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Freddie Foxxx aka Bumpy Knuckles

Freddie Foxxx aka Bumpy Knuckles

For many of us, Freddie Foxxx is the people’s champion who is still heavily slept on. When I first got through he was midway through an interview and I heard him say “…they’re not experimenting enough, they need to be more diverse…”. I assume he was talking about the current state of emcees, a topic he is always glad to discuss in interviews and on his records.

Freddie Foxxx aka Bumpy Knuckles - Biography

Freddie Foxxx aka Bumpy Knuckles – Biography

Freddie Foxxx is an enigma. He keeps redefining himself as others desperately try to pin him down and label him. Ruffian. Hardcore. Gun-Wielding. A bygone legend, limited to cameos and guest appearances. Industry Troublemaker. Foxxx is all of these things and none of them at once. A past marred with distrust and hard-breaks has molded Foxxx into a chameleon and one of the most respected emcees out there.

Buckwild - Biography

Buckwild – Biography

While the 80’s became the decade that established hip-hop as a musical art form capable of becoming a big influence in American Culture, it was the 90’s hip-hop movement that secured hip-hop’s stature as a musical force able to attract listeners by the millions and generate even more commerce. Bronx-born producer Buckwild was, and continues to be, instrumental in this ever-growing movement.

OC - Biography

OC – Biography

Whenever people talk about slept-on emcees, the name OC is always mentioned. Omar Credle's history of under-promoted albums and sample clearance issues is familiar to anyone who knows their hip-hop history. In 1994 his classic debut album Word… Life knocked the wind out of people's chests and put the Bushwick, Brooklyn emcee on the map.