Back then there wasn't too many places in the Bronx that would let hip-hoppers in their clubs. 'Cause the younger crowds were wild, and a lotta people were scared, they didn't want a lotta kids in there who didn't know how to act
Funky Four Plus One More was the first hip hop group from The Bronx, New York, United States to receive a recording deal. They were notable for having a female MC, and were the first rap group to perform live on a national television broadcast. They made their debut for Sugarhill with ‘That’s The Joint’, a song arranged by jazz-funk organist Clifton ‘Jiggs’ Chase. Their performances at Bronx house parties included full-blown dance routines, a rare precursor to the vibrant live hip-hop of Stetsasonic.