Gunshot – Crime Story [Official Video HD]

Single: Crime Story / No Sell Out (11 Feb 1991) Link to the Official Old School Hip Hop page on facebook: Album: Compilation (1992) Gunshot was a British hip hop group, formed by MC Mercury, MC Alkaline, Q-Roc, DJ White Child Rix and DJ/MC Barry Blue in the area of Leyton in east London. They released their debut single “Battle Creek Brawl” (Vinyl Solution, 1990) to some acclaim, which was followed swiftly by the single “No Sell Out/Crime Story” (Vinyl Solution, 1991). Both singles were well received within the hip hop scene, but following this release Q-Roc left the group to join Son of Noise under the name Curoc. Mercury, Alkaline and White Child Rix continued with the group, releasing a succession of singles in 1991/1992 that soon cemented them a place as one of the leaders of the UK hip hop scene.[citation needed] Their style was hardcore and fast, quickly coming to be considered—along with groups such as Hijack—the defining style of the genre.[citation needed] One of their releases in this period was “Killing Season/Nobody Move” (Vinyl Solution, 1992), which was the first of their tunes to feature guest vocals from the rapper Barry Blue. Blue continued to provide guest vocals on some tracks for the group right up until their final album, as well as releasing the White Child Rix produced “The Story Begins . . . EP” (Move, 1994) as a solo artist. The reception of Gunshot’s first singles by British hip hop fans and DJ’s was good and demand grew for an 

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