Jimmy Spicer

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Jimmy Spicer
Birth nameJames Bromley Spicer
BornMay 30, 1958
Brooklyn, New York
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper, record producer, songwriter
Years active1970–1990
LabelsFunky Bunch Trivia

James Bromley Spicer (born May 30, 1958)[1] is an American hip hop recording artist who released a number of old school rap singles during the late 1970s and early 1980s.[2] Spicer was managed by Russell Simmons' Rush Management. His single "The Bubble Bunch" featured Jellybean Benitez's first remix.[2]

Spicer has three daughters, Angelina, Leticia, and Janel, and one son, James.

In 2018, he was diagnosed with advanced brain and lung cancer.[3]


  • "Adventures of Super Rhyme (Rap)" (1980), Dazz Records - 12-inch single
  • "The Bubble Bunch" (1982), Mercury (US) - 12-inch single
  • "Money (Dollar Bill Y'all)" (1983), Spring Records - 12-inch single
  • "This Is It" / "Beat The Clock" (1985), Def Jam Recordings - 12-inch single
  • "$ Can't Buy U Luv (Money Can't Buy You Love)" (2010), Spice Rhymes [4]


  1. ^ Skillz, Mark (26 January 2016). "Hip Hop 101A: The Adventures of Jimmy Spicer".
  2. ^ a b Kellman, Andy "Jimmy Spicer Biography", Allmusic, retrieved 2011-08-08
  3. ^ "Hip Hop Pioneer Jimmy Spicer Diagnosed With Advanced Brain & Lung Cancer". HipHopDX. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
  4. ^ Leticia Spicer (24 May 2010). "JIMMY SPICER - "$ CAN'T BUY U LUV" (MONEY CAN'T BUY YOU LOVE)" – via YouTube.

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