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  • 1. The Balance (Vocal)
  • 2. The Balance (Instrumental)
  • 3. The Balance (CX Kidtronik remix)
  • 4. The Balance (Peaking Lights remix)

Stones Throw’s Vex Ruffin and the legendary downtown NYC hip-hop pioneer, Fab 5 Freddy have teamed up to create “The Balance.” Fab’s first musical project in 30 years since “Change the Beat,” this killer post punk / no wave / hip hop joint includes original vocal, instrumental, and remixes from the excellent Peaking Lights and CX Kidtronik!

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J Dilla (Jay Dee)Ruff DraftStones Throw
Here it is! The much anticipated reissue of this sought-after J Dilla rarity from 2003, previously only available on an ultra-limited edition vinyl-only...
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Highly recommended latest offering from Quasimoto. Infectious , funky, psychedelic and raw! featuring MF Doom. ANOTHER MADLIB INVASION!
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Finally repressed!!! Originally thought to only ever be making an appearance on download and CD. This much talked about re-working by Madlib of the Classic...
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