Year of birth : 1979
Age: 36 years
Place of birth : New York, USA
Citizenship : United States
At the very beginning of its existence, the band was called `The Stetson Brothers` (a reference to the well-known brand ` Stetsons`, is engaged in the production of hats) . `Stetsasonic` - American hip- hop group, founded in 1979 in New York City (New York). Entered the history of hip-hop as one of the first groups that were invited to the concerts live musicians, also known for its positive lyrics. `Stetsasonic` - forerunners of alternative hip-hop and jazz - hip-hop. At the very beginning of its existence, the band was called `The Stetson Brothers` (a reference to the well-known brand ` Stetsons`, is engaged in the production of hats) . The team participated in three MC (MCG, Master of Ceremonies - actor, uttering words from the stage) , and beatboxer Wise (Wise),who had a nickname in the group `Human Mix Machine` and Prince Paul (Prince Paul). Then they changed their name to `Stetsasonic` and signed a contract with the company ` Tommy Boy Records`.
`Stetsasonic` released a single ` If You Can`t Say It
All Just Say STET`, which for several months has been in constant rotation on the radio ,and in 1968 the band released their first album - `On Fire`. The album received mixed reviews, although subsequent `In Full Gear` and ` Blood, Sweat & No Tears` were very warmly received by critics.
In 1998, the `New York Times` wrote that the group recorded a rise of artistic, deep rap music : ` While the pop-c music her catchy tunes aimed at commercial success, rap music with its hard sound of the oppression of their liniyu`.
The group is also known for its live performances, although sometimes ` format of live performances did not allow the group to hire musicians and doing studio overdubbing, which made them sound very uznavaemym`. The band split soon after the release of the album `Blood, Sweat & No Tears`.
Frukwan and Prince Paul became the founders of the group `Gravediggaz`. The latter also became a producer and worked with artists such as `Freestyle Fellowship`, Mary J. Blige (Mary J. Blige), Positive K, and, among others ,` Red Hot Chili Peppers`.Bobby Simmons (Bobby Simons) in mid-1990 launched its own public television project `Flava Videos`.
MC Delite is now engaged in the business, he is also a member of the public committee, which oversees a special project to encourage children to engage in business and higher education.
Weisz is known ,as one of the pioneers of beatbox.
DBC was the engineer group `Third World` and ` Cookie Crew`. In 1995 he became the owner and sound engineer studio `Raw Beat Productions Music & Video Recording Studio`, located in Philadelphia (Philadelphia).