Queens DJ Davy DMX was a member of the three-man group Orange Crush responsible for providing music for Run DMC’s first two albums. As a songwriter, he has written songs for Jimmy Spicer, Run DMC, Spoonie Gee and Dr. Jeckyll Mr. Hyde. He was also a DJ for Kurtis Blow, co-wrote most of the Krush Groove soundtrack and produced for The Fat Boys. “One For The Treble” is his 1984 solo single that’s been sampled in songs by A Tribe Called Quest and Snoop Dogg among others. The song was rediscovered when it was used in the Grand Theft Auto: Vice City video game. Davy D currently tours as a bass player with Public Enemy.
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