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    Serious CatsCrate Breaks Vol. 2Drumstream
    Another batch of killer breaks from the crates. Tough drums ready for sampling and the working DJs!
    • Serious Cats – Crate Breaks Three
    • Serious Cats – Crate Breaks Four
    Rap Attack 2African Rap To Global Hip Hop by David ToopSerpent's Tail (1991)
    The roots of rap music are traced from video arcades to bebop, and crucial influences such as prison and army songs, West African chants and tap dancing...
    • Original Book (500g)£30.00
      s/hand out-of-print paperback book in good condition
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    DJ Handbook by Charles Slaneyby Charles SlaneyPC Publishing
    • Original Book (250g)£10.00
      secondhand paperback book in good condition
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    Planet PatrolCheap Thrills (1983)Tommy Boy
    Electro on Tommy Boy
      • Original 12"£5.00
        Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,
        100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
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      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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      Kid 'N' PlayRollin' With Kid 'N Play (1989)Select Records
        • Original 12"£8.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,
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        Tim GreeneThe Facts Of Life (1985)Sugarscoop
        E;ectro
          • Original 12"£10.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,
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          Mac MillerBest Day EverRostrum Records
          Mac Miller broke into the rap mainstream with his 2011 mixtape, Best Day Ever, which spawned his first charting single: the big-dollar dreaming “Donald...
          • Mac Miller – Best Day Ever
          • Mac Miller – Get Up
          • Mac Miller – Donald Trump
          • Mac Miller – Oy Vey
          • Mac Miller – I'll Be There
          • Mac Miller – Wear My Hat
          • Mac Miller – Wake Up
          • Mac Miller – All Around The World
          • Mac Miller – Down The Rabbit Hole
          • Mac Miller – In The Air
          • 2xLP + Download Code£21.99
            Out of stock
          Da Lench MobGuerillas In Tha MistGet On Down
          First ever vinyl reissue of this classic, West Coast hip hop LP from the once Ice Cube fronted crew, Da Lench Mob. Originally released in 1992.
            • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£22.99
              Limited orange and green 'splattered' vinyl
              Expected 24 JanPreorder
            The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No)The ProfessionalsMadlib Invazion
            Hip hop production hero Madlib and rapper Oh No collaborate as The Professionals on their self-titled album. Marking their first full length album as The...
              • LP£25.99
                Comes housed in a die-cut, embossed jacket exclusive to this first pressing
                Expected 17 JanPreorder
              • 2×CD£14.99
                2xCD issue with a bonus disc containing the Madlib instrumentals
                Expected 17 JanPreorder
              Nolan The NinjaILLPHORIA 2Mello Music Group
              The Detroit raised 26 year old musician has earned his reputation while working alongside Royce Da 5'39", Quelle Chris, Denmark Vessey, Guilty Simpson,...
              • Nolan The Ninja – Blok Dos
              • Nolan The Ninja – Soleful
              • Nolan The Ninja – Zooone'd
              • Nolan The Ninja – Bonks
              • Nolan The Ninja – Sport Loop
              Gang StarrOne of the Best YetGang Starr Enterprises
              **Highly anticipated Gang Starr album!** Despite the passing of Guru in 2010, DJ Premier produces 'One of the Best Yet' the legendary hip hop duo's first...
              • Gang Starr – The Sure Shot (Intro)
              • Gang Starr – Lights Out feat. M.O.P.
              • Gang Starr – Bad Name
              • Gang Starr – Hit Man feat. Q-Tip
              • Gang Starr – What’s Real feat. Group Home & Royce 5’9"
              • Gang Starr – Keith Casim Elam (Interlude)
              • Gang Starr – From A Distance feat. Jeru The Damaja
              • Gang Starr – Family And Loyalty feat. J. Cole
              • 2×LP£21.99
                Out of stock
              • CD£9.99
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              KingdemThe Kingdem EP (Limited Blue Vinyl Edition)Tru Thoughts
              KINGDEM – Rodney P, Ty & Blak Twang are a supergroup formed of UK hip-hop heavyweights and a trio who need little introducing. New EP from this fresh...
