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Sun Shines ON: West Coast HipHop ICON "Captain Rapp"

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Captain Rapp is one of the pioneers of West Coast hip hop, debuting in 1979 (see 1981 in music) with "Gigolo Rapp" (with Disco Daddy). The song was a minor hit in Rapp's native Los Angeles. After separating from Disco Daddy, Rapp released a socio-politically aware single, "Bad Times (I Can't Stand It)", another local hit and cult favorite. He did little recording for the rest of the 80s, though he returned with a sequel to "Bad Times" in 1992 (see 1992 in music), "Bad Times, Part 2: The Continua

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