Grandmaster Caz archive, circa 1986-2014.
Collection Number: 8109

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Grandmaster Caz archive, circa 1986-2014.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Collection Number:
8109
Abstract:
Notebooks, photographs, documents, audio and video recordings, clothing and other artifacts by or relating to Grandmaster Caz and his career as a MC, songwriter, and DJ and his activities as an early innovator and participant in Hip Hop culture. Notebooks contain his handwritten lyrics; cassette tapes contain recordings of his live performances with the Cold Crush Brothers, as well as his appearances on radio shows and other events; photograph albums document his performances and activities with friends & family; Also included are vinyl records and video tapes; a denim jacket with painting by TATS CRU, sneakers, hats, and an action figure of his likeness.
Creator:
Grandmaster Caz
Quanitities:
7 cubic feet.
Language:
Collection material in English

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Curtis "Grandmaster Caz" Fisher (aka Casanova Fly), was a member of the early Bronx Hip Hop group The Cold Crush Brothers. He is widely regarded as one of Hip Hop's greatest emcees (rappers). He is currently active as a celebrated NYC Hip Hop landmark tour guide, DJ, and worldwide ambassador of Hip Hop culture.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Notebooks, photographs, documents, audio and video recordings, clothing and other artifacts by or relating to Grandmaster Caz and his career as a MC, songwriter, and DJ and his activities as an early innovator and participant in Hip Hop culture. Notebooks contain his handwritten lyrics; cassette tapes contain recordings of his live performances with the Cold Crush Brothers, as well as his appearances on radio shows and other events; photograph albums document his performances and activities with friends & family; Also included are vinyl records and video tapes; a denim jacket with painting by TATS CRU, sneakers, hats, and an action figure of his likeness.

INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:

Grandmaster Caz archive, #8109. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Conditions Governing Use

Due to the fragility and potential degradation of moving image and sound recordings, viewing and listening is limited to items that have beeen digitized. If an item is in another media format, you may request to have the item digitized for access. Information on ordering access copies may be found on the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections webpage. Audio visual material that has been digitized: TR-15873-15912 and TR-17089-17108.
Conditions Governing Use

Use of digitized audio visual materials is limited to on-site access only.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Fisher, Curtis.
Brown, Curtis.
Casanova Fly.
Subjects:
Rap musicians.
Rap (Music).
Hip-hop -- Art.
Hip-hop.

CONTAINER LIST
Container
Description
Date
Series I. Personal Papers
1992-2007
Scope and Contents
Materials documenting Grandmaster Caz's ventures as an MC, label owner, and public persona.
Arranged chronologically.
Box 1 Folder 6
Press kit, clippings, lyrics
1992-2007
Processing Information
Files were originally housed in Grandmaster Caz /Jazz Child Records folder. Folder is included.
Mapcase Folder 6
Calendar
1999-2006
Scope and Contents
Calendar and day planner filled in with Caz's appointments.
Restricted to the permission of the curator.
Box 1 Folder 4
Lam Fam Entertainment
1999
Box 17
Phone book and day planner
1999-2000
Box 1 Folder 5
The MC: Master of Ceremony to Mic Controller
1999-06-1999-07
Scope and Contents
Article written by Grandmaster Caz for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
Box 2 Folder 4
Jazz Child Records
2000
Box 2 Folder 5
Tape Lists, bios, resumes, CEO files
2000
Box 1 Folder 2
Hip Hop Declaration of Peace
2001-2002
Box 1 Folder 3
Hip Hop Tours
2001-2002
Box 1 Folder 1
Coalition for the Empowerment of Hip Hops Old School (C.E.O.)
undated
Publicity and Advertising
1995-2013
Box 10 Folder 2
Clippings
1995-2005
Box 13 Folder 3
Clippings
1999-2008
Box 1 Folder 7
Promotional materials
2000
Scope and Contents
Contains Grandmaster Caz stickers, advertisements, and business cards.
