Cooley-Tee & Rockwale's classic song "Cooley-Tee" was acknowledged as the first recorded rap song within the VA hip-hop community.  Rockwale began his career as the emcee of the rap duo Cooley-Tee & Rockwale in 1985, who in 1986 were nominated in production by Style Records and Tapes Recordings.  M.C. ROCKWALE: Cooley-tee (rap/hip-hop vinyl 12).
Daniyel Stewart Willis, known by his stage name M.C. ROCKWALE, is an American rapper. One half of VA's hip hop duo Cooley-Tee & Rockwale, he is widely regarded as the first recorded rap artist of VA and most influential self-skilled performer of several elements in hip hop to this day.
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