Tuesday, July 9, 2024

New Joint : Awon & Phoniks - Grey Skies - 2024


"Grey Skies" is the name of the brand new joint dropped by Awon and Phoniks, taken from their upcoming album which will be released at the end of the month... stay tuned !

Monday, July 8, 2024

Grown Man Rap Show - Episode 360 - Birthday Tribute to Showbiz


Hosted by veteran DJ Toast and broadcast live every Sunday night at 10pm (ET) from 91.5 WRPI (Troy/Albany NY), Toast brings you the best in vintage & contemporary true school Hip Hop.  This is Episode 360 dedicated to Showbiz (Show & AG / DITC).

Showbiz & A.G. “Party Groove” (1991)

Showbiz & A.G. “Soul Clap” (1991)

Lord Finesse f. Showbiz “Showtime” (1995)

Big Jaz “Stone to the Bone (Remix)” (1995)

Big Punisher f. Busta Rhymes “Parental Discretion” (1998)

Showbiz & A.G. f. Diamond D “Put It in Your System” (1998)

Organized Konfusion “Confrontations” (1997)

KRS-One “A Friend” (1997)

KRS-One f. Das EFX “Represent the Real Hip Hop” (1995)

Buckshot Lefonque “Breakfast at Denny’s (Showbiz Remix)” (1994)

D.I.T.C. “Da Enemy (Showbiz Remix)” (2014)

Artifacts “The Ultimate (Showbiz Remix)” (1997)

O.C. “The Crow” (1997)

Sadat X “Stages & Lights” (1996)

Fat Joe “I Got This in a Smash” (1993)

Showbiz & A.G. “You Know Now” (1995)

Big L “Timez Iz Hard” (1997)

Showbiz & A.G. “Runaway Slave” (1992)

Black Sheep “North South East West (Showbiz Remix)” (1995)

D.I.T.C. “Best Behavior (Showbiz Remix)” (2014)

Showbiz & A.G. “Check It Out” (1995)

Big L “Devil’s Son” (1993)

Showbiz & A.G. f. Big Pun & KRS-One “Drop It Heavy” (1998)

M.O.P. “Pounds Up (Showbiz Remix)” (2004)

KRS-One “Knowledge Reigns Supreme” (1997)

Freddie Foxxx “I Come 2 War” (2007)

D.I.T.C “Dignified Soldiers” (1998)

Showbiz & A.G. “Catchin’ Wreck” (1992)

Lord Finesse “Return of the Funky Man (clean remix)” (1991)

D.I.T.C. “Get Yours” (1999)

Fat Joe “I’m a Hit That” (1993)

Big L “I Don’t Understand It” (1995)

KRS-One “Sound of Da Police” (1993)

Showbiz & A.G. f. Lord Finesse “Diggin in the Crates” (1992)

Showbiz & A.G. “Next Level” (1995)

Showbiz & A.G. “40 Acres and My Props” (1992)

Diamond D “Step to Me” (1992)

Showbiz & A.G. “Fat Pockets” (1992)

Lord Finesse & DJ Mike Smooth f. A.G. “Back to Back Rhyming” (1990)

Friday, July 5, 2024

Video : Blu - Wild Wild West - 2024

Latest single dropped by Blu and produced by Evidence, taken from their collabo album "Los Angeles", dropping July 12th 2024 on vinyl on Bigger Picture Recordings... stay tuned !

Daniel Son x Futurewave - Bushman Bodega - 2024

LP - 2024 - Wavgodmusic  

Toronto-based emcee Daniel Son teams up once again with producer Futurewave to drop their new collaborative album entitled "Bushman Bodega". It features Estee Nack, Rome Streetz, 36 Cypher, Raz Fresco and Al Divino.

Catch your copy before it is sold out !!!!


