Dienstag, 11. Dezember 2018

Chopped Herring: CHBIGGVIC01 ft. Bigg Vic

It is the last CHR release in 2018 and it's a serious classic from around 1996. A previously cassette-only release finally transferred and remastered from the original studio DATS by MC and producer “Bigg Vic”

Hailing from Bridgeport, Connecticut Bigg Vic recorded his very first demo in 1990 being later part of So So Def Recordings.

The "Fortune And Fame" LP is limited to 350 copies - the first 120 copies come on clear & blue coloured vinyl - the next 230 are on traditional black wax. Those come in a plain white jacket with 20 cm x 20 cm full colour sticker with artwork designed by Mark 563.



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

Donnerstag, 6. Dezember 2018

Chopped Herring: CHJ574501 ft. J57

James, an emcee and producer from NYC called J57 presents the "57 Feet High & Rising" EP release on Chopped Herring Records.

In 2013 J57 release the 2LP album "Walk In The Sun" together with Blame One. This is the next vinyl release and it features a lot of heavyweights on the mic incl. Blame One again.

It has 4 tracks incl. 1 remix pressed on 7" vinyl available on limited edition vinyl in plain white sleeve. The first 120 copies come on moss green vinyl, the remaining 230 copies are on traditional black wax.

A: The Main Event ft. Meyhem Lauren, Action Bronson, Maffew Ragazino, Rasheed Chappell
A: The Main Event (Remix) ft. Meyhem Lauren, Action Bronson, Maffew Ragazino, Rasheed Chappell
B: You Don't Know ft. Finding Novyon
B: HaHaHa ft. Exile, Blu, Blame One,  Johaz

Produced by J57

Order: www.choppedherringrecords.com



My special thanks goes to J57 and CHR. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Sonntag, 2. Dezember 2018

Hip Hop Be Bop: HHBB-7-002 ft. Sugar Bear

Thirty years after his debut and only vinyl release "Don't Scandalize Mine" b/w "Ready To Penetrate" Sugar Bear The Powerful Powerlord returns with a brand new 45 on Hip Hop Be Bop Records.

The title "It's Hot" comes in two mixes produced by the talented Clandest. The 7" comes in picture sleeve.

A: It's Hot
B: It's Hot Remix

Order: www.hiphopbebop.com

My special thanks goes to Sugar Bear The Powerful Powerlord, Clandest and Shaun at HHBB Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Freitag, 30. November 2018

Friends Of Sound: FOS-002 ft. Casual / Diamond D

Eastcoast - Westcoast, you know what I mean?! This is a nice little (7") split 45rpm featuring Hieroglyphics MCee Casual on one and D.I.T.C. best producer on the mic Diamond D.

This limited edition release is only available from the label directly and came out in 2017. Thanks Dope Folks Records for the upcoming Casual Demo Sessions EP ... looking for some further infos on Casual demos I came across this and got in touch with the label ... now, the record is on the way.

A: Casual - Until Ya Make It
B: Diamond D - Principles & Codes

Produced by Kash Martin and gENSu dEAn

Order: friendsofsoundrecords@gmail.com
(About $15+S&H)



My special thanks goes to Casual, Diamond D, Gensu Dean and FOS. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Cold Rock Stuff: CRS-7003 ft. Mac McRaw & Paten Locke

Rarekind exclusive! The label and record store  teamed up with south coast "Vinyl Veterans" Mac McRaw and Mr Krum aka Cold Rock Stuff for this tasty limited press 45.

Mac McRaw is on the beat and Paten Locke on the mic. The flip side has a bonus scratch sentence for the 7 inch turntablist’s to finish things off.

Record comes in plain sleeve with hype sticker.

