Cassette Culture with Stretch Armstrong Presents: Kid Capri Live at the Building NYC (1990)

"This 90 minute recording falls right in the middle of peak time for Kid Capri’s set sometime in 1990. It starts with Kid warming up the crowd with some Keith Sweat, at :25 opening the mic to let everyone know “aw yeah, it’s the Kid Capri, c’mon!” followed by more uptown R&B flavor with “The Blues” by Tony! Toni! Tone! At 5:31, Kid ends the R&B warm-up by dropping the music and playing a sound fx transition, the sound of a jet engine, followed immediately with the intro to A Tribe Called Quest’s “Bonita Applebum,” over which he re-introduces himself: “Ay yes it’s the Kid Capri… as we get on the smooth side of things right now, in the Powerhouse… would like to welcome Q-Tip to the place… as we do it like this!” The record drops in on time… and the party is on...."  Read the rest of the article HERE.

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