80 Blocks

80 Blocks

 New York City, New York, USA
BandHip Hop

Camp Lo and Pete Rock are... “80 Blocks from Tiffany’s” is a project named after a popular documentary directed
by Gary Weis in 1979 that reflected the days of early Bronx gang life. The project is solely produced by legendary producer Pete Rock and lyrically mastered by the Bronx
Dynamite Duo Camp Lo.... they are the group “80 Blocks from Tiffany’s”.

Biography

The venture started in 2008 after working on the hit “On Smash” which included Camp Lo, Pete Rock, & Styles P. This is when the trio decided to revive the Hip Hop
heartbeat and pay tribute to the birthplace of Hip Hop. 80 Blocks will provide a more detailed understanding of the entities that are the foundation of the art. It includes the much heralded Vol. 1 mix tape entitled “80 Blocks from Tiffany’s” a second mixtape and the Full Length Album featuring the single “Mic Check”.

Trackstar the DJ and DJ Mark DiVita feel that it’s a great honor to help push them back towards the spotlight by mixing and presenting the 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s mixtape." Their talent greatly attributed to the success of this project.

“Mic Check” the second single from “The Tiffany Blue Mixtape” encompasses the essence of the four elements of Hip Hop: MC’s, DJ’s, Breakers, and Taggers. The “Mic Check” video was directed by the talented Court Dunn.

The mix tape includes songs like “Jimmy Page” and “Mic Check” which paint the canvas of the gritty side of 80 blocks. It also includes jewels like “On Ice” and “High Life” that display glitzy side of Tiffany’s.

For the album “80 Blocks from Tiffany’s” Producer Pete Rock set the tone for Camp Lo on all of the tracks by providing authentic beats, yet with a more distinctive style than what he is known for. The versatile layers created new flows, patterns, and subject matter making this collaborative effort an unexpected, unpredictable, unique, lyrical journey through Hip Hop culture. Towards the end of the excursion not only will you have witnessed an “Instant Classic”, but also you’ll feel like you have just walked 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s to the home of Hip-Hop in the South Bronx.”

Discography

Mixtape:
JIMMY PAGE aka Straighten It Out Freestyle
80 BLOCKS INTRO aka For Pete’s Sake Freestyle
MIC CHECK
80 BLOCKS FROM TIFFANY’S MIXTAPE VOL. 1
ON ICE (RMX) featuring Planet Asia
TNT aka Dynamite Love
MIC CHECK (VIDEO) DIRECTED BY COURT DUNN
TALL GLASSES