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West Street Mob

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Biography

West Street Mob, formed in New York, USA, in the late 70s, were one of the less celebrated of Sugarhill Records' acts, despite the fact that Sugarhill owners Joe and Sylvia Robinson's son, Joey Jnr., was once a member. Their most significant release was 1983's electro classic "Break Dancin' - Electric Boogie", a version of the Incredible Bongo Band's interpretation of the Shadows' "Apache". This "break" had long been a staple of the scratch mix DJs within the hip-hop community, and its familiarity was an important factor in its local popularity. Their only two Billboard Top 100 hits were "Let's Dance (Make Your Body Move)" and "Sing A Simple Song", in September 1981 and April 1982 respectively. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

Top Songs

Total plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
  1. Break Dance - Electric Boogie  -  18,777 plays
  2. Break Dance-Electric Boogie  -  6,843 plays
  3. Let's Dance (Make Your Body Move)  -  4,061 plays
  4. I Can't Stop  -  3,565 plays
  5. Sing A Simple Song  -  2,855 plays
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