West Street Mob were a boogie and electro music trio, active between 1981 and 1984, best known for their 1983 song “Break Dance – Electric Boogie”. The band comprises Joey Robinson, Jr. who is a son of Sugar Hill Records founder Sylvia Robinson, trumpetist Bill McGee and singer Sabrina Gillison.
In 1981, West Street Mob recorded their eponymous album that peaked at number 57 on the Billboard Black Albums chart. Successful single includes “Let’s Dance”, peaking #18 on the Black Singles chart and #22 on the Dance chart.
In 1983, they released the Break Dance – Electric Boogie album and the “Break Dance – Electric Boogie” single. The song contains a sample of a 1960s song “Apache” written by Jerry Lordan.
West Street Mob also recorded two singles that were not included on both albums, “Ooh Baby” and “Sing a Simple Song”.