              • Kingdem – The Conversation (We Ain’t Done Yet)
              • Kingdem – KingStep
              • Kingdem – We’re Just Saying
              • Kingdem – Rhino
              • 12" EP£10.99
                Limited blue vinyl edition
                In stockAdd to Bag
              EdanBeauty And The BeatLewis Recordings
              "While Edan’s critically acclaimed debut, ‘Primitive Plus’, was a celebration of hip-hop’s golden age and a true throwback, his sophomore album,...
                • LP£26.99
                  Out of stock
                NasStillmaticColumbia
                Reissue of Nas' classic 2001 album!
                • Nas – Ether
                • Nas – Got Ur Self A...
                • Nas – Smokin'
                • Nas – You're Da Man
                • Nas – Rewind
                • Nas – One Mic
                • Nas – 2nd Childhood
                • New 2×LP (Coloured Vinyl)£29.99
                  Limited silver vinyl edition
                  Out of stock
                CzarfaceThe Odd Czar Against UsSilver Age
                Czarface employs every asset in his arsenal, maximizing lyrical efforts from Inspectah Deck & Esoteric with pulse-pounding production from in house beatsmith,...
                  • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£22.99
                    Limited green vinyl edition
                    In stockAdd to Bag
                  Clear Soul ForcesDetroit Revolution​(​s)Fat Beats
                  After their debut mixtape “Clear Soul Radio”(2010), follow-up EP “The Departure”, an A3C Festival appearance, two SXSX showcases, induction to...
                    • 2×LP£21.99
                      Out of stock
                    J RoccFunky President Edits Vol. 7Beat Junkie Sound
                    J Rocc juggles the break from BDPs 'Jack Of Spades' backed with a The Pharcyde break penned by a the legendary Stan Getz...
                    • J Rocc – Flight #2
                    • J Rocc – Greddy Foot
                    • 7"£12.99
                      Out of stock
                    MndsgnNoMapsMndsgn Limited
                    2011's cassette release 'NoMaps' gets a vinyl release, tracing a transitional period between two coasts, soundtracking Mndsgn’s transplant from New...
                    • Mndsgn – Lahtro
                    • Mndsgn – Respawn (Free)
                    • Mndsgn – Question
                    • Mndsgn – Photobooth
                    • Mndsgn – Save
                    • Mndsgn – Troptikal (SS)
                    • Mndsgn – Stumble
                    • Mndsgn – Mt. Hoodie
                    • Mndsgn – Sustas
                    • Mndsgn – MawninFace
                    • Mndsgn – PorcelainPeople
                    • Mndsgn – HerNumerxledge
                    • Mndsgn – Riff
                    • Mndsgn – TeaTreez
                    • Mndsgn – Cinnabreads
                    Pharoahe MonchSimon Says b/w InstrumentalWar Media
                    The CLASSIC lead single from Pharoahe Monch's critically acclaimed 'Internal Affair' available as a limited edition 7".
                    • Pharoahe Monch – Simon Says
                    • Pharoahe Monch – Instrumental
                    • 7"£11.99
                      Out of stock
                    Lee Scratch Perry & Mr. GreenSuper Ape Vs. 緑 "Open Door"Tuff Kong Records
                    Tuff Kong Records will be releasing the brand new collaboration between Jamaican legend Lee Scratch Perry and New Jersey producer Mr. Green: the upcoming...
                      Heavy Metal Kings (ILL BILL x Vinnie Paz)The Wages Of Sin b/w Dominant FrequencyEnemy Soil
                      ILL BILL and Vinnie Paz return as Heavy Metal Kings for a special limited-edition, 7" drop featuring long-time collaborator Lord Goat (formerly Goretex).
                        Beastie Boys BookMichael Diamond/Adam HorovitzFaber & Faber
                        Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981, Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip-hop superstardom. Here is their story, told for the...
                        3 KingsDiddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, and Hip-Hop's Multibillion-Dollar RiseLittle, Brown and Company
                        USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!!!Tracing the careers of hip-hop's three most dynamic stars, this deeply reported history brilliantly...
