It is taking longer than expected to fetch the next song to play. The music should be playing soon. If you get tired of waiting, you can try reloading your browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.
Your Pandora One subscription will expire shortly.
close
Your Pandora One trial subscription will expire shortly. Upgrade to continue unlimited, ad-free listening.
You've listened to hours of Pandora this month. Consider upgrading to Pandora One.
Close
Hi . Pandora is using Facebook to personalize your experience. Learn MoreNo Thanks
-0:00
0:00
Change Skin

We created Pandora to put the Music Genome Project directly in your hands

It’s a new kind of radio –
stations that play only music you like

 
Create an account for free. Register
Now Playing
Music Feed
My Profile
Create a Station
People who also like this

Spoonie Gee

Spoonie Gee was the nephew of veteran R&B producer Bobby Robinson and one of the earliest rap artists. He was known as the "love rapper," an image that was established by his first record, "Love Rap," released on his uncle's Enjoy label as the flip side of the Treacherous Three's "The New Rap Language." The bulk of early rap records reproduced an MC's party routine with a loose sequence of narrative, boasting, and call and response. Spoonie's initial outing, however, organized a hip-hop styled record around a romantic theme, coming closer to the lyrical norms of pop music. The intimate "Love Rap" was accompanied only by drum set and congas, and Spoonie's next record continued in a similarly minimalist vein. The voice-over on 1979's "Spoonin' Rap" stuck to more conventional old-school boasting but looks forward to the gangsta attitude in its jailhouse references. "Spoonin' Rap" was also prophetic in its use of flexatone and heavily echoed voice, suggesting the Jamaican connection that was denied in early interviews by some of the rap originators. In 1980, Spoonie collaborated with Sequence on a classic single, "Monster Jam," probably the last word on the series of "Good Times"/"Another One Bites the Dust" variations and a classic in the Sugar Hill vein, complete with a bone-crushing bassline and ecstatic crowd noises. In the mid-'90s, the Ol' Skool Flava label issued a compilation, Godfather of Hip Hop, and over a decade after that, Spoonie issued an EP entitled The Boss Is Back. ~ Richard Pierson, Rovi
full bio

Comments

Pure Dope with a fat gold chain!!
Takes me when rap was so fresh spoon is an all time favorite
info491797
..stiLL iLL for real-for real !
Old school rap nice and clean
=) Back In the days ,I was the connection to NYC 2 NC ,Walt had the beats before the beats was had. =)
word

We're sorry, but a browser plugin or firewall may be preventing Pandora from loading.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser.

Please check our Help page for more information.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser
or install a newer version of Flash (v.10 or later).

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please install Adobe Flash (v.10 or later).

[96, 86, 90, 126, 100, 83, 72, 100, 92, 113, 81, 64, 87, 120, 123, 99, 92, 107, 121, 86, 103, 67, 109, 121, 88, 93, 121, 71, 115, 81, 102, 81, 93, 93, 70, 76, 85, 113, 123, 67, 124, 121, 119, 93, 67, 111, 98, 96, 99, 68, 101, 100, 117, 91, 69, 98, 64, 101, 82, 96, 124, 77, 82, 65, 64, 125, 94, 70, 103, 77, 105, 113, 109, 77, 77, 95, 115, 100, 119, 112, 81, 127, 109, 101, 106, 102, 79, 75, 82, 105, 90, 113, 84, 98, 108, 69, 120, 117, 124, 67, 88, 100, 98, 117, 93, 78, 80, 73, 97, 121, 88, 100, 69, 103, 99, 96, 71, 117, 68, 122, 91, 110, 118, 93, 91, 68, 113, 108, 86, 101, 106, 115, 85, 66, 91, 96, 88, 121, 119, 111, 103, 66, 90, 100, 112, 97, 77, 69, 93, 127, 100, 80, 117, 82, 75, 69, 73, 121, 118, 87, 114, 69, 104, 127, 81, 89, 124, 84, 99, 126, 95, 115, 94, 104, 68, 85, 74, 95, 91, 89, 77, 122, 121, 116, 101, 79, 75, 102, 69, 120, 64, 87, 108, 123, 113, 97, 123, 67, 95, 126, 111, 91, 117, 111, 68, 112, 78, 93, 90, 125, 122, 106, 71, 112, 97, 70, 102, 89, 70, 109, 76, 123, 112, 120, 76, 103, 77, 101, 77, 85, 110, 106, 121, 93, 64, 93, 105, 114, 66, 92, 124, 112, 117, 122, 108, 64, 67, 116, 110, 105, 109, 100, 123, 73, 89, 90, 114, 86, 91, 95, 68, 107, 119, 68, 67, 103, 97, 110, 92, 112, 87, 70, 127, 88, 104, 117, 103, 82, 74, 78, 91, 103, 92, 86, 99, 121, 114, 113, 105, 105, 112, 73, 103, 125, 87, 103, 121, 92, 115, 98, 105, 97, 114, 119, 64, 107, 86, 88, 104, 121, 74, 71, 95, 66, 89, 74, 124, 119, 108, 82, 82, 97, 99, 92, 125, 105, 95, 112, 109, 83, 103, 80, 84, 91, 104, 96, 89, 71, 125, 97, 94, 79, 107, 112, 76, 92, 82, 115, 99, 114, 95, 107, 102, 98, 121, 70, 83, 78, 80, 82, 65, 103, 125, 104, 94, 109, 87, 115, 83, 82, 79, 124, 77, 115, 64, 88, 108, 117, 86, 124, 65, 84, 102, 70, 87, 88, 123, 102, 106, 87, 79, 105, 103, 91, 117, 108, 80, 95, 75, 102, 108, 69, 124, 112, 103, 77, 96, 118, 107, 96, 80, 69, 115, 104, 73, 122, 71, 84, 102, 99, 124, 88, 117, 92, 78, 80, 98, 97, 79, 97, 126, 114, 90, 76, 75, 66, 120, 109, 112, 108, 86, 117, 113, 127, 88, 127, 93, 99, 93, 79, 77, 126, 105, 96, 80, 114, 106, 86, 116, 115, 106, 86, 86, 118, 103, 75, 74, 110, 97, 110, 107, 85, 108, 83, 102, 121, 109, 73, 110, 72, 115, 95, 79, 77, 116, 82, 68, 124, 102, 77, 99, 89, 71, 91, 69, 66, 69, 116, 89, 127, 97, 124, 94, 116, 125, 92, 127, 68, 66, 112, 90, 74]