“They call me K-SOLO” The Doc-series will be released this evening. This documentary explores one of the most strategic collectives in Hip-hop in the early 1990’s. Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith was one of the premiere Groups/Record producers to form a unlikely group of superstars called the Hit Squad. K-solo being one of the first to be signed to EPMD found early success with his appearance on the groups album ” Unfinished Business” and Solo being featured on the song ” Knick Knack Patty Whack”. From there Kevin Madison from Central Islip, New York who, along with Redman, EPMD, Das EFX, and Keith Murray, was part of the Hit Squad in the 1990s. aka K-solo would invent a spelling style that will cause major controversy down the road with a then up and coming rapper from Yonkers called DMX. This documentary captures his time with Hip Hops first collective “Hit Squad” and his overall contribution to the genre of music with his own Hit records ” Spellbound and Your Mom’s in my business”. Take a look at a never told story from the man himself K-SOLO of the golden age of hip-hop at it’s purest form. Including the ups and downs of success and friendships that go terribly wrong.
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