Mittwoch, 15. August 2018

45Live: 45L7008 ft. Outlaw Posse

The Outlaw Posse, consisting of K-Gee an Bello B was an early 90's UK hip-hop crew. Their vinyl debut was released in 1988 on Gee Street, very well know for the release of the legendary GZA album.

45Live Records bring back the true sound with two tracks produced by the due themselves.

Watch out the 45Live store and get yourself the limited editions 7" when it's released.



A: Enforce The Positive
B: Living In Hackney

Order: www.45liverecords.bandcamp.com



My special thanks goes to Outlaw Posse and 45Live Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Loose Cannon: 003 ft. Bozack Morris

Part III of the vinyl 45 series features two more hits produced by Bozack Morris filled with rhymes by Detroit's Black Milk who already worked with the like of J-Dilla or The RZA.

On the flip rhymes delivered by Elcee The Artist who is at least for me someone I haven't heard before.

The 7" is limited to the edition of 400 copies pressed on gun smoke clear viny, not to be repressed.


A: The Darkness ft. Black Milk
B: New Dreams ft. Elcee The Artist

Produced by Bozack Morris

Order: www.bozackmorris.bandcamp.com


My special thanks goes to Bozack Morris and Loose Cannon. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Montag, 13. August 2018

Hip Hop Enterprise: HHE-007 ft. Steez Brothaz

Da Steez Brothaz are back with the brand new "Beat In Mind" EP . The up-and-coming Colombian rap crew dropped their vinyl debut in 2016 but the latest 7" came on Chopped Herring Records in 2017.

Now its time for 6 more tracks incl. a feature of the great Finsta and all six instrumental versions on top.

This EP is limited to only 300 copies and the artwork was handled by Da Steez Brothaz themselves.

Order. www.hiphopenterprise.bigcartel.com
(bundle deal available)

A1: Keepin It Tru
A2: Blood Sport ft. Ri-K
A3: Ruta 237
A4: Nirvana ft. Woozy Medwick
A5: Ciudad Criminal
A6: Live, Love, Grow ft. Finsta, C.O.R.E.

B1: Keepin It Tru (Instrumental)
B2: Blood Sport (Instrumental)
B3: Ruta 237 (Instrumental)
B4: Nirvana (Instrumental)
B5: Ciudad Criminal (Instrumental)
B6: Live, Love, Grow (Instrumental)

Produced by Truskull Zerokappa, MZ Boom Bap, BigLikeBaz, Nick Wiz, M. Padron, Debonair P



My special thanks goes to the Steez Brothaz, Nick Wiz, Deb P and HHE. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Hip Hop Enterprise: HHE-006 ft. Intelligent Hoodlum

Legendary, the second album of Tragedy, the Intelligent Hoodlum, that was never officially released on vinyl. Originally from 1993 on A&M Records, entirely produced by K-Def and Marley Marl with guests like Havoc of Mobb Deep and hits like Street Life or Grand Groove.

The 25th Anniversary 2LP edition of "Saga Of A Hoodlum" comes with new artwork design and is basically the first official vinyl edition available, limited to 300 copies only!

A1: Shalom A Leck
A2: Hoodlum Intro
A3: Underground
A4: Funk Mode
B1: Grand Groove
B2: At Large
B3: Death Row
B4: Speech (Check The Time)

C1: Mad Brothas Know His Name
C2: Pass The Teck
C3: Street Life
C4: Pump The Funk
D1: Role Model
D2: The Posse (Shoot 'Em Up)
D3: Grand Groove (Bonus Mix)
D4: Funky Roll (Outro)

(bundle deal available)



My special thanks goes to Tragedy and Hip Hop Enterprise. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Hip Hop Enterprise: HHE-004 ft. Maylay Sparks

"Hood Thrill Hunters" is a project of Philly MCee Maylay Sparks f/k/a Rahsheed, Swedish producer K-Sluggah and newcomer Chukk Rukkuz. The album got published in June digitally and becomes available on black wax on Hip Hop Enterprise.

The LP includes the bonus track "Lucky Luciano" featuring Conway The Machine and is limited to 300 copies pressed. 

Sharp rhymes and beats produced on ASR-10 and MPC-2500, what else?

