The Bridge [scratched] [x4] Queensbridge Dimples D. the girl, she was great Her and Marley Marl went and cut a plate They used to rock it out in the place And the title of it was sucker dj's And then he strolled along one day And then he walked into a girl named Shante Third in line you know it's me MC Shan ha ha in the place to be MC Man he made them beg The album features two tracks further exemplifying the end of the feud: "The Victory" (produced by DJ Premier) which sees KRS on the same track as Blaq Poet, and "Rising" (as in "Rising To the Top"), in which KRS recounts the whole story from his perspective (a struggling former group home resident trying to enter the business in a period when "answer records" were popular, sparked off by Shante's "Roxanne's Revenge"). Shante, mentioned in a very vulgar reference in "the Bridge Is Over", released a rap titled "Have A Nice Day", ghostwritten by Juice Crew colleague Big Daddy Kane (who was not otherwise personally involved in the battle), in which she took a shot at Boogie Down Productions. In this episode of Classic Recipes , the legendary producer explains and demonstrates how he created the beat for MC Shan’s “The Bridge,” one of the most memorable beats in hip hop history. Another rapper named Butchy B stepped in for Queensbridge, with "Beat Down KRS", in which he among other things, mocks the "didadidadiday" chant of "The Bridge is Over". In 1987, attempting to calm down an unrelated domestic dispute involving BDP colleague D-Nice, BDP's DJ Scott La Rock was shot dead. However, the respective fortunes of the pair in the nineties were very different; MC Shan was widely seen by hip hop listeners as the loser of the conflict; Despite co-writing and producing "Informer", a number one hit single for the Canadian reggae singer Snow, Shan never really recovered his reputation and later effectively retired. You can see this (and the changed attitude towards the former rivals) in the line: He concludes the track acknowledging his indebtedness to Shan and Marley. ! Marley Marl has produced beats for some of the music’s finest MCs including Big Daddy Kane, MC Shan, LL Cool J, Biz Markie, Roxanne Shante, Kool G Rap, Nas, Rakim, and Masta Ace. In 2001, on the compilation QB's Finest (a showcase of Queensbridge hip hop artists), MC Shan took one last parting shot at KRS-One with the comment: KRS-One and Marley Marl have since officially retired the feud, with the release of their collaborative 2007 album, Hip-Hop Lives. Shan continues recounting in the FOUNDATION interview: After "Kill That Noise", Shan himself became more passive in the battle, as the above statement indicated. Don't know you know that he's out of touch? You're still tellin' lies to me. About The Bridge. “The Bridge” was originally created using the Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer and the Korg SDD-2000 Sampling Digital Delay. 1986 - SUPER KIDS - THE TRAGEDY (DON'T DO IT) - NIA RECORDS PROMO - MARLEY MARL. Cast: Nas LL Cool J MC Shan Marley Marl Funkmaster Flex Roxanne Shanté Ahmir-Khalib Thompson Black Thought He became interested in music, by performing in local talent shows, during the early days of rap music. Another One To Get Jealous Of 8. The Bridge Wars was a hip hop music rivalry during the mid-to-late 1980s and early 1990s, that arose from a dispute over the true birthplace of hip hop music and retaliation over the rejecting of a record for airplay. In 2016, Shan essentially revived his part of the beef in an interview, pointing out that they never actually battled, and that he was showing some resentment regarding the claim the KRS "took Shan out" and having to live with the stigma of "losing" the battle. Statements can be found in the 2003 documentary Beef, which features the original battle footage.[2]. Slate described it: "In 1986, it was a beef that launched the start of KRS-One, with his withering attacks on MC Shan."