Urban Legendary is a pictorial history that focuses on the Legacy of Brick City Newark,Nj.Underground Hip Hop Legend Gee Rock & Tha CND Coalition !!!!
2018 is the 40th Anniversary Of Gee Rock & Tha CND Coalition (The Legacy)"! In plain terms that means this year he is 40 years active in the Hip Hop Culture! It's long overdue to take a closer look at the legendary Gee Rock! I contacted him and interviewed him in 2013, or more precisely we had a conversation through the past months of that time and the following text is the essence which focus on his Biography and Discography. Gee Rock (Derek Simmons) was born March 28, 1963 in Summit, New Jersey Gee is mainly known as a MC, Producer and DJ, but he is representing all Elements of Hip Hop and also got his roots in Breakdancing and Graffiti. His love for music started at an young age, especially funk music from the 70s got his attention, Bands like Parliament, Funkadelic, James Brown, Kool & The Gang, His passion for the Hip Hop Culture started In 1978 while he was visiting a private school together with his cousin in Los Angeles, CA. He started dancing and practiced the dance styles Popping and Locking and the robotic style. A year later he went to Plainfield, NJ and finally moved to Newark. It was at the end of 1979 after he was listening to "Kurtis Blow – Christmas Rappin", he decided to write his first rhyme to the instrumental, it was called the "Universal Rap". Afterwards he wanted to produce his own beats and bought a Boss Dr. Rhythm Drumcomputer, soon after he extended his first setup with a Casio SK-1 sampling keyboard to add more content to his beats. He focused on making music and he got more professional
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