Anthony Ray (born August 12 1963), known as Sir Mix-a-Lot, is a Grammy Award-winning rapper and producer, originally from Seattle, Washington, U.S..
Sir Mix-a-Lot worked together with Miami bass icon DJ Magic Mike, Mudhoney, Metal Church (on a cover of Black Sabbath's "Iron Man"). He worked with an artist known as Kid Sensation (now known as Xola) for several tracks including 2 of his most popular songs, "Buttermilk Biscuits" (1988), and "Square Dance Rap" (1988). He first was signed by Nastymix Records, then left, established Rhyme Cartel Records and was signed by American Recordings.
Sir Mix-a-Lot's first break came in 1986 when a demo tape of "Square Dance Rap" started getting airplay on UK radio. Its popularity lead to its release as a single on the UK Streetwave label and Sir Mix-a-Lot's inclusion in the line-up in the UK Fresh concert at Wembley Arena later that year alongside many of hip hop's leading artists at the time.
His first hit, released on Nastymix Records in 1988,...
This article is about the 1959 film. For other meanings, see shadow (disambiguation).Shadows is a 1959 improvisational film about interracial relations during the Beat Generation. It stars Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd, and Anthony Ray. It was written and directed by John Cassavetes; film scholars often consider the film the birth of independent film in the U.S.Cassavetes essentially shot the film twice, once in 1957 and again in 1959, removing, adding, and rearranging scenes. The second version is the version Cassavetes favored; he did make the first version available for screenings, but he eventually lost track of the print, and for decades it was believed to have been lost or destroyed. In 2004, after over a decade of searching, Cassavetes scholar Ray Carney, a professor at Boston University and manager of a web site devoted to the director, announced that he had discovered the only print of the original version of the film, which had somehow ended up in a box in a..., http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053270