Steve Sneed and Reco Bembry produce the play Street Life, which includes a dance scene featuring the Emerald Street Boys.
The West Side Threat is formed.
Duke of Earl, Sir Wesley, Jazzy D, and Foxy combine to form the Silver Chain Gang.
Radio station KNHC 89.5 FM begins playing hip hop.
1250 KKFx’s (KFOX) FreshTracks hosted by “Nasty” Nes Rodriguez becomes the first all-rap radio show on the West Coast.