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Although he produced only a handful of tracks of renown, Manny (Man) Parrish is nonetheless one of the most important and influential figures in American electronic dance music. Helping to lay the foundation of electro, hip-hop, freestyle, and techno, as well as the dozens of subgenres to splinter off from those, Parrish introduced the aesthetic of European electronic pop to the American club scene by combining the plugged-in disco-funk of Giorgio Moroder and the man-machine music of Kraftwerk with the… read more

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  • BEST !
  • The Man.
  • You wanna dance?! Haha in my head I totally see those two bustin' their moves :D
  • You wanna dance?! [2] It's four in the fucking Morning! [2] It's Saturday! No it's not! It's fucking sunday! And I've got to go to fucking work in four fucking hours because every other fucker in my fucking department is fucking ill! Now can you see why I'm so fucking irritated?! Fuck yeah!
  • U wanna dance?!
  • Nice writeup in Wikipedia for the bio.
  • I bought the Man Parrish album back in '82, got in an import album store (in Sweden). It has the Hip hop Be bop cover but it's only called "Man Parrish". I guess "Hip hop Be bop" was added to the re-releases. I bought just because the track listing was cool. I had no idea how it would sound. The European influences are clear but most tracks has a funky groove that Italo-disco etc lacks.
  • @ CobraFANGZ , you are listening to Lady gaga and says Man Parrish is not Hip Hop. how pathetic is that. Man parrish is hip hop. boogie Down bronx is a great rap track and rap is hip hop, just like Electro-Funk...hip hop be bop. get your music rite mark.
  • Boogie Down (Bronx) = one of the best Electro tracks ever.
  • if only every electronic artist who came after him were half as good...

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