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    Ultramagnetic MC'sEgo Tripping / Funky PotionMr Bongo
    First time on a 45 for this mid-80s, hip hop classic!
    • Ultramagnetic MC's – Ego Tripping
    • Ultramagnetic MC's – Funky Potion
    Ultramagnetic MC'sGive The Drummer SomeMr Bongo
    Reissue of the rare UK 7" release of this hip hop classic!
    • Ultramagnetic MC's – Give The Drummer Some
    • Ultramagnetic MC's – Moe Luv's Theme
    OXPSwing ConventionNothing But Net
    Onra and Pomrad go head-to-head as OXP with their superb 'Swing Convention' album. Check the smudged G-Funk vibe!
    • OXP – Intro
    • OXP – Swish feat. Devin Morisson
    • OXP – California feat. Domino
    • OXP – Want You To Love feat. Horace Brown
    • OXP – Low Down feat. Maiya Blaney
    • OXP – Let Go feat. T3 Devin Morrison
    • OXP – Messin Around
    • OXP – Ruff Ryder Ryde feat. Ready Meadhy
    • OXP – That Something feat. Natalie Oliveri
    • OXP – Century feat. Ace Hashimoto
    • OXP – In The 90s feat. Grand Puba Pedgee
    • OXP – Making Love feat. Reggie B
    • OXP – Goodbye
    • OXP – Game Over feat. K-Reen
    Black SheepStrobelite HoneyMr Bongo
    Mr Bongo reissue this classic hip hop jam from '91 by one group of NYC-based, Native Tongues Collective, Black Sheep!
    • Black Sheep – Strobelite Honey (The Original)
    MndsgnBedMndsgn Limited
    More smudged, instrumental hip-hop vibes from Mndsgn!
    • Mndsgn – Laps
    • Mndsgn – Try This Peppermint Soap
    • Mndsgn – Bed
    • Mndsgn – On (Paralysis)
    • Mndsgn – Betweens
    • Mndsgn – Look At Your Face
    • Mndsgn – Legwarmrs
    • Mndsgn – G'maury (Heavenly)
    Stretch And Bobbito & The M19s BandNo RequestsUprising Music
    Stretch and Bobbito’s debut album 'No Requests' explores the legendary club DJs’ vast musical knowledge with covers of songs directly from their record...
    • Stretch And Bobbito & The M19s Band – Anna From Woohside (Beat Suite)
    • Stretch And Bobbito & The M19s Band – Voices Inside My Head
    • Stretch And Bobbito & The M19s Band – Could Heaven Ever Be Like This
    • Stretch And Bobbito & The M19s Band – Festival Song (Bam Bam)
    • Stretch And Bobbito & The M19s Band – Magnificent Dance
    • Stretch And Bobbito & The M19s Band – Que Se Sepa
    • Stretch And Bobbito & The M19s Band – The Mexican
    • Stretch And Bobbito & The M19s Band – I Know You, I Live You (Edit)
    • Stretch And Bobbito & The M19s Band – If You Really Love Me
    • Stretch And Bobbito & The M19s Band – Baby I'm Scared Of You
    D.I.T.C.The Official VersionFat Beats
    Reissue of D.I.T.C.s cult 2000 album!
    • D.I.T.C. – Thick (Rockwilder Mix)
    • D.I.T.C. – Way Of Life (Alternate Version)
    • D.I.T.C. – Get Yours (Remix)
    • D.I.T.C. – Where Ya At (Remix)
    • D.I.T.C. – We Known For That
    • D.I.T.C. – Champagne Thoughts
    • D.I.T.C. – All Love
    • D.I.T.C. – Ebonics (Alternate Remix)
    • D.I.T.C. – Foundation
    • D.I.T.C. – Weekends Nights
    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...
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – My House
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – The Pros
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – Payday
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – Give N Take
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – Superhumans
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – Buggin
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – CDP Smackdown
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – Timeless Treasure
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – I Jus Wanna
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – Away Too Long
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – Make Due
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – Tired Atlas
    • The Professionals (Madlib & Oh No) – Dishonored Valor
    • Instrumental LP£23.99
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    • 2×CD£14.99
      2xCD issue with a bonus disc containing the Madlib instrumentals
      Out of stock
    UGKDirty MoneyGet On Down
    First time on vinyl! UGK's classic 2001 album, 'Dirty Money'.