A: Sleep Techniquez ft. Paten Locke
B: Instrumental
B: Sleepy Cutz

Logo design by Richie Phoe
Artwork design by Mr Krum

Order: www.rarekindrecords.co.uk



My special thanks goes to Mac McRaw, Paten Locke and Cold Rock Stuff. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Donnerstag, 29. November 2018

Octave: OTS-138 ft. J.Rocc & J.V.C. Force

Japan exclusive 7" releases presenting classics edited by US DJ and producer J.Rocc. Pictured is  the J.V.C. Force hit "Strong Island (Blue Mix)" from 1988. For those who don't know the original vinyl record was limited to 1.000 copies back in the days.

A: Strong Island (Blue Mix J.Rocc 7inch Edit)
B: Strong Island (Acapella J.Rocc 7inch Edit)

Released at the same time is another J.Rocc edit of a Royal House & Jungle Brothers mix with "Party People / Girl I'll House You" and J.Rocc's "The Journey" on the flip.

A: Party People x Girl I'll House You (J.Rocc Edit)
B: The Journey (J.Rocc 80s Edit)

Order: check your trusted JPN record store, few left here





My special thanks goes to J.Rocc, JVC Force, Royal House (Todd Terry), Jungle Bros and Octave, B-Boy & Idlers. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Origu: ORIGU45-009 ft. Daddy-O

Daddy-O from the legendary Brooklyn crew Stetsasonic collaborates with German label Origu for the release of two amazing vinyl-exclusive tracks.

“The drummer man, the drummer boy, all grown up. Hip Hop raised him, Hip Hop will assist him raising his own. He's in the band (Stetsasonic), he's got the upper hand” as Daddy-O describes it himself.

“Played Out” is a special  45 edit of the latest single of his current album “No Tablecloths” done for those DJs that still do routines and backspins.

A: Drumma ManB: Played Out (45 Edit)

Order: www.origu.de




My special thanks goes to Daddy-O and Origu. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Dienstag, 27. November 2018

Viva La Vandal: ft. Reks & The Soundmakers

US rapper Reks from Lawrence, Massachusetts & UK producer team The Soundmakers collaborate for the vinyl release of 'The Crown EP".

Along with the production by The Soundmakers the EP features a remix by DJ Format and vocal features by Artisin and Baron Demus.

The vinyl EP is limited to 250 numbered copies in picture sleeve, eventually with OBI.

A: The Crown
A: The Crown (DJ Format Remix)
A: The Crown Reprise

B: Call Me Reks
B: Flashing Like Silver ft. Artisin, Baron Remus
B: Taking All Types Of Medicine
Order: www.vivalavandalrecords.bigcartel.com



My special thanks goes to VLV, Reks, The Soundmakers and DJ Format. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Back2DaSource: 132-000B2DS ft. DJ Shok & Hi Tech

Between 1994 and 1998 Mass Vinyl Recordings released more than 10 underground sure shots that were defining for the "indie" hip-hop scene of the mid 90s. Back 2 Da Source Records presents an unreleased project from DJ Shok and Hi Tech.

This project contains 12 tracks. 6 unreleased tracks featuring Hi Tech, Parallax, PFK, and an obscure group called Rated Raw. The 3 first tracks have been mixed at the D&D Studio by Eddie Sancho. Some instrumentals and acapellas are on the b-side. 

The EP is limited to 300 copies pressed. The picture sleeve artwork comes from Vyda 7fa7.

A: Hi Tech - Drama
A: Hi Tech - Where Y'a At
A: Hi Tech - Heartless
A: Rated Raw - Live For Die For
A: Parallax & PFK - Sinister Scenarios
A: Hi Tech - Dr Who

B: Drama (Instrumental)
B: Where Y'a At (Instrumental)
B: Heartless (Instrumental)
B: Drama (Acapella)
B: Where Y'a At (Acapella)
B: Heartless (Acapella)



My special thanks goes to Bee and B2DS Records, DJ Shok and the whole Mass Vinyl collaborative. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Freitag, 23. November 2018

Waxnerds: Waxnerds008 ft. Burley Chassis

Happy black wax 45friday and another 7" release from the Waxnerds crew. Burley Chassis presents two edits on a dope promo 45.

A: Harder Than Jazahel
B: Mob Fire

This release is limited to 250 copies.

