Rare performance by Rayvon from a Ground Breakers Event earlier this year, with an introduction by Rodney C. Rayvon and Johnny Wa from Harlem are another one of those pioneering groups that were important and in retrospect pretty good but you don’t really hear mentioned a lot when people talk hip hop folklore.

Bonus reading: interview with Rayvon from 2004 by Troy L. Smith

Bonus audio: Rayvon & Johnny Wa – Live in Harlem 1981 w/ Kool Kyle, Treacherous 3 (via)