      • New 2×LP (Coloured Vinyl)£31.00
        Limited green vinyl edition
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      Slum Village & Abstract OrchestraFantastic 2020Ne'Astra Music Group
      Jazzy, orchestral interpretations of the Dilla produced Slum Village classic, 'Fantastic Vol. 2'!
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Intro (With Vocals)
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Raise It Up (With Vocals)
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Once Upon A Time
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Players
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Eyes Up
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – 2U4U
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – CB4
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Go Ladies
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Thelonius
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Who We Are
      Slum Village & Abstract OrchestraFantastic 2020 V.1Ne'Astra Music Group
      Jazzy, orchestral interpretations of the Dilla produced Slum Village classic, 'Fantastic Vol. 2'!
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Intro
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Conant Garden (With Vocals)
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Jealousy
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Climax
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Hold Tight
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Tell Me
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Whats It All About
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Forth & Back
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Untitled
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Fall In Love (With Vocals)
      Slum Village & Abstract OrchestraFantastic 2020 V.2Ne'Astra Music Group
      Jazzy, orchestral interpretations of the Dilla produced Slum Village classic, 'Fantastic Vol. 2'!
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Intro (With Vocals)
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Raise It Up (With Vocals)
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Once Upon A Time
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Players
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Eyes Up
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – 2U4U
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – CB4
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Go Ladies
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Thelonius
      • Slum Village & Abstract Orchestra – Who We Are
      Showbiz & A.G.Runaway BeatsD.I.T.C. Records
      Instrumental version of Showbiz & A.G.'s 1992 album debut, 'Runaway Slave'.
      • Showbiz & A.G. – Still Diggin
      • Showbiz & A.G. – Fat Pockets (Remix)
      • Showbiz & A.G. – Bounce To This (Remix)
      • Showbiz & A.G. – More Than One Way Out The Ghetto
      • Showbiz & A.G. – Silence The Lamb (Remix)
      De La SoulThe Grind Date (Expanded Reissue)BMG
      Reissue of the seventh studio album by US hip hop legends, De La Soul. Includes previously unreleased bonus instrumental versions.
        • 2×LP£23.00
          Inc. previously unreleased bonus instrumental versions
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        KaytranadaBubbaRCA
        Second RCA release from Kaytranada, his critically acclaimed follow up to that stunning debut '99.9%'. A 17 track album which features collaborations with...
        • Kaytranada – Vex Oh
        Earl SweatshirtFeet Of ClayWarner Bros / Tan Cressida
        A woozy, raw and magical mini-album / EP from one hip-hop’s most fascinating rappers, Earl Sweatshirt!
          Soul SupremeCheck the Rhime / Lyrics to GoSoul Supreme Records
          Jazz runs deep through the music of A Tribe Called Quest; two KILLER tracks by DJ and producer Soul Supreme is in its own way a reflection of that. Both...
          • Soul Supreme – Check the Rhime
          • Soul Supreme – Lyrics to Go
          Main SourceLooking At The Front Door / InstrumentalActual Records
          Limited 7" reissue of this stone-cold, Donald Byrd sampling, hip-hop classic from 1991, 'Looking At The Front Door' by Main Source.
          • Main Source – Looking At The Front Door
          • Main Source – Looking At The Front Door (Instrumental)
          • 7"£15.99
            Out of stock
          NasThe World Is YoursMr Bongo
          Essential cut from one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time, the peerless 1994 album 'Illmatic' by Nas. The Ahmad Jamal-sampling, boom-bap classic...
          • Nas – The World Is Yours (Album Version)
          • Nas – The World Is Yours (Inst. Version)
          The Rap AttackAfrican Jive To New York Hip Hop by David ToopPluto Press
          Pluto First edition paperback original book - rare and essential!