A1: Intro 
A2: Ubiquitous
A3: Karmann Ghia
A4: Stabio
A5: John Wu

B1: Poison
B2: Mr Magoo
B3: Bo Derek
B4: Stash in the Azz
B5: Silver Platters
B6: Lucky Luciano ft. Conway

(bundle edition available)


My special thanks goes to the Hood Thrill Hunters and HHE. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Sonntag, 12. August 2018

Street Corner Music: SCM-7007 ft. TBG & Craig Mack

Tall Black Guy, producer from Detroit, brings some brand new flava in ya ear with Marvin, Biggie, Craig Mack and Busta Rhymes mixed on this remix 7" of Craig Mack's (R.I.P.) all time classic.

A: Flava In Ya Ear Remix
B: Flava In Ya Ear Remix Intr.

This 7" release on Street Corner Music is limited to 300 copies. 



My special thanks goes to Craig Mack (rest in peace), Tall Black Guy and SCM. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Dienstag, 7. August 2018

Fresh Pressings: FPI-014 ft. Godfather Don

In the past few years Godfather Don released a lot of music from his archives on various record labels but for one particular track fans had to wait ... until now.

From his sought after 1997 test press only release Fresh Pressings Int. aka the Diggers With Gratitude finally release "Status".

The 7" release features one of GFD's greatest hits in the original demo version and in a new remix version by the great Jazz Spastiks. 


A: Status (Original Demo Track)
B: Status (Jazz Spastiks Remix)

Produced by Godfather Don and Jazz Spastiks

My special thanks goes to Godfather Don, Jazz Spastiks and Fresh Pressings (DWG). All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Chopped Herring: CHZZZ001 ft. Zig Zag Zig

Food of the Gods aka "Zig Zag Zig" was a group consisting of Artwell Smart, Father Shabay God Allah, Shabar Love Allah and I Universal Allah.


They grew up in the same block in Queens, NY and recorded plenty of demos in the late 80's / early 90's that were given to Atlantic, Jive, Elektra, Interscope or Mercury but they were not signed to release the album.

In 1995 Big Sha released his solo debut single on Funkin' Records and his EP on Chopped Herring this year.

But this is no reason to keep the demo's unreleased and so Chopped Herring takes action to finally releases 8 tracks with this EP from '92-'96.

The "That Was Then, This Is Now" EP is limited to 350 copies - the first 120 copies come on gold colour vinyl - the remaining 230 are on traditional black wax.

Order: www.choppedherringrecords.com

A: How Many Times
A: The Fatal Antidote
A: Lunatic Syndrome
A: Butter Zone
B: Brainstorm
B: Thats Was Then…This Is Now
B: Food Of The Gods
B: Artwell Dialogue ft. Mista Sinista

Produced by Artwell Smart
Scratches by Artwell Smart and Mista Sinister



My special thanks goes to Zig Zag Zig, Sinista and Chopped Herring Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Freitag, 3. August 2018

Chopped Herring: CHINTR3PID01 ft. Intrepid Stylez

This is unreleased material from 1996-1997 from Intrepid Stylez out of Toronto, Canada. Mast, Special, DJ Karma and Chill Da Bandit released one 12″ in 1998 and a CD only album in 1999. That vinyl release was limited to 200 copies.

The tracks from this EP are all previously unreleased demos recorded earlier than the '98 release. Dope & Dust Recordings built the connection and the CD version will be released on their label.

For more info about the crew check the interview here.

The "Junior Criminalz EP" is limited to 350 copies. This first 120 copies come on yellow & clear blue mixed colour vinyl, the remaining 230 are on traditional black wax.

A: Massacre Pt. 1
A: Junior Criminalz
A: For Instance
A: Da Outcome
B: How De Hell ft. Sample King
B: Kasualities
B: Streetz No Joke

Order: www.choppedherringrecords.com


My special thanks goes to Intrepid Stylez and Chopped Herring Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Epic: 88985395241 ft. A Tribe Called Quest

Remember Dec. 9th 2016 and the release of the long-awaited 2LP album "We Got It From Here ... Thank You 4 Your Service" by super-group A Tribe Called Quest"?

At 114 S. La Brea in Los Angeles and in conjunction with their Dec. 9, 2016 performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live the group released a limited white sleeve edition available a two day pop-up store. 

The numbered sticker sleeve edition is limited to 1000 copies, Q-Tip, Jarobi White, and Ali Shaheed Muhammad signed some records on the 2nd day.

Short afterwards the full color picture sleeve was released but for the collectors and vinyl connoisseurs this "promo" edition is for sure a nice addition to the record collection and should be on this blogspot.

Order: second hand only



My special thanks goes to A Tribe Called Quest, R.I.P. Phife Dawg. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Samstag, 28. Juli 2018

ALC: ALC-7008 ft. Wiz Khalifa

In 2016 the legendary producer The Alchemist started a 7" vinyl series named "CRAFT Singles". Various MCs like Blu, Roc Marci or MC Eiht were invited for guest appearance so far.