[3]. He even denies saying hip hop started in Queens, and suggests BDP is just trying to jump on their bandwagon. Marley Marl Scratch (12" Dub) 12. Then in Oct 2009, Dj Marley Marl returned back to where it all started for him NYCs 107.5 WBLS – Mon-Friday evenings 6PM TO 7PM. Marley Marl was born on September 30, 1962 as Marlon Williams. Label: Pirate Recordings - P002 • Format: Vinyl 12 ... Producer – Marley Marl; Notes Although this record was originally by MC Shan he does not appear in the 2000 version It has since been referenced in hip hop lyrics by the likes of Cormega, Das EFX, Nas, Cunninlynguists, Big Punisher, Supernatural, Chino XL, Mars ILL, and 2Pac. Please help this article by looking for better, more reliable sources. Alaga 1973. Their first single was entitled "Beat You Down", in which he reiterates that no one actually said that hip hop started in the Bridge, but then points out that the area was nevertheless very prominent in the early days of rap, and even had superior sound equipment, causing it to surpass the Bronx as the leader of hip hop. Other rappers joined in making songs dissing Queensbridge, such as Cool C's "Juice Crew Dis" which mocked Shan's "Juice Crew Law" and attacks both Shan and Shanté, and MitchSki's "Brooklyn Blew Up the Bridge, South Bronx Helped us out", which made fun of Shan's on-stage appearances. The Juice Crew soon responded with the track "Kill That Noise" on Shan's album Down by Law which took various shots at KRS-One and mocked his taking offense in the first place. [1] The Bridge Wars originally involved The South Bronx's Boogie Down Productions, led by KRS-One, and Marley Marl's Juice Crew, hailing from Queensbridge. The man behind countless classics, Marl crafted the beats for the groundbreaking hits "Roxanne's Revenge," "The Bridge," "Ain't No Half Steppin'," "Eric B For … Complete your Marley Marl collection. MC Shan, Marley MarlBuyThis Song. "The Bridge Is Over" is a 1987 song by Boogie Down Productions from their debut album Criminal Minded, performed by rapper KRS-One and produced by DJ Scott LaRock and KRS-One. SHAN - BEAT BITER / THE BRIDGE - BRIDGE RECORDS OG - MARLEY MARL. Marley Marl: It’s like six months later and then one of the engineers told me, “You know Ced-Gee found you drum reel?” Marley Marl Main genre : Hip-Hop / Rap / R&B Tags : Golden Age Hip-Hop , East Coast Hip-Hop , Drum Break , The Bridge Wars , Drum Break (Drum Machine) , … He also speaks well of them on other tracks in the album, such as "House of Hits". The track had been one of the first blendings of rap with reggae, and one section delivered in a sing song fashion modeled after Billy Joel's "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" from his album Glass Houses. Another line by KRS directly attacking Shan was: This referred to the fact that MC Shan had attacked LL Cool J on the B side of "The Bridge" with a song called "Beat Biter", whereby Shan claimed that LL Cool J had stolen beats for his "Rock The Bells" from "Marley Marl Scratch" theme. When the bridge stop rockin The bridge will keep-a rockin If the kids stop rockin The bridge will keep-a rockin Till the beat stop rockin The bridge will keep rockin Ladies and Gentleman We got mc Shan and Marley Marl in the house tonight Ladies and Gentleman We got mc Shan and Marley Marl in … In 1990, Boogie Down Productions released the concept album Edutainment, where KRS-One took on such topics as politics, racism, self-identity, slavery, black on black violence, police brutality & corruption and even the meat industry. [7] KRS quickly responded.[8]. Hailing from Queens, Marley Marl revolutionized hip-hop when he pioneered the practice of sampling drum sounds and creating his own proto-boom-bap rhythms, yielding gems like MC Shan’s joyfully noisy (and unintentionally beef-inducing) QB anthem “The Bridge.” Producer: Marley Marl. Don't you know about the new fashion honey? Learn how and when to remove these template messages, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "DJ Red Alert presents...,Beats, Rhymes, & Battles! The track directly attacks MC Shan with lyrics like: Before "The Bridge" was released, MC Shan was signed to MCA Records. Label: Pirate Recordings - P002 • Format: Vinyl 12. The track recited the praises of their home borough and some of its earlier rap crews, and was taken to imply that Queensbridge was where hip hop began, even though it doesn't actually say that. Marley Marl Scratch (12" Version) 11. with a new weekly coast to coast syndacated party call GOLDEN ERA RADIO Saturday Nights 9 pm to 11pm. The Bridge Wars was a hip hop rivalry during the mid-to-late 1980s and early 1990s, that arose from a dispute over the true birthplace of hip hop music and retaliation over the rejecting of a record for airplay. You'd better change what comes out your speaker MC SHAN~The Bridge~Rap/Hip Hop 12" in shrink wrap w/Hype Sticker (Marley Marl)** $12.99 + $4.00 shipping . Marley Marl programmed the beat by triggering drum sounds (the kick and snare) from the TR-808 into the SDD-2000, giving the track a unique sound and feel. Song history. Buy on