Disco King Mario
Disco King Mario (1956-1994) Bronx NY, member of the Black Spades and Chuck Chuck city crew. He Influenced all the pioneers of Hip Hop Culture. From the Bronxdale housing projects, and also where he held most of his Jams. He and the famous Chuck Chuck City Crew developed there own style of Rocking the partys with underground Disco and Funk. He had a great sound system that got him respect as well, and eventually let a young Afrika Bambaattaa assist him, and took hi under the wing. Eventually Bambaataa would battle Mario at 123 HS alsong with new up and comer DJ JAZZY J. DJ Mario also influenced MC BUSY BEE startski and helped him to develop his unique style.
Mario was also known for his own special Hip Hop dance called the Snake Dance. We believe the dance is still alive in the later Eectric Boogie Dancers of the early 80's.
Mario helped pave the way for Hip Hop and is credited as a Hip Hop Pioneers and Legend.. He eventually passed away in 1994, but his legend lives on. Back