About this Program
Join us for this Hip Hop 50 conversation, hosted by singer/ songwriter TL Cross and QPL Hip Hop Coordinator Ralph McDaniels! DJ Hurricane is a hip hop DJ, producer, and rapper. He is best known for his work with the Beastie Boys. He was a member of the groups Solo Sounds and The Afros and recorded three solo albums, featuring many well-known artists. Sweet Tee is a rapper who was signed to Profile Records in the 1980s. Her first single in 1986 was the hit “It’s My Beat” featuring DJ Jazzy Joyce. She scored four hit singles from her debut album, including “I Got da Feelin’,” “On the Smooth Tip,” and “Why Did It Have to Be Me.” DJ Davy DMX is a self-taught DJ that made it big at the dawn of hip hop in the mid-70s. He formed a local rap group in Hollis named Solo Sounds, which included DJ Hurricane and others. Davy DMX produced songs for Run-DMC, The Fat Boys, Kurtis Blow, Spoonie Gee, Jimmy Spicer, The Afros, and The Fearless Four.