12:41 only put out one 12” single, ‘Success Is The Word' in 1985 via Sleeping Bag Records. Along with Scott La Rock & the Blastmaster, KRS-One, the group also worked work Kev Beck, who was brother to Kenny Beck (producer of ‘Success Is The Word’). Abandoning the name, KRS and Scott La Rock incorporated ‘Boogie Down Productions' shortly after & released a few singles before their classic debut album, 'Criminal Minded’. Scott La Rock was shot and killed in 1987attempting to settle a dispute between D-Nice and another person, but KRS carried on the BDP name.
The above interview from UK magazine, Street Scene, in 1986 speaks more about the 12:41 group, Scott La Rock's background and the 'Success Is The Word' single. While KRS is not interviewed directly, the few early quotes that are included shine an accurate light on where KRS would take his career in the years that followed. Rest In Peace, Scott La Rock.