                        Public EnemyInside the TerrordomeOverlook Omnibus
                        USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!!!Since the group’s early career in 1982, Public Enemy has been the most musically and politically...
                        Original GangstasThe Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast RapHachette Books
                        USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF!!!!In the late 80s, a group of high school dropouts, drug dealers, and ex-cons spoke out against racial injustice and...
                        Space Funk - Afro Futurist Electro Funk In Space 1976-84Afro Futurist Electro Funk In Space 1976-84Soul Jazz Records
                        ‘Space Funk – Afro Futurist Electro Funk in Space 1976-84’, is an intergalactic journey into black space, fuelled by funk, powered by computers. ‘Space...
                        • L E O – Fee Fi Fo Fum
                        • The Sonarphonic – Super Breaker
                        • Santiago – Bionic Funk
                        • Frank Cornilius – Computer Games
                        • JUJU & The Space Rangers – Plastic
                        • Jamie Jupitor – Computer Power
                        • Solaris – Space Invaders
                        • Copperfield – Make It Good To Me Baby
                        • Robotron 4 – Electro-?
                        • Ernest Flippin II – Supersonic Space Lady
                        • Funk Machine – Funk Machine
                        • Ramsey 2C-3D – Fly Guy and The Unemployed
                        • Osé – Computer Funk
                        • 7 Below Zero Band – Seven (We Are)
                        • Rodney Stepp – Break-Out
                        The Vibe DropsHigher FrequencyTrad Vibe Records
                        'Higher Frequency' delivers boom bap, soulful hip-hop stimulation and conscious lyricism for the mind, body and soul!
                        • The Vibe Drops – Higher Frequency (feat. Rita J)
                        • The Vibe Drops – Make That Change
                        • The Vibe Drops – Manifestation
                        • The Vibe Drops – The Breaks
                        • The Vibe Drops – Oh Happy Days (feat. Finsta)
                        • The Vibe Drops – Breaking it Down (feat. Jean Louis Potin)
                        • The Vibe Drops – Dolly (feat. Remy Schnell)
                        • The Vibe Drops – Planning
                        • The Vibe Drops – When It Rain
                        • The Vibe Drops – Drums Made Me
                        VerbzPathwaysGroup Bracil
                        Cult underground figure in the UK hip hop scene lands this wicked album on the Group Bracil label. Strong production from label head Morriarchi plus 2Late,...
                        • Verbz – Sunrise
                        • Verbz – Tight Rope
                        Danny Brownuknowhatimsayin?Warp Records
                        American rapper Danny Brown returns with another deadly album for Warp! Executively produced by Q-Tip, the album features additional production from Paul...
                          DavePsychodramaNeighbourhood Recordings
                          Santan Dave's landmark debut album!
                            • New 2×LP (Coloured Vinyl)£29.99
                              Limited blue vinyl edition
                              Out of stock
                            Audio TwoTop BillinKnow How
                            Iconic hip hop gold from Audio Two; a straight-up classic from back in ’87 pressed on a 45 and backed with the instrumental version on the flip. Limited...
                            • Audio Two – Top Billin
                            • Audio Two – Top Billin (instrumental)
                            • 7"£9.99
                              Out of stock
                            DJ ShadowOur Pathetic AgeMass Appeal
                            Killer album from the one and only, DJ Shadow! Includes the 'Rocket Fuel' feat. De La Soul plus 'Kings & Queens' feat. Run The Jewels!
                            • DJ Shadow – Nature Always Wins (CD 1: Instrumenal Suite)
                            • DJ Shadow – Slingblade
                            • DJ Shadow – Intersectionality
                            • DJ Shadow – Beauty, Power Motion, Life Work Chaos, Law
                            • DJ Shadow – Juggernaut
                            • DJ Shadow – Firestorm
                            • DJ Shadow – Weightless
                            • DJ Shadow – Rosie
                            • DJ Shadow – If I Die Today
                            • DJ Shadow – My Lonely Room
                            • 2×LP£23.99
                              Out of stock
                            • 2×CD£11.99
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                            Skyzoo & Pete RockRetropolitanMello Music Group
                            Skyzoo and Pete Rock collude on this album with guest spots from the likes of Styles P, Benny The Butcher, Conway The Machine, Westside Gunn, Elzhi and...
