Samstag, 21. Juni 2014

Slice Of Spice: SSR-043 / SSR-044 ft. Lord Finesse (+ Bonus)

The saga continues: Slice Of Spice and Underboss prepare the next release super-release featuring D.I.T.C. member Lord Finesse. Here we have the full release details and and the update on pre-order for a collectors set or a t-shirt bundle.

The SP1200 project is an instrumental release featuring three different records, t-shirt and more. The collectors edition is available on clear/black (smoke) vinyl. The TP set exclusively contains SSR-FLEX13.

SSR-043: The SP1200 Project: A Re-Awakening

A: Re-Awakening
A: Gothic Thoughts
A: Cinematic Soul
B: Electric Impression
B: Vibe Out
B: Hand It Over
C: Check Mate
C: Moog Montage
C: Get Down
D: Hear The Vibes
D: Street Theme
D: Skyline Soul

SSR-044: The SP1200 Project: DAT Signature Sound

A: Doin What I Want
A: Calid Tides 2 Siberial Pipelines
A: Ga Head
A: Smooth
A: From Me To U
B: On Da M.I.C.
B: Straight Outta Now Rule
B: Love VS Hate
B: Collaboration Of Mics

SSR-1200: The SP1200 Project: E-mu EP (picture disc)

A: Party & Bullshit Remix
A: Abstrakt Neo Synopsis
B: Jewelz
B: Suicidal Thoughts



My special thanks goes to Richard at Slice of Spice Records and Lord Finesse. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Mittwoch, 18. Juni 2014

Ruztik: RUZ016 ft. Rola & Rumage

The two Numskullz members Rola and DJ Rumage dedicate their new project "Aroma" to the 10th Anniversary of Ruztik Records. In a limited edition of 10 copies - one for each year - they pressed up a 12inch and made those ten available to their followers.

You can find a few Ruztik releases here on the blogspot but in case you didn't come across this UK based label keep this label under review.

A: Illusions ft. Retna & Nilla
B: Gamble ft. Retna & Sir Beans OBE

Visit: www.ruztikrecords.bandcamp.com

My special thanks goes out to Rola, Rumage, Beans, Ruztik Records and everybody involved in this project. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Mittwoch, 11. Juni 2014

Slice Of Spice: SSR-047 ft. Kid Tsunami

The upcoming "Tsunami" is not caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption and it also doesn't bring a massive sea wave. Still your neighbors might get shocked when the boom bap from Kid Tsunami's debut album "The Chase" comes out of your speakers!

Via his bandcamp Kid Tsu released "The Chase" on CD and for digital download. Slice Of Spice Records takes care of the 2LP vinyl release. In a fantastic gatefold cover designed by Fred Whyte (remember the artworks of e.g. Grim Reaperz) the LP drops in August. 

Kid Tsunami and DJ Bless release 16 tracks of hard hitting hip hop featuring all-stars like KRS-One, Kool G Rap, Masta Ace, Pharoahe Monch, Bahamadia, Kool Keith, AG, OC and many more.

A: The Chase ft. Buckshot, Chubb Rock, Pharoahe Monch & Jeru The Damaja

D: Authentic ft. Bahamadia


Order: www.sliceofspice.bigcartel.com (Aug. 2014)

My special thanks goes out to Kid Tsu, Fred Whyte, all MC's involved and Richard at Slice Of Spice Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Mic Theory: ft. Epidemic & Tantu

HexOne and Tek-Nition are Epidemic: Originally the duo just planned to do a guest appearance on Tantu's debut release "Language Of Beats" but it ended up in starting a new project titled "The Soulution".
A collaboration EP that delivers a pallet of sounds by Tantu's and Epidemic's ability to produce a unique style. "It features a soulful sound scape with melodies ranging from both uplifting to nostalgic all packed into about 25 minutes. Entirely produced by Tantu, with 5 songs, one instrumental and a couple of surprises (including 2 special guest features)" [source]

Epidemic offers a bundle with vinyl plus CD - signed if you like. The record will be limited to 500 copies on transparent electric blue with red splatter wax and the CD will be in cardboard sleeve.

Order: www.epidemichiphop.bigcartel.com

A1: The Soulution
A2: Dreamers ft. Fashawn
A3: Cold World
A4: Get Up (Interlude)
B1: Playin' With My Heart ft. Johaz
B2: History Lesson 



My special thanks goes out to Tantu, Epidemic and Mic Theory. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Sonntag, 8. Juni 2014

Dope Folks: DF-0055 ft. Sim-E (Lastrawze)

Killed By Def is the ultimate Dope Folks Records series that features previously unreleased songs by various artists.

Killed By Def Vol. 3 features Lastrawze MC Sim-E from Miami, Florida. Under the headline "School Dayze" Sim-E drops three tracks for side A and another three tracks on side B with the title "Sim City".

The flip side also features lyrical support by Roc Marci, Smif-N-Wessun aka Cocoa B. as well as Strong Arm Steady. As usual limited to 300 copies for 20$ a pop.

A: Put Me On
A: I Take The Cake
A: Safe
B: Sole Progression (ft. Roc Marciano)
B: Paramedixxx / Keep It Going Remix (ft. Smif-N-Wessun)
B: Heatstroke (ft. Strong Arm Steady)

All tracks produced by Simeon Hinds

Order: www.dopefolksrecords.bigcartel.com



Together with "Killed By Def" Dope Folks releases the 3rd edition of "Raw Factors" (DF-054). My special thanks goes out to Sim-E and Dope Folks Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Dope Folks: DF-0054 ft. Omniscence

In 2012 Dope Folks Records re-released the very sought after Funky Oneliner EP from North Carolina lyricist Omniscence (Omniscience).

