T8qx8ITLnQE/0.jpg' alt='Tragedy Khadafi Intelligent Hoodlum' title='Tragedy Khadafi Intelligent Hoodlum' />Juice Crew Wikipedia. The Juice Crew was a Hip Hop collective made up largely of Queensbridge New York, USbased artists in the midtolate 1. Founded by producer Marley Marl and radio DJ Mr. Magic, and housed by Tyrone Williams record label Cold Chillin Records, the Juice Crew helped introduce New School artists Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, Roxanne Shant and Kool G Rap. The crew produced many answer records and engaged with numerous beefs primarily with rival radio jock Kool DJ Red Alert and the South Bronxs Boogie Down Productions, as well as the posse cut, The Symphony. HistoryeditEarly yearseditMarley Marl started his career as Mr. Magics sidekick and DJ on the influential radio show Rapp Attack, the first exclusively hip hop music program to be aired on a major radio station, New Yorks WBLS FM. The show was influential in launching the careers of the groups various artists. The crew derived its name from Mr. Magics alias, Sir Juice. Previously, Magic had created an original Juice Crew consisting of himself, record executive Sal Abbatiello, and artists Sweet Gee, DJ June Bug, and Kurtis Blow. As a record producer, Marley Marl began the Juice Crews long tradition of answer records with their first release, 1. Sucker DJs I Will Survive by Marleys then girlfriend Dimples D. Chemdraw For Excel Patch. Run D. M. C. s Sucker M. C. s. Although this initial effort failed to provoke a reaction of any discernible magnitude, it foreshadowed the groups ultimate path to success. Roxanne ShanteeditA chance encounter in 1. Mr. Magic, Marley Marl, and manager Tyrone Williams, as well as 1. Roxanne Shant, resulted in their breakout hit Roxannes Revenge. A scathing attack on UTFOs Roxanne, Roxanne, the song became so popular that it not only garnered a response from the original group with the help of a young female rapper claiming to be The Real Roxanne, but also inspired dozens of imitators in a series of records known as the Roxanne Wars. MC Shan and dispute with KRS OneeditIn 1. Tragedy Khadafi Intelligent Hoodlum Torrent' title='Tragedy Khadafi Intelligent Hoodlum Torrent' />Marley produced his cousin MC Shans second release The BridgeBeat Biter. Beat Biter included lyrics dissing local Queens superstar LL Cool J, who was allegedly stealing Marleys music. However, the true significance of the 1. B side track, The Bridge, which proved much more popular, finding not only considerable radio play but also the ire of Boogie Down Productions BDP. BDP, an upstart rap group from the South Bronx led by rapper KRS One, took offense to a contested interpretation4 of MC Shans lyrics, which they interpreted as a declaration pronouncing Queens as the birthplace of hip hop, when in fact, it originated largely in the Bronx. Adding to the beef was an ongoing feud between Mr. Magic and his arch rival Kool DJ Red Alert, who played a similar role in supporting Boogie Down Productions budding career, involving Mr. Magic deriding their early efforts. BDP launched the first attack with South Bronx, which was premiered live in concert after an MC Shan performance of The Bridge. Shan and Marley responded with Kill That Noise, released on MC Shans 1. Down By Law, the first full length release from Tyrone Williams newly formed Cold Chillin Records calling out KRS Ones attention grabbing methods. Large Professor born William Paul Mitchell on March 21, 1973 in Harlem, New York City, New York. United States, also known as Large Pro and Extra P., is a New York. However, the battle was widely regarded as having been won by KRS One and the BDP Crew, with the diss track The Bridge Is Over. Nonetheless, the so called Bridge Wars would be drawn out over a number of proxies. Cold Chillin and Juice Crew expansioneditCold Chillin Records soon became home to most Juice Crew artists. The Juice Crew began to expand around this time, most notably with the inclusion of two high school friends from Brooklyn rapper Big Daddy Kane and human beatbox Biz Markie. Biz previously collaborated with Shant for 1. Def Fresh Crew and found success with his Marley produced debut single Make the Music with Your Mouth, Biz, which also introduced Juice Crew singer TJ Swan. In February 1. 98. Bizs album Goin Off was released by Cold Chillin, which had just signed a five year distribution deal with Warner Bros. C Program To Display Prime Numbers Between 1 And 100. Records. By the following year, Biz would become a national celebrity with the hit single Just A Friend reaching the US Top Ten. Big Daddy Kane went on to become not only one of the biggest selling but also one of the most respected and influential rappers of his time. Kool G Rap, together with musical partner DJ Polo, was met with similar critical acclaim, albeit less commercial success. The other artists added to the Juice CrewCold Chillin roster were Masta Ace and Queensbridge up and comers Tragedy the Intelligent Hoodlum, Craig G, and Glamorous the latter being featured on Pop Art records before joining the Juice Crew as a member of the Glamour Girls and releasing their only single Oh Veronica, Veronica in 1. Craig G also recorded a beatbox version. Glamorous is now Muslim, doing spoken word poetry, and has become a Crisis Chaplain. Her saying now is There is more to me than poetry. Marley Marl solo albumeditIn 1. Marley Marl released the labelshowcase In Control Volume 1. The fifth track on the album, The Symphony song, with its sparse drum sample, simple piano melody and back to back roster of lyrical heavyweights Masta Ace, Craig G, Kool G Rap and Big Daddy Kane made an impression on hip hop and is widely regarded as the quintessential posse cut. Marley Marl spent the early 1. LL Cool J in 1. 99. Mama Said Knock You Out. It would be the last year he would contribute to a Juice Crew members album. The Juice Crews, 1. In Control Volume II For Your Steering Pleasure featured appearances from LL Cool J and Chuck D but featured little of the original crew. Cold Chillin Records struggled in the early 1. Masta Ace were dropped. In the 1. 99. 0s, The Intelligent Hoodlum later known as Tragedy Khadafi, played a personal role in shaping the lyrics and imagery of Capone N Noreaga most notably on their album The War Report and his younger cousin Havoc of Mobb Deep. In 1. Nas was quoted in an interview saying Growing up in Queensbridge it was Marley Marl and The Juice Crew that gave rap niggas like myself hope that there was another life beyond our hood. He made us believe that although we came from those wild streets, we still had a chance to change our lives. Nas Ill Will Records Presents QBs Finest sought to honor this heritage on the track Da Bridge 2. MC Shan and Marley Marls classic consisting of Tragedy, Mobb Deep, Capone, and Nas. In 2. 00. 7, the feud between the Juice Crew and Boogie Down Productions was officially laid to rest when Marley Marl and KRS One released the collaborative album, Hip Hop Lives, a quasi sequel record to Nas Hip Hop Is Dead. The Vapors, a biopic about the Juice Crew directed by Furqaan Clover and starring Cuba Gooding Jr. Marley Marl and Keke Palmer as Roxanne Shant, began production in February 2. The movie is currently on hold due to cast issues. ReferenceseditExternal linksedit.