Clandestein - Spell on U
Swarmy - The Appetiser
13th Son - I Try
Cross Bred Mongrels ft. Reason and Pegz - Restore your faith
Joell Ortizz - Freestyle (pt 1 & 2)
Casual, Rock Marciano, Vordul Mega, Tragedy - Think Differently
Hunter & Dazastah - Woody Wood Pecker
Show & AG - Next Level
Saukrates - Comin Up
Blahzay Blahzay - Long Winded
Jedi Mind Tricks - The age of sacred terror
Klashnekoff - parrowdice
Bedroom Productions - S.E.L.F.
Natural Elements - 2 Tons
Ras Kass - Soul on Ice (Diamond D Mix)
Smiley the ghetto child - Scriptures
Trem - 2 Cent Peice
RA The Rugged Man - Lessons
Special Ed - Lyrics
Big L - Put it On (remix)
Lord Finesse ft. KRS - No Gimmicks
Delta - Mayday
Redman - Gilla House Check
Lord Finesse & Percee P - Rematch
Last Emperor ft. Cocoa Bruvaz - The oomph
Buckshot and 9th Wonder - Out of Town
Common - The Corner
Dialated Peoples ft kanye West - This Way
Muph & Plutonic - Scars & Stains
Looptroop - Heads Or Tails
Adroit Effusive - Birds Of Prey
Elias - Flowers Of Aljernon
Redzer - Be Some One
Friday, December 30, 2005
Clandestein - Spell on U
Wednesday, December 21, 2005
It doesn't always have to be 'old' to be classic. Sometimes you just have to ask for a track to be uploaded and for me to have nothing better to call the post.
This track was recently featured on 'The Hip Hop Show' compilation released by JJJ and will be on the Funkoars new album 'Greatest Hits'.
Funkoars - And Now For Something Completely Different"
Monday, December 19, 2005
There was more than the Fresh Prince reppin Philly in the late 80s, you had the Hilltop Husters crew coming oout with some classic material, Tuff Crew, Schooly D among many other classic artists.
One lesser known but maybe more significant in terms of history was 'The Singing MC Breeze'. This guy managed to have the first hip hop song to ever been banned from radio 'Discobobulatorbubalator'. Now this is my shit! I have a lot of respect for people who can get themselves banned from radio and Mc Breeze started it! Basicly with his B Side joint MC Breeze threw out all political correctness and took a jovial shot at Asian business in his black neighbourhood.
The label art look suspiciously similar to the early Schooly D records, so connecting the dots I would say that MC Breeze may of been responsible for the Schooly D labels.
Now forget the A Side 'Another Sad Song' this is possibly the worst R&B song I have ever heard but the other 2 tracks are classics. Check 'It Ain't New York' for a raw track claiming Hip Hop for Philly with DJ 'Hand Master Flash' somehow I think they are taking the piss here.
01 - Another Sad Song
02 - It Ain't New York
03 - Discobobulatorbubalator
The Singing MC Breeze - Another Sad Song 12"
Saturday, December 17, 2005
The 'Illegitimate Sons of the Bastard Funk' (or so they titled their album) dropped this little heater back in the day of 1993. Coming straight out of Adelaide (as opposed to Compton) the group was Madcap, Quromystix, Flakcracker and Groove Terminator. I am almost sure if you know anything about Australian music these names would mean something to you, but for those who don't have any idea I will break it down for you in classic but brief bio style.
After FLG Madcap went on to do quite a few things in the Adelaide hip hop scene. He was a successful battle DJ, radio host (with the classic 93.7 degrees in the shade) and show promoter. As a DJ he was Adelaide’s team champ with ‘DJ Next’ my memory is a bit hazy as to how they went after that (Madcap and Next also had a name for this crew that I have completely forgotten). Later he quit mcing and was the DJ for 'Fuglemen' with 'Muskrat' and 'Quro'.
Quromystix dropped the slightly strange 'mystix' part off his name, maybe he decided it was time to sound like an mc rather than a witch doctor, psychic or magician and recorded a few albums under 'Quro'. Also he recorded with 'Mostyn' as 'Reference Point' and was an MC with 'Fuglemen'. (Also what the hell is a Fugleman?)
Flak is still active till this day and never actually had any raps released with FLG. The group broke up soon after 'Illegitimate Sons of the Bastard Funk' and I guess that they had future plans for Flak. In around 96 Flak joined another Adelaide MC by the name of Plague and created a group called 'D.O.P' although never releasing anything there was an EP recorded (just think of Hilltop Hoods ‘Back Once Again’ but a little more hardcore). Twelve years after F.L.G Flak is about to drop his 3rd 'Cross Bred Mongrels' project with 'DJ Debris' (also of Hilltop Hoods fame) proving his longevity in the rap game.
Groove Terminator went on to make gay music for gay people. I am sure people had a lot of fun waving around their glow sticks at dance parties to his music but it's really not my thing. If you’re not familiar with GT's music just think back to the channel 9 renovation hit 'The Block' he had the title tune.
Other bits of info that you should know but couldn’t squeeze in elsewhere in this blog entry are:
Finger Licking Good also had a tape release called 'Southern Fried Funk' that featured Groove Terminator rapping (if I get a tape deck I will rip this).
Illegitimate Sons of The Bastard Funk was the first Hip Hop release in Adelaide to come out on vinyl.
