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Luca Anzilotti and Michael Münzing started project under the name "16 bit" in 1986 and had a big success with their first single "Where Are You?". In 1987 they released album "Inaxycvgtgb".

Michael Münzing and Luca Anzilotti formed Snap! in 1989 under the aliases Benito Benites and John “Virgo” Garrett III, as they thought that the public had negative preconceived ideas of German music. Their first hit “The Power”, a combination of house and hip hop elements, contained a number of unauthorised samples, taking the drum loop from “King of the Beats” by Mantronix, the rap from “Let the Words Flow” by Chill Rob G and the classic line “I’ve got the power” from “Love’s Gonna Get You” by Jocelyn Brown. It was initially released in the United States through Wild Pitch Records, but after Chill Rob G threatened legal action, the rap was re-recorded by Turbo B (born Durron Maurice Butler, April 30, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), and additional vocals were recorded by Penny Ford (though the woman in the video is Jackie Harris), Jocelyn Brown’s vocals still remain on the record. The single rocketed to number 2 in Germany in March 1990, and spent two weeks at number 1 in the United Kingdom, becoming the first rap single to top the chart. It later reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and was certified platinum.

Snap! is a German Eurodance project formed in 1989 by Frankfurt-based producers Michael Münzing and Luca Anzilotti. The act has been through a number of line-up changes over the years, but was most successful when fronted by rapper Turbo B, who performed on singles "The Power" and "Rhythm Is a Dancer".

Snap are unconventional musical trailblazers,which is why they have become one of the most internationally successful German pop acts in history.

With their dancefloor anthem "The Power" the name Snap became, practically, overnight, the worldwide trademark for top class dance music and this was strengthened by the succession of hits that followed - "Oops Up", "Cult Of Snap" and "Mary Had A Little Boy".

Snap is a dance act who decided against reproducing their first hit sound many times over just to capitalise on the current trend. Instead they offer a broad based musical experience with a constant flow of innovative ideas. Their debut album, "World Power" went on to become one of dance music's few mega-sellers.

The second album, "The Madman's Return" produced another No. 1 smash with "Rhythm Is A Dancer" followed by "Exterminate" and "Do You See The Light".

With "Welcome To Tomorrow" the story continues. The first single and title track,reached the charts back in October and the second, "The First The Last Eternity" was released in March. The next single to be lifted from the album is to be "The World In My Hands",once again featuring Summer on the vocals and supported by an amazing new futuristic video due to be debuted during late August around Europe. All the recent videos have been made in-house by the producers themselves and shot using the creative talents of their long-time collaborator Angel as director.

Who or what Snap really is seems to be a secret for the chosen few! Snap themselves,whether consciously or not,have helped fan the mystery. It began with the many pseudonyms used by the two Frankfurt based producers and composers, Michael Muenzing and Luca Anzilotti. As DJ's they were only too aware of the preconceived notions about German productions and decided to list themselves in the credits of Snap's first album as Benito Benites and John "Virgo" Garrett III. The mystery continued with the comings and goings of the singers who occupied the stage next to rapper Turbo B, Jackie Harris, Penny Ford and Thea Austin, then by herself, Niki Harris - and also Paula Brown, alias Summer.

Snap released the single "Gimme A Thrill" on May 06, 2000.

The album "One Day On Earth" was supposed to be released on June 19th 2000, but it never got released.

According to Turbo B the album was going to be released on BMG, but just before it's release, lots of trouble

90's Hits

Rhythm is a Dancer
The Power


Rhythm Is A Dancer (Dance Mix)

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