“The Gigolo Rapp” (released in 1981) by Disco Daddy (Michael Khalfani) & Captain Rapp (Larry Glenn) was the first official West Coast Hip-Hop/Rap song. “The Gigolo Rapp” was released in 1981 by Rappers Rapp Records (Rappers Rapp Disco Co)—the first West Coast Rap record label. The Gigolo Rapp was recorded right in Hollywood, CA and sampled Rick James’ Give It to Me Baby.
Larry Glenn is from Long Beach, California.
“To the beat yall”
Captain Rapp eventually went solo and after signing to a new label, Saturn Records, in 1983, he released his controversial ‘Bad Times (I Can’t Stand It).’ Disco Daddy released ‘Zodiac Rhymes’ in 1983 also.
The Gigolo Rapp (Club Version) (5:20)
The Gigolo Rapp (Party/Radio Version) (9:12)