Box 13 Folder 2
Newspapers
2003-2013
Box 13 Folder 4
Clippings
2004
Scope and Contents
Clippings previously framed in Caz's apartment.
Box 10 Folder 8
Interview for German newspaper
2007
Contracts, Royalties, and Appearances
1995-2009
Scope and Contents
Includes performance, appearance, recording, and distribution contracts
Box 1 Folder 14
Rhyme and Reason
1995-1997
Box 1 Folder 16
Sprite
1998
Box 1 Folder 9
Barnard invoice
1998-04-22
Box 1 Folder 17
Television and film appearances
2000-2007
Scope and Contents
Contains contracts, invitations, and proposals.
Box 1 Folder 12
Echo Park: The Hip Hop Musical
2000-06
Box 1 Folder 10
Cold Crush non-disclosure agreement and bio
2000-09-21
Box 1 Folder 11
Contracts
2001-2008
Box 1 Folder 8
Artist Rights Enforcement Corp.
2001-11-02
Box 1 Folder 18
Rancore Records settlement
2002-12-12
Box 1 Folder 13
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
2007
Box 1 Folder 15
Royalties
2007-2009
Box 2 Folder 6
Step Up Productions
2009-07-12
Series II. Notebooks and Papers
1990-2004
Scope and Contents
Primarily contains legal pads and spiral bound notebooks with lyrics and miscellaneous notes.
Box 2 Folder 7
Lyrics
Undated
Box 2 Folder 8
Lyrics/notes
Undated
Box 7
Lyrics/notes
Undated
Box 7 Folder 1
Lyrics/notes
Undated
Box 7 Folder 2
Lyrics/notes
Undated
Box 8 Folder 1
Lyrics
Undated
Box 8 Folder 2
Lyrics
Undated
Box 8 Folder 3
Lyrics
Undated
Box 8 Folder 4
Lyrics/notes
Undated
Box 8 Folder 5
Lyrics/notes
Undated
Box 8 Folder 6
Lyrics/notes
Undated
Box 10 Folder 1
Correspondence
1998-2004
Box 13 Folder 6
Lyrics
Undated
Box 15
Lyrics binder
2000
Scope and Contents
Containers lyrics, a script for Echo Park, and various ephemera.
Series III. Events
1980-2013
Arranged chronologically.
Box 9 Folder 6
Flyers
1980-1993
Box 18
Scrapbook
1992-2004
Scope and Contents
Contains ticket stubs, flyers, and other ephemera.
Box 9 Folder 2
Concerts and parties
1997-2013
Box 9 Folder 3
Concerts and parties
1997-2013
Box 9 Folder 7
Fresh '97
1997
Box 9 Folder 4
Conferences and exhibits
2000-2013
Box 9 Folder 5
Event ephemera
2000-2006
Scope and Contents
Contains VIP passes and ticket stubs
Box 9 Folder 8
Fresh Fest
2002
Box 9 Folder 1
B Boy Summit X
2004
Mapcase Folder 5
Posters
Undated
Box 13 Folder 5
SUNY Purchase
Undated
Awards
1996-2012
Scope and Contents
Programs, promotional materials, invitations, certificates, and ephemera for award ceremonies honoring Grandmaster Caz and/or other hip hop pioneers
Box 9 Folder 15
Hip Hop Hall of Fame and Museum
1996-2005
Box 9 Folder 17
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame exhibit
1999
Box 9 Folder 10
A Great Day in Harlem '98
1999-09-01
Box 9 Folder 14
Hip Hop Church certificate
2004
Box 9 Folder 18
VH1 Hip Hop Honors
2004-2007
Box 9 Folder 16
Hip Hop Non Stop certificate
2004-10-29
Box 9 Folder 9
100 Handprints in Hip Hop
2005
Box 9 Folder 13
Fresh Five Pioneer Award
2006
Box 9 Folder 12
Bronx Walk of Fame
2008-04-24
Box 9 Folder 11
The Bronx Ball
2008-06-21-2009-06-29
Box 9 Folder 19
We Are Family Foundation Gala 2.0
2012
Series IV. Photographs
1998
Box 15
Photo binders
1998
Scope and Contents
3 binders of photographs
Box 15
Photographs
1998
Scope and Contents
Various sized photographs of Caz and his associates from throughout his career.
