Since 2006 Marc Davis and his record label Black Pegasus has released a string of limited edition vinyl smashes. The catalogue ranges from previously unreleased golden era hip hop 7 inches, to rare and funky well sought-after disco 12 inches. From EP's to LP's Black Pegasus’ boutique style distribution arm reaches a world wide demographic of rare vinyl collectors, enthusiasts and die hard vinyl only DJ's. The records sound warm and phat and look distinct with it's black winged horse logo, often colored vinyl and numbered based on the amount of copies pressed for it's release. Black Pegasus' dropped hot joints
by Tim Dog, UltraMagnetic MC'S, MF 911, Stedy Serv, Fully G, Mika Snickars, Sadar Bahar, East Of The Rock, Tone B. Nimble just to name a few. It is rumored the first Black Pegasus' Ultra 7 Series release Ultra Magnetic MC'S Ain’t IT Good To You (Unreleased Paul C. Edit) Test Press sold for over $3000 Dollars!
The labels face, sound and direction is spearheaded by Marc Davis. His passion for tracking down music off old 2 inch reel to reels, rare Acetates, and old demo tapes is what fuels the Black Pegasus movement. As well as being an all star record collector of jazz fusion, disco Boogie, Brazilian and African grooves Marc is a renowned international DJ. He is the first DJ from Chicago to spin eclectic sets of downtempo and up tempo eclectic rare grooves in some of the most under the radar and taste maker European clubs and festivals during the late 90’s until present.
This opened the door for other Chicago heavy weight DJ's as Sadar Bahar (Soul In The Hole), Mark Grusane (Mr. Peabody Records), Rahaan (Street Edits), Zernel (Grimey Records).
Marc's DJ history can be traced back to the early 80's growing up in Chicago's south east side hearing and watching pioneers Ron Hardy, Frankie Knuckles, Steve Hurley as well as practicing his skills with child hood friend and legendary producer No ID (Jay Z, Common, Kanye West game).