Live jazzy orchestral interpretations of the Jay Dee aka J Dilla produced Slum Village classic Fantastic Vol 2! The contributions of the late Detroit producer James DeWitt Yancey - better known to the world as J Dilla - to the world of hip-hop can't be overstated, and nowhere is his legacy more apparent than his work as a member of Slum Village.
Live jazzy orchestral interpretations of the Jay Dee aka J Dilla produced Slum Village classic Fantastic Vol 1! The contributions of the late Detroit producer James DeWitt Yancey - better known to the world as J Dilla - to the world of hip-hop can't be overstated, and nowhere is his legacy more apparent than his work as a member of Slum Village.
Accomplished Polish beat-maker Emapea has made memorable appearances on many Cold Busted label compilations – such as in the IWYMI and Bust Free series – and has been selected for inclusion in Mark Farina’s next Mushroom Jazz installment. All this activity has mouths watering for the debut full length album from Emapea, and the appearance of Seeds, Roots...
Times Up is the second and final studio album by American rapper K-Solo. It was released on June 2, 1992 via Atlantic Records. Production was handled by Sam Sneed, EPMD, Pete Rock and K-Solo. The album peaked at number 135 on the Billboard 200, at number 36 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 3 on the Heatseekers Albums in the United States.
Smoke Dza and Benny The Butcher combine for an all Pete Rock produced EP. The EP also features some of NY and underground rap's biggest mc's like Conway the Machine, Styles P, and WestSide Gunn.
From the Mango Hill Universe all the way from sunny Miami, Florida & The Big Apple, New York City, Mango Hill Records Proudly presents the long awaited debut album "Alegría y Tristeza" from none other Jason Joshua & The Beholders!
The Professionals - Beats by Madlib. Raps by Oh No. Real. Rap. Shit. Featuring Adub, Elzhi, Chino XL. LP Comes Housed In A Die-Cut, Embossed Jacket Exclusive To The First Pressing.
Guerillas in tha Mist is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Da Lench Mob, who originally appeared on Ice Cube's debut solo album, AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted. The album was produced by Ice Cube, who is also featured throughout the album though uncredited.
Stillmatic is the fifth studio album by American rapper Nas, released on December 18, 2001 by Ill Will and Columbia Records. In contrast to his previous work's gangsta rap themes, the album contains socially conscious and philosophical themes similar to that of his 1994 debut Illmatic. Nas' lyrics address topics such as ghetto life, American politics, and...
The satin-voiced songwriter's latest is No Beginning No End 2 - a sequel to his 2013 album that resurrects the bold eclecticism we first fell in love with, while taking us on a journey through both celebration and introspection. This is his first set of new music on his own label/collective, Rainbow Blonde Records.
Sean Price & Lil Fame join forces for The Price of Fame album. The 11-track project features M.O.P., Smif N Wessun, Rock of Heltah Skeltah, Conway The Machine & Guilty Simpson. The album is entirely produced by Lil Fame and contains all unreleased Sean Price verses.
Eve is the third studio album by American rapper Rapsody, released on August 23, 2019. Each song is named for an influential black woman, including Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Myrlie Evers, and Aaliyah. Eve also samples artists like Phil Collins (his hit single "In the Air Tonight" was sampled on the second track "Cleo"), Nina Simone and Herbie Hancock.
The Diggin' in the Crates Crew, commonly abbreviated as D.I.T.C., is a hip hop collective from New York City. It was founded by Diamond D and Showbiz and its name is from the art of digging for records to sample for production. The members have achieved substantial and consistent recognition in the music industry and Hip Hop circles.
In celebration of the one-year anniversary of their 2019 collaborative effort, Masta Ace and Marco Polo present this limited edition deluxe version of A Breukelen Story featuring 4 non album cuts and instrumentals, 2 of which are unreleased in any form. A Breukelen Story: Deluxe Edition is packaged as a 3XLP set on gold vinyl w/ black splatter.
Helter Skelter is the second studio album by The D.O.C. released on January 23, 1996. This album was an attempt at making a comeback following the car crash which severely damaged his vocal cords. The album was widely ignored, and has even been discredited by D.O.C himself. The name of the album is a reference to Charles Manson's idea of The Beatles'...
Manchester-based trumpeter Matthew Halsall's second album Colour Yes ploughs the same delicate, acoustic, modal jazz furrow as his debut, Sending My Love (Gondwana, 2008). The lineup of fellow Mancunians is much the same too, with flautist Roger Wickham replaced by harpist Rachael Gladwin on three of the six tracks.
Internal Affairs is the solo debut from former Organized Konfusion member Pharoahe Monch, released on Rawkus Records and Priority Records. Monch creates a harder sound than heard on the previous Organized Konfusion records. The album spawned the Hot 100 hit "Simon Says".
Show & A.G. - Full Scale - For the first time on vinyl in its entirety – pressed on 2XLP vinyl- Features include the DITC crew, KRS-One, Big Pun, D-Flow and The Ghetto Dwellas- “Another reason why I feel AG is one of the best lyricists ever” – Diamond D- “One of the best duos returned with a classic! This was played by all DJs – even if they didn’t...