Series V. Media
1980-2007
Processing Information
Arranged chronologically. Undated materials arranged alphabetically by title.
Due to the fragility and potential degradation of moving image and sound recordings, viewing and listening is limited to items that have been digitized. If an item is in another media format, you may request to have the item digitized for access. Information on ordering access copies may be found on the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections webpage.
Sound Recordings
1986-2006
Box 3 SR-31449
Count Basey
1986
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: Tuff City
12" vinyl
Scope and Contents
TUF 128016
Box 3 SR-31455
The Grandest Of Them All
1992
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: Tuff City
12" vinyl
Scope and Contents
TUF LP 0566
Box 16 TR-15903
Harlem World, Busy Bee, Masterdon, C.C.H.
1993
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Harlem World, Busy Bee, Masterdon, C.C.H., Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_rmc3tupa
Digital
Harlem World, Busy Bee, Masterdon, C.C.H., Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_nyjffq6m
Box 3 SR-31452
Stop What's Goin' On
1993
creator: New Majority
creator: Elephant Records
12" vinyl
Scope and Contents
ER 103
Scope and Contents
Promo copy
Box 16 TR-17094
The Cold Crush live S.O.B.s
1993-12-29
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
The Cold Crush live S.O.B.s, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_k2gl1769
Digital
The Cold Crush live S.O.B.s, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_hvrc2x7b
Box 16 TR-17104
Mic check show Hot 97
1995-11-12
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Mic check show Hot 97, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_6m4xcvvi
Digital
Mic check show Hot 97, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_jyk6l8pl
Box 16 TR-15877
Grandmaster Caz springtime flava '96
1996
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz springtime flava '96, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_j92f56z9
Digital
Grandmaster Caz springtime flava '96, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_837epmul
Box 16 TR-15895
Hip hop hall of fame awards Victoria 5 theater '96
1996
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Hip hop hall of fame awards Victoria 5 theater '96, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_tb0otgfe
Digital
Hip hop hall of fame awards Victoria 5 theater '96, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_afx2oz98
Box 16 TR-17097
Mic check show Caz, Creole, Breeze, Mic Magic
1996-01-08
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Mic check show Caz, Creole, Breeze, Mic Magic, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_1ftziqf4
Digital
Mic check show Caz, Creole, Breeze, Mic Magic, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_jorptsin
Box 16 TR-15899
Grandmaster Caz spring fling '97
1997
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz spring fling '97, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_8z6bn7sl
Digital
Grandmaster Caz spring fling '97, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_h8vtcdmb
Box 16 TR-15876
Lame fame master mix '97
1997
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Lame fame master mix '97, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_1qmtb0lk
Digital
Lame fame master mix '97, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_8h9uywkg
Box 16 TR-15905
Grandmaster Caz live on Hot 97
1997-03-05
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz live on Hot 97, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_h9pjkhr2
Box 16 TR-15897
Bronx entertainment live
1997-05-10
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Bronx entertainment live, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_09tvvur1
Box 16 TR-15874
Grandmaster Caz presents Wild Style '98
1998
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents Wild Style '98, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_5sbzjg30
Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents Wild Style '98, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_gmpvc47m
Box 16 TR-15884
Grandmaster Caz beats for the streets Fall '99
1999
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz beats for the streets Fall '99, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_3my25ynb
Digital
Grandmaster Caz beats for the streets Fall '99, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_ui6s16ds
Box 16 TR-15879
Grandmaster Caz dance yo ass off '99
1999
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz dance yo ass off '99, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_jhgaehgw
Digital
Grandmaster Caz dance yo ass off '99, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_h3aoe4fm
Box 16 TR-15883
Grandmaster Caz R & B flava for my ladies Fall '99
1999
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz R & B flava for my ladies Fall '99, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_089icngq
Digital
