Thursday, January 14, 2010

Partners in Kryme



Partners in Kryme were a hip-hop duo from New York City whose members consisted of James Alpern and Richard Usher.In 1990, the duo released their first single, "Turtle Power" which peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100, #23 on Billboard's Hot R&B\Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, #37 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music\Maxi-Singles Sales chart, and #2 on Billboard's Rap Singles chart. The song also topped the UK music charts.

The song was featured on the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie soundtrack and was featured in the movie's ending credits.
The duo released a second single, "Undercover" which failed to make any impact on the charts.  In 1991, the duo was featured on the movie soundtrack to Vanilla Ice's movie, "Cool as Ice" with the song, "Love 2 Love U."

After that, they seemed to have faded into obscurity and didn't appear to release an album, but 24 years later in 2015, the duo released a new song called "Rock the Halfshell" on their official YouTube channel.

To see Partners in Kryme's Facebook page, go to:
https://www.facebook.com/partners.in.kryme/

To see Partners in Kryme's YouTube page, go to:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmpidnJy88-Pkd7IidWE1qA

To see the music video for "Turtle Power," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFsTr0kGAqU

To see the music video for "Undercover," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6Yre3xHO-w

To see the music video for "Rock the Halfshell," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoXcDLikPLA



[updated on June 19, 2017]


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