How It All
Harold (DJ Chips:The Electric
From 1975-1980 Fantasia Brooklyn’s
powerful mobile DJs rode the crest of the once popular disco
laden era. This was the era when African mobile DJs ruled
all the clubs in the five boroughs of NYC.
DJs had massive powerful sound systems that they had to
transport to and fro from one gig to the next. It was a time
when the name of the DJ got people to come to that a
particular club or party.
a part of that group of famous mobile DJs like Cameron
(Grandmaster) Flowers, Pete DJ Jones, Plummer, Maboya, Rip
and Cliff, Mike the Magician, Ron Yates, Nu Sounds, Al
Green, Kool Herc, Black Arrow, Kool Dee, Frankie D, Electrified Sounds,
Vinnie Kango, Big John Ashby, Disco Stompers, Soul Bros, Mike and Mike,
Gregg Myers, Spike & Carisma Funk, Tangueray, Larry D (helped Fantasia get
established) Dagger, The Smith Bros., Cosmo D, and QJ Simpson, just
to name a few.
This site is
dedicated to the African American mobile DJs, who from the
early seventies to probably the 1980’s, reigned supreme in
the dance clubs and on WBLS radio airwaves. And this website honors their pioneering contributions to this now
booming dee jaying industry.
history is well documented here: We came, we saw, we
consisted of DJ Chips, MC Larry B. Jimmy G, and Action Jackson
sound engineer extraordinaire were the “Ghetto Superstars” of
a bygone era.
I want to
personally thank “THE ROADIES” whose blood and sweat helped
lift and load all that heavy equipment for us:
aka Beaumont aka DJ Fan
Childers aka C.A.C.
Jackson aka Rapp3
aka B. L