Mix : Here Come The Rugged Ones - Classic UK Hip Hop 1990-1996


Video : Gaza Glock X Illinformed - FRONTLINE 97 Ft Wish Master - 2024

Visuals for the 4th single taken from Gaza Glock and Illinformed debut album "FRONTLINE 97" which is available to pre-order on Vinyl, CD and Tape via Official Recordings Records

Thursday, July 4, 2024

VA - Bomb Threat - 2024

Tape - 1995 - Misfit Records  

Here is something I was waiting for .... a vinyl release of the compilation album "Bomb Threat" dropped by the Portland-based crews Misfit Massive / Lifesavas. It was originally dropped in July 18th 1995 on tape format only. The full crew was comprised of Da Brown Hornet a.k.a Sly Da Brown Hornet, Misfit Massive (Lifesavas, Sly Da Brown Hornet, Dubb Flexx, Libretto), B-Thot a.k.a B-Thought, Bleek, Lifesavas (Vursatyl, Jumbo & Shines), Snafu & Tuk, Shakespeare and Mixmasta K.D.

Today this album is now available on Vinyl, CD and Tape format with the help of the excellent German record label 90's Tapes. 

LP - 2024 - 90's Tapes / HHV 

Available in a limited run on 1LP (300 copies), CD in jewel case (300 copies) & cassette (100 copies)


Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Grown Man Rap Show - Episode 359 - Celebrating Jeru's The Sun Rises in the East


Hosted by veteran DJ Toast and broadcast live every Sunday night at 10pm (ET) from 91.5 WRPI (Troy/Albany NY), Toast brings you the best in vintage & contemporary true school Hip Hop.  This is Episode 359 | Celebrating Jeru's The Sun Rises in the East. 

Gang Starr f. Jeru & Lil’ Dap “I’m the Man” (1992)

Jeru the Damaja “Intro/Life” (1994)

Kid Dynamite “Uphill Peace of Mind” (1976)

Jeru the Damaja “D. Original” (1994)

Dilated Peoples “Expanding Man” (2000)

D&D All Stars “1,2 Pass It” (1995)

Sean Price “Land of Crooks” (2013)

M-Slash “Good Timez” (1997)

Jeru the Damaja “Brooklyn Took It” (1994)

Boogie Down Productions “The Bridge is Over” (1987)

Jeru the Damaja “Perverted Monks in the House” (1994)

Jeru the Damaja f. Afu-Ra “Mental Stamina” (1994)

Jeru the Damaja “Da Bichez” (1994)

Mary Jane Girls “All Night Long” (1983)

Jeru the Damaja “You Can’t Stop the Prophet” (1994)

Jeru the Damaja “You Can’t Stop the Prophet (Pete Rock Remix)” (1994)

Jeru the Damaja “Perverted Monks in the House (Theme)” (1994)

Jeru the Damaja “Ain’t the Devil Happy” (1994)

Wu-Tang Clan “After the Laughter Comes the Tearz” (1992)

Jeru the Damaja “My Mind Spray” (1994)

Jeru the Damaja “Come Clean (E New Y Radio)” (1993)

Fat Joe f. KRS-One “Bronx Tale” (1995)

Artifacts “Flexi Wit Da Tech(nique)” (1994)

Blahzay Blahzay “Danger” (1995)

The B.U.M.S. “Take a Look Around” (1995)

Das EFX f. Mobb Deep “Microphone Master (Sewa 41st Side Remix)” (1995)

Special Ed “Freaky Flow” (1996)

Naughty By Nature “Feel Me Flow (Ali Shaheed Remix)” (1995)

Positive K “It’s All Gravy” (1995)

Dilated Peoples “The Platform” (2000)

Pete Rock f. Inspectah Deck “Tru Master” (1998)

Onyx “Throw Your Gunz” (1993)

Jeru the Damaja “Jungle Music” (1994)

Jungle Brothers “Straight Out the Jungle” (1989)

Jeru the Damaja “Statik” (1994)

Positive K “How the Fuck Would You Know” (1992)

Crooklyn Dodgers (Chubb Rock, O.C. & Jeru) “Return of the Crooklyn Dodgers” (1995)

Maja League - Guard U Now - 1997


"Guard U Know" is definitely the best track from this 12" released in 1997 by the group Maja League, a group from Elizabeth City, North Carolina which was comprised of Shawn Billups (RIP), Freddy King the Living Legend and Chip. 

