Dimples D - Sucker DJS

Real name Crystal Smith (surely a country and western name if ever I heard one) she was chosen to provide the rap to the track by Marley Marl, a New York DJ and aspiring producer.

Released on the Party Time label in 1983 which also brought forth such gems by The Awesome Foursome - seriously try and track down their Funky Breakdown - which is an highly underrated B Boy jam and none too expensive.

It was a year before Marley Marl's breakthrough on Roxanne Shanté's "Roxanne's Revenge", one of many answer records on UTFO's "Roxanne, Roxanne" and more importantly one of the first wave of female rappers to come out guns blazing.

The track was often sampled by Marl himself, and radically reworked in 1990, with the addition of a sprightly sample lifted from the I Dream of Jeannie theme song that earned it chart success in Europe.Sucker DJ's (I Will Survive)" by Dimples D. was one of Marley Marl's first successes, a hip-hop one-shot that made little noise upon release in 1983 but charted across Europe when a remix was released seven years later.

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