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    Early 90s hip hop CLASSIC!
    1991 hip hop CLASSIC taken from their game-changing album 'A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing'!
    The standout, Incredible Bongo Band-sampling cut from Nas' 2002 'God's Son' album get the Mr Bongo reissue treatment on a 45!
    Welcome return of Keith Lawrence with Tippa Irie on this killer limited 7" release utilising "Mannish Water" rhythm courtesy of Rupie Edwards. Check it..
    Hailing from Eugene, Oregon, Capriisun has been carving his own pocket of rap for a while now. He may go under the radar of the average Griselda fan but C’s name is a familiar one in international rap circles. Capriisun has a unique global audience that spans far beyond his Oregon hometown. Hard to pin down in terms of East Coast or West Coast,...
    Enigmatic, hip-hop/no-wave genius! The combination of graffiti/performance artist Rammellzee and rapper K-Rob, along with the visual aesthetic of the great Jean-Michel Basquiat, is legendary. Unmissable reissue!
    This 11 song, 40 minute album is Run The Jewels' most ferocious and focused effort to date, and sports a lineup of all-star guests including Pharrell Williams, Mavis Staples, 2 Chainz, Zack de la Rocha, Josh Homme, DJ Premier, and Greg Nice.
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    The second album from Brooklyn-based, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and producer Sly5thAve; his first new music since the critically acclaimed project ‘The Invisible Man: An Orchestral Tribute to Dr. Dre’.
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      Limited purple vinyl edition. Inc download code
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    Reproduction of the sought-after UK only 45 of this hip hop classic from 1993!
    Electro/synth pop classic!
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    Finally available on vinyl at last! The second volume of Budgie’s contributions to 'The Good Book I and II' featuring his gospel-sampling collaborations with The Alchemist and includes appearances from Buddy, Evidence, Joyce Wrice, Fatima, Chuck Inglish, Emmavie and Remy Banks!
    Finally available on vinyl at last! The first volume of Budgie’s contributions to 'The Good Book I and II" featuring his gospel-sampling collaborations with The Alchemist and includes appearances from J.Rocc, Action Bronson, Aston Matthews and Mick Luter!
    7" £11 The debut release on Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons now seminal Def Jam label that shook the world with its evil bass and percussion. Never released on 7" before, this is a true Hip Hop collectors dream. Featuring the ground-breaking "Scratch Party Death Mix".
    Classic late 80s NYC hip-hop reissued!
    First time on a 45 for this mid-80s, hip hop classic!
    Onra and Pomrad go head-to-head as OXP with their superb 'Swing Convention' album. Check the smudged G-Funk vibe!
    Mr Bongo reissue this classic hip hop jam from '91 by one group of NYC-based, Native Tongues Collective, Black Sheep!
     
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    More smudged, instrumental hip-hop vibes from Mndsgn!
    Stretch and Bobbito’s debut album 'No Requests' explores the legendary club DJs’ vast musical knowledge with covers of songs directly from their record crates! Featuring the M19s Band, a live band of elite hand-picked musicians, the gatekeepers of ‘90s Hip Hop step outside their foundational genre base to produce Latin, Afro-beat, Samba, Jazz,...
    Reissue of D.I.T.C.s cult 2000 album!
    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 Professionals, the album mixes Madlib’s production with Oh No’s rapping, alongside cameos from Chino XL, Elzhi, and Adub.
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    First time on vinyl! UGK's classic 2001 album, 'Dirty Money'.
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    Jazzy, orchestral interpretations of the Dilla produced Slum Village classic, 'Fantastic Vol. 2'!
    Jazzy, orchestral interpretations of the Dilla produced Slum Village classic, 'Fantastic Vol. 2'!
    Instrumental version of Showbiz & A.G.'s 1992 album debut, 'Runaway Slave'.
    Second RCA release from Kaytranada, his critically acclaimed follow up to that stunning debut '99.9%'. A 17 track album which features collaborations with Pharrell Williams, Tinashe, Goldlink, Estelle, Kali Ushis and more.
    A woozy, raw and magical mini-album / EP from one hip-hop’s most fascinating rappers, Earl Sweatshirt!
    The biography of graffitti artist Keith Haring - great!
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    Classic late 80s hip-hop.
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    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!
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    Seminal Hip-Hop from '83 on Sugar Hill with "The Body Rock", "At The Party", "Yes We Can- Can"
    Female rap 86 original 12"
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    **Beats: Madlib / Raps: none** Instrumental version of the Freddie Gibbs & Madlib album 'Bandana'!
    Vintage Drum Machine Rhythms contains loops recorded from one of the original drum machines - the Wurlitzer Sideman In 1959, Wurlitzer released the Sideman, which generates sounds mechanically by a rotating disc, similarly to a music box. A slider controlled the tempo (between 34 and 150 beats per minute). Sounds could also be triggered individually...
    Another batch of killer breaks from the crates. Tough drums ready for sampling and the working DJs!
    Original Hip hop 12" from 85
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    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 are described. s/hand out-of-print gently used paperback book
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    Electro on Tommy Boy
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    Unreleased cuts from US hip hop don, Lewis Parker featuring a guest spot from MC, Dynas - check it!
     
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    **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 album since 'The Ownerz' in 2003. 'One of the Best Yet' is CLASSIC Gang Starr with guest spots from the likes of M.O.P, Q-Tip, Royce da 5’9”, Jeru The Damaja, J. Cole, Ne-Yo, Nitty Scott, Talib...
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    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 collaboration on True Thoughts.
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    Reissue of Nas' classic 2001 album!