                            • Skyzoo & Pete Rock – Men Like Us (Intro)
                            • Skyzoo & Pete Rock – Glorious
                            • Skyzoo & Pete Rock – Truck Jewels
                            • Skyzoo & Pete Rock – Carry The Tradition
                            • Skyzoo & Pete Rock – Homegrown
                            • Skyzoo & Pete Rock – It's All Good
                            • Skyzoo & Pete Rock – Ten Days
                            • Skyzoo & Pete Rock – Richie
                            • Skyzoo & Pete Rock – Penny Jerseys
                            • Skyzoo & Pete Rock – One Time
                            • Skyzoo & Pete Rock – Eastern Conference All-Stars
                            • Skyzoo & Pete Rock – The Audacity Of Dope
                            • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£19.99
                              Limited blue vinyl edition
                              In stockAdd to Bag
                            Dub-Stuy Presents Santa Muerte RiddimFt. Rider Shafique, Jahdan Blakkamoore, Pupajim & Jonah FreedDub-Stuy
                            The fourth instalment of Dub-Stuy’s riddim series takes a slight detour from its modern dancehall focus with a darker, hip hop influenced riddim featuring...
                            • Rider Shafique – Santa Muerte
                            • Jahdan Blakkamoore – Liberation Over Liberace
                            • Pupajim – Open Mindedness
                            • Jonah Freed – Santa Muerte Riddim
                            Apollo BrownSincerely, DetroitMello Music Group
                            Apollo Brown's ode to the Motor City. A hometown showcase with the help of some talented MCs from Michigan inc. Royce Da 5’9, Elzhi, Black Milk, Slum...
                            • Apollo Brown – Fate
                            • Apollo Brown – God Help Me feat. Black Milk, Ketchphraze & DJ Los
                            • Apollo Brown – Commas & Apostrophes feat. Crown Nation
                            • Apollo Brown – Longevity feat. Trick Trick, Marv Won, Moe Dirdee & Dez Andres
                            • Apollo Brown – Thoughts In Mind feat. Chris Orrick & Magestik Legend
                            • Apollo Brown – Stopwatch feat. Elzhi, T. Calmese, Quest MCODY & Melanie Rutherford
                            • Apollo Brown – Never feat. Paradime, Miz Korona & DJ AMF
                            • Apollo Brown – Lettin’ Go feat. Finale, Illa J & Leaf Erikson
                            • Apollo Brown – Dominance feat. Aztek The Barfly, Kid Vishis, Vstylez & DJ Los
                            • Apollo Brown – All Day feat. Slum Village
                            • 2×LP£20.99
                              Out of stock
                            The Rap AttackAfrican Jive To New York Hip Hop by David ToopPluto Press
                            Pluto First edition paperback original book - rare and essential! Secondhand paperback in average condition, some ageing and wear to front cover
                            • Original Book (400g)£40.00
                              Secondhand paperback in good condition, bit of creasing to front cover
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                            Keith HaringThe Authorized BiographyPrentice Hall Press (1991)
                            The biography of graffitti artist Keith Haring - great!
                            • Original Book (1kg)£35.00
                              1st edn. s/hand UK hardback w/dustjacket in good condition
                              Out of stock
                            TrickyHell Is Round The CornerBlink
                            Tricky is one of the most original music artists to emerge from the UK in the past 30 years. His signature sound, coupled with deep, questioning lyrics,...
                            Guilty Simpson x Dixon HillActus ReusDixon Hill Beats
                            A "tightly packed meta-hardcore rap opus" from Guilty Simpson and Dixon Hill. The album also features a collaboration with Lil' Fame of MOP and Kool G...
