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Whodini

Whodini
Formed: 1981 in Brooklyn, NY
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Group Members: John "Ecstasy" Fl..., Grandmaster Dee, Jalil Hutchins
Biography: Coming out of the fertile early-'80s New York rap scene, Whodini were one of the first rap groups to add a straight R&B twist to their music, thus laying the groundwork for the new jack swing movement. The group consisted of rappers Jalil Hutchins and John "Ecstasy" Fletcher, adding legendary DJ Drew ...Read full biography
Escape
Released: 1984
Label: Traffic Entertainment Group
Critics' Rating:
A vast improvement over the previous year's debut, Escape is the second album from the seminal no-nonsense New York rappers. Unlike many rappers, Whodini got their beats and musical backing from synthesizers. ...Read full review
Whodini
Released: 1983
Label: Traffic Entertainment Group
Critics' Rating:
More singers than straight rappers, Jali Hutchins and Ecstasy made a successful conversion to hip-hop, scoring two hits on their debut with "Rap Attack" and "The Haunted House of Funk," a reworking of ...Read full review