Madcap’s efforts in the Adelaide Hip Hop scene are partly responsible for laying down a foundation that we have built a healthy scene from. His ‘93.7 Degrees In The Shade’ radio show (yes the same station as Premium Blend) ran for around 5 or 6 years.
Quro, DJ Next (the original Hilltop Hoods DJ) and Madcap were the original line up for ‘93.7 Degrees in The Shade’, later members included Kim Dezen, DJ Reflux, Sister Jane among others.
The cover artwork was handled by Hams from Brisbane.
01 - Funky Who's Deffer
02 - Dust Off The Mic
03 - Dust Of The Mic Remix
04 - Walkin On
05 - Dust Off The Mic (Jeep)
06 - As The Record Turns (Take Me Out With The Fader)
Finger Licking Good - Illegitimate Sons Of The Bastard Funk
Friday, December 16, 2005
Blahzay Blahzay - Danger pt.2
Canibus - Its no other than
Clandestein - Whichcraft
Supastition - Hate my face
Chino XL ft. Beatnuts, Sin Gutta - Dont fail me now
Rob O - Rhyme Tighter
Blaq Poet - We gonna Ill
Chis Lowe ft. Sadat X, Dinco D - Treacherous Three
Mr. Compex - Visualize
Rok One - Ninety Degrees
Street Smartz - Metal Thangz
Myster Me - Call me mister
Ed O G & Da Bulldogs - As long as you know
Obscure Disorder - Small Talk
Wee Bee Foolish - Chedda Chasers
The Gza - Hip Hop Fury
Afu Ra - ??? (no track listing on cover, loss)
Godfather Don - Do you know
Slum Village - I dont know why
Ultimate Force - I'm not playing
Ilacoin ft Sadat X - Keep It Street
Beat Terrorists ft. Syndicate East - If you see what you see
RA the rugged man ft. Sadat X - 50,000 heads
Kool G Rap - 4,5,6
Kwest tha madd lad - Disk & Dat
Showbiz & AG- Fat pockets
Non Phixion - Thug Tunin
INI - Props
AKA Brothers - Coming Out Large
Hilltop Hoods - All On Me
Mneminic Ascent - Honor To Be
Concepts - Just Visiting
Saturday, December 10, 2005
I put together this nice mix of early 90's tunes with a few remixes thrown in for good measure and record nerdiness. I'm not much of a DJ but I am sure you will enjoy it anyway.
Red Hot Lover Tone - Give It Up
Anttex - Kiki Bobo
Yaggfu Front - Slappin Suckers Silly
Da King & I - Ghetto Instinct
Hoodratz - Street Smart Dummies
Rumpletilskinz - Hi Volume
Onyx - Shiftee (Remix)
Art Of Origin - No Slow Rollin
Prime Minister Pete Nice - Kick The Bobo (Beatnuts Remix)
Chubb Rock - Yabba Dabba Doo
Grand Puba - You Know How It Goes (T Ray Remix)
BDP - We In There (ATCQ Remix)
Nine - Me, Myself and My Microphone
Masta Ace - Style Wars (Remix)
Flavor Unit - Roll Wit Tha Flavor (Shani's S. Oxford Mix)
Showbiz & AG - Fat Pockets
Pudgee The Phat Bastard - Checking Out The Avenue (Remix)
Black Sheep - Still In The Ghetto
House Of Pain - Put On Your Shit Kickers (T Ray Remix)
90's revival Mixtape
Thursday, December 08, 2005
Cause we are going to see J Live and Blackaliscious, well if they perform. There show in Melbourne last night became "DJ only" because one of em is real sick. Lets hope he makes a speedy recovery. Cant wait to see J Live
I can't really tell you a lot about this record except it is a cover of Biz Markie's Vapours with a twist. I recently uncovered it in a second hand record store and I think it is kinda cool (like me and the Fonz).
It's a full rip with label scans, dirty, clean and instrumental versions.
Desperate Dan - Skeeze Her
Friday, December 02, 2005
Casual, Rock Marciano, Vordul Mega, Tragedy Khadafi - Think Differently
Lost Soulz - Phonetic Blacksmith
Equills - Sword Play
Funkoars - And now for something completely different
Real Live - Real live shit
Sean Price - Peep My Words
Scientifik, God Wise, L da Head Toucha, K Slaughter - Hold the key
Ed OG - 304's
Pitch Black - Ashes to Ashes
Lati - Rocks the bells
Jerry Beats - Bronx Slang
Screwball - Urban Warfare (remix)
Plus One - Poets get lyrical
Klashnekoff - Zero
Phi Life Cypher - Cordless Mics at 20 Paces
Universal SOldiers - Lifes like a movie
Supa Luva C & Casanova Rudd - Blow up the spot
Double X Posse - Not gonna be able to do
Da king and I - Kingpin
Hard knocks - Strictly From The Bronx
Adroit Effusive - Moeshzilla & King Concepts
Billy Bunks - Dr Suckbooze
Siagon & Inspecta Deck - Raw
Reef The Lost Cause - Commander & Chief
Dj Bonez ft. Drapht, Hyjack, Torcha - Big Boys
Tek & Steele ft. Bootcamp - Get Back
Brainsick Enterprise - Time to shine
Art of Origin - No Slow Rollin
Red Hot Lover Tone ft