Monday, May 23, 2022

Throwback Jam of the Week: 5/23/22

 Throw on your thick rimmed glasses, and grab your synthesizer as we take you back to the 80s! Without further ado, here is the 20 Years Before 2000 THROWBACK JAM OF THE WEEK!
Artist: Herbie Hancock
Song: Rockit
Album: Future Shock (1983)
Peak Billboard Hot 100 Position: 71
Bonus Fun Facts: This song features turntable scratches by Grandmaster DXT & Grandmaster Caz! The music video for this song won Herbie Hancock 5 MTV Video Music Awards and 2 Billboard Music Video Awards in addition to a Grammy award in 1983 for "Best R&B Instrumental Performance"!


  1. Oh man! My first favorite rap song. ANd one of the first music videos I saw.

  2. His performance of this song at the 1984 Grammy's was EPIC!!!!

    1. While I was searching for this video on Youtube, that performance came up and I couldn't help but watch it! The work that went into creating this piece of music is fascinating!