          • Original Book (400g)£50.00
            Secondhand paperback in good condition, some ageing, protective plastic covering removed from cover, crisp book no creasing
            Out of stock
          Keith HaringThe Authorized BiographyPrentice Hall Press (1991)
          The biography of graffitti artist Keith Haring - great!
          • Original Book (1kg)£50.00
            USA out of print original hardback in good condition w/dustjacket, has sticker on back of dustjacket
            In stockAdd to Bag
          Kanye WestJesus Is KingDef Jam Recordings
          Christianity is the unwavering focus of Kanye’s gospel album, a richly produced album with beats from the likes of Benny Blanco, BoogzDaBeast, Francis...
          • Kanye West – Every Hour
          • Kanye West – Selah
          • Kanye West – Follow God
          • Kanye West – Closed On Sunday
          • Kanye West – On God
          • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£19.99
            Limited blue vinyl edition
            Out of stock
          The RootsThings Fall Apart (1999)MCA
          Embodiment of the sweet spot where hip hop meets jazz, soul, and psychedelia. Recorded during the time Roots drummer ?uestlove was the powerhouse...
          • The Roots – Act Won (Things Fall Apart)
          • The Roots – The Next Movement
          • The Roots – Step Into The Realm
          • The Roots – The Spark
          • The Roots – Dynamite!
          • 2×LP (180g)£27.99
            Out of stock
          Shabazz PalacesThe Don of Diamond DreamsSub Pop
          Shabazz Palaces’ 'Black Up', the group’s Sub Pop debut, was recently hailed as one of the best albums of the decade by outlets like Pitchfork, Gorilla...
          • Shabazz Palaces – Portal North: Panthera
          • Shabazz Palaces – Ad Ventures
          • Shabazz Palaces – Fast Learner feat. Purple Tape Nate
          • Shabazz Palaces – Wet
          • Shabazz Palaces – Chocolate Souffle
          • Shabazz Palaces – Portal South: Micah
          • Shabazz Palaces – Bad Bitch Walking feat. Stas THEE Boss
          • Shabazz Palaces – Money Yoga feat. Darrius
          • Shabazz Palaces – Thanking The Girls
          • Shabazz Palaces – Reg Walks By The Looking Glass feat. Carlos Overall
          • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£21.99
            Limited 'sky' blue coloured vinyl w/ download code.
            Out of stock
          Tom MischBeat Tape 1Beyond The Groove
          'Beat Tape 1' marks the first official release of Tom Misch's instrumental beat tape, which combine elements of jazz, soul and grooves all heavily inspired...
          • Tom Misch – The Real Thing
          • Tom Misch – In A Special Way
          • Tom Misch – Summer
          • Tom Misch – Take Me Back
          • Tom Misch – Keep Moving
          • Tom Misch – Lush Lyfe
          • Tom Misch – Epiphany
          • 2×LP£17.99
            Out of stock
          Gang StarrJazz ThingMr Bongo
          With the original UK 7" of this release now as rare as hen's teeth, and with the group having recently 'reformed' for one last album together, late 2019,...
          • Gang Starr – Jazz Thing (Video Mix)
          • Gang Starr – Jazz Thing (Movie Mix)
          • 7"£12.99
            Out of stock
          Boogie Down ProductionsBy All Means Necessary (1988)Jive
          Classic late 80s hip-hop.
            • New LP (180g)£21.99
              In stockAdd to Bag
            • CD£7.99
              Out of stock
            Fu-SchnickensF.U. Don't Take It PersonalJive
            Fun-filled debut album from '92 with production assistance from Tribe Called Quest. Features their take on Tenor Saw's "Ring The Alarm"!
              108Mission InfiniteNBN Archives
              Reissue of 'Mission Infinite' by little known Californian project from "108", a short lived Bay Area group which consisted of rappers Encore and Grand...
              • 108 – Mission Infinite
              • 108 – Always
              • 108 – Chocolate Brown
              • 108 – Definition Of A Dollar
              • 108 – Inner City Parasites
              • 108 – Venus
              • 108 – Kumalox
              • 108 – Baby Song
              • 108 – Dilemnas
              MadlibShades Of BlueBlue Note
              Madlib invades Blue Note! Hip hop producer extroardinaire and world class jazz fiend Madlib gets let loose in the Blue Note vaults with his sampler!
