On this day in Hip-Hop history, Das EFX released their single "They Want EFX."
On this day in 1992, Das EFX released their hit single "They Want EFX" on East West. The single was self-produced and was the group's lead single off their debut album Dead Serious. The joint showcased the duo's rapid vocal delivery as they added extra syllables such as "-iggity" at the end of lines and spawned a generation of biters.
"They Want EFX" peaked at #25 on the Billboard Hot 100. It reached #29 on the Dance charts. It was certified platinum by the RIAA.
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