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MC Skibadee


AKA Black Tarantula

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MC SPYDA was first a dancehall MC in the early 80's when he toured the midlands sound system circuit. This is where he built up his reggae style of MCing.

When the UK dancehall scene started to stagnate in 1990 MC Spyda moved into MCing at Hiphop and RnB events to further his career. But the big change came when Jungle music was born in early 90's and MC Spyda's reggae style matched perfectly with the new style of music.

His career hit the big time when he teamed up with MC Bassman in 1994 to take Drum and Bass MCing to the next level. They developed some famous freestyle routines which were the most demanded sets of any rave or Tapepack and later MC Trigga joined to strengthen the act. MC Bassman gave SPYDA the nickname 'Black Tarantula' and they secured residencies at promotions and clubs such as Pandamonium, Telepathy, Rage, Hacienda, Dark House, Jungle Slammer, Detonate, Gamma Funk, Sidewinder, Formation Records and also residency at Hysteria.

In 2000 MC Spyda joined forces with MC Navigator and became a member of the Rawhill Massive which is popular in germany.

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