. Flash And The Furious 5* / Various - Flash It To The Beat / Fusion Beats Vol. 2

    1979: 6 acetates exist, white label recorded at Bronx River Community Center to cassette tape.
    1980: Blue label.

  5. The Marvelous Three* & The Younger Generation - Rappin All Over

    Harder to find than We Rap More Mellow.

  6. Ultra Magnetic MC's* - To Give You Love / Make You Shake

    1 For Sale from $291.34

    Ultra's first 12", probably limited to under 2,000 copies.

  7. Various - Volume 6 Program 7

    9 For Sale from $23.00

    G.L.O.B.E. & Whizz Kid mixed by Double Dee & Steinski, Master Mix.

  8. Various - Volume 6 Number 11

    13 For Sale from $3.25

    Double Dee & Steinski - Lesson Two (The James Brown Mix).

  9. Various - Volume 7 Program 9

    12 For Sale from $10.00

    Double Dee & Steinski - Lesson 3

  10. Various - Live Convention '81

    7 For Sale from $56.40

    With cover art.

  11. Various - Live Convention '82

    1 For Sale from $99.99

    Silver-black labels w/mispellings Soul On Wax on top.
    Silver-black labels w/mispellings Soul Wax Inc. on top.
    White-Yellow labels w/mispellings Soul On Wax on top.

  12. The Just Four* / Grand Groove Bunch - Girls Of The World (Genius Rap & Breaks)

    13 For Sale from $6.50

    It says 7702 and Just Brothers-Grand Groove Bunch but lists the track as Catch the Beat. I think Freddy means this one.

  13. Disco Dave And The Force Of The 5 MCs, Crashcrew* - High Power Rap

    14 For Sale from $1.95

    Pattern designed back one-sided. Label says Mix Master Mike and Disco Dave Records no phone number.

  14. Disco Dave And The Force Of The 5 MCs - High Power Rap

    16 For Sale from $5.47

    Second issue, pattern designed back one-sided. Label says Mix Master Mike and Disco Dave Records with phone number; larger typeface.