Rappin' Duke" is a 1984 hip-hop novelty song by Shawn Brown performing as the Rappin' Duke. It is the sixth track on Brown's 1985 album ¿Que Pasa?. The concept of the song is that actor John Wayne (. the Duke) is rhyming (Wayne had died in 1979). The track debuted on a San Diego radio station in 1984, becoming widely played locally and eventually peaking at 73 on the 1985 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Billboard chart; and also charting on the Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales for 1985.
So you think you're bad, with your rap Well I'll tell ya pilgrim I started the crap When you were in diapers and wetting the sheets I was at the Ponderosa rapping to the beat. Da haahh, da haahh Da ha-hahh ha-hahh haahh. Sure I rustled some cattle and tended the sheep But my main concern was rapping to the beat I don't bother nobody I'm a real nice guy, kinda Laid back like a, dead fl. .I'm talkin, here and now Later for the cattle and rustlin the cow If I had a chance to do a repeat You can bet your.
Rappin' Duke Is Dancin'. Message From The Duke. A5. Rappin' To The Beat.
The "Rappin' Duke" was an alias for Shawn Brown who back in the mid 80s released 3 records under the moniker. His "Rappin' Duke" single was a 1984 hip-hop novelty song and is considered to be a Hip-Hop classic. The Duke") is performing the rap (Wayne had died in 1979).
Album by Rappin' Duke. was sampled in. Juicy by The Notorious .
|Rappin' Duke (Vocal)||6:09|
|Rappin' Duke (Instrumental)||6:20|
|JWP 1456||Rappin' Duke||Rappin' Duke (12")||JWP Records||JWP 1456||US||1985|
|JWP 1456, E.P. 1456||Rappin' Duke||Rappin' Duke (12")||JWP Records, JWP Records||JWP 1456, E.P. 1456||US||1985|
|#1460||Rappin' Duke||Rappin' Duke (7")||JWP Records||#1460||US||1985|
|#1460||Rappin' Duke||Rappin' Duke (7", Single, Promo)||JWP Records||#1460||US||1985|