20th Century Hip-Hop Pioneer

The best of all time and the first human beatbox in the rap world, Doug E. Fresh has amazed audiences all over the world.  He was born Doug E. Davis in Barbados and raised in New York. His very first appearance was in 1983 on a single for Spotlight called “Pass the Budda” with Spoonie Gee and DJ Spivey.

Most hip-hop fans will remember Doug E. being introduced to hip hop, when he performed in Beat Street behind the Treacherous Three.  In 1984, he has his first feature with “Just Having Fun,” waxed for Enjoy, and “Original Human Beatbox” for Vinentertainment.  He soon became one of the biggest names in rap music and recorded his first single for Reality with the Get Fresh Crew, “The Show/La Di Da Di,” became a hip-hop classic. 

Fresh is a very talented individual and is able to accurately imitate drum machines and various special effects using only his mouth, lips, gums, throat, tongue and a microphone. Doug E. Fresh has earned the right to be labeled the Greatest Entertainer of All Time.  He continues to entertain us today and share his knowledge of the industry.

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