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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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    Planet PatrolCheap Thrills (1983)Tommy Boy
    Electro on Tommy Boy
      • Original 12"£5.00
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      Kid 'N' PlayRollin' With Kid 'N Play (1989)Select Records
        • Original 12"£8.00
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        Tim GreeneThe Facts Of Life (1985)Sugarscoop
        E;ectro
          • Original 12"£10.00
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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
          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
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          • 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
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          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,...
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              Limited green vinyl edition
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            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
            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...
                  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)
                  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
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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
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                  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
                  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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                  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
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                    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)
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                    • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£19.99
                      Limited blue vinyl edition
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                    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...
                        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
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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
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                        Jungle BrownFull CircleMr Bongo
                        The second full-length LP from Jungle Brown, ‘Full Circle’, drops via Mr Bongo and features collaborations with Sampa The Great, Fliptrix (High Focus)...
                        • Jungle Brown – Keep It Movin'
                        • Jungle Brown – Wicked feat. Fliptrix
                        • Jungle Brown – Ikoja feat. Elde
                        • Jungle Brown – Huami feat. Terri Walker
                        • Jungle Brown – Sometimes feat. Ruby
                        • Jungle Brown – Wayside
                        • Jungle Brown – Time Ticks
                        • Jungle Brown – U&I
                        • Jungle Brown – We On feat. Sampa The Great
                        • Jungle Brown – Custom Made feat. Ayo The Yung Afrika Pyoneer
                        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
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                        Kanye WestGod and MonsterOmnibus Press
                        CURRENTLY £30 ON AMAZON!God & monster: Nutter or genius - u decideThis biography, the most in-depth look at Kanye's life and career to date, lifts the...
                        JoDuOff The TracksPOSTPARTUM.
                        KILLER old school/golden era style boom bap instrumental business from JoDu, making their debut on POSTPARTUM.!
                          • LP (Coloured Vinyl) + Download Code£20.99
                            Limited edition of 250 hand-numbered copies pressed on 180g 'marble' vinyl. Inc. download code + OBI strip
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                          Seanie TRuff, Rugged And SmoothNice Up Records
                          Tough UK rap business from Seanie T via Nice Up, guesting the cream of UK MC talent such as Roots Manuva, Blak Twang, Rodney P, Ragga Twins and more.
                          • Seanie T – Get Hustlin
                          • Seanie T – Warning
                          • Seanie T – The Bird
                          • Seanie T – More To This
                          • Seanie T – Mad Dem
                          • Seanie T – Plush
                          • Seanie T – Blaze Fire Bun
                          • Seanie T – Veterans
                          • Seanie T – UK Warriors
                          • Seanie T – Dancefloor
                          • Seanie T – More Of It
                          • Seanie T – Acceptable
                          Mike FlipsTime To ListenPOSTPARTUM.
                          More killer old school/golden era style boom bap business from Mike Flips who drops his second LP of stunning hip hop instrumentals! Ace!
                            • LP (Coloured Vinyl) + Download Code£20.99
                              Limited edition of 250 hand-numbered copies pressed on 180g 'marble' vinyl. Inc. download code + OBI strip
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                            • LP£20.99
                              Limited edition of 150 hand-numbered copies pressed on 180g vinyl. Inc. download code + OBI strip
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                            JazzquarterzWayz Of Da UndergroundPOSTPARTUM.
                            Ace golden-era style hip hop instrumentals from Jazzquarterz. Pete Rock, DJ Spinna fans check!
                              • LP (Coloured Vinyl) + Download Code£20.99
                                Limited edition of 250 hand-numbered copies pressed on 180g 'marble' vinyl. Inc. download code + OBI strip
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                              BladeDark FriendsBoot Records
                              From the vaults comes this killer boom-bap 45 from cult UK MC, Blade - tough!
                              • Blade – Dark Friends
                              • Blade – Make It Connect
                              The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash: A MemoirBy Grandmaster Flash with David RitzBroadway
                              It's all here!
                              • Original Book (600g)£15.00
                                Original out of print secondhand hard w/dustjacket in plastic, ex-library w/stickers in good cond.
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                              Black MilkDiveMass Appeal
                              Superb, low key album release from one of the most consistent hip-hop producers, Black Milk! Features collaborations with MAHD, Motown Records’ BJ the...
                              • Black Milk – Dive Pt.2
                              OctavianEndorphins
                              23 year old Angolan / French / British rapper Octavian continues his meteoric rise with the release of a brand new mixtape. Titled Endorphinsit his second...
                              • Octavian – Gangster Love Intro
                              • Octavian – King Essie
                              • Octavian – Molly Go Down
                              • Octavian – Take It Easy ft Smokepurpp
                              • Octavian – Bet ft Skepta & Michael Phantom
                              • Octavian – Feel It ft Theophilus London
                              • Octavian – Risking Our Lives >> AAA + Interlude
                              Vicious FourHard Rap (1986)Next Plateau Records Inc.
                              Quality old school rap orig 12"
                              • Vicious Four – Hard Rap
                              • Original 12"£12.00
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                              Old ParadiceWhat Ifs? feat. Blu (inc. Swarvy remix)Group BraCil
                              Wicked goldern-era style hip-hop nugget from duo, Old Paradice, featuring a guest spot from West Coast rap royalty, Blu, riding some smudged, jazzy beats...
                              • Old Paradice – What Ifs? feat. Blu (Original mix)
                              • Old Paradice – What Ifs? feat. Blu (Swarvy remix)