Over 30 years ago The UMC’s emerged onto the scene as the first rap group out of Staten Island. Immediately following they became the first rap group out of Staten Island to appear and perform on Soultrain and the first rap group out of Staten Island to chart on Billboard with two No.1 hit records. The official trailer to their upcoming documentary “The UMC’s: Staten Island’s Forgotten Sons” highlights how the group’s career began and took off.
The trailer also shows snippets of recent interviews with Kanye West and will.i.am speaking on how The UMC’s influenced their careers and impacted Hip Hop, past and present…Who can forget the iconic ‘Fruits of Nature’ album cover (poster size) hanging on the set of Martin?
Watch the trailer to “The UMC’s: Staten Island’s Forgotten Sons” and connect below.
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