We were the F.T.F Posse but latter we because the Legion Of Doom, as Judge Doom thought F.T.F. (Far Too Fierce) sounded too American, personal I think he just wanted a crew named after him. It was 89 and we were all about inventing Posse names, drinking cider and have rap sessions. The turntables were Citronic… Continue reading Southway Rap Sessions.
BattleStations was born on Thursday 8th 2007 under the name ‘Freestyle Session’. There has always been a good Bboy scene in the city but at the time there was no regular event where Bboys could flex their shit so I teamed up with the president of the uni Bboy society (Rob Dutton) and some… Continue reading Club Classics: BattleStations
Who were the Combination DJ's: The combination DJ's were Mista Weava (Richard Weaver) Jnr Funk (Duncan Spite) M.I.G (Mark Ian Gurney) How did Combination come about: Combination came about from a mutual love of music. We negotiated a monthly gig every third Thursday of the month at the Quay Club, Barbican, Plymouth. None of us… Continue reading Club Classics: Combination
Vintage Plymouth rap straight out of the Southway. My friend and fellow Southway resident Anthony rapped over a sparse 303 & 606 beat which he was quite happy with but when he left I added the loon bird, wave sounds and Sueno Latino vocal giving it an off the shelf ambient feel, the man once known a Tone… Continue reading Tone MC / 303 Rap
When did the Flava start: Flava itself i believe started on the last Friday of September 1994. I know we quickly settled on having Flava as the 4th/last friday of the month so slight chance that the first one was a bit earlier in September but by the October one it was on the last… Continue reading Club Classics: Flava