In the sequel Dope Folks released two more records under the series "Raw Factors". In June the 3rd part of "Raw Factors"comes on vinyl that features 3 more tracks plus instrumentals versions of all songs. As usual limited to 300 copies for 20$ a pop.

A: Represent ft. Lil Kalef
A: We Lust For The Papes
A: Dick Suck
B: Represent Instrumental
B: We Lust For The Papes Instrumental
B: Dick Suck Instrumental

Order: www.dopefolksrecords.bigcartel.com



Together with Raw Factors Pt. 3 Dope Folks releases the 3rd edition of "Killed By Def" (DF-055). My special thanks goes out to Omniscence and Dope Folks Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Dienstag, 3. Juni 2014

16F: BW-01 ft. Bee Why

So many labels tried to convince potential copyright owners in order to release the album of famous mid 90s crew Bee Why. Beside a "CD only" release that was planned to be distributed over CDbaby (rumors say this also never happened) and the mp3 album that leaked a few years ago all efforts failed.

Consequently the only official Bee Why releases were the 4 vinyl singles "Reality", "The Boros", "Remember The Times" and "G.A.T.S." - until now:

16F Music and Bee Why present the "Misunderstood EP" and I personally have big hopes that with the help of Calvin and his label we'll finally get all available Bee Why tracks on vinyl over the next months/years!?

A: Misunderstood (Clean)
A: Misunderstood (Street)
A: Misunderstood (Instrumental)
A: Misunderstood (Acapella)
B: Reality (Demo Version)
B: Reality (Album Version)
B: Mic's I Blaze Em
B: Good Die Young



The Misunderstood EP is limited to 300 copies, the first 100 copies come on coloured vinyl.

Order: www.16fmusic.com

My special thanks goes out to Calvin Trublife Jones, 16F Music and Bee Why. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Montag, 2. Juni 2014

Chopped Herring: CHZIGG003 ft. Zigg Zagg

Third release from Zigg Zagg on Chopped Herring Records. The Demos & Instrumentals EP features four tracks that were not supported to be on the 1994 Priority album "Touch Da Sun".

On top of that Chopped Herring has four instrumentals from previous released vocal tracks for your listening pleasure.


A1: On and On
A2: You Know My Style
A3: Escape
A4: Hip Hop
B1: Touch Da Sun (Instrumental)
B2: Da Man Upstairs (Instrumental)
B3: Whateva (Instrumental)
B4: Da Prognosis (Instrumental)

All tracks produced by Mighty Maestro.
Order: www.choppedherringrecords.com

The record is limited to 350 copies. The first 75 copies come on white perl coloured vinyl, the next 75 copies come on purple / gold coloured vinyl and the remaining 200 are on traditional black wax.



My special thanks goes out to B! at Chopped Herring Records and Zigg Zagg. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Nobody Buys: NBR12-003 ft. Phill Most Chill

Nobody Buys Records and Bankrupt Europeans return with another collaboration 12" single featuring Philadelphias legendary MCee Phill Most Chill.

For early July DJ Snafu and his team have part two of the "platinum era series" on the agenda in order to release 4 of PMC's hits on The Remix E.P.  All instrumentals get featured on the record as well. The pre-order is live!

A: Release Yourself
A: Phill Most Chill On The Hype Tip
A: On Tempo Jack (Instrumental)
A: Be Intelligent (Instrumental)
B: On Tempo Jack
B: Be Intelligent
B: Release Yourself (Instrumental)
B: Phill Most Chill On The Hype Tip (Instrumental)

All tracks remixed by Bankrupt Europeans.
Cuts by DJ Grazzhoppa

Pre-Order: www.nobodybuysrecords.bigcartel.com NOW !!!




My special thanks goes out to Phill Most Chill, Fraser Syme, DJ Snafu and the Bankrupt Europeans. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Effiscienz: EFFI007 ft. Raf Almighty

In 2012 Effiscienz released the label's debut album "Start Ya Bid's" by the group Dirt Platoon.  On their 7th release Dirt Platoon member Raf Almighty goes solo and drops 11 tracks with guests like Wyld Bunch, Nutso or Dirt Platoon partner Snook Da Drook (amongst others).

The entire album is produced by DJ Brans except the last track produced by Fel Sweetenberg. DJ Djaz adds in a proven way some dope cuts to the album.

A1: The Intro
A2: Slumz ft. Snook Da Crook & Wyld Bunch
A3: Leopard
A4: Emperors ft. Nutso & Fel Sweetenberg
A5: Biggest Loser
A6: Blow Torch Rap ft. Snook Da Crook
B1: Myself
B2: A Statement
B3: Paris Blues
B4: Stormy Monday ft. Elaysha
B5: Governors ft. Skanks & Milez Grimez




My special thanks goes out to DJ Brans at Effiscienz and Raf Almighty of Dirt Platoon. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Heavy Jewelz: HJR005 ft. Othorized F.A.M.

Kwue Molly, Lounger Loe, Crunch Low, and Shawn Wigs are Othorized Fam - a Wu-Tang affiliated crew from Staten Island, New York that released two dope indie 12"s in the mid 90s.

The EP "Mugshots Vol. 1" features a couple of tracks from their rare debut single as well as more unreleased stuff from their demos which were played on Stretch And Bobbito's radio show back in the days.

A: Pictures Of Life
A: Othorized Bloodline
A: The Plan*
B: Easy
B: Mugshots (Demo)

Cover: Spek The Architek, 
Design & Production :Othorized F.A.M.
Labels: Debonair P.


The EP is limited to 300 copies - some copies available on red/black coloured vinyl. For the true heads the label makes again 15 test press copies available. 

My special thanks goes out to Verge, Martin & Pat @ Heavy Jewelz Records and the Othorized F.A.M. with a special shout out to Shawn Wigs and his Wu-Tang Killa Beez (you know what's up!).  All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.