Tuesday, 30 November 2010

more specials


Gang Starr- You Know My Steez
Defari- Bionic
Non Phixion- 5 Boros
Kukoo- I Heard You Don’t Know
Natural Elements- Bust Mine
Self Scientific- Run the Depth
Dilated Peoples- Third Degree
Mike Zoot- Service (remix)
Rasco- Hip Hop Essentials
DITC- Day One
Kool DJ EQ- Three Emcees
NOTS Click- Larger Than Life
Choclair- What It Takes (remix)
Black Attack- Verbal Attack
Mos Def- Universal Magnetic
Reflection Eternal- Fortified Live
Krumbsnatcha- Closer to God
Jeru- Me or the Papes
Orfeus- Mithalaje
Lyrics Born- Balcony Beach
Peanut Butter Wolf- Run the Line
Mr Complex- Why Don’t Cha?
Organized Konfusion- Somehow Someway
Abstract Rude and Tribe Unique- My Experience
Cage- Agent Orange
Lord Sear- Alcoholic Vibes
The Arsonists- Geembo’s Theme
MF Doom- Hey!
Godfather Don- Styles by the Gram
Divine Styler- Beyond Mecca
Cyclops 4000- Macroscope
Red Foo and Dre’Kroon- The Freshest
Mixmaster Mike- Terrorwrist
All Natural- Writer’s Block
Natural Resource- They Lied (remix)
Pumpkinhead- Dynamic
Atmosphere- Scapegoat
Awol One and Jizzm- Root of All
Sacred Hoop- Panhandlers
Sir Menelik- So Intelligent
Indelible MCs- Fire In Which You Burn
Company Flow- 8 Steps (lost mix)
Brick City Kids- Brick City Kids
Black Reign- Dirty
High and Mighty- Cranial Lumps
Rakim- It’s Been a Long Time
OC- My World
Common- 1 2 Many
Rampage- Wild For Da Night
Diamond D & Cru- Hiatus (remix)


Special Ed- Freaky Flow (remix)
Camp Lo- Swing
Kukoo- Real Kukoo
KRS One- The MC
Kool Keith- Slide We Fly
Mr Voodoo- Lyrical Tactics
Money Boss Players- Crap Game
Blahzay Blahzay- Pain I Feel
DJ Krush- Meiso (remix)
Redman- It’s Like That (My Big Brother)
PMD- Rugged N Raw
Black Twang- Dettwork South East
Skitz and Roots Manuva- Blessed Be The Manner
London Posse- Style (remix)
Big Shug- Crush
Royal Flush- Worldwide
East Flatbush Project- Tried By 12
Alley High- Voodoo
Mindspace- Life Is Foul
The Roots- Clones
Mobb Deep- Hell On Earth
De La Soul- The Bizness
A Tribe Called Quest- 1nce Again
Keith Murray- The Rhyme (remix)
Outkast- 2 Dope Boys in a Cadillac
J Live- Hush the Crowd
Heltah Skeltah- Operation Lockdown
Fierce- Crab
Breeze Tha Evaflowin- Forsaken
Big Kwan- I Don’t Give a Fuck (remix)
Third Sight- Rhymes Like a Scientist
Jungle Brothers- How Ya Want It?
Street Smarts- Metal Thangs
Ras T- Ill Nig
The Prunes- Mr Jolly Lives Next Door
DJ Shadow- Hardcore (Instrumental) Hip Hop
Lateef- The Wreckoning
Dr Octagon- Blue Flowers
Automator- A Better Tomorrow (pt.2)
Organized Konfusion- Bring It On (remix)
The Arsonists- The Session
Scienz of Life- Powers of Nine Ether
Siah and Yeshua Da Po Ed- Gravity
Sacred Hoop- Frrrrnt
Animal Pharm- Oral Fixation
Al Tariq- Do Yo Thang
Artifacts- Art Of Facts
Busta Rhymes- Woo Ha
Large Professor- Mad Scientist
Sadat X- The Lump Lump (remix)
The Funky Man- Check the Method
Paula Perry- Paula’s Jam
Jeru- One Day
Jay-Z- Dead Presidents
Chuck D- Mistachuck
Company Flow- Vital Nerve