My special thanks goes to Burley Chassis and the Waxnerds. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Order: www.waxnerds.bandcamp.com






Donnerstag, 22. November 2018

Boca's Club Donuts: BCD01-05 ft. Boca 45

Final part, final offer of the Boca Club Donuts Series is a super limited edition box set of the previous five 7" releases, each in a different color.

The records come housed in a hand made, numbered box with high quality artwork print - signed, stamped & numbered by "Boca 45" - number corresponds to the number box set you receive.

Final chance, never to be re-released. Mad rare limited edition !!!

Order: www.boca45.bigcartel.com

BCD01 on red colored wax
   A: Fat Back Boys
   B: Les Beats
BCD02 on green colored wax
   A: Clap Your Hands & Party
   B: You Don't Stop
BCD03 on yellow wax
   A: Sly Dog
   B: Vibrations
BCD04 on blue colored wax
   A: Big Apple Summertime
   B: Wiggle n Jiggle
BCD05 on brown colored wax
   A: Hey Hey - Come On
   B: (Donuts) On 2 Turntables







My special thanks goes to Boca 45. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Sonntag, 18. November 2018

Diggers With Gratitude: DWG-7012 ft. T.D.S. Mob

Seriously dope, Dope For the Folks, from Boston's T.D.S. Mob, originally release in 1998.

Diggers With Gratitude presents the official repress on 7" vinyl in stickered sleeve.

A: Dope For The Folks
B: Crushin' Em

Order: www.boogiedownbarnes.bigcartel.com



My special thanks goes to the T.D.S. Mob and Diggers With Gratitude. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Diggers With Gratitude: DWG-7011 ft. Phill Most Chill

Phill Most Chill and Diggers With Gratitude continue their collaboration with the release of more records.

After the DWG debut release "Be Intelligent" EP, the "All Cuts Recorded Raw" LP and some Baritone Tiplove music the saga continues with the re-press of PMC's first ever release and underground anthem  from 1988 "On Tempo Jack" on limited edition 7" vinyl. The flip has "Out To Kill" that was missing on the affordable 12" repress but exclusive to the original.

A: On Tempo Jack (Street Version)
B: Out To Kill

Order: www.boogiedownbarnes.bigcartel.com



My special thanks goes to Phill Most Chill and the Diggers With Gratitude crew. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Diggers With Gratitude: DWG-025 / -7010 ft. Baritone Tiplove

More "Amazing Stories" presented by Baritone Tiplove and Diggers With Gratitude on volume two.

The EP is limited to 225 copies on orange colored vinyl, 20 copies on yellow vinyl and 50 traditional black copies.

It comes in a bundle together with a 7" release of two more tracks and a press sheet.

A: 3rd Story
A: I'm Feelin' Good
A: Rap On

B: Laughin' In Ya Face
B: When Eye Droppit
B: Newstyles Oldstlyes Anystyles
B: U Don't Want Nunna This

A: Get Me Back On Time
B: Baritone Tiplove For President

Order: www.boogiedownbarnes.bigcartel.com



My special thanks goes to Baritone Tiplove aka PMC and Diggers With Gratitude. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.


Jamille: JML-014 ft. Sputnik Brown

Sputnik Brown is a group consist of E the 5th, Howard Lloyd, Oxygen and Tres Best. Together they released a 12" EP in 2007 and another 12" EP in 2012 on Diggers With Gratitude.

In collaboration with Jamille Records the lead track of their 2007 release now gets the 7" release along with an instrumental edit and a previously unreleased track featuring Eden.

There will be 500 copies available, 100 of them on colored vinyl - color not yet confirmed. Sleeve comes with sticker.

A: U Havin' Fun Yet?
A: Instrumental Edit / Live At Squeeze Radio
B: Idealism ft. Edan

Pre-Order: www.ox-the-architect.bandcamp.com



My special thanks goes to Sputnik Brown, especially Ox and Jamille Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Donnerstag, 15. November 2018

Fly Pig: ft. The Cult Leaders

Matlock and Dreamtek, two of Chicago's finest,  join forces under the new pseudonym "The Cult Leaders". 

