Sounds of the Universe first began as a shop specialising in rare original vinyl - over 25 years ago! We source original vinyl from all around the world - America, Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba, Mexico, Nigeria, Europe, Jamaica and even further afield. We sell original albums, 45s, 12”s (and books too!).

    All our original vinyl is 100% guaranteed. This means if you are not happy with the condition when you receive it, just return it to us and we will refund your money - no problem.

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    Two SistersB-Boys Beware (1983)Sugarscoop
    Fly Girl pressure! Tough female electro/hip hop tune on original press 45. Killer.
    • Two Sisters – B-Boys Beware
    Felix & JarvisFlamethrower Rap (1982)Quality
    The instrumental of this starts like a mad ESG cut. Heavy Detroit electro/hip-hop boogie funk party tune! Check that B-line!Mint unplayed...
    • Felix & Jarvis – Flamethrower Rap (Short)
    • Original 7"£10.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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    Queens Brooklyn ConnectionThis Is Called Hip Hop / Queens Brooklyn Connection (1988)Capitol Records
    Old school hip-hop produced by Mantronix
    • Queens Brooklyn Connection – This Is Called Hip Hop
    • Original 12"£8.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

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    Professor Griff And The Last Asiatic DisciplesPawns In The Game (1990)Skyywalker Records
    Ex- Public Enemy. Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (in shrink)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
      ShangoShango Message (1983)Celluloid
      Electro groover from Bam Original USA 12" Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM- (sealed opened once in shrink)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
      • Shango – Shango Message
      Sugarhill GangLivin' In The Fast Lane (1984)Sugar Hill Records
      Orig USA 12"
      • Sugarhill Gang – Livin' In The Fast Lane (Vocal)
      • Original 12"£8.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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      The Crush ForceThe Buckwheat Dance Rap (1986)Party Crew Records
      Independent hiphop 12" 1986
      • The Crush Force – The Buckwheat Dance Rap (Vocal)
      • Original 12"£10.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl
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      N.W.A. And The PosseN.W.A. And The Posse (1987)Ruthless Records
      West coast rap ground zero feat. Eazy-E, Dr Dre, Ice Cube, Yella, Arabian Prince et al> Nuff respect.
      • N.W.A. – 8 Ball
      • N.W.A. – A Bitch Iz A Bitch
      • Original LP£20.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl RAMS HORN LABEL has some creasing, ageing to sleeve, vinyl unplayed
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      • LP£22.99
        Crazy 3D hologram cover
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      Vicious FourHard Rap (1986)Next Plateau Records Inc.
      Quality old school rap orig 12"
      • Vicious Four – Hard Rap
      • Original 12"£12.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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      E-Vette MoneyE-Vette's Revenge (1986)Slice Records
      • E-Vette Money – E-Vette's Revenge (Vocal Version)
      • Original 12"£10.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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      VitamixThat's The Way Girls Are (1987)Profile Records
      hip hop 1987
      • Vitamix – That's The Way Girls Are
      • Original 12"£6.99
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl in shrink
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      Double TroubleStreet Tuff (1989)Desire Records
      Man like congo natty innit
        • Original 12"£6.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl in shrink

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        L'TrimmGrab It (1987)Time-X Records
        Excellent Miami bass catchy female groover!
          • Original 12"£8.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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          NasThe Lost Tapes (2001)Columbia
            • Original 12"£7.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl 12" promo
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            Queen LatifahDance For Me / Inside Out (1989)Tommy Boy
              • Original 12"£8.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original Belgium Vinyl pic sleeve!

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              The Incredible Body MechanixB Boy Your Best (1984)Mirage (2)
              Nice electro
                • Original 12"£10.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                Fresh CelesteGet It Boy (1987)JR Records
                Independent Female vocal Miami Bass original 12"
                  • Original 12"£10.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                  Soul DimensionTrash An' Ready (1987)B-Boy Records
                  Ragga/hip-hop 12"
                    • Original 12"£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" vinyl in shrink

