Wayne & Charlie – “Rapping Dummy”

The Sleeve:
105_4835 105_4838

The Liner/Sleeve Notes:
None.

Personal Review:
I like rap music, not a lot of the new rap music, but I do like rap, mainly old school 90’s stuff. This rap, however, goes past that, way past that, back all the way to 1981. This is Wayne Garland & Charlie Chocks hit, “Check it Out” – with the instrumental version on the B-Side. Respectively.
Anyways, the lyrics are basically along the lines of “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” – for example, “You just found out you lost your job, check it out, check it out” “The bartender gives you a lousy drink, check it out, check it!” – in all honesty, it’s better than most rap songs musicians today put out. Most rap music is all about money, women, drugs, and hate. Wayne’s rap is just about being happy, and isn’t that what life is about? “We gettin’ welfare! Gettin’ food stamps! These are the things that make you shout, everyone say check it out!” Seriously. Wayne & Charlie are deep.
The B-Side is an instrumental of the A-Side, and well. I suck at reviewing instrumentals and spoken word records. So, I’m gonna end it here.

Wayne still raps for kids, and he’s available for hire.

Interesting Facts:
None.

Track Listing:
A – Check it Out

B – Check it Out (Instrumental)

Label:
Sugar Hill Records

Catalog Number:
SH 556

Studio Musicians & Other Album Credits:
Produced by Sylvia Inc. and Jigsaw Productions, Inc.
Album Design by Hemu Ghia Aggarwal

Other Albums I Own by Wayne & Charlie:
Check it Out (12″ DJ Promo)
Party Right (12″ Single)

Released:
1981

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