                • New 2×LP £27.99
                  In stockAdd to Bag
                • 2×LP£25.99
                  Out of stock
                • CD£12.99
                  Out of stock
                UntintedSources For Madlib's Shades Of Blue (2003)Various ArtistsBlue Note
                Compilation of Blue Note tunes that provided the sample source for Madlib's "Shades Of Blue"
                  • New 2×LP £27.99
                    Out of stock
                  Marc MacThe Invisible SoldiersOmniverse Records
                  The latest album in the series of 'Beats and Knowledge' from 4hero's Marc Mac. Marc's style of soulful hip-hop beats are woven through the dialogue (paying...
                  • Marc Mac – The Welcoming
                  • Marc Mac – This New World
                  • Marc Mac – Justifiable Reasons
                  • Marc Mac – The Crow Flies
                  • Marc Mac – The 761st
                  • Marc Mac – Black Buffalo
                  • Marc Mac – Miss Wilson (To Know)
                  • Marc Mac – Red Ball Express
                  • Marc Mac – Dying for the Cause
                  • Marc Mac – Ledo Road
                  • Marc Mac – Intermission
                  • Marc Mac – Time to Live
                  • Marc Mac – A Greatful Nation
                  • Marc Mac – Tuskegee Symphony
                  • Marc Mac – Movement
                  • Marc Mac – A Second Victory
                  • Marc Mac – Blazing Flyers
                  • Marc Mac – The Last Leg
                  • Marc Mac – Shells Like Rain
                  • LP£14.99
                    Limited vinyl only copies
                    Out of stock
                  Treacherous ThreeWhip ItSugar Hill Records
                  Seminal Hip-Hop from '83 on Sugar Hill with "The Body Rock", "At The Party", "Yes We Can- Can"
                    Moar feat. Sadat X & El Da SenseiDestroying the TrackTrad Vibe Records
                    Golden era-style, boom-bap production from Moar featuring cult MCs, Sadat X and El Da Sensei
                    • Moar feat. Sadat X & El Da Sensei – Destroying the Track (feat. Sadat X & El Da Sensei)
                    JPEGMAFIAAll My Heroes Are CornballsEQT Recordings
                    Anticipated follow-up to his lauded 'Veteran' album of 2018. 'All My Heroes Are Cornballs' sees the Baltimore rapper/producer back in full on abstract...
                    • JPEGMAFIA – Jesus Forgive Me, I Am A Thot
                    • JPEGMAFIA – Kenan Vs. Kel
                    • JPEGMAFIA – Beta Male Strategies
                    • JPEGMAFIA – JPEGMafia Type Beat
                    • JPEGMAFIA – Grimy Waifu
                    • JPEGMAFIA – PTSD
                    • JPEGMAFIA – Rap Grow Old & Die x No Child Left Behind
                    • JPEGMAFIA – All My Heroes Are Cornballs
                    • JPEGMAFIA – BBW
                    • JPEGMAFIA – Prone!
                    • 2×LP£24.99
                      Out of stock
                    Miss ThangThunder And Lightning (1986)Tommy Boy
                    Female rap 86 original 12"
                      • Original 12"£6.99
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+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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                      VariousSampled GrooveWagram Music
                      Wagram music present a double album chock-filled with soul and funk bangers, these are all tunes that have been appropriated and live on in the sample-heavy...
                        • New 2×LP £15.99
                          Out of stock
                        MadlibBandana BeatsMadlib Invazion
                        **Beats: Madlib / Raps: none** Instrumental version of the Freddie Gibbs & Madlib album 'Bandana'!
                        • Madlib – Obrigado
                        • Madlib – Freestyle Shit
                        • Madlib – Half Manne Half Cocaine
                        • Madlib – Crime Pays
                        • Madlib – Massage Seats
                        • Madlib – Palmolive
                        • Madlib – Fake Names
                        • Madlib – Flat Tummy Tea
                        • Madlib – Situations
                        • Madlib – Giannis
                        The DozensA History Of Rap's MamaOxford University Press
                        Elijah Wald's book looks at the tradition of African American street rhyming and verbal combat that ruled urban neighborhoods long before rap: the viciously...