Grandmaster Caz R & B flava for my ladies Fall '99, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_8zitmw3n
Box 16 TR-15875
Mizza hip hop skit '99
1999
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Mizza hip hop skit '99, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_6qgynm63
Digital
Mizza hip hop skit '99, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_y6xzzc27
Box 4 tr-17375
Jazz Child Sampler
2000
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: Jazz Child Records
Cassette
Scope and Contents
1. M.C.'s Delight 2000, 2. Hate the Game
Box 4 CD-4617
Crown Royal
2001
creator: Run DMC
creator: Arista
CD
Scope and Contents
PRPCD-7434
Scope and Contents
Sampler/promo
Box 3 SR-31450
5 Mics
2003
creator: Jayquan
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: Grandmaster Mele Mel
creator: JAH Music
12" vinyl
Scope and Contents
JM-3002
Box 3 SR-31456
Untitled
2003
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: DJ Signify
creator: Grandgood Records
7" vinyl
Scope and Contents
GG001
Box 3 SR-31454
You Need Stitches: The Tuff City Sessions 1982-1988
2004
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: Ol' Skool Flava
12" vinyl
Scope and Contents
OSF LP 4031
Box 3 SR-31451
Move The Crowd / Scene Of The Rhyme
2005
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: DJ Haitian Star
creator: 360° Records
12" vinyl
Scope and Contents
556.0003.0
Box 3 SR-31453
The Ol' Skool Flava Of... (Rare & Unreleased Old School Hip Hop '86-'87)
2006
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: Ol' Skool Flava
12" vinyl
Scope and Contents
OSF LP 4035
Box 16 TR-17106
"Printing H.S." featuring D.J. AJ, Busy Bee, Coldcrush Bros., and Jazzy 5
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
"Printing H.S." featuring D.J. AJ, Busy Bee, Coldcrush Bros., and Jazzy 5, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_yw5svy2z
Digital
"Printing H.S." featuring D.J. AJ, Busy Bee, Coldcrush Bros., and Jazzy 5, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_phwxh8p6
Box 4 tr-17376
Caz Show Tape
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: Jazz Child Records
DAT tape
Box 16 TR-17093
Caz show tape, Jazz Child Records, Swing Hi
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Caz show tape, Jazz Child Records, Swing Hi, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_wdebefhq
Digital
Caz show tape, Jazz Child Records, Swing Hi, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_c97vtiyg
Box 16 TR-15896
Cold crush on Hot 97
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Cold crush on Hot 97, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_dr87yysv
Digital
Cold crush on Hot 97, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_8wrvwcs8
Box 16 TR-15885
Grandmaster Caz 1s and 2s mix for car
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz 1s and 2s mix for car, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_gtj3j70v
Digital
Grandmaster Caz 1s and 2s mix for car, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_1bz0c6e7
Box 16 TR-15892
Grandmaster Caz 4th of July jam
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz 4th of July jam, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_y21f7i56
Box 16 TR-15901
Grandmaster Caz and Imperial J.C. Live at Bronx Entertainment pt. 1
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz and Imperial J.C. Live at Bronx Entertainment pt. 1, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_5vya14ua
Digital
Grandmaster Caz and Imperial J.C. Live at Bronx Entertainment pt. 1, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_0kamlev6
Box 16 TR-15893
Grandmaster Caz AVS mixes
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz AVS mixes, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_4drdmde6
Digital
Grandmaster Caz AVS mixes, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_361otw0d
Box 16 TR-15898
Grandmaster Caz breakbeats volume 3
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz breakbeats volume 3, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_0zfca95d
Digital
Grandmaster Caz breakbeats volume 3, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_vded3qmg
Box 16 TR-15912
Grandmaster Caz Dredd #1 master
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz Dredd #1 master, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_yi5yxdtv
Digital
Grandmaster Caz Dredd #1 master, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_y1e3fxxq
Box 16 TR-15902
Grandmaster Caz independence day
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz independence day, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_zbp13doz
Digital
Grandmaster Caz independence day, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_w92a43d8
Box 16 TR-17105
Grandmaster Caz interview on 105.9
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz interview on 105.9, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_rgmd8gld
Digital
Grandmaster Caz interview on 105.9, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_i84wtyzz
Box 16 TR-15906
Grandmaster Caz just cuttin!