The newest edition, #8, features Wiz Khalifa on the mic. The 7" is limited to 500 copies, comes with record company sleeve, and has main and instrumental version included. 



A: Universal Studios
B: Universal Studios (Instrumental)

Lyrics: Wiz Khalifa
Beats: Alchemist
Mixed: Eddie Sancho



My special thanks goes to Wiz, Alchemist and his label. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Freitag, 27. Juli 2018

Fat Beats: ft. Bobbito & Pharoahe Monch

From Bobbito García’s latest film "Rock Rubber 45's" Fat beats proudly presents an exclusive limited edition (200) 7" picture disc with the title track plus remix.

“Rock Rubber 45's" on the a-side has been produced by Bobbito himself and features guest appearances by 10x Grammy Award winner Eddie Palmieri, 3x Grammy Award winner Robert Glasper, Latin Grammy Award winning violinist Mireya Ramos, and hip hop legend DJ Rob Swift for the cuts.

The remix on the flip-side has the tiles“Still Standing” and features Pharoahe Monch and Jill Scott.

A: Rock Rubber 45's ft. Bobbito Garcia
B: Still Standing ft. Pharoahe Monch

Order: www.fatbeats.com
Listen: Play in Pop-up
Official: www.rockrubber45s.com

My special thanks goes to Bobbito, Pharoahe Monch, Fat Beats and everyone else involved. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Donnerstag, 26. Juli 2018

HHV: BB45-3 ft. Das EFX

No doubt this hip-hop classic likely most of us have on vinyl already in various formats but not on 45?

The third installment of the HHV Boombap 45 series features Das EFX and the two mixes of "Real Hip Hop" by DJ Premier and Pete Rock.

A: Real Hip Hop
B: Real Hip Hop Remix

Order: www.hhv.de

The 7" is again limited to 300 copies and looking at the blow count the label has on this series the next will be up for grabs real soon.



My special thanks goes to Das EFX, Premo, Soulbrotha #1 and HHV. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Soul Dynamite: SD45S-002 ft. Mr. Lif & El-P

Let's celebrate the "The Return Of The B-Boy" in two parts with lyrics by Boston MCee Mr. Lif and production by Brooklyn's El-P pressed on 7" vinyl. The song is taken from the 2002 album "I Phantom".

The label taking responsibility of the release is Soul Dynamite from Sofia, Bulgaria. This is already their 2nd vinyl release, don't forget to check the debut on bandcamp as well.

The azure blue coloured vinyl version is limited to 100 copies, more copies available on traditional black wax.

A: Return Of The B-Boy Pt. I
B: Return Of The B-Boy Pt. II

Order: www.souldynamite.bandcamp.com



My special thanks goes to Mr. Lif, El-P and the Soul Dynamite label. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Mittwoch, 18. Juli 2018

Machine Wash Music: ft. Max Julian & Conway

It's Chicago in the house: Machine Wash Music presents an exclusive and very limited 7" pressing with beats produced by Max Julian.

The a-side "Bulletproof Backpacks" features vocals by Conway The Machine and King Magnetic. The flip "Recognize Trill" features Recognize Ali and Chris Crack. 

The 7" is limited to 350 copies. 

A: Bulletproof Backpacks
B: Recognize Trill

Produced by Max Julian
Cuts by DJ Alo



My special thanks goes to Max Julian, MWM and all other MCs involved. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Jalapeno: JAL-278 ft. Allergies & Andy Cooper

"The Allergies are back at it again and they’ve refined their sound with more live instrumentation than ever before as they evolve their funky orchestrations to exciting new territories." [source]

The 7" single features again one track with the "unofficial member" Andy Cooper on the microphone and together the built a Hip Hop track that ticks all the boxes: funky beat, dope rhymes and DJ scratching.

Order: www.theallergies.bandcamp.com

A: Can't Keep Working This Hard
B: Run It Back ft. Andy Cooper


My special thanks goes to The Allergies, Andy Copper and Jalapeño Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 


Hip Hop Enterprise: HHE-002 ft. Soul Kid Klik

The Soul Kid Klik is a crew that was founded by the legendary G-Clef Da Mad Komposa in the mid 90's. The members are from different boroughs of NYC.

In 1996 / '97 the Soul Kid Klik released three 12"s with the underground hits "Mortal Combat" and "Desperate Times". Later in 2001 they finally dropped their full length album on CD but the vinyl release was pending until today.

