The Real Roxanne – Respect (12″)

Keeping with the female dance theme this little gem from 1988 see’s Adelaida Martinez , a.k.a The Real Roxanne (as opposed to fellow rapper Roxanne Shante) take on a classic and win. Produced by Howie Tee it keeps the funky, confident, and soulful flavour of the original. B-side, “Her Bad Self” is more a traditional Hip Hop; the Jam Master Jay “Posse Mix” is a little rawer, Howie Tee’s a little smoother and more polished.

Cooltempo ‎– COOLX 176roxannefrontcov

A1 Respect (Vocal) 4:18
A2 Respect (Instrumental) 4:18
B1 Her Bad Self (Posse Mix) 4:05
B2 Her Bad Self (Hitman Mix) 4:04

3 responses

  1. This is one of my favorite songs of that era. The rhymes are so good. My wife and I still quote this song to each other, almost 30 years later!

    1. That’s a great anecdote. !

  2. please REUP this 12inch! THX..

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