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                    Michel'LeNo More Lies (1989)Ruthless Records
                    Original west coast Hip Hop/R'n'B Produced by Dr Dre - original pressing on Ruthless
                      • Original 12"£8.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                      Miami BoyzNo Money No Love (1990)On Top Records
                      Miami rap
                      • Miami Boyz – No Money No Love
                      • Original 12"£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                      The 2 Live CrewThe Funk ShopLuke Skyywalker Records
                      Boomin Miami Bass "The Funk Shop"/"The F--k Shop" both sample the intros of "Sweet Child O'Mine" by Guns 'n Roses and "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love" by Van...
                        • Original 12"£7.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA 12" vinyl, luke sywalker house bag

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                        Worse 'EmTriple M BassProfile Records
                        Electro rap
                        • Worse 'Em – Triple M Bass
                        • Original 12"£8.00
                          Original USA vinyl Profile house sleeve (wear to sleeve)
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                        West Coast CrewJail Bait (1985)KMA Records
                        west coast independent rap, 85. Original vinyl
                        • West Coast Crew – Jail Bait
                        • Original 12"£10.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" Vinyl in shrink

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                        Planet PatrolIt Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference / Don't Tell Me (1984)Tommy Boy
                        Electro boogie on Tommy Boy mixed by Arthur Baker and John Robie
                        • Planet Patrol – Don't Tell Me
                        • Original 12"£8.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA 12" vinyl, Tommy Boy house sleeve w/sticker

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                        MC NubianMalcolm X Like A Father To Me (1992)King Goody Records
                          • Original 12"£7.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" Vinyl,
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                          High Fidelity ThreeSatisfaction (1985)Cutting Records
                          Early Freestyle electro disco rap cut
                          • High Fidelity Three – Satisfaction
                          • Original 12"£15.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA 12" vinyl

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                          Warp 9No Man Is An Island (1984)Prism
                          Electro classic
                            • Original 12"£8.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" in Prism house sleeve.
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                            Kat ManduThe Break (Remix) (1980)Unidisc
                            Electro disco classic
                            • Kat Mandu – The Break (Remix)
                            • Original 12"£8.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unidisc USA 12"
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                            GigoletteI'm Gonna Rock You (1985)Fever Records
                            Old school female answer to Run DMC stylee rock meets rap on Fever Records (the original Bronx hip-hop nightclub!)Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+/Sleeve...
                            • Gigolette – I'm Gonna Rock You
                            Arrested DevelopmentUnited Front (1994)Chrysalis
                            Orig USA vinyl as new in orig. shrinkwrapOriginal = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (in shrink) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                            • Arrested Development – United Front
                            UTFOYa Cold Wanna Be With Me (1987)Select Records
                            Go Go meets Electro soundsOriginal = Original USA 12" Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM- (orig shrink) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The...
                            • UTFO – Ya Cold Wanna Be With Me
                            Big Tony & The T.F. CrewGo-Go Lady (1988)Go Go USA Records
                            Party Go-Go sounds on indie Go-Go label 88Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of...
                            • Big Tony & The T.F. Crew – Go-Go Lady (Vocal)
                            WhodiniBig Mouth (1985)Jive
                            Original Chicago proto-house 87 from Kenny Jammin Jason Original 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The...
                              Davy DHave You Seen Davy (1987)Def Jam Recordings
                              Old skool rapOriginal 12"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not...
                              • Davy D – Have You Seen Davy
                              LudacrisStand Up / P-Poppin' (2003)Def Jam South
                              USA orig  12"
                              • Ludacris – Stand Up (Radio Version)
                              E.U.Buck Wild (1989)Virgin
                              Orig USA 12" 
                              • E.U. – Buck Wild (12" Mix)
                              Bobby KondersMack Daddy (1992)Mercury
                              Tough, tough dancehall meets hip-hop NYC STYLE
                              • Bobby Konders – Mack Daddy (Album Version)
                              Sweet TrioFly Guy (1985)Tommy Boy
                              Female electro jam
                              • Sweet Trio – Fly Guy (Vocal)
                              Richie RichMy DJ (Pump It Up Some) (Club Mix) ) (1988)Gee Street
                              hip-hop 88
                              • Richie Rich – My DJ (Pump It Up Some) (Club Mix)
                              Tenor Fly Bright Side Of Life (1994)Mango
                              Uk reggae/dancehall/jungle original vinyl