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Grandmaster Caz just cuttin!, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_gm9y9oku
Box 16 TR-15904
Grandmaster Caz Limelight (live)
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz Limelight (live), Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_9657mg5w
Digital
Grandmaster Caz Limelight (live), Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_fm5vpj02
Box 16 TR-17108
Grandmaster Caz Limelight (live)
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz Limelight (live), Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_3lamaqe3
Digital
Grandmaster Caz Limelight (live), Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_smbl04vm
Box 16 TR-15907
Grandmaster Caz live at Bronx BBQs Djing
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz live at Bronx BBQs Djing, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_64o8kflz
Digital
Grandmaster Caz live at Bronx BBQs Djing, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_t64p8531
Box 16 TR-15900
Grandmaster Caz live at the block expo
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz live at the block expo, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_twdm33a3
Box 16 TR-15909
Grandmaster Caz live at Wetlands
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz live at Wetlands, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_1lwbbd73
Digital
Grandmaster Caz live at Wetlands, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_3yvhrplj
Box 16 TR-17092
Grandmaster Caz old school hip hop volume 1
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Digital
Grandmaster Caz old school hip hop volume 1, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_fbw3w6r2
Digital
Grandmaster Caz old school hip hop volume 1, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_t4meewhv
Box 16 TR-15881
Grandmaster Caz old school R and B
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Grandmaster Caz old school R and B, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_mofj8xlm
Digital
Grandmaster Caz old school R and B, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_mdbpel2x
Box 16 TR-15882
Grandmaster Caz old school rap/hip hop
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Grandmaster Caz old school rap/hip hop, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_3pp0wtll
Digital
Grandmaster Caz old school rap/hip hop, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_lfb5mxlo
Box 16 TR-15889
Grandmaster Caz presents breakbeats pt. 1
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents breakbeats pt. 1, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_xkwju4q1
Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents breakbeats pt. 1, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_z3ah1ki9
Box 16 TR-15887
Grandmaster Caz presents breakbeats pt. 2
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents breakbeats pt. 2, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_y72oexjo
Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents breakbeats pt. 2, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_la1queom
Box 16 TR-15888
Grandmaster Caz presents breakbeats pt. 3
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents breakbeats pt. 3, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_8e7pg31a
Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents breakbeats pt. 3, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_71vzpzjd
Box 16 TR-15890
Grandmaster Caz presents heaven and hell breaks
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents heaven and hell breaks, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_qf41gh7z
Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents heaven and hell breaks, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_7a3xodve
Box 16 TR-15873
Grandmaster Caz presents Smoove Groove pt. 2
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents Smoove Groove pt. 2, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_88rgry9u
Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents Smoove Groove pt. 2, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_lmu8htir
Box 16 TR-17090
Grandmaster Caz presents the Lam Fam freestyles
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents the Lam Fam freestyles, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_h1sb8r4x
Digital
Grandmaster Caz presents the Lam Fam freestyles, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_g2ja3xq0
Box 16 TR-15908
Grandmaster Caz singles/studio jams
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Grandmaster Caz singles/studio jams, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_u3c197wg
Digital
Grandmaster Caz singles/studio jams, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_nw951xzf
Box 16 TR-17089
Grandmaster Caz Veteran's Day
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Grandmaster Caz Veteran's Day, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_v3anfn08
Digital
Grandmaster Caz Veteran's Day, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_uyn0rmcz
Box 16 TR-15894
Grandmaster Caz's old school slow jams
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Grandmaster Caz's old school slow jams, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_1j5laqya
Digital
Grandmaster Caz's old school slow jams, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_v0s4bune
Box 16 TR-17107
Kevie Kev birthday jam: the ecstasy garage
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Kevie Kev birthday jam: the ecstasy garage, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_97yvycko
Digital
Kevie Kev birthday jam: the ecstasy garage, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_bne54j21
