Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Skell - Icebergs - 1998

Logan S.Washington A.K.A Skell was born in Parkslope Brooklyn, New York City and then landed in Charlotte, NC early 92 his influence in HipHop was A Tribe Called Quest. At Age 10 he starting writing, rhyming and describing the world he lived in, before the Inner city grabbed a hold of him, his mom moved the family to Charlotte North Carolina where he studied his craft Killing cyphers in School making a name for himself. It was then when he meant his mentor and producer Brian Dunovant at the age of 17 he dropped his East Side Cult Classic "Icebergs". 

Album Review : Illegal - The Untold Truth - 1993

 LP - 1993 - Rowdy Records 

From 4080 Magazine - Issue #11 - November 1993 

DJ Koco A.k.a. Shimokita ‎- Hydra: Underground's Finest

Mixed CD - 2010 - Octave 

1 Mobb Deep - On The Real Featuring – Cormega, Kamakazee
2 Kamakazee - Spread It (Remix) 
3 Screwball -You Love To Hear The Stories Featuring – Mc Shan
4 The Unsociables - Queens Side 
5 A Kid Called Roots- Cycles 
6 The High & Mighty - The Conflict 
7 Slade Savage - War Stories 
8 E-Boogie - And You Don't Stop 
9 Godfather Don - Executive Technology 
10 Godfather Don - Connections 
11 Dennis Kellman - The Games 
12 Mike Heron - Pseudo Roots 
13 Screwball - Communications Featuring – Prince A.D.
14 Kamakazee - Takin' All Bets Featuring – Offdamental
15 Godfather Don - Mc Assault 
16 Hostyle - Live From New York Featuring – Quik
17 K. Fanat - Zoo York 
18 The Beatnuts - Homo Victim 
19 Nick Wiz - Black Path 
20 Mike Heron - Adam's Summer Camp 
21 Big Meal - Put It On 'Em 
22 DJ Fusion - Live 
23 DJ Fusion - For Good & Forever 
24 Powerule - Dawn To Dusk 
25 Ghetto Professionals - The Hutchison Joint

Monday, April 24, 2017

Album Review : Diamond and The Psychotic Neurotics - Stunts , Blunts & Hip-Hop - 1992

From The Source - November 1992 - Original Scan by Vincent Lopez 

From The Art Form Magazine - 1992 - Photo by Bo Nedelchev

From Scratch Magazine - Nov/Dec 2005 - Scan by Max The Keeper

DJ Koco ‎- A to Z - 2006

Mixed CD - 2006 - Donuts Records  

Another 1-4-U-2-N-V - 'Life Is Like a Nike Commercial'
B.A.D. Rep- 'Say No Rhyme Before Its Time'
Capone - 'Smoove Style'
D.L. Sound - 'I'm Saying Something'
Ed Math - 'Behind the Bars'
Frozen Explosion - 'Mac Nife'
Greyson & Jasun 'Shammin'
Hardcore - 'High Time'
I.S.P. (Ill Squad Productions/MC Sergio) - 'On A Roll'
Jewel - 'I Am A Poet'
Kaotic Stylin - 'Freestyle Flavour'
Latee - 'This Cut's Got Flavour'
Majestic Productions - 'Frontline'
Northside Productions - 'Stop The Nonsense'
Original Heads - 'Counterfeit'
Pesos - '(EZ) Back It Up'
Quonx 'Many Many Rhymes Away' (instrumental)
Rusty the Toe Jammer - 'Do It This Way'
Shakespeare & the Last Empire - 'School HIT
Top Choice Clique - 'I'll Do The Honors'
Universal MCs - 'Party Stylin'
Von Love - 'This Is How It Should Be Done'
Wize Guys - 'eF yoU eN Kay E'
X Town Posse/Jus Def - 'Complicated Mathematics'
Yogi Bear - 'Doin' The Nasty' (instrumental)
Zee Rocks the Copy - 'The Get Down Is Funky'

Grown Man Rap Show - Episode 115 - West Coast spotlight

Hosted by veterans DJ Toast & Paul Nice and broadcast live every Sunday night 10pm-12 midnight (ET) from 91.5 WRPI (Albany NY), Toast & Paul bring you 2 hours of the best in vintage & contemporary true school Hip Hop.

This is Episode 115 - West Coast spotlight - originally aired on April 16, 2017

Defari “West Up!!!” (2016)
(Paul Nice set)
DJ Day "Mama Shelter"
Everlast "Money (Dollar Bill)"
Joey Chavez f. Evidence "Reservation For One"
Dilated Peoples "Worst Comes To Worst"
Dilated Peoples f. The Liks "Heavy Rotation"
Jurassic 5 "Concrete Schoolyard"
Rasco "Time Waits For No Man"
Rasco "A View To A Kill"
Cali Agents "Crash the Boards"
Cali Agents "How the West Was One"
Street Reportas "Live By the Mic"
Street Reportas "Desert Sands"
Diamond Mercenaries "Diamonds Are Forever"
Luniz "I Got 5 On It"
Dr. Dre "Xplosive"
Dr. Dre "Nuthing But A G Thang"
Dr. Dre "Bang Bang"
Dr. Dre "What's the Difference"
Handsome Boy Modeling School "Holy Calamity"
DJ Shadow "Right Thing"
DJ Z-Trip "Oh Lord!"
DJ Shadow "Walkie Talkie"
DJ Zeph f. Raashan Ahmad "Floor Wax"
(DJ Toast set)
Dr. Dre “A Niggas Witta Gun” (1992)
Ras Kass “Remain Anonymous” (1994)
Rasco “Run the Line (45 King Remix)” (1997)
Casual “Turf Dirt” (2001)
Jurassic 5 “Quality Control” (2000)
2Pac “Trapped” (1991)
WC and the Maad Circle “Out On a Furlough” (1991)
Eazy-E “Boyz N Da Hood” (1988)
King Tee “Played Like a Paino” (1990)
Sir Mixalot “My Hooptie” (1989)
Dr. Dre “Still D.R.E.” (1999)
Swollen Members “Strength” (1999)
Alkaholiks f. Diamond D “The Next Level” (1995)
The Pharcyde “Pharcyde” (1995)
Xzibit “Paparazzi” (1996)
Dilated Peoples “Work the Angles” (2000)
Defari “People’s Choice” (1998)
The Lady of Rage “Afro Puffs” (1994)
The Lady of Rage “Some Shit” (1997)
Ice Cube “Who’s the Mack?” (1990)
Step Brothers (Alchemist & Evidence) “Step Masters” (2014)
Tha Dogg Pound “Big Pimpin’” (1994)
Ice-T “Peel Their Caps Back” (1991)

Show And The Celebrity ‎- Show And The Celebrity - 1992

12" - 1992 - Dead Serious Recordings  

Burnt Clique - Wild Wild East - 1996

12" - 1996 - Blank Records