Vinyl/CD. “The Bridge” was recorded by MC Shan and Marley Marl, but in STSA, its birth is a byproduct of a series of preceding battles. Left Me Lonely 7. M.C. On the second track "Blackman In Effect" he discusses the concept of "juice" and states: "I'm not down with a juice-crew". But meanwhile, Two other Queensbridge residents, Rockwell Noel & Poet, joined in the battle, resulting from the inferior responses from MC Shan and the Juice Crew offering the strongest attack against BDP. DJ Red Alert also gives a similar version of this story on the CD Beats, Rhymes and Battles Part I. MC Shan and KRS-One themselves acknowledged the rivalry's important place in hip hop history when they appeared together in a commercial for the Sprite soft drink in the mid-nineties, in which they exchanged battle rhymes inside a boxing ring. In a more recent interview on THE FOUNDATION (Jayquan), Shan defended and explained the misunderstood line: But KRS continued to play upon the "response to the claim that hip hop started in Queens" premise with his next response, "The Bridge Is Over", featuring lyrics recorded, with a reggae flavor, in a Jamaican accent. Take a dose of 1988 with a Hip Hop Producers favorite producer, Marley Marl: known for creating some of the most iconic early Hip Hop tracks and inventing classic styles from his basement studio in Queensbridge, New York. Marley Marl Classic Recipes (2012– ) Rate This. Add a Plot » Writers: John Carluccio (creator), John Carluccio (developed by) Added to Watchlist. In a recent interview with NPR Microphone Check, Marley Marl revealed to NPR Music Editor, Frannie Kelly and A Tribe Called Quest’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad that “The Bridge Is Over” was actually created with his drums. Marley Marl later produced most of LL's album Mama Said Knock You Out. Song information for The Bridge - MC Shan on AllMusic. However he left the label after releasing an almost unheard single titled "Feed the World". Nas revisited "The Bridge" on his 2012 album Life is Good by sampling it for the hook in his track, "Back When," which focuses on the past of hip-hop. In response, South Bronx-based KRS-One and Boogie Down Productions released the track "South Bronx", which was similar in terms of content to Shan and Marl's track except singing the praises of the South Bronx rather than Queensbridge, and made the argument for its being the real birthplace of hip hop. It is considered to be a classic diss song,[1] aimed at MC Shan, Marley Marl, the Juice Crew and rappers from Queens, NY and the Queensbridge projects. The Bridge Wars originally involved The South Bronx's Boogie Down Productions, led by KRS-One, and Marley Marl's Juice Crew, hailing from Queensbridge. The Bridge (Original 12" Version) 15. Should I try to be a straight `A' student? Da Bridge 2001 is the sequel to MC Shan & Marley Marl’s 1986 track “The Bridge”. You're better off talkin' 'bout your wack Puma sneaker All you need are looks and a whole lotta money." Meanwhile, Poet had moved on, eventually rechristening himself as "Blaq Poet", and went on to be a part of the groups PHD (Poet + DJ Hot Day), and Screwball; and some of the records released over the years, took numerous pot shots at KRS. The Bridge Lyrics: Ladies and gentleman / We got MC Shan and Marley Marl in the house tonight / They just came from off tour / They wanna tell you a little story about where they come from / x4 / The Queensbridge Records released the 2011 album "Bridge Wars", which put a new spin on the old story with the release of the compilation which features artists such as F.E.R.N (produced by DukeDaGod of The Diplomats), Mahogany Jones (four-time Champion of BET’s "Freestyle Friday's" battle competitions) and Brookyln’s own L.G. pt2", "Various Artists - Bridge Wars - Amazon.com Music", "MC Shan Responds To KRS-One Apology Demands With Vicious Bars [VIDEO]", "KRS-One Replies To MC Shan Diss With "S.H.A.N." "The Bridge" by Marley Marl and MC Shan; a song designed to foster community pride ignites hip-hop's most epic rap battle. http://www.whosampled.com/sample/226720/Pusha-T-Kendrick-Lamar-Nosetalgia-Boogie-Down-Productions-The-Bridge-Is-Over/, Man & His Music (Remixes from Around the World), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Bridge_Is_Over&oldid=979645240, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, The song was sampled in Queensbridge native, The song's instrumental was used in the film, The drum break was sampled in "Car Thief" by, This page