Box 16 TR-17098
Mic check show
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Mic check show, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_l4u4hl6c
Digital
Mic check show, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_3jk75xfu
Box 16 TR-17101
Mic check show
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Mic check show, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_9jib9ykm
Digital
Mic check show, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_cxqnwrt3
Box 16 TR-17103
Mic check show
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Mic check show, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_xufgteki
Digital
Mic check show, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_6ao44edm
Box 16 TR-17099
Mic check show Caz, Creole, Breeze
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Mic check show Caz, Creole, Breeze, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_jx5boe7k
Digital
Mic check show Caz, Creole, Breeze, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_gap1oxbq
Box 16 TR-17102
Mic check show Furious Five
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Mic check show Furious Five, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_02t9k02j
Box 16 TR-17096
Mic check show Hot 97, Caz, Creole, Breeze
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Mic check show Hot 97, Caz, Creole, Breeze, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_si5dd7tz
Digital
Mic check show Hot 97, Caz, Creole, Breeze, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_fv28h950
Box 16 TR-15878
Mizza-Jeep shit-NYC
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Mizza-Jeep shit-NYC, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_s5zkpz2e
Digital
Mizza-Jeep shit-NYC, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_97khz8d4
Box 16 TR-15911
Old school east and west Hot 97
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Old school east and west Hot 97, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_jo1pa1fc
Digital
Old school east and west Hot 97, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_vcao5f3l
Box 16 TR-15891
Ova 30's grooves: old school rap
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Ova 30's grooves: old school rap, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_hef42aec
Digital
Ova 30's grooves: old school rap, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_je75j535
Box 3 tr-17377
Parker
Undated
2" open reel tape
Box 16 TR-15886
Poppa D's pajama party, Grandmaster Caz and DJ Rufus
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Poppa D's pajama party, Grandmaster Caz and DJ Rufus, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_z8lmn9s5
Digital
Poppa D's pajama party, Grandmaster Caz and DJ Rufus, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_9ydlgp4r
Box 16 TR-15880
R and B classics pimped out, they don't make em like they use 2
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
R and B classics pimped out, they don't make em like they use 2, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_q29dnn78
Digital
R and B classics pimped out, they don't make em like they use 2, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_2udrfvx4
Box 16 TR-15910
Star and Bucwild morning show
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Star and Bucwild morning show, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_wxjqx8q2
Digital
Star and Bucwild morning show, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_45f35nkw
Box 16 TR-17095
Sway n Tech Int. L.A.
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
Sway n Tech Int. L.A., Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_invcv7qa
Digital
Sway n Tech Int. L.A., Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_62bd4ld7
Box 16 TR-17100
The Cold Crush Brothers demos; 1st anniversary Busy Bee, Furious Five, CCYPAL 81
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
The Cold Crush Brothers demos; 1st anniversary Busy Bee, Furious Five, CCYPAL 81, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_vepdlrk8
Box 16 TR-17091
The Fun House, Club Negril, Soulsonic, Afrika Bambaataa, Treacherous 3
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
Cassette
Digital
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Digital
The Fun House, Club Negril, Soulsonic, Afrika Bambaataa, Treacherous 3, Side A [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_21mobjj1
Digital
The Fun House, Club Negril, Soulsonic, Afrika Bambaataa, Treacherous 3, Side B [Staff access]
Content is available online here: https://media.library.cornell.edu/media/1_7t59m2e1
Video
1980-2007
Box 4 V-10990
New York City Hip Hop Convention
1980-08
creator: Ahearn, Charlie
creator: Brathwaite, Fred
creator: Pow Wow Productions
VHS
Scope and Contents
15 minutes
Box 4 V-10991
Old School DJ's - Interviews and Demonstrations - NY, NY
1999-10-01-1999-10-02
VHS
Scope and Contents
Reels 14-19
Box 4 V-10987
Music Videos
1999-10-02
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: Parker Lee
creator: Jazz Child Records
VHS
Scope and Contents
1) "da grandmasta" 2) "not tonight"
Box 4 V-11000
DJ Parker Lee Presents: Jazz Child Records - MC Delight (Casanova's Revenge)
2000
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: Jazz Child Records
Betacam SP
Scope and Contents
Side B: Hate da Game - Produced by: da Super Heros (Burk and Parker Lee)
Box 4 V-10999
Jazz Child Records Video Shoot
2000-09-23
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: Jazz Child Records
VHS (Damaged)
Box 4 V-10989
Rap City: Basement
2001
creator: Cold Crush Brothers
VHS
Box 16 DVD-2675
Ay Ay Aya
2007
creator: Rakontur
creator: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
creator: Fort Nails Ent., LLC.