                        • Book (500g)£10.00
                          New book
                          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
                            Out of stock
                          Freddie Gibbs & MadlibHalf Manne Half CocaineMadlib Invazion
                          Features 'Half Manne Half Cocaine' and 'Palmolive' (feat. Pusha T & Killer Mike) from Bandana, the critically acclaimed best-selling album from Freddie...
                          • Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Half Manne Half Cocaine
                          • Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Half Manne Half Cocaine (Instrumental)
                          • Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Zebras Into The Mist (Bonus Beat)
                          • Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Palmolive
                          • Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Palmolive (Instrumental)
                          • Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Night Vision (Bonus Beat)
                          MndsgnObliqueKitchnNot On Label (Mndsgn)
                          Previously released in 2012 as a very limited mixtape, 'Oblique Kitchen' sautees a medley of mid-tempo rhythms in a frying pan of aromatic loops and stewed...
                          • Mndsgn – Siopao
                          • Mndsgn – FarmrsMarkt
                          • Mndsgn – LitoBito(U)
                          • Mndsgn – 43rd
                          • Mndsgn – Samosa
                          • Mndsgn – Heights
                          • Mndsgn – Sautéed
                          • Mndsgn – PMG
                          • Mndsgn – Thxman
                          • Mndsgn – Slumbr
                          • LP£19.99
                            Out of stock
                          Black MoonRise Of Da MoonDuck Down
                          Black Moon returns with Rise of Da Moon, their 15-track album featuring Method Man, Smif N Wessun, and Rock of Heltah Skeltah. Produced by Da Beatminerz.
                          • Black Moon – Creep Wit Me
                          • Black Moon – Da Don Flow
                          • Black Moon – A Haaaa
                          • Black Moon – Pop Off
                          • Black Moon – Ease Back
                          • Black Moon – Impossible
                          • Black Moon – Black Moon Rise
                          • Black Moon – Children Of The Night
                          • Black Moon – Glory
                          • Black Moon – General Feva
                          • New 2×LP (Coloured Vinyl)£26.99
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                          Vintage Drum Machine RhythmsVarious ArtistsSoul To The Universe
                          Vintage Drum Machine Rhythms contains loops recorded from one of the original drum machines - the Wurlitzer Sideman In 1959, Wurlitzer released the Sideman,...
                          • – Beguine
                          • – Bolero
                          • – Cha Cha
                          • – March
                          • – Rhumba
                          • – Samba
                          • – Shuffle
                          • – Tango
                          • – Variations
                          • – Waltz
                          • – Western
                          PigeondustWay Back WhenCold Busted
                          Killer, instrumental hip hop LP out of Japan. 'Way Back When' explores a galaxy of hip hop styles throughout its whopping 36 cuts! The vibe is gritty and...
                          • Pigeondust – Intro
                          • Pigeondust – Chienowa
                          • Pigeondust – Class
                          • Pigeondust – Dummies
                          • Pigeondust – Kan-nana Street
                          • Pigeondust – Magicnight
                          • Pigeondust – Cuttape
                          • Pigeondust – Spiral Beat
                          • Pigeondust – Skit
                          • Pigeondust – Intro 2
                          • 2×LP£29.99
                            Out of stock
                          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
                          Symbolic ThreeNo Show (1985)Reality
                          Original Hip hop 12" from 85
                            • Original 12"£7.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+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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                            Mantronix King Of The Beats Anthology 1985-1988Warlock
                            How do you define the music of Mantronix? Is it Hip Hop? Electro? Funk? House? Maybe the answer is all of the above (or is it none of the above?). It is...
                            • mantronix – needle to the groove (12' version)
                            • t la rock – breaking bells (12" version)
                            • just ice – back to the old school
                            • 1. mantronix – needle to the groove (12' version)
                            • 2. t la rock – breaking bells (12" version)
                            • 3. just ice – back to the old school
                            • View full info and tracklisting
                            • 2×LP£23.99
                              Out of stock
                            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
                              In stockAdd to Bag