Tuesday, 2 November 2010

1993 Free


Souls of Mischief- That’s When Ya Lost
Leaders of the Next School- What’s Next (remix)
Redman- Time 4 Sum Aksion (remix)
Rakim- Heat it Up
Public Enemy- Living in a Zoo
MF911- 900
Big Daddy Kane- The Beef Is On
Diamond D- I’m Outta Here (John Doe)
Funkdoobiest- The Funkiest
Capital Tax- Masha (remix)
KRS One- Outta Here
Frankie the Pacemaker- Live and Die Wreck Part 2 (Brooklyn Beats)
LL Cool J- How I’m Comin’
Fatal- Pass the Kronz
Alkaholiks- Make Room
Ice Cube- Really Doe
Boodha and the Bandit- No Haps
Yaggfu Front- Slapping Suckas Silly
Das EFX- Kaught in Da Ak (remix)
Positive K- Ain’t No Crime (remix)
Pharcyde- Soul Flower (remix)
The Beatnuts- World’s Famous
Prime Minister Pete Nice and Daddy Rich- Kick the Bob (remix)
Cypress Hill- When the Shit Goes Down (remix)
Black Moon- Act Like U Want It
Ultramagnetic MCs- One Two One Two
Private Investigators- Who Am I?
Jeru- Come Clean
De La Soul- En Focus
Trends of Culture- Off and On
Y’all So Stupid- Van Full of Pakistans (remix)
Nonce- The Mixtapes
A Tribe Called Quest- Electric Relaxation
Jungle Brothers- On the Road Again (remix)
Mysterme and DJ 20 20- Unsolved Mysterme
Original Flavor- Can I Get Open? (remix)
Freestyle Fellowship- Hot Potato
The Principle- Your Rap Machine is Broken
Ice Dog- Shootin’ Deuces
Kurious- Spell it With a J
Mellow T- Keep It Real
UMCs- Set it Straight
Akinyele- Ak Ha Ha! Ak Hoo Hoo?
Big- Party and Bullshit (remix)
ADL- Daddy
Microphone Prince- Smooth Criminal
Run DMC- Down With the King
Now Born Click- Now Born Soldiers
Wu Tang Clan- Protect Ya Neck
MOP- How About Some Hardcore?
Casual- That’s How It Is
Souls of Mischief- ’93 ‘til Infinity

like drums falling down the stairs onto a turntable in dub by the pool at Butlins

Thursday, 28 October 2010

1992 too

Diamond D- Best Kept Secret
EPMD- Brothers from Brentwood LI
Das EFX- They Want EFX
Demon Boyz- Glimmity Glammity
Gang Starr- Gotta Get Over (Taking Loot) (remix)
Chubb Rock- The Big Man (remix)
Kurious- Walk Like a Duck
Nas- Half Time (remix)
Catch 22- Just Asking (Downtempo mix)
3rd Bass- Gladiator
MC Serch- Here It Comes
Prime Minister Pete Nice- Rat Bastard
Eric B and Rakim- Check the Technique
Tung Twista- No Peace Sign (remix)
Showbiz and AG- Soul Clap
Main Source- Fakin’ the Funk (remix)
Fuschnickens- La Schmoove (remix)
Roxanne Shante- Big Mama
Grand Puba- What Goes Around
Apache- Gangsta Bitch
Brand Nubian- Punks Jump Up to Get Beat Down (remix)
Black Moon- Who Got the Props
Future Sound- Bop Step (remix)
K Swift- Chicken Scratch (remix)
Boogie Down Productions- Duck Down
Ultramagnetic MCs- Poppa Large (East Coast mix)
Eric B and Rakim- Casualties of War (Militant mix)
ADOR- Let it All Hang Out
K Solo- Letterman (Pete Rock remix)
Lords of the Underground- Psycho
FORCE and K Zee- Rude Beats
Dominant Force- Flex
A Tribe Called Quest- Scenario (remix)
Pete Rock and CL Smooth- They Reminisce Over You
Das EFX- Jussamen (Pete Rock remix)
House of Pain- Jump Around (Pete Rock remix)
Naughty By Nature- Hip Hop Hooray
Gang Starr- Dwyck
Little Shawn- I Made Love (remix)
Redman- Blow Your Mind (remix)
Heavy D- Blue Funk
Digable Planets- Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)
Nubian Crackers- Two for the Time
Dr Dre- One Eight Seven
Ice Cube- We Had To Tear This Mothafucka Up
Da Lench Mob- Ain’t Got No Class
Public Enemy- Hazy Shade of Criminal
Masta Ace- Jeep Ass Niguh (remix)
Del- Eye Examination
Positive K- Nightshift


Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Fresh Start to the Meek 1991 special

and on and on, 3 hours of fine fabrics just thrown together here

NWA- Dayz of Wayback
WC and the Madd Circle- Caught in a Fad
Ghetto Boyz- My Mind’s Playin’ Tricks on Me
OG Style- Sucker
YZ- When the Road is Covered in Snow
Greyson and Jaysun- Livin’ Like a Troopa
Rappinstine- Bang the Drum Slowly
MC Lyte- Search 4 the Lyte
The Jaz- Hypocritters
Queen Latifah- Nature of a Sista
Yo Yo- Make Way for the Motherlode
DJ Quik- Tear It Off
Son of Bazerk- The Band Get Swivey on the Wheels
Public Enemy- Can’t Truss It
Ice T- Ricochet
Cypress Hill- Phuncky Feel One
Downtown Science- This is a Visit
True Culture- So Good It’s Bad
Stetsasonic- Uda Man
Black Sheep- Flavor of the Month
A Tribe Called Quest- Check the Rhime
KMD- Who Me?
UMCs- Anyway the Wind Blows
Prince Rakeem- Deadly Venoms
Del the Funky Homosapien- Ahonetwo
Nice and Smooth- Hip Hop Junkies
EPMD- Rampage (Pete Rock remix)
Kid N Play- Bills at the Door
Heavy D- Don’t Curse
Pete Rock and CL Smooth- The Good Life
Father MC- Lisa Baby (Pete Rock remix)
C Money- Is it Good To Ya?
Renaissance- Flyz in Da Attic
Funkmaster Flex and Nine Double M- Fallin’ (and I Can’t Get Up)
Eric B and Rakim- No Omega (remix)
Massive Attack- Unfinished Sympathy (instrumental)
Laquan- Swing Blue, Sweat Black (remix)
Two Kings in a Cipher- Definition of a King
Tung Twista- Mr Tung Twista
Casper- Adrenaline
Caveman- Cool (‘Cos I Don’t Get Upset) (remix)
Blade- Rough It Up
Dominant Force- Raptivity
Korperayshun- Monkey See, Monkey Do
Gunshot- Crime Story
Hardnoise- Mice in the Presence of the Lion
Son of Noise- Ill Justice
BTX- This Jam is Black
3rd Bass- Portrait of an Artist as a Hood
Brand Nubian- One for All (remix)
Craig G- Here’s the Info
Ed OG and Da Bulldogs- I Got to Have It
Fuschnickens- Ring the Alarm
Main Source- Just Hanging Out (remix)
Gang Starr- Credit is Due

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

1990, Chubb Rock steps upons the scene

A Tribe Called Quest- Pubic Enemy
Chubb Rock- Treat ‘Em Right
Big Daddy Kane- Cause I Can Do It Right
Blvd Mosse- Cause I Can Do It Right
D Nice- Crumbs on the Table (remix)
Boogie Down Productions- Love’s Gonna Getcha
Eric B & Rakim- In the Ghetto
King Tee- Played Like a Piano
King Dee and The Bishop- What’s Your Opinion?
2 Smooth MC’s- The Inventor
Freshco & Miz- Ain’t You Freshco?
Brand Nubian- Drop the Bomb
Public Enemy- Brothers Gonna Work It Out (remix)
Caveman- Victory (remix)
DJ Mink- Can You Relate?
2 the Top- The Matter at Hand
Hardnoise- Untitled
Demon Boyz- International Karate
Blade- Mind of an Ordinary Citizen
Rude Boy Business- Cool Sailing
WBI Red Ninja- Bad Testament
X Clan- Grand Verbalizer (remix)
Lakim Shabazz- Style Wars
The Jaz- The Originators
Movement X- I Deal With Mathematics
Low Profile- Funky Song (remix)
Terminator X- Wanna Be Dancin’
NWA- Sa Prize (pt.2)
Above the Law- Murder Rap
Compton’s Most Wanted- One Time Gaffled ‘Em Up
Master Ace- Go Where I Send Thee
Chill Rob G- Let Me Show You (remix)
Main Source- Lookin’ at the Front Door
L. R.O.C.K.- Let Me Hear Ya Say Yeah
Chill Divine- Long Live the Lyrical
Barsha- Internal Affairs
Kool G Rap- Bad to the Bone (remix)
Nile Kings- Positive Sound
Poor Righteous Teachers- Holy Intellect (remix)
Phase N Rhythm- Hook N Sling
KMD- Peachfuzz
Lord Finesse- Bad Mutha
Intelligent Hoodlum- Microphone Check
A Tribe Called Quest- When the Papes Come (remix)
Ice Cube- Once Upon a Time in the Project (instrumental)


Tuesday, 5 October 2010

One year later....

