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Old School Hip Hop

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2 Live Crew

Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35,35-50

2 Live Crew

2 Live Crew members Fresh Kid Ice and Brother Marquis   The hip-hop group known as 2 Live Crew was established in Miami, Florida in the 1980’s. Comprised of Amazing Vee (Yuri Vielot), Fresh Kid Ice (Chris Wong Won), and DJ Mr. Mixx (David Hobbs), 2 Live Crew released their debut single, “Revelation,” in 1985, followed by the song “What I Like.” The singles were only moderately successful, but garnered the att...

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A Tribe Called Quest

A Tribe Called Quest Booking Agent
Genre:Hip Hop & RapDemo:25-35,35-50

A Tribe Called Quest

The American hip hop group known as A Tribe Called Quest was established in the mid 1980’s by founding members Jarobi White, Ali Shaheed, Phife Dawg, and Q-Tip. The latter two had been friends since early childhood, and during their formative years growing up in New York, the two would practice and perform together, experimenting with an alternative hip-hop sound which would eventually bring them to fame.   With the additional members on board, A Tribe Call...

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Bell Biv DeVoe

Bell Biv DeVoe Booking Agent
Genre:R&BPrice:Under $50,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Bell Biv DeVoe

The American musical group known as Bell Biv DeVoe was established by the remaining New Edition members Ronnie DeVoe, Michael Bivins, and Ricky Bell, after the group disbanded in the 1980’s. In re-grouping, the musicians took the experience and sound they’d created with New Edition and reformatted into a blend of "new jack swing," R&B, and hip hop under the guidance of some of the industry’s most notable producers.

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Big Daddy Kane

 Big Daddy Kane Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $15,000Demo:18-25,25-35,35-50

Big Daddy Kane

The rapper known as Big Daddy Kane was born Antonio Hardy in 1968 in Queens, New York. In the early 1980’s, Big Daddy Kane teamed up with Biz Markie to form both a songwriting partnership and the duo Juice Crew, which led to his own debut single, “Raw,” in 1987. The song was an underground sensation, spawning a career which would last well up to the new millennium. Long Live the Kane, Big Daddy Kane’s debut album, was released in 1988 and featured “...

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Biz Markie

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Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Biz Markie

Biz Markie was born Marcel Theo Hall in 1964 in New Jersey. In the early 1980’s, Markie began rapping and beat-boxing around Long Island, and released his debut single “Make the Music With Your Mouth, Biz,” in the mid 1980’s. His light-hearted, humorous approach to rap garnered him some attention, and by the time his debut album, Goin’ Off, was released in 1988, he’d already established a local following. Biz’s sophomore effort, The Biz ...

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Chuck D

Chuck D Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $50,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Chuck D

The rapper and producer known as Chuck D was born Carlton Ridenhour in 1960 in Queens, New York. Long before he became famous as the lead singer for Public Enemy, Chuck D originally studied graphic design in college. But a lifelong love of rap caused him to record a demo tape in the 1980’s, and the demo caught the attention of Def Jam Records, changing Chuck D’s life course almost instantly. With Public Enemy, Chuck D released the albums Yo! Bum Rush the Show (1987),...

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Coolio

 Coolio Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Coolio

Coolio was born Artis Leon Ivey, Jr. in 1963. Coolio’s start in the music industry began with the release of “Watcha Gonna Do” and “You’re Gonna Miss Me” in 1987, and although neither single was extraordinarily successful, they helped Coolio establish the connections he needed in the Los Angeles music scene to get his career rolling.  By 1994, he’d signed to Tommy Boy records, and released It Takes a Thief, his debut album. It Takes...

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Dana Dane

 Dana Dane Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $15,000Demo:35-50

Dana Dane

Dana Dane’s career began as a member of the Kangol Crew in the 1980’s. Upon launching his solo career in 1987, with the release of Dana Dane with Fame, he found immediate success – the album went to gold status and spawned the hit “Cinderfella Dana Dane.” Dane’s style, which included a fake British accent and a sense of humor, appealed to a different side of the 1980’s rap scene, and helped to set him apart from his contemporaries. The a...

