From the 1996 album: "Da Storm"

O.G.C. (Originoo Gunn Clappaz) is a Hip Hop group consisting of members Jack McNair (a.k.a. Starang Wondah) (Gunn Clappa Numba One, also known as Big Will, Hurricane Starang and Strang Da Beast From Da East), Dashawn Jamal Yates (a.k.a. Top Dog) (Gunn Clappa Numba Two, also known as Big Kahuna and D-O), and Barret Powell (a.k.a. Louieville Sluggah) (Gunn Clappa Numba Three, also known as Hennyville Guzzler or Henny). The group is mostly known through their membership in the Boot Camp Clik, along with Buckshot, Smif-N-Wessun and Heltah Skeltah.

O.G.C. debuted on Smif-N-Wessun's 1995 album Dah Shinin', appearing on the tracks "Sound Bwoy Bureill" and "Cession At Da Doghillee". Later in 1995, they teamed up with Heltah Skeltah to form The Fab 5, and released the single "Leflaur Leflah Eshkoshka," which became a Billboard Hot 100 hit, peaking at #75 on the chart. In October 1996, they released their debut album Da Storm, which went on to sell 250,000 in the United States. Two music videos were released from the album, "No Fear", and a dual video for "Hurricane Starang" and "Danjer" titled "Hurricane Danjer". Though the album didn't receive as much attention or as many sales as the other Boot Camp releases, Da Storm received good reviews, and is seen by some as an underground classic. The three released a group album with the Clik in 1997, titled For the People. The album received mediocre reviews, and the Clik's popularity began to decline.

O.G.C. released their second album, The M-Pire Shrikez Back, in 1999. The album received strong reviews, but sold little numbers, and the single "Bounce to the Ounce" wasn't able to make an impact. The trio was missing from the scene until 2002, when the Boot Camp returned with their second group album The Chosen Few. The three temporarily retired as a group, but continued work with the Boot Camp Clik, and were featured on the Camp's third group album, The Last Stand in 2006. The group is still with the Boot Camp and still records.

Boot Camp Clik:
Black Moon debuted in 1992 with the release of the single "Who Got Da Props?". The song became something of an underground phenomenon, and was also able to receive minor crossover success, charting on the Billboard Hot 100 at #86. The popularity of the single lead to a record deal with Nervous Wreck Records, which released the group's debut album Enta Da Stage in late 1993. The album was produced entirely by Evil Dee and Mr. Walt of Da Beatminerz, and featured the debut of Camp members Smif-N-Wessun, as well as an early appearance from Mobb Deep's Havoc. Enta Da Stage was highly acclaimed and influential over the burgeoning hardcore hip hop scene of its time. Preceding later classics like Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) by Wu-Tang Clan, Illmatic by Nas and Ready to Die by The Notorious B.I.G., Enta Da Stage served as a precursor to the resurgence of the New York hip hop scene in the mid-90s. Along with "Who Got Da Props?", the album included other classic rap singles "How Many MC's...", "Buck Em Down" and "I Got Cha Opin (Remix)", the latter becoming the group's second Hot 100 hit.

Buckshot and Nervous Wreck Records employee Dru Ha were both elemental in getting Smif-N-Wessun signed to the label, and in early 1994, the duo released their debut single, "Bucktown", which, like Black Moon's "Who Got Da Props?", became an underground phenomenon, and also charted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at #93. Following the single's release, "Bucktown" became a popular nickname for Brooklyn. "Bucktown" earned Smif-N-Wessun considerable underground hype for their debut album, Dah Shinin', released in early 1995. The album debuted at #5 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and, along with "Bucktown", spawned a number of underground hits and music videos, with "Let's Git It On", "Wrekonize", "Sound Bwoy Bureill", "Wontime" and "Stand Strong". Da Beatminerz, which now also included Rich Blak and Baby Paul, produced the entirety of the album. Camp members Heltah Skeltah and O.G.C. made their debuts on the album, appearing on the tracks "Wontime" and "Sound Bwoy Bureill". Dah Shinin also marked the official formation of the Boot Camp Clik, with all eight members appearing on the posse-cut "Cession at da Doghillee".

Following the release of Dah Shinin, Camp leader Buckshot and business partner Dru Ha founded Duck Down Records after leaving Nervous Records due to unpaid royalties, and signed both Heltah Skeltah and O.G.C. to the label. In mid-1995, the entire Clik (labeled as "Black Moon & Smif-N-Wessun") appeared on the Gold-certified soundtrack to the film New Jersey Drive, with the song "Headz Ain't Redee". In late 1995, Heltah Skeltah and O.G.C. teamed up to form The Fab 5, and released their debut single "Blah" b/w "Leflaur Leflah Eshkoshka". The B-Side, "Leflah", became a surprise hit, peaking at #75 on the Hot 100, making it the most successful single released by any Boot Camp member or affiliate... 


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