Public Enemy- Fight the Power
Uptown- Dope on Plastic
3-D- Original Stylin’
Most Wanted- Calm Down
AOK- Shack Up
TDS Mob- TDS Scratch Reaction
Ultramagnetic MCs- Give the Drummer Some (remix)
Big Daddy Kane- Warm It Up Kane
Frescho- Are You Ready?
7A3- Goes Like Dis (remix)
Boogie Down Productions- Jack of Spades
Sir IBU- I’m the Peacemaker
Fascinating Force- Doing the Bang
Brand Nubian- Feels So Good
Blackmale- Keep on Movin’
UTFO- Wanna Rock
Ace and Action- Letter to the Better
Outlaw Posse- Original Dope (remix)
Cash Crew- One Decade
MC Mell O- Bizzie Rhymin’
SL Troopers- Movement
Silver Bullet- Bring Forth the Guillotine
Cookie Crew- Born this Way
Rock N Gee- Dual Tones
Atmospheric- Admit It
The Union- The Union
Markey Fresh- The Mack of Rap
Special Ed- I Got It Made
Big Daddy Kane- Young Gifted and Black
Bizzie Boyz- Droppin’ It
Tony D- Music Makes You Move
Poor Righteous Teachers- Time to Say Peace (remix)
3rd Bass- Steppin’ to the AM
Digital Underground- Doowutchalike
45 King and Lakim Shabazz- The Red, the Black, the Green
Chill Rob G- Court is Now in Session
Craig G- Take the Bait
MC Lyte- Cha Cha Cha
Cool C- I Gotta Habit (remix)
The Prophet L-Cee- Ace of S.P.A.D.E
Stezo- To the Max
King Tee- Can This Be Real?
Poetry- Everything I Do
Prince EZE and Big Fran to the 3rd- Time to Get Funky
Unique- Pure Dynamite
Cash Money and Marvelous- A Real Mutha For Ya (remix)
EPMD- So Whatcha Sayin’
X Clan- Raise the Flag
A Tribe Called Quest- Description of a Fool
Taking Your Business- Show ‘Em How It’s Done
Jungle Brothers- Beyond This World
MC Shan- Juice Crew Law (remix)
Craig G- Dopest Duo
Low Profile- The Dub B U Just Begun
Tuff Crew- Show ‘Em Hell
Black Rock and Ron- Stop the World
Public Enemy- Welcome to the Terrordome

go to get it here

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Fresh Start to the Week "podcast"

Not really (at all) sure how to do a podcast so here's an mp3 of a three hour '88 special I did recently on my Monday night ustream show. Quite a random selection, messy and plenty of great stuff missing but enjoyable all the same.

It was a good year.

MC Tee & Lord Tasheen- Gangster Nine
Mixmaster Spade- Genius is Back
Prince Quick Mix and Derrick Dee- Good Foot
TDS Mob- Crushin’
Extra Curricular- Go With the Flow
Kid Flash- Ain’t Nuthin’ But a Party
Black by Demand- Can’t Get Enough
Kid N Play- Gittin’ Funky
Steady B- Let the Hustlers Play
Kool D & Technolo G- Go to Work
Scholar 1- Turn up the Radio
Busy Boys- Classical
4-Ever Fresh- Urban Sound Surgeon
Jungle Brothers- Because I Got It Like That
ESP- Get Up and Get Widit
Velore and Double O- We Had Enough
MC Breeze & DJ Trevor- Damn I’m Good
Father MC and the 1st Fleet Crew- I’m Getting Better
Masters of Ceremony- Dynamite
Superlover Cee and Casanova Rudd- Super Casanova
3-D- Greatest Man Alive
Cool C- C is Cool
Schoolly D- Treacherous
Boogie Down Productions- Still #1
Taking Your Business- Long Live Hip Hop
T La Rock- You Got the Time
Mikey D- Out of Control
Boogie Boys- KMD Step Off
The Lover Kool D and DJ Freeze- The Crew (Is In the House)
Level One- Keep the Crowd in Peace
Dose Material- Outlaw
Ill Squad Productions- I’m On a Roll
Deuces is Wild- Five Times the Rhymer
MC Sugar Ray and Stranger D- Knock ‘Em Out Sugar Ray (45 King remix)
Antoinette- Unfinished Business
Chill Rob G- Dope Rhymes
Hot Day Dante- Hot Day’s Turn
Doc Luv and Kev-Ski- Overdose
Tool Kool Posse- Give ‘Em a Sample
Kings of Swing- Stop Jockin’ James
Demon Boyz- Vibes
MC EZ and Troup- Just Rhymin’
Sugar Bear- Ready to Penetrate
Queen Latifah- Wrath of My Madness
MC Lyte- 10% Dis
De La Soul- Potholes in My Lawn
Posr Amojo- No Justice, No Peace
Biz Markie- Biz is Goin’ Off

Get it here