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. The song was featured in the movie's ending credits. The duo released a second single, "Undercover" which failed to make any impact on the charts. Partners in Kryme never released an album.
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 faded into obscurity.

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

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