Label: Ol Skool Flava - OSF CD 4014 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Hip Hop •
Gabriel Jackson born May 27,better known by his stage name Spoonie Gee is one of the earliest rap artists, and one of the few to release records in the s. He has been credited with originating the term hip hop [ citation needed ] and some of the themes in his music were precursors of gangsta rap. Jackson was Thats My Style - Spoonie Gee - Godfather Of Hip Hop in HarlemNew York Cityreceiving his 'Spoonie' nickname as a child because the spoon was the only utensil that he used to eat with.
His first recording came about after Peter Brown visited Robinson's record store and mentioned that he was looking to make a rap record. He then recorded for Robinson's Enjoy! Recordshis first release for the label being the similarly minimalistic "Love Rap" on which he was accompanied on Congas by his brother Pooche Costelloissued on the B-side of the Treacherous Three 's "New Rap Language" on which he also featuredleading to his early nickname of 'The Love Rapper'.
Sunshine and Kool Moe Dee. The group added Special K as a member when Jackson left to record his first single. The group was named Spoonie Gee and the Treacherous Three when Jackson returned for a period before Tschuldigung F.