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DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Jazzy Jeff booking fees
Genre:DJs / EDM / DancePrice:Under $25,000Demo:18-25,25-35,35-50

DJ Jazzy Jeff

The DJ known as DJ Jazzy Jeff was born Jeffrey Allen Townes in 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. DJ Jazzy Jeff initially rose to fame as half of the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, alongside Will Smith. Jazzy Jeff began working as a DJ long before that, though, while he was still in high school, winning competitions and establishing himself in the Philadelphia area as a party favorite.   As half of DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Jeff earned a n...

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Doug E Fresh

 Doug E Fresh Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $25,000Demo:35-50

Doug E Fresh

Doug E. Fresh was born Douglas E. Davis in 1966. His career began when he and fellow musician Slick Rick created the Get Fresh Crew and signed with the new Danya/Reality Records to release the single “The Show.” Fresh’s talents in the area of beat boxing, particularly his uncanny ability to imitate a variety of beats and special effects using only his throat, mouth, and lips, helped to bring him not only success but also a level of notoriety. “The Show” went o...

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Flavor Flav

 Flavor Flav  Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Flavor Flav

Flavor Flav was born William Jonathan Drayton, Jr. in 1959 in Freeport, New York. Flav’s musical talents were evident from a young age; he began playing piano, guitar, and drums when he was still in elementary school, and by the time he was in his mid-teens, he had mastered approximately fifteen instruments. Flavor Flav attended culinary school and worked as a chef before meeting Chuck D while taking classes at Adelphi University. The two began rapping together, and Flavor Flav disco...

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Funkmaster Flex

 Funkmaster Flex Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35

Funkmaster Flex

The American hip hop DJ known as DJ Funkmaster Flex was born Aston George Taylor, Jr. in 1968 in the Bronx area of New York City. That he would grow up to become a world-famous DJ is little surprise, since Aston’s father was a sound system professional and also a DJ. By the time young Aston was a teenager, he was already DJ-ing at local clubs and bars, and after convincing NY’s Hot 97 to begin airing...

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Old School Hip Hip Booking Agency

Old School Hip Hip groups consist of performers and groups from the 70's and 80's.  Although most of these famous Old School Hip Hip groups don't release new product, they have great success as touring acts booking public concerts in clubs around the world.  The booking fee for Old School Hip Hip acts can start at $5,000, with booking prices for Old School Hip Hip groups going to about $75,000.  Booking Old School Hip Hip acts for corporate events has become a big business since booking Old School Hip Hip bands allows companies to associate their brand with the the often cool and hip Old School Hip Hip performers or groups.  Booking Old School Hip Hip acts for corporate events tends to cater to a wide demographic from 20 – 60 and tends to appeal to both white and African American audiences.  The younger generation grew up with Hip Hop as a mainstream music and the 35-60 year old demographic grew up with Old School Hip Hip hits on Top 40 radio since the late 70's.  Booking fees for Old School Hip Hip groups are usually lower than the prices for booking current Hip Hip and Rap acts.  Booking famous Old School Hip Hip bands for private parties or booking Old School Hip Hip bands for fundraisers is also gaining in popularity.  Booking famous Old School Hip Hop bands for youth oriented parties including booking Old School Hip Hop groups for sweet 16 parties or booking Old School Hip Hop groups for Bar Mitzvahs and Bat Mitzvahs has become a thriving business gaining in popularity over the last decade. Our Old School Hip Hip booking agents get numerous requests for prices for Old School Hip Hip acts, with our agents for Old School Hip Hip groups quoting fees for Old School Hip Hip groups daily to buyers around the world.  Old School Hip Hop acts also usually require minimal production requirements and travel in small groups of 2 – 6 people, keeping flights and hotel accommodations at a minimum.

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