Two lyrical titans trade bars over twelve boom bap tracks produced by DreamTek, with a feature from Chi-Town veteran EC Illa.

This crowdfunding project is up for pre-order with a limited amount of 100 copies on pink vinyl housed in full color picture sleeve. 


A: Drink the Kool Aid
A: Meat Knife
A: Hey You
A: Don't Make Me
A: Rap Royalty feat. EC Illa
A: Ipso Facto

B: Spellbound
B: Fallen Angels
B: The Cockroach Stomp
B: Cult Hero
B: Unbelievable
B: War on Drugs

Produced by DreamTek


My special thanks goes to Matlock, DreamTek and Qrates. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Don't Bite: DBRLTDEDLP010 ft. Tom Dice

Don't Bite Records proudly presents the new solo LP "Rhythm Of Dice" of producer & MC Tom Dice.

Tom is rhyming from a producers point of view and asks "... all you guys who do like 6 tracks a day ... how good are they?". He also gets support by his long time collaborators and label mates The Phantom and Jumpsteady.

Enjoy the 10th release from Don't Bite Records which continues to strive for individual style and originality but take the opportunity and check if you like to fill your collection with some of the previous releases, just in case you have missed.

A: Thugkiller ft. The Phantom

A: Feelings
A: Your Name Describes Me
A: Rhythms Of Dice
A: Interchange ft. Jumpsteady
A: Authentic

B: Falling Off ft. Jumpsteady
B: Tung Fu ft. The Phantom
B: The Death Of Me
B: Only The Beginning
B: Tears Run Dry
B: Irrepressible

Order: www.tomdice1.bandcamp.com



My special thanks goes to Tom Dice, Phantom, Jumpsteady and Don't Bite Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Mittwoch, 14. November 2018

Beat House: BH-108 ft. Djar One

Djar One strikes back with another 45RPM full of boom bap sound and heavy rhymes by three famous guests.

At first we have a collaboration with the two Dutch MC's BlabberMouf & EllMatic from the group Het Verzet and you probably know, they spit fast!

Secondly the flip features the critacally acclaimed MC from NYC, Napoleon Da Legend. 

The 7" is limited to 300 copies, to be available in December. 

Order: www.beatshouse.bandcamp.com (Dec14)

A: They Want More ft. BlabberMouf, EllMatic
B: Cradle To The Crave ft. Napoleon Da Legend

Produced by Djar One


My special thanks goes to Djar One, Blabber, Ell and NDL. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Giselle: 45-1001 (GC-101) ft. DJ Format

Two blazin' instrumental tracks on 7" vinyl with sophisticated arrangement of 100% strictly sample based music originally performed by "The Meters" with numerous lines from Hip Hop records that made use of samples of their music from the late '80s to the early '90s.

Another wonderful part of this release is that it's made for CHARITY of a cancer fund.  Your purchase is limited to a single or DJ double set, and not more. Each record comes in a plain manila sleeve.

A: The Meeting
B: He's Back

Produced and arranged by DJ Format
Artwork by Mr Krum

Order: www.themeeting.bigcartel.com (1000 copies sold out in 36hrs, props to all who have supported)



My special thanks goes to DJ Format, The Meters and anyone involved in this release. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Dienstag, 13. November 2018

GoodFelons: GFR-001 ft. Roc Marciano

5 years after the last release GoodFelons returns with a compilation of previously released singles by Roc Marciano that were produced by Arch Druids and features Dino Brave of The UN as well as Hus Kingpin & Sean Smoov of Tha Connection. But there is more ...

... for the first time on vinyl are the highly sought after J-Force, Nuance and Bankrupt European remixes with both vocal and instrumental version.

The "Warm Hennessy" EP is limited to 500 copies, while the first 200 copies come on yellow vinyl.

Order: www.goodfelons.bigcartel.com
Digital: www.goodfelons.bandcamp.com

I have already well received the yellow vinyl edition, sealed and well packed. Thanks!

