by London (Miscellaneous)Salt 'N Pepa: Cheryl "Salt" James, Sandy "Pepa" Denton (rap vocals); Latoya "Spinderella" (scratches).Additional personnel: Chris Parker (drums); Kelley Charles, Delores Drewry (background vocals).Recorded at Greene Street Recording, New York, New York. Personnel: Chris Parker (drums); Delores Drewry (background vocals).Recording information: Greene Street Recording, N.Y.C.Photographer: Dan Springston. Arranger: Hurby "Luv Bug" Azor.A year after debuting with the Doug E. Fresh/Slick Rick dis record "Showstopper," the Queens duo known as Salt-N-Pepa hit the scene with their first full-length release, HOT, COOL & VICIOUS. The XX chromosome version of Run-D.M.C, Salt and Pepa traded high-energy tag-team rhymes over funky mid-1980s hip-hop production that utilized break records from the Meters, Wilson Pickett, the Pointer Sisters, 7th Wonder, Grover Washington Jr, and Parliament. HOT, COOL & VICIOUS features old-school anthems such as "Push It," "I'll Take Your Man," and "My Mic Sounds Nice," as well as the duo's previously mentioned first single. The original DJ Spinderella does her thing on the one-and-twos.