5.16.2013

B-BOY STYLEE :: The Mohawks - The Champ



Alan Hawkshaw is the man behind The Mohawks, Born in 1933 in Leeds, Alan started out composing and performing themes for television and the movies. In the 1960's he created The Mohawks with some session musicians. Alan was a big fan of the Hammond Organ, and it's clear in this song. The Champ would later be sampled by hip-hop greats, including KRS-One, Onyx, and later dance group Bounce Camp.

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