Leaders of the New School Long Island, New York, U.S. Genre(s) Hip Hop Years active 1990 – 1993 Label(s) Elektra Records Former members Cut Monitor Milo aka Miloindedance Busta Rhymes Charlie Brown Dinco D The Leaders of the New School were an American hip hop crew composed of Uniondale, and Amityville, New York natives Charlie Brown, Dinco D, Busta Rhymes and Cut Monitor Milo aka Miloindedance, Busta Rhymes' cousin. The four got their start touring with Hip Hop group Public Enemy, and in fact it was member Chuck D who gave Busta Rhymes and Charlie Brown their names. History The group made their first appearance on an Elektra Records compilation titled Rubáiyát: Elektra's 40th Anniversary, with a song called "Mt. Airy Groove". LONS soon joined up with popular Hip Hop crew, the Native Tongues Posse, along with the Jungle Brothers, De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest and Black Sheep. In 1991 they made a guest appearance on A Tribe Called Quest's classic hit single "Scenario". ThornHeart Ent.