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World Leader - Uptown (1981 Single)

by fLeroys

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Written with D.C. natives, here are two of the earliest known studio recordings bridging the Funk to Rap gap. Recently Unearthed & Previously Unreleased. These tracks will hit the streets soon........


released February 1, 2016

Pictured - tim aaron, pope jean-paul II, Jimmy Carter

tim aaron (fleroy) - vocs & git, todd finney (spike) - vocs & bass, matt tecu (fozzy) - vocs & drums, jeff kligman - git
dave gibson - keys, steve blair - guitar: saxophone


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fLeroys Washington, D.C.

"Uptown" is arguably one of the earliest known studio recordings with Hip Hop elements. Certainly the first for white boys. April 1981. fLeroy (Tim Aaron) continues his Hip Hop explorations with veterans BlackBird & Krazy Khrome.

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Track Name: UpTown 1981
my name is fLeroy, I snort coke alot, i even cut a little line for my cat sPot
my names sPike, I snort coke more, except when fLeroy locks the door
my names fOzzy, and I have none, c'mon guys let me have some fun

hi it's kLig, I'm back again, start cutting lines, I'll tell you when
fLeroy here, I might have scored, but I'll tell 'em I ain't got no more
sPike again, to me it's plain, fLeroy's coke is novocain

fOzzy again, and I ain't got no luck, fLeroy's holdin out, what the fuck
hi it's kLig and I'm a head, P.S. fLea your cat is dead, DEAD
yeah, well my names sPot, I got nine lives, you think I'm dead that's shuck & jive