was last edited on 21 September 2020, at 22:41. Saturday nights will never be the same!! Marley Marl and his Juice Crew affiliates recorded “The Symphony” in Queens, immediately after posing in front of a Lear Jet for In Control, Volume 1’s back-cover photography. KRS, meanwhile, forged out a successful solo career and remained an important figure in hip hop. "If you are then you think too much. Producer: Roy C ... appears in 'The Bridge, as well as 'Impeach the president'. Marley Marl's first (official) album has to be one of the corner stones to the temple of Hip-Hop. PHD's 1991 album title track "Without Warning" samples a couple of lines from "Numero Uno" as if answering them. MC Shan: The Bridge . & Rakim's "Paid in … Marl trumped it by helming "The Bridge," an ode to Queensbridge by his cousin MC Shan that became the unofficial Queens rap anthem and inspired a spirited feud with Bronx native KRS-One. History. KRS-One and Marley Marl have since officially retired the feud, with the release of their collaborative 2007 album Hip-Hop Lives. BEAT BITER / THE BRIDGE - BRIDGE RECORDS OG - MARLEY MARL. Screwball's "The Bio" and "You Love To Hear The Stories" (a followup to the original "The Bridge", and which featured MC Shan) recounted the story of him entering the battle, and being basically ignored, and that it thankfully never escalated into physical violence; and the latter pointed to the Nas album Illmatic (1994) as proof that "the Bridge is still live". Marlon grew up in Queensbridge housing projects located in Queens New York. The Bridge. [6] He also included a three-minute freestyle in an over the phone interview. KRS responded with "Still Number 1, the Numero Uno Mix", where he calls Poet "soft" and uncreative, and accuses him of "sounding like Kane". KRS-One and Marley Marl have since officially retired the feud, with the release of their collaborative 2007 album Hip-Hop Lives. Marley Marl has produced beats for some of the music’s finest MCs including Big Daddy Kane, MC Shan, LL Cool J, Biz Markie, Roxanne Shante, Kool G Rap, Nas, Rakim, and Masta Ace. The song's lyrics at the end are set to the tune of the famous Billy Joel song "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me": What's the matter with the crowd I'm seeing? Previous All Episodes (3) Next . In 1988 DJ Rockwell Noel and the Poet followed up with Taking U Out, which was even stronger than "Beat You Down", and harshly attacked both KRS's then-wife, Ms. Melodie, and rival radio station WRKS's DJ Red Alert, who was on BDP's side of the battle. Marlon Williams, better known by his stage name Marley Marl, is an American DJ, record producer, rapper and record label founder, primarily operating in hip hop music. LL Cool J never directly responded to this claim, and the impending battle between Shan and BDP drew the attention away from it. The whole " Bridge " — my song I made with MC Shan — all that was trigger music, triggering samples from a 808 with separate samplers around … The song first premiered at a concert where MC Shan had just performed "The Bridge". 1986 - M.C. & Rakim single "Eric B. He would claim he wanted to record a response to The Bridge Is Over, but Marley Marl stopped him. It, and from the same album, "South Bronx", are the most famous songs of The Bridge Wars between rappers from the Bronx and Queens.. The Bridge 4. Marley Marl Scratch (Demo # 1) 13. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1998 Vinyl release of The Bridge / The Bridge 2000 on Discogs. It's still rock and roll to me, Funny, but it's still rock and roll to me. Marley Marl Scratch (Demo # 2) 14. With Marl's success came the opportunity to produce artists outside the Cold Chillin' stable, which he did with the monumental Eric B. [AUDIO]", Kool G Rap talks about Marley Marl and the Juice Crew, crime raps, and his extensive catalog, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Bridge_Wars&oldid=986848053, Articles with Russian-language sources (ru), Articles needing additional references from March 2016, All articles needing additional references, Articles lacking reliable references from March 2017, Articles with multiple maintenance issues, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 3 November 2020, at 10:34. Down By Law 6. What's the matter with your DJ, MC Shan? "The Bridge Is Over" is a 1987 song by Boogie Down Productions from their debut album Criminal Minded, performed by rapper KRS-One and produced by DJ Scott LaRock and KRS-One. Documentary | Episode aired 8 March 2013 Season 1 | Episode 3. Though "It Takes Two" by Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock is often pegged as the best hip-hop single of all time, Marley Marl's production on his cousin MC Shan's single "The Bridge" could well be the most underrated hip-hop single ever recorded. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Marley Marl - In Control, Volume 1 at Discogs. In dialog on that CD (track 5), he states that Magic dissed a track by them. Marley Marl, Soundtrack: Blade: Trinity. It's the next phase, new wave, dance craze, anyways The song's intro samples "The Bridge" by MC Shan. When they heard "The Bridge", they decided to diss back, and this is why "South Bronx" was released. During the nineties, the beef was not forgotten by fans or the participants, but rather fondly remembered as a classic hip hop rivalry. Another unnoticed attack is the fact that South Bronx was arranged under the same speed as "The Bridge", most notably as the rhymes that are performed before the chorus chant. It is considered to be a classic diss song, aimed at MC Shan, Marley Marl, the Juice Crew and rappers from Queens, NY and the Queensbridge projects.. Discover his early work with the Juice Crew and friends including: Roxanne Shante, Craig G., Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, LL Cool J, Master Ace, MC Shan, Eric B. Magic dismissed it as "wack", and then, after forming BDP, they retaliated by dissing Mr. Magic and Marley Marl's popular "Juice Crew", using the whole "Queens versus Bronx" issue as a pretense.[4]. "Don't you know that they're out of touch?" The official story at the time was that KRS-One was defending the reputation of the South Bronx in response to MC Shan and Marley Marl claiming that hip hop started out in Queensbridge. He was also featured on Eric B. Unreliable citations may be challenged or deleted. Even after La Rock's death, the feud still continued. The feud began with Queensbridge-based producer Marley Marl & MC Shan's track "The Bridge" in late 1985. It, and from the same album, "South Bronx", are the most famous songs of The Bridge Wars between rappers from the Bronx and Queens. The song's intro samples "The Bridge" by … Although conspicuously absent from this counterattack was any rebuttal to Poet's attack on his wife. Marl is (in my mind and in countless others) Hip-Hop's greatest and most inspiring producer. The song went on to become one of the most sampled hip hop songs in hip hop history. 3. However, KRS-One has gone on record in an interview with MTV, saying that his real motivation was the fact that he and Scott La Rock earlier had approached Mr. Magic with a 12" single they had recorded entitled "Success Is the Word", (under the group name "12:41"). Kill That Noise 5. [1] The Bridge Wars originally involved The South Bronx's Boogie Down Productions, led by KRS-One, and Marley Marl's Juice Crew, hailing from Queensbridge. Sample appears at 0:01 and 0:04. jump. The lyrics that apparently raised the issue were: Though MC Shan states Queensbridge is where his crew got started, and his birthplace, he has stated that he never meant the song to say that Queensbridge is the birthplace of Hip Hop at all, "everyone knows that hip hop was started in the West Bronx." Everybody's talkin' 'bout the Juice Crew funny. Space 9. Whats the matter with your MC, Marley Marl? On the wheels of steel, Marlon sucks! KRS had also contributed a verse to the Symphony 2000 remake of the Marley Marl classic in 1999. Most of KRS's fire was directed specifically at Marley Marl and MC Shan, although the MC added insults to other Juice Crew members such as Mr. Magic and Roxanne Shante, who had earlier been at the center of the Roxanne Wars, which were a predecessor to this battle. Marley Marl, who was working as a DJ for radio station WBLS, sampled the song's signature loop from a station copy of Otis Redding’s "Hard to Handle". He has influenced the likes of DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Erick Sermon and pretty much any dope producer from the east-coast. & Rakim, … Download this Track. Cause Bronx created hip-hop, Queens will only get dropped, The Bridge Wars was a hip hop music rivalry during the mid-to-late 1980s and early 1990s, that arose from a dispute over the true birthplace of hip hop music and retaliation over the rejecting of a record for airplay. Impeach the President. Living In The World Of Hip Hop 10. The Honey Drippers. Wise.[5].
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