Rapper Dapper Snapper  

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"I remember the two records I learned how to mix with: David Bowie's “Fashion”, and Edwin Birdsong's “Rapper Dapper Snapper”. I had to mix those records for weeks, with Juan, like, in my ass, every time I fucked up!'" --Derrick May cited in Energy Flash (1998) by Simon Reynolds


"Baker took up the offer, spurred on by the memory of hearing Larry Levan play “Rapper's Delight,” one of the relatively small number of rap tracks Levan liked to play (others included Edwin Birdsong's “Rapper Dapper Snapper,” Kurtis Blow's "Christmas Rap""--Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980–1983 (2016) Tim Lawrence


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"Rapper Dapper Snapper" (1980) is a song by Edwin Birdsong, also released on his album Funtaztik (1981). The track was sampled by Gang Starr for their song "Skillz".




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