DVD
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Scope and Contents
Signed by F.I.L.T.H.E.E., Ice-T, and Grandmaster Caz
Box 4 V-10998
BET Teen Sumitt - Roy Jones vs. Telesco - American History X
Undated
VHS (Damaged)
Box 4 V-10994
Brooklyn Cool J TC
Undated
VHS
Box 4 V-10995
Can't Do Me Nada, Back 2 Da Scene - Studio
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: K.G.
creator: Chase
creator: Tone
creator: P-Lee
VHS
Box 4 V-10993
Good Day NY
Undated
VHS
Box 4 V-10988
Prits Footage
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
VHS
Box 4 V-10992
Recording Session
Undated
creator: Jayquan
creator: Grandmaster Caz
VHS
Box 4 V-10996
Uptown Video
Undated
creator: Grandmaster Caz
creator: Rahiem
VHS
Box 4 V-10997
Yo! MTV Raps - The Last Show (Grant Hill) Liuin Single
Undated
VHS
Series VI. Ephemera
1979-2013
Processing Information
Arranged chronologically. Undated materials arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 2 Folder 2
Chic bumper sticker
1979
Box 10 Folder 6
Hip Hop Café
1997
Box 10 Folder 9
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
1999-11-08-1999-11-30
Box 10 Folder 3
Ephemera
2000-2008
Box 10 Folder 4
Promotional materials
2000-2013
Scope and Contents
Contains advertisements, stickers, and other promotional materials for various hip hop artists and brands
Box 2 Folder 3
Experience Music Project
2001
Box 10 Folder 5
Charlie Ahearn
2001-04-03
Scope and Contents
Includes treatments for "Wild Child La Rock" and "Mad Monkey Rock"
Box 10 Folder 7
Hands on Atlanta
2007
Box 12
Legends of Rap trading cards
2007
creator: Basrawi, Claudia
creator: Braun, Florian
creator: Busche, Andreas
creator: Mangold, Cornelius
creator: Krafczyk, Tobias
creator: Superclub Nonbook Publishing
Box 12 MU-2473
Grandmaster Caz action figure
2011
creator: Starlight Studio
Box 2 Folder 1
Autographs
Undated
Scope and Contents
Includes autographs from various artists including Kurtis Blow, RZA, and Body Count
Box 14 MU-2719
Backpack
Undated
Scope and Contents
Leather backpack owned by Caz.
Box 5
Business cards
Undated
Scope and Contents
Business cards collected by Caz.
Box 6
Business cards
Undated
Scope and Contents
Business cards collected by Caz.
Box 13 Folder 1
Grandmaster Caz t-shirt
MU-2474
Undated
creator: Sedgewick and Cedar
Box 15 MU-2466-2471
Hats
Undated
Scope and Contents
Contains 6 baseball caps, stored in hat box.
Box 11 MU-2472
Sneakers
Undated
Scope and Contents
1 pair of Jordan Spizike sneakers worn by Caz.
Separated Materials
2002
Think Again book and CD
2002
creator: Fresh, Doug E.
creator: Buckingham, Joseph, Jr.
creator: Scholastic Inc.
Scope and Contents
Signed by the author