Way ahead of their time, the Mountain Brothers were pioneers: I took all those factors into consideration when compiling and ranking this list, trying to be objective as possible in my rankings. The towns and barrios surrounding the numerous American military bases that were scattered throughout that country such as Clark Air Base in Angeles City and Subic Bay Naval Base in Olongapo were among the earliest to be exposed to the culture; as contact with African-American, Filipino American and Latino servicemen resulted in some of the earliest exposure the locals had to the new musical genre. To no surprise, this creatively named duo ended up being one-hit wonders but the legacy remains. Jin is Chinese, born in Miami and based out of New York. They then released the lyrically sexually charged single called "Throw The D" in January gave a permanent blueprint to how future Miami bass songs were written and produced.
Hip hop films such as Wild StyleBreakin' and Krush Groove were also major influences; and as early as local break-dancing crews were starting to emerge.
Asian AF Los Angeles & Autumn Moon Rap Battle! [9/28]
They are known to be the first rap records from Asia. They actually got signed to a major label Ruffhouse who had The Fugeesbut they split ties before they ever dropped an album. The first Chinese language song to feature rap style content was by rock artist Cui Jian in the early 90s, though viewed as experimental. Retrieved February 27, From being the first to sign and experience problems with with a major label, to grappling with how Asian they wanted to present themselves to the public, their story would foretell common situations encountered by many Asian American MCs after them. Miami Bass, Booty Bass, Booty Music, or whatever you want to call it, changed the scenes of hip hop, dance music, and pop forever