The wax came out on Southeast Entertainment, a record label based in Hempstead, NY and the production of "Guard U Know" is managed by Charles "4/4" Billups. If you like that track, you'll find easily that 12" for sale on the internet.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Video : Rob Gonzales x DJ Proof - SO(ul) Far feat ES - 2024


Visuals for the single "SO(ul) Far" dropped by Rob Gonzales & DJ Proof featuring Es. 

Documentary : Vinylz - Pt1 & 2


"After having been edited for at least three years without any financial help to finaly not be selected into a dozen poorly judged film festival, I am still proud to present to you VINYLZ, a documentary about the invention of sound recording and its most iconic media, vinyl records.  I hope you'll enjoy the passion shared throughout the three parts of this documentary. Never forget it's what make the world go round" - courtesy of Yoji

Friday, June 28, 2024

Video : Common x Pete Rock - All Kind Of Ideas - 2024


Visuals for "All Kind Of Ideas", 3rd single taken from Pete Rock & Common's upcoming album project "The Auditorium Vol.1" which is available to pre-order on vinyl.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Mck2 & Shorty Raw - The Art of Reflective Evolution - 2024


CD / K7 - 2024 - Mad Good Records 

Mad Good Records are back with a reissue of Mck2 & Shorty Raw’s album "The Art of Reflective Evolution" that was originally released in 2000 on CD.

Available on limited edition Cassette (100 copies) and limited edition CD/ Cassette Bundle (10 copies)

Benny The Butcher x BSF - Times Is Rough (DJ M-1 REMIX)

DJ M-1 delivers a remix version of "Times is Rough", released by the Buffalo-based emcee Benny The Butcher and Black Soprano Family.

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Legacy Echo Presents Low End Marauders - 2024


K7 - 2024 - Legacy Echo  

The Manchester-based record label Legacy Echo delivers a beat tape paying homage to A Tribe Called Quest featuring beat makers from all over the world : Kista, Ripes, Alien Loop, Chilla Ninja, DJ Madhandz... and many more. 

60 copies only

Friday, June 21, 2024

IBMCs: Azaia/George Fields - Worldwide Remixes 5 - 2024


7" - 2024 - IBMCs 

"IBMCs 7 inch 5 is the final record in a series of 7 inches, the first one coming out over a decade ago. The tracks are part of the IBMCs Worldwide Remix Project, an enormous undertaking where all the tracks are remixes with the same title, ‘Worldwide’. 

On this record we have remixes of tracks by the legendary UK group Phi Life Cypher and Boston icon Edo G. The Phi Life remix is by French producer Azaia and includes cuts from his co-conspirator Venom, and the Edo G remix is by longtime collaborator George Fields (UK) with cuts from everyone’s favourite DJ, the inimitable Mr Thing. 

IBMCs 7 inch 5 is limited to 200 copies on transparent blue vinyl and as with the other records in the series, a lot of care has been taken to ensure it’s a great product sonically and conceptually giving you both the rough and the smooth. . " - courtesy of IBMCs

Video : Rakim x Kurupt x Masta Killa - BE ILL - 2024


Visuals for the first single "Be Ill", taken from Rakim's upcoming album "G.O.D.'s - THE REB7RTH".

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Greer - Ill Visions - 2024

2xLP - 2024 - 90's Tapes / HHV 

"Greer's debut "Ill Visions" originally dropped via Wildlife Records in 1998 in very limited amounts on CD, cassette and a 12" single accompanying the album. It soon became an insider tip amongst heads worldwide, but it never saw a full vinyl release until now. Give it up for some heavy late 90's underground vibes representing Virginia, US." - courtesy of 90's Tapes

Available in a limited run on 2LP (300 copies), CD in jewel case (300 copies) & Cassette (100 copies)


Sunday, June 16, 2024

Video : Mathematik - Patterns - 2024


Hugh Walkes (WLKS) presents the visuals for Mathematik's single "Patterns", taken from Mathematik latest album "Mathuniversal". The production is managed by Lex (de Kalhex).