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Electro: The Beatbox Bites Back

David Toop, Face, The, May 1984

1984: Two a.m. at The Funhouse and the giant video screen fills with the image of the Master O.C.'s hands scratching an Enjoy 12 inch. O.C. and Krazy Eddie are vibrating the sound system for the Fearless Four, onstage (and ever-so-human) performing the robot raps of 'Problems Of The World', 'F-4000' and the one that made their name, 'Rockin' it'.

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