Sunday, January 17, 2010

Wee Papa Girl Rappers

The Wee Papa Girl Rappers were a female British hip-hop/rap duo from the late 80s that consisted of twin sisters Sandra & Samantha Lawrence. The duo got their name "Wee Papa" from the Saint Lucia French Creole expression "Oui Papa" that their dad frequently uttered.
In 1988, the duo released their debut album "The Beat, The Rhyme, The Noise" which peaked at #39 on the U.K. Albums chart and #96 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart. The first single "Faith" peaked at #60 on the U.K. Singles chart.
The second single "Heat it Up" peaked at #21 on the U.K. Singles chart, #6 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart and #24 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart.
The third single "Wee Rule" peaked at #6 on the U.K. Singles chart. The fourth single "Soulmate" peaked at #45 on the U.K. Singles chart.
The last single from the album "Blow the House Down" managed to peak at #65 on the U.K. Singles chart.
In 1990, the Wee Papa Girl Rappers released their follow-up and last album to date "Be Aware" which didn't make the charts at all.
The only single to chart was "The Bump" which managed to peak at #10 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart.
In 1994, they released their last single "Wherever You Go" which didn't appear to make the charts. After that, it seemed as if the duo has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from them since.

To see the music video for "Wee Rule," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vGpdM3qG84

To see a fan-made video for "Faith," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfqrL3SNKtg

To see a fan-made video for "Heat it Up," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZ69ydj_SHo

To see a fan-made video for "Soulmate," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhnNiKLEWkg

To see a fan-made video for "Blow the House Down," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVE71FAcM6I

To see a fan-made video for "The Bump," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Fdxf-CrjHM



[updated on 06/23/13]

1 comment:

Unknown said...

i wanna know what happened to my idols😢