Mantronix Biography (Wikipedia)
Mantronix was an influential 1980s hip hop and electro funk music group from. New York City The band was founded by DJ Kurtis Mantronik (Kurtis el Khaleel) and rapper MC Tee (Touré Embden). They underwent several genre and line-up changes during its seven year existence between 1984–91. From old school hip hop and electro-funk to house music, but the group is primarily remembered for its original, heavily synthesized blend of old school hip-hop and electro funk.