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The next album, Coming Back Hard Againrepeated the formula of the previous one and received a Gold status due to the successful single " The Twist Yo, Twist ", recorded together with American rock 'n roll singer Chubby Checker. The group also starred in three feature films in the s, thereby strengthening the popularity of hip-hop in America: Krush GrooveKnights of the City Big And Beautiful (Remix) - The Fat Boys* - Big And Beautiful (Remix) (Vinyl) Disorderlies.
Ina Swiss-born promoter named Charles Stettler, the owner of his own label Tin Pan Apple, decided to make a hip-hop talent contest. To find a sponsor, the promoter went to WBLS radio station, which recommended him to a couple of sponsors. For the next three months, contests were held to identify the winner in each boroughs of New York City every Saturday afternoon. It was decided to organize an event at Radio City Music Halland this was the first event in the history of the concert hall, which was attended by black artists.
Magic from the famous radio program Rap Attack at the time. According to the terms of the competition, the winner signed a contract to a record deal. The Fat Boys members, then calling themselves The Disco 3, were unexpected winners.
Inthe group released their debut single "Reality" under the name The Disco 3. The single was produced by jazz guitarist and keyboardist of Roy Ayers ' jazz-funk band, James Mason. Since the group did not have a manager, Charles Stettler took over this position. Stettler took the group to the European Bus Tour, where he told them to gain more weight.
The concerts ended at 12 o'clock in the evening, and they could not get to the hotel until two o'clock in the morning, and only places like McDonald's and Burger King were open. So they gained weight. But since so much was happening, the group members did not even notice it on the tour and did not consider themselves fat. On the occasion of the renaming of the group, was held a party at the Roseland Ballroom in New York.
Charlie Stettler introduced the group to producer Kurtis Blowwho gave them his signature sound. The group's self-titled debut album, Fat Boysis considered by many to be the first hip-hop album to feature such an element as beatbox. Darren "The Human Beat Box" Robinson was a pioneer in beatboxing, he used his mouth to create hip-hop percussion sounds. He and another rapper, Doug E. Freshpopularized beatboxing, inspiring other artists to innovate, including Biz Markie.
One day inBig And Beautiful (Remix) - The Fat Boys* - Big And Beautiful (Remix) (Vinyl), Russell Simmons storming into Stettler's office and told him that he was going to make a Fresh Fest Tour '84 festival, in which his groups and break dancers would take part.
But the young promoter could Big And Beautiful (Remix) - The Fat Boys* - Big And Beautiful (Remix) (Vinyl) return to the beverage company, so he called his only Swiss friend and asked him if there was anything Big And Beautiful (Remix) - The Fat Boys* - Big And Beautiful (Remix) (Vinyl) Swiss were trying to sell.
Wrist watch Swatch turned out to be such a product. Russell Simmons didn't want to take The Fat Boys on the tour, because nobody heard of them at that point. Then Stettler went to an old Tower Records store on Broadway and handed out 5, flyers that read: "Guess the weight of The Fat Boys and the person who wins hits cans of diet Pepsi and one dollar".
Therefore, thousands of children lined up at the Tower Records store. In the end, the boy from Harlem won.
Channel 2 for its news filmed this event on camera, including how pepsi-cola was delivered to Harlem. Then Stettler called Russell Simmons to show him such a group ad. In response, Simmons said that this is just a local advertising. The next day, Stettler saw in the newspaper that The Jackson 5 was going to be reunited at a concert in October So he called his wife and part-time partner and asked her to write a press release saying that The Jackson 5 have picked an unknown group The Fat Boys as their opening act.
As a result, Stettler himself distributed this press release across the city. Ha-ha-ha, Stick 'Em! At this time, the American office of the company Swatch was tasked with trying to advertise their product to American audiences. The company was known for using offbeat campaigns, and agreed to feature the Fat Boys in a commercial for the watches on MTV. Because of these commercials, the group developed a reputation for their sense of humor. They starred in several feature films.
Their first starring role came in the movie Krush Groovefollowed by a second, Disorderlieswhich also featured Ralph Bellamy as a millionaire invalid cared for by his good-natured yet inept orderlies played by the Fat Boyswith a cameo by manager Stettler. Hoping to repeat the success of Run-D. The music video begins with an announcement of a boxing match, The Fat Boys and The Beach Boys are attending the match. The match is interrupted by a fight. In the following scene, The Fat Boys load up a car with swimsuits and then drive off.
The Beach Boys are driving in a dune buggy through the city. Both bands go around the city in the direction of a beach, while they perform the song and animate the inhabitants of the city to come to the beach.
Meanwhile, at the beach one of The Fat Boys tries to lift a heavy weight and is laughed at by two women because of failure, another playing volleyball and another surfing.
The Beach Boys on the other hand are DJing in the street. In the course of the video all celebrate a beach party. The next album called Coming Back Hard Again repeated the formula of the previous one.
The song peaked at number 46 on UK Top on November 5, for 4 weeks.
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