BRITHOPTV: [Old Skool Track Of The Day] Dizzy Heights – ‘Christmas Rappin’ [1982] | #UKRap #UKHipHop

Dizzy Heights – ‘Christmas Rappin’ [1982]

Old Skool Feature of The day for Monday , December 25, Christmas is a Dizzy Heights’s  track  Christmas Rappin .

Christmas Rapping  was the obvious choice for today,  but it’s significant in more ways than one,  released on Polydor in 1982, Dizzy Heights  Festive anthem was the first ever British hip hop tune released on record*.

Dizzy Heights Christmas Rapping  No 49

Entering the charts in  the week commencing December 18, 1982, at 49, Dizzy Heights ‘Christmas rapping’ is also the first Brithop record to hit the official UK Charts, making it historical on two fronts.

*Wikipedia via Hesmondhalgh, DJ and Melville, C (2002) Urban Breakbeat Culture – Repercussions of Hip-Hop in the United Kingdom. In: Global Noise: Rap and Hip Hop Outside the USA. Wesleyan University Press.

Dizzy Heights We salute you!

BRITHOPTV: [Old Skool Track Of The Day] Dizzy Heights - 'Christmas Rapping' [1982] | #UKRap #UKHipHop

 

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