                            • Guilty Simpson x Dixon Hill – Actus Reus
                            • Guilty Simpson x Dixon Hill – My Word
                            • Guilty Simpson x Dixon Hill – Bat'Leth
                            • Guilty Simpson x Dixon Hill – Tap Jaws
                            • Guilty Simpson x Dixon Hill – So True
                            • Guilty Simpson x Dixon Hill – Gravamen
                            • Guilty Simpson x Dixon Hill – Welcome
                            Ill BillBlack MetalUncle Howie Records
                            "Black Metal was the forecast of what was to come with the introduction of La Coka Nostra. Non Phixion front man ILL BILL had recently joined up with Danny...
                              • 2xLP + 7"£35.99
                                Limited 'smoke' clear vinyl edition
                                In stockAdd to Bag
                              Remineded: A Remix CompilationVarious ArtistsCoalmine Records
                              Coalmine drop a revamped version of their classic compilation, 'Remineded.' This upgraded take on the collection (first released in 2015) comes with two...
                              • Heltah Skeltah – Midnight Madness (Audible Doctor remix)
                              • Skyzoo – Strung Out (Small Professor remix)
                              • El Da Sensei – 2 The Death feat. Mela Machinko (M Phazes remix)
                              • Supernatural – Altitude (GMJ remix)
                              • Blu – Kiss The Sky (Large Professor remix)
                              • Guilty Simpson & Small Professor – On The Run (DJ Concept remix)
                              • Royce Da 5'9", Skillz & Diamond D – One For The Money (Mananz remix)
                              • Big Noyd, Large Professor & Kool G Rap – Naturally Born (Cookin Soul remix)
                              • Blu & Nottz – Boyz II Men feat. Nitty Scott (Diamond D remix)
                              • Sean Price, Billy Danze & Maffew Ragazino – Land Of The Crooks (Divided Souls Ent. & DJ Pain 1 remix)
                              • Guilty Simpson & Small Professor – Go feat. Elucid & Castle (Zilla Rocca remix)
                              • Planet Asia & DJ Concept – Gold Vases (Oh No remix)
                              • 1. Heltah Skeltah – Midnight Madness (Audible Doctor remix)
                              • 2. Skyzoo – Strung Out (Small Professor remix)
                              • 3. El Da Sensei – 2 The Death feat. Mela Machinko (M Phazes remix)
                              • View full info and tracklisting
                              • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£19.99
                                Limited blue vinyl edition
                                In stockAdd to Bag
                              EminemThe Slim Shady LP (Expanded Edition)Aftermath Entertainment
                              20th Anniversary of 'The Slim Shady LP' as an expanded edition featuring bonus tracks, rarities, acapellas, freestyles, and instrumentals.
                                Rodney PThe Next Chapter / Recognise Me (I’m An African)Tru Thoughts
                                This 45 via Tru Thoughts marks the return of one of the legends of British hip-hop, Rodney P - first solo release in over a decade!
                                • Rodney P – The Next Chapter
                                • Rodney P – Recognise Me (I’m An African)
                                Tyler, The CreatorIgorColumbia
                                "Tyler, the Creator’s sixth album is impressionistic and emotionally charged, the result of an auteur refining his style and baring more of his soul...
                                  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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                                  EPMDSo Watcha Sayin’ / You Gots To ChilKnow How
                                  'Know How' offer up another two treasured hip hop cuts on 7 inch. This time they set their sights on the magnetic duo of Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith...
                                  • EPMD – So Watcha Sayin’
                                  • EPMD – You Gots To Chill
                                  Microphone FiendsYouth Music and Youth Culture Routledge
                                  Secondhand original paperback book in good condition.This book includes a rare interview with voguer Willi Ninja! Microphone Fiends, a collection of original...
                                  • Original Book (600g)£10.00
                                    Secondhand original paperback book in good condition
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                                  Attitudeby Lisa SliwaSidgwick & Jackson
                                  All u need to know ladies. Ex-Guardian Angel Lisa shows you how it's done. Ouch!
                                  • Original Book (300g)£8.00
                                    Original UK paperback in good condition
                                    100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
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                                  Old School Rap and Hip-HopChris Woodstra, John Bush, Stephen Thomas ErlewineBackbeat Books
                                  The real old school
                                  • Original Book (350g)£8.00
                                    In stockAdd to Bag
                                  • Book (350g)£12.99 £6.00
                                    Out of stock