More Fire Crew
More Fire Crew
|Origin||Waltham Forest, London, England|
|Associated acts||Lethal Bizzle, Platinum 45, New Era, Fire Camp|
|Past members||Lethal Bizzle|
The crew was formed by Ozzie B, M.C. G Man aka Gary Greer and Lethal Bizzle, all of whom attended secondary school together. Ozzie and Lethal soon joined up with their friend Seani B, who was a DJ on Amy FM. Meanwhile, More Fire's third prospective member Neeko met Ozzie B in a sound engineering training programme. The group first became known when they would host a show on Deja Vu FM, one of London's biggest pirate radio stations at the time.
They are best known for their 2002 single "Oi!", which reached number 7 on the UK Singles Chart. In 2002, their debut studio album, More Fire Crew CV, was released, and they contributed a cover of Gabrielle's "Dreams" to the album NME & Warchild Presents 1 Love. In the same year they were dropped by their record label, with Lethal setting up his own eponymous record label and going on to a successful solo career.
In 2005, after being dropped by their label and a personal falling out between Lethal Bizzle and Neeko, More Fire Crew disbanded. Lethal Bizzle and Ozzie B formed a successor crew known as Fire Camp, alongside MCs such as 2Face, Knowedge and Clipson. In May 2007, Lethal Bizzle stated that there would be no further new material from More Fire Crew.
- Lethal Bizzle - MC
- Neeko - MC
- Ozzie B - MC
- Seani B - DJ
- Commander B - DJ
- Tom Z Sharpy - DJ
|Year||Album details||Peak chart positions|
|2003||More Fire Crew C.V.
|Year||Single||Peak chart positions||Album|
|2002||"Oi!"||7||More Fire Crew C.V|
|"What's the Point?"||—|
|"—" denotes that the release failed to chart or was not released in that territory|
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 378. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
- "Various - NME & Warchild Presents 1 Love (CD) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-05-23.
-  Archived February 18, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
- "Lethal Bizzle | Rapnews.co.uk UK rap, grime and hiphop culture resource!". Rapnews.co.uk. 2007-03-09. Retrieved 2014-05-23.