Unkut: Tuff City Records Story

My old heads already know what time it is, but for the younger readers among us, Tuff City Records is a New York-based record label founded in the early 80s. It is one of the earliest labels focused on Hip-Hop, releasing singles by The Cold Crush Brothers, Spoonie Gee, Davy DMX, Mark the 45 King, Lakim Shabazz, among others. and they're still around 30+ years later, nowadays specializing in licensing and releasing rare and unreleased music.

The knowledgeable folks over at unkut.com sat down with Tuff City Records founder Aaron Fuchs to discuss how Tuff City came about in the early 80's, some key moments in the label's history and the stories behind some of the released records.

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