The wait is over and the LP is finally available, limited to 300 copies only.

Order: www.hiphopenterprise.bandcamp.com

A: Mortal Combat
A: Desperate Times
A: I Want Him Dead
A: Masters Of The Game
A: The Demon
A: Spark Da Mic

B: Cop-N-Go
B: You Don't Know Me
B: U-N-I Verse
B: What Is The Essence Of A Soul Kid
B: Mortal Combat (Remix)
B: Desperate Times (Remix)



My special thanks goes to Michel at HHE and the Soul Kid Klik. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Hip Hop Enterprise: HHE-001 ft. S.C.U.

The S.C.U. (Self Contained Unit) releases the "Brace Yo Delf (20th Anniversary Collector's Edition" on the newly founded label Hip Hop Enterprise from Belgium.

The album is available on vinyl, limited to 300 copies in full picture sleeve and on CD, limited to 500 copies.

The album includes all tracks from the rare, classic 12" debut released in 1996 and both formats have individual bonus tracks.


Order: www.hiphopenterprise.bandcamp.com

A: Lifelinez
A: No Your Limits
A: Rhyme Patternz
A: Nervous Service
A: In This Life
A: We Don't Play

B: Brace Yo Delf
B: Last Dayz
B: 1,2,3
B: Ware Da Son Don't Shyne (LP Bonus)
B: Murder 1 (LP Bonus)

The CD version has the following bonus tracks:
- Harm City
- 1,2,3 (Remix)
- Threshold of Pain
- 9-5



My special thanks goes to Michel at HHE, SCU and Jay Funk. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Donnerstag, 12. Juli 2018

Brain Connection1978: BCKI-01 ft. Kyo Itachi

After "Musikyo" in 2010 and "Genkidama" in 2017, Kyo Itachi is back with his 3rd producer album titled "Rest In Power" dedicated in memory of his mother.

Kyo spent 4 years creating this album full of high quality Hip-Hop and full of lyrical heavyweight MC's rhyming on sample-based beats strictly mixed with Kyo's various drum machines like MPC 2000XL and SP1200.

Order / Digital: Bandcamp


A: Legendary ft. Sean Price, Rim, Royal Flush
A: Supernova ft. Roc Marciano, Ruste Juxx, Planet Asia
A: YU Mad ft. Innocent, Sadat X
A: Make Your Moves ft. Craig G, Nolan The Ninja
A: What They All Say ft. Krondon
A: Rap Is Outta Control ft. Dj Eclipse (Skit)
A: Seemless Effort ft. Nujericans

B: Get It Back ft. Shabaam Sahdeeq
B: Voodoo Magic ft. DV Alias Khryst, Lord Have Mercy
B: A Sick Tale ft. Smooth Da Hustler
B: Rest In Power ft. John Robinson
B: Ear Drums ft. Chino XL
B: Powerfull Rhymez ft El, Ay, Da Buze Bruvaz
B: Leave Me A Message

Produced by Kyo Itachi @ Kamehamehah House



My special thanks goes to Kyo Itachi and all MCs involved. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

AE: AE030 ft. Jorun Bombay & Phill Most Chill

About 5 years ago AE released a 12+7" project with Jorun Bombay and Phill Most Chill called Jorun-P.M.C.

Finally they continue their collaboration with another 12" and as mentioned on the label there will be a forthcoming album "JORUN-P.M.C. --- watch out!!!

"Count It Off" is exclusive to this 12" and won't appear on the album.

A: Check Out This
A: Lower Your Expectations
A: Count It Off

A: Check Out This (Inst.)
A: Lower Your Expectations (Inst.)
A: Count It Off (Inst.)

Order: www.ae-productions.co.uk


My special thanks goes to Jorun Bombay, Phill Most Chill, Mr Fantastic and AE. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Royal Alchemist: ft. Da Great Deity Dah

Twenty years ago Da Great Deity Dah released the EP "To Take Hip-Hop Back". It was their 3rd vinyl release after the "Life Or Death EP" and "Cerebral Warfare".

For the anniversary they re-release the project with remixes, new songs and with guests from around the world. 

Preserving that boom bap essence of hip-hop this album will be limited to 300 copies, comes with full color jacket and on color vinyl.

