…Dancehall legend Red Fox talks Reggae, Hip Hop and finding the light with Rebel Hippies Show EP 16
Red Fox joins Rebel Hippies Show
The Rebel Hippies Podcast is back with another weekly chat about the music we all know and love.
This week the fellas have a special guest. The Dancehall legend Red Fox joins the show to talk about his career and being a trailblazer in blending Reggae and Hip Hop. The Rebel Hippies Podcast, hosted by Adoo and Oskee from Space Kamp. Is a weekly podcast all about Breaking Rules and Spreading Love.
Red Fox helped to form the first dancehall group. The “RUFF ENTRY Crew with other Djs like Screechy Dan, Bajja Jedd, Rayvon, Nikey Fungus, Mr. Easy, Natural Lee and last but definitely not least, Mr. Lover Lover Shaggy. Red Fox was crucial in laying the blue print for the foundation of future and current Dancehall and Reggae artist. He toured constantly and was a staple act every major club in the New York area.
In 1993 Red Fox made an indelible mark not only for himself but also for all future dancehall artiste by signing a lucrative deal with major record label Elecktra Records. Making him the first dancehall artist ever to be sign out of New York.
His debut album As A Matter of Fox helped to bridge the gap with Dancehall and Hip Hop.
In 2005 Alicia Keys and Red Fox Reggae remix duet of “If I Ain’t Got You” peaked at #4.
It spent the rest of the summer blasting out on the airwaves. Stations like Hot 97, WBLS, and Link-Up radio. Red Fox has release numerous hit singles on various independent labels. Including Bashment Party with Rayvon which was ranked in the top dancehall charts and is still a party favorite in the clubs.
Red Fox joins Rebel Hippies Show below!