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The Army 1984 Razor Sharp, Mr. No Good, Lester, Mr. Prinze (Roger Clayton), Egyptian Lover, Bobcat, Muffla, Tomcat, Troy and Gid Martin.
Uncle Jamms Army Flyer 1984
L.A. Times 1983 UJA Article
Check the Interview with Roger Clayton
Down with Eazy E
The Sound of Uncle Jamms Army
The Duke
Uncle Jamms Army
Where they came from

THEY CONTROLLED THE STREETS - UNCLE JAMMS ARMY

Unique Dream Entertainment founded: 1978
renamed to Uncle Jamms Army: 1983
Members over the time: Roger Clayton, Gid Martin, Mr. Prince, Dr. Funkenstien, Bleeps, Egyptian Lover, Bobcat, DJ Pooh, Muffla, Edwin, J.R., Digi Dave, Razor, Troy, Derrick, Mr. No Good, Lester, Keith Cooley, Joe Cooley, Jerry Magee, Ice T, Battlecat, AJ, Romeo, Big Coco, Duke, The Twins, Ichy, Owie, Vanity, Big Dad, Qwanda, Rodney, G.I. Joe, Delphine, Music People, Lil Egypt, Snowman, Dirty Red, Chestnut, Harley Mack, Secret Weapon, Jammin Gemini, DJ Reg, Lil Doug, Monster Pookie, DJ Pookie the Butcher, Curtis, Chris Taylor, Sir Jam, Big Daddy, Peabody, Madison Stanley, Smoke, Eddie, Cold Crush Chris


Roger Clayton and his school buddy Gid Martin founded the DJ group "Unique Dreams Entainment" back in 1978. In 1983 they changed the name to "Uncle Jamms Army" inspired by George Clinton - Uncle Jam. At that time Rap hits the West Coast and the Uncle Jamms Parties went bigger and bigger. Roger Clayton and Egyptian Lover who were the main DJs in the army, had 20 other DJ beside like Bobcat, Keith Cooley, Dwayne Simmons, Dj Poo, Rodney O, Joe Cooley and the California Cat Crew. In 1984 the Army filled stadiums like the L.A. Sports Arena. At that time Roger released the first record on his own "Freak Beat" label called "Dial-a-freak" produced by Roger Clayton and the Egyptian Lover.

Egypt who was one of the mayor figures in the Army did his first own release "Egypt, Egypt" on Rogers label. After the mayor success with "Egypt, Egypt" the Lover left the Army to push his solo career on the new founded record label "Egyptian Empire". In 1985 Roger did the song "What´s your sign" followed by "The Roach is on the wall".

Till now the
Uncle Jamms Army stayed in the head of the people with their legendary parties. Roger was the mastermind behind the sucess of the Army  and his promotion work were ahead of the time. The influence the Army had on the early West Coast Rap scene can be found even today. A lot of Uncle Jamms Army members are still in the business like Egyptian Lover, Bobcat and DJ Pooh.


Interview for West Coast Pioneers
Roger "Mr. Prinze" Clayton
(Founder of Uncle Jamms Army)
Moderator:
Stefan Schuetze
Date:
09/2006
Interview for West Coast Pioneers
Dwayne "Muffla" Simon
(Original Member of Uncle Jamms Army)
Moderator:
Sandro De Gaetani
Date:
09/2006
Uncle Jamms Army
Dial-a-freak
Freak Beat
UJA 1001
1984
Uncle Jamms Army
What´s your sign
Freak Beat
UJA 1002
1985
Uncle Jamms Army and the California Cat Crew
The Roach is on the wall
Freak Beat
UJA 1003
1985
Uncle Jamms Army
Dial-a-freak
Freak Beat / DYF
DYF 007
1988