(shipping in Aug)
Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com

A: Live From Beijing
A: Tributary To The Majesty
A: Afro To Asia
A: Dah-namite To Seoul
A: Open Micö
A: B-Boyism
A: Bad Hombre
A: Taking Hip-Hop Back

B: Indecent Proposal (Remix)
B: Penetrate The Soul (Remix)
B: Double Trouble
B: Indecent Proposal
B: Penetrate The Soul
B: Afro To Asia (DJ Nasty Mix)
B: Beijing Outro


My special thanks goes to Da Great Deity Dah. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Mittwoch, 11. Juli 2018

Solid: OTS-131 ft. Just-Ice

Brooklyn born Just-Ice released his song "Goin' Way Back" in 1987 on Fresh Records with beat produced by KRS-One.

Here we go with a Japan repress, linked to an edit mixed by famous DJ Koco.

The limited edition 7" seems to be only available in Japanese record shops, the easiest shop for international orders is mentioned below.

A: Goin' Way Back (7" DJ Koco Edit)
B: Goin' Way Back (Radio)




My special thanks goes to Just-Ice, DJ Koco and Solid Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Samstag, 7. Juli 2018

HHV: BB45-2 ft. Juggaknots & Rob Swift

Last month the new series "Boom Bap 45" from Berlin label HHV was introduced and promoted here on the blogspot. After the Bush Babees release HHV presents a split 45RPM with The Juggaknots on side A and Rob Swift on the flip.

This 7" release is limited to 300 copies and comes in plain black sleeve.

A: Clear Blue Skies
B: I'm Leaving ft. Gudtyme

Order / Listen: www.hhv.de




My special thanks goes to HHV, The Juggaknots and Rob Swift. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Gentleman's Relief: GRR-03x ft. Nick Wiz

I know I repeat myself if I say this series should never end, the incredible "Cellar Selections" saga continues with Vol. 9 featuring  20 more tracks produced by New Jersey legend Nick Wiz.

Also on Vol. 9 you'll find the traditional partners like Ran Reed or the Cella Dwellas on the mic but also MCs like Emskee, Sean Price (RIP) Pudgee or DMX.

The release comes on 2LP black vinyl, housed in a full-color picture sleeve, strictly limited to 300 copies.

A: Unexpected ft. Ran Reed
A: My Skills ft. Emskee
A: Da Professional (Demo Version) ft. HDM
A: Slicing Wit A Vocal ft. Unknown Artist
A: Inner City Blues ft. Pudgee, DMX
B: Ready For War ft. Cella Dwellas, Ran Reed
B: Don't Fuck With I ft. LSD
B: Femme Fatale ft. Darc Mind
B: Hard Headed ft. Hardwe're
B: Think About That ft. Shabaam Sahdeeq, Black Sun

C: Black Book (Interlude) ft. Ran Reed
C: Dig This ft. Cella Dwellas
C: Tell Me ft. Ran Reed
C: Mark of the Beast (Demo Version) ft. Gauge
C: Cypha ft. Cella Dwellas, Sean Price
D: We Got The Raw ft. Ran Reed, Asiatic Star, Double R
D: Imma Diss You ft. Ran Reed
D: Wild Like A Zoo ft. Zoodizoo
D: Untitled Song #2 ft. Nautilus
D: Underground Airplay Cypher ft. Wordsworth, AL Skillz,  J-Tredz

Order: Vinylism, HHV, Vinyl-Digital, Spot Records, Disk Union, Queens Mix



My special thanks goes to Mytee G. Poetic, Deb P., and Gentleman's Relief Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Gentleman's Relief: GRR-03x ft. Mytee G. Poetic

From New Jersey, Mytee G. Poetic released 3 dope independent 12"s between 1994 and 1996 including the bangers "Com'n Wit Nuff Ruffness" and "Listen to the Lyrics".

Gentleman's Relief Records from Australia presents the long-awaited full-length album on 2LP featuring the 5 tracks released in the mid-nineties plus 10 previously unreleased tracks coming from the archived DATs.

Most of the tracks come from the 1993-1995 era being pressed on 2LP black vinyl, housed in full color picture sleeve.  The album is limited to 300 copies and a must for all mid 90's heads.

A: Com'n Wit Nuff Ruffness
A: For the World
A: Battlefield
A: The Radio
B: Brick City Blue'z
B: Listen to the Lyrics
B: Mello Drama
B: Poetically Incline

C: Rap Trilogy
C: Com'n Wit Nuff Ruffness (Street Mix)
C: Part of the Game
C: Poetically Incline (Raga Mix)
D: Ghetto Journalism
D: Discovery Zone
D: Machine Gun Rap

Order: Vinylism, HHV, Vinyl-Digital, Spot Records, Disk Union,  Queens Mix



My special thanks goes to Mytee G. Poetic, Deb P., and Gentleman's Relief Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.