Kool Moe Dee

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Mohandas Dewese (born August 8, 1963), better known by his stage name Kool Moe Dee, is an American hip hop MC prominent during the late 1970s through the early 1990s.wikipedia
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Mohandas Dewese (born August 8, 1963), better known by his stage name Kool Moe Dee, is an American hip hop MC prominent during the late 1970s through the early 1990s.
Notable artists at this time include DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five, Fab Five Freddy, Marley Marl, Afrika Bambaataa, Kool Moe Dee, Kurtis Blow, Doug E. Fresh, Whodini, Warp 9, The Fat Boys, and Spoonie Gee.

Treacherous Three

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In 1985, the Treacherous Three disbanded. In 1993, he re-united with his fellow ex members of the Treacherous Three to release the album Old School Flava on Ichiban.
The Treacherous Three was a pioneering hip hop group that was formed in 1978 and consisted of DJ Easy Lee, Kool Moe Dee, L.A. Sunshine, Special K and Spoonie Gee (who left in the late 1970s), with occasional contributions from DJ Dano B, DJ Reggie Reg and DJ Crazy Eddie.

How Ya Like Me Now

Kool Moe Dee released his second album, How Ya Like Me Now which was his most successful album commercially, achieving platinum status.
How Ya Like Me Now is the second solo studio album by American rapper Kool Moe Dee from the Treacherous Three.

Knowledge Is King

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He then went on to release his third album, Knowledge Is King in 1989, which went gold.
Knowledge Is King is the third solo studio album by American rapper Kool Moe Dee from the Treacherous Three.

Funke, Funke Wisdom

In 1991, the release of his album Funke, Funke Wisdom signaled Kool Moe Dee's decline.
Funke, Funke Wisdom is the fourth solo studio album by American recording artist Kool Moe Dee from the Treacherous Three.

Interlude (Kool Moe Dee album)

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In 1994, his album Interlude was released and failed to gain Moe Dee much of his former success of the mid '1980s.
Interlude is the fifth solo studio album by American recording artist Kool Moe Dee.

Back on the Block

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In 1990, he performed on Quincy Jones' album Back on the Block along with fellow rappers Melle Mel, Big Daddy Kane and Ice-T.
The Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group went to Big Daddy Kane, Ice-T, Tevin Campbell, Kool Moe Dee, Melle Mel, Quincy Jones III and Jones for "Back on the Block".

Old School Flava

In 1993, he re-united with his fellow ex members of the Treacherous Three to release the album Old School Flava on Ichiban.
It was released in 1994 via Wrap Records and was produced by DJ Easy Lee, Ced Gee, Clark Kent, Joseph Carne, Ken Fambro, Kool Moe Dee, LA Sunshine, Rahiem, Special K, Jasz and T La Rock.

Crossroads (2002 film)

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Moe Dee appeared in the MTV box office bomb Crossroads as a bartender.

Ichiban Records

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In 1993, he re-united with his fellow ex members of the Treacherous Three to release the album Old School Flava on Ichiban.

Kool Moe Dee (album)

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Kool Moe Dee is the eponymous debut solo studio album by American rapper Kool Moe Dee from the Treacherous Three.

Chuck D

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The premiere episode was released in June 2017 featuring hip-hop legend and front man of Public Enemy and Prophets of Rage Chuck D.
He has appeared as a featured artist on many other songs and albums, having collaborated with artists such as Janet Jackson, Kool Moe Dee, The Dope Poet Society, Run–D.M.C., Ice Cube, Boom Boom Satellites, Rage Against the Machine, Anthrax, John Mellencamp and many others.

Quincy Jones

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In 1990, he performed on Quincy Jones' album Back on the Block along with fellow rappers Melle Mel, Big Daddy Kane and Ice-T.
The episode was notable for having 10 musical guests (the most any SNL episode has had in its 40 plus years on the air): Tevin Campbell, Andrae Crouch, Sandra Crouch, rappers Kool Moe Dee and Big Daddy Kane, Melle Mel, Quincy D III, Siedah Garrett, Al Jarreau, and Take 6, and for a performance of Dizzy Gillespie's "Manteca" by The SNL Band (conducted by Quincy Jones).

Wild Wild West (Kool Moe Dee song)

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"Wild Wild West" is a song by American rapper Kool Moe Dee, released in 1988 as a single from his second studio album How Ya Like Me Now.

Ice-T

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In 1990, he performed on Quincy Jones' album Back on the Block along with fellow rappers Melle Mel, Big Daddy Kane and Ice-T.
On LL's response, "To da Break of Dawn" in 1990, he dissed Kool Moe Dee (whose feud with LL was far more publicized) as well as MC Hammer.

State University of New York at Old Westbury

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Born Mohandas Dewese in Harlem, Kool Moe Dee attended the State University of New York at Old Westbury, where he received a degree in communications in 1985.

Public Enemy (band)

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The premiere episode was released in June 2017 featuring hip-hop legend and front man of Public Enemy and Prophets of Rage Chuck D.
With the successes of Public Enemy, many hip-hop artists began to celebrate Afrocentric themes, such as Kool Moe Dee, Gang Starr, X Clan, Eric B. & Rakim, Queen Latifah, the Jungle Brothers, and A Tribe Called Quest.

Big Daddy Kane

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In 1990, he performed on Quincy Jones' album Back on the Block along with fellow rappers Melle Mel, Big Daddy Kane and Ice-T.
7 in their Greatest MCs Of All Time list, he is placed at No.4 in Kool Moe Dee’s book There's A God On The Mic: The True 50 Greatest MCs, About.com ranked him #3 on its list of the "Top 50 MCs of Our Time," and RZA listed him as one of his Top 5 best MCs.

Melle Mel

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In 1990, he performed on Quincy Jones' album Back on the Block along with fellow rappers Melle Mel, Big Daddy Kane and Ice-T.
In August 2015, Mel appeared with Kool Moe Dee and Grandmaster Caz in Macklemore and Ryan Lewis's song and music video "Downtown".

Spend the Night (Isley Brothers album)

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Essentially considered a Ronald Isley solo album and co-conceived by his manager and then-girlfriend Angela Winbush, the album also included a guest rap by Kool Moe Dee on the song "Come Together" and spawned three top 30 R&B chart hits.

Devin DeHaven

The show is executive produced by industry veterans Ann Carli and Devin DeHaven, who also directs the series.
Behind The Rhyme hosted by Kool Moe Dee that features current stars and legends of hip hop in an intimate one on one setting.

Will Smith

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Smith's second album was again supported by the release of a film theme song as the lead single: "Wild Wild West", featuring Dru Hill and Kool Moe Dee, topped the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified gold by the RIAA.

Wild Wild West (Will Smith song)

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Will Smith's "Wild Wild West" single samples Stevie Wonder's 1976 hit song "I Wish", with parts of the chorus from Kool Moe Dee's song of the same name as well.

Teddy Riley

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He co-operated with the young producers Teddy Riley and Lavaba Mallison which contributed greatly to the new jack swing movement that would gain popularity in the years to follow.
At the age of 18, Riley produced Kool Moe Dee's 12" single, "Go See the Doctor". Released on an independent label in 1986, the song became a crossover hit, reaching No.89 on the Billboard Hot 100. Riley had previously worked on the production of Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew's "The Show" in 1985.