A: Warm Hennessy ft. Hus Kingpin
A: Do The Honors ft. Dino Brave & Lost Occupant
A: Boss Material (Don't Play Me Close) ft. Lost Occupant & Rekon)
A: Strive ft. Tha Connection (Richie Malevolence Remix)
A: Warm Hennessy ft. Hus Kingpin (J-Force Remix)

B: Do The Honors (Bankrupt Europeans Remix)
B: Warm Hennessy (J-Force Remix Instrumental)
B: Do The Honors (J-Force Remix)
B: Do The Honors (J-Force Remix Instrumental)
B: Warm Hennessy (Nuance Remix)


My special thanks goes to Roc Marciano, all producers involved and GoodFelons. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Dienstag, 6. November 2018

Mind Write: ft. Tone Spliff

"Ardore Melodico" is a 18 song project featuring some of the most legendary but also some of today's newest emcees. Every song has scratches and every track is about traditional Boom Bap.

The LP is up for pre-order via Diggers Factory crowd funding and comes along with a raffle to win some Pizza from your local pizzeria. 

The 2LP will be limited to 200 copies on green colored vinyl housed in full color picture sleeve. 

Order: www.diggersfactory.com

A: Intro
A: Fe Fi Foe Fum ft. Big Shug
A: Sun Dial ft. Realio Sparkzwell
A: Ill Flows ft. Ill Conscious
A: High Potent ft. Ren Thomas, Supreme Cerebral, Zagnif Nori
A: Recreational Rec ft. Recognize Ali
B: Oxygen ft. C-Rayz Walz
B: Got Wise ft. Sadat X
B: What Glitters Ain't Gold ft. Kool Taj The Gr8
B: Streets ft. Localblac
B: Mental Perfection ft. Shabaam Sahdeeq

C: Rhyme With Tha Finest ft. Suezar
C: Real Az It Getz ft. Daniel Son, ThaGodFahim
C: Appreciation ft. Born Talent, Ed O.G.
C: The Craft ft. Pacewon
D: Better Days ft. Solomon Childs
D: No Way Out ft. Illa Ghee
D: Hollywood Life ft. Kool Sphere, Young Lo
D: Get Paid ft. Ruste Juxx


My special thanks goes to Tone Spliff, Mind Write Music, Diggers Factory and all MCs featured on the album. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Montag, 5. November 2018

Gentleman's Relief: GRR-037 ft. Nick Wiz

For the past eight years the incredible "Cellar Selections" comes with at least one release a year.

Volume 10 has another twenty mid 90's banger (1992-1998) produced by Nick Wiz featuring vocals by Ran Reed, Emskee, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Pudgee and many, many more.

The 2LP comes in a limited edition of 300 copies, housed in a picture sleeve.

Sales go with selected shops like HHV, SPOT, and others, check your preferred shop but don't wait for too long, those LPs usually sell out with a few days. 

A: Soon Come ft. Chubb Rock, Ran Reed
A: Remember ft. Emskee
A: War Goin' On ft. Dizaster
A: Money ft. A4UG
A: Do My Body Good ft. Kandy Kane, Milkbone
B: Great Paper Chase ft. Shabaam Sahdeeq
B: Old School, New School ft. Ran Reed
B: My Favorite Things ft. Unknown Artists
B: Bring It ft. Shabaam Sahdeeq, Kima, Ran Reed
B: No Tricks In '96 ft. Triip

C: Cash Money ft. LSD
C: You Ain't Know ft. Pudgee, Ran Reed, DMX
C: Main Aim (Remix) ft. Cella Dwellas, Chino XL, Tonly Atlas
C: Dome Calls ft. Mad House
C: Hoodlum Things ft. Shabaam Sahdeeq
D: Just A Verse ft. Ran Reed
D: Run It ft. Emskee
D: Street The Rapist ft. DV Alias Khrist, Retsam
D: Physical Form ft. D4ZooDiZoo
D: No Wins ft. Ran Reed

Order: www.hhv.de

My special thanks goes to Nick Wiz, Deb.P @ GRR and all MCs involved. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

BPM: BPMR-003 ft. Steez Brothaz

Those who haven't heard about the Colombian rap group "Steez Brothaz" consisting of the MCs Scar & Meek D and their DJ DNY likely got their 7" release on Lost Herring Records last year (2017).

One year before the trio released their debut album "Physical Rappin" which got re-released on yellow and green colored vinyl this year.

Check out the 10 tracks and if you like contact the Steez Brothaz to grab 1 of 100 limited edition copies.
A: Todo Sigue Igual 
A: Dominando El Mic
A: Ready 2 Funk
A: Real Concepto ft. Jemima Vodeal
A: Tecnologia
B: Posible Es Ahora
B: 90's Back
B: Originul Flava ft. M. Padron
B: Mi Barrio
B: Realness

Produced by H-Ico, Loop Dramatics, MPadrums, Skall, Beat SoldierZerokappa

Order: contact them here
Digital: www.dasteezbrothaz.bandcamp.com



My special thanks goes to Da Steez Brothaz, BPM and all artist featured on the album. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Sonntag, 4. November 2018

B-Line: BLN028 ft. Whirlwind D

"Beats, Bits and Bobs" is the new 12" EP project of Whirlwind D just released on B-Line Records.

The record has 3 new tracks plus a remix of the great "Run Fast" featuring PMC, Miracle and Fanta. Along the vocal tracks there are 3 instrumentals and 2 acapella versions pressed on wax.

There will be no long pre-order time, shipping estimated within one week. Record comes in full color picture sleeve. 

A: Labels
A: Reap The Whirlwind ft. Phil Wilks, DJ Tones 
A: Run Fast (Remix) ft. Phill Most Chill, Miracle, Mr Fantastic 
A: Radioactive Bass 
B: Labels (Instrumental) 
B: Reap The Whirlwind (Instrumental) 
B: Run Fast Remix (Instrumental) 
B: Labels (Acappella) 
B: Reap The Whirlwind (Acapella) 

Artwork by John Dyer & Mr Tibbz 
Mixed and Mastered by Rola

Order: www.blinerecordings.bigcartel.com



My special thanks goes to Whirlwind D, B-Line, PMC and all others featured on this LP. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Sonntag, 28. Oktober 2018

de Rap Winkel / Shinigamie: RWSG-003-LP ft. Kyo Itachi

When worst comes to worst this could be the for the moment last album by Kyo Itachi. The Paris based producer release a long list of collaboration LPs in a super high "frequency".

On the new album "Night Life" he features MCs like Keith Murray, Tash, The Artifacts or Black Poet but also long term companions like Ruste Juxx or the Bankai Fam.

The album is comes as limited edition on black vinyl but alternatively on yellow, blue or clear colored wax. The LP is housed in full color picture sleeve with poster.

Order: www.shinigamierecords.bandcamp.com

A: Enjoy ft. Keith Murray
A: Juxxarian ft. Ruste Juxx
A: Mic Check ft. U.G. (Cella Dwellas)
A: Artefactum ft. Artifacts
A: Life of Tha Party ft. Tash (Alkaholiks)
A: Elevated Lyrics ft. Illa Ghee
A: Longevity ft. Shaabam Sahdeeq
A: Lived ft. D.V. Alias Khryst
A: The Dirt ft. Milano Constantine

B: Fusion Grill ft. Crimeapple
B: The Offering ft. Eto
B: Pocket Checked ft. King Magnetic, GQ NP & Ruste Juxx
B: Espada Theme ft. Bankai Fam
B: Skit: Digging Pause
B: This Street ft. Blaq Poet
B: Boom Shaka Laka ft. Blass 89 & Milez Grimez
B: S.O.O.N ft. Marquee, Inf The God, Tina Starr
B: Rock Bells ft. Illa Noyz



My special thanks goes to Kyo Itachi, Shinigamie and all featured MCs on the album. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.