Bobby Robinson Passes
January 10, 2011 at 10:27 AM (PT)
Hip-hop producer BOBBY ROBINSON, founder of one of the first rap labels, ENJOY RECORDS, died SATURDAY (1/7) at the age of 93. ROBINSON, who signed GRANDMASTER FLASH & THE FURIOUS FIVE, produced the likes of DOUG E. FRESH, THE SHIRELLES, GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS and KOOL MOE DEE.
Later on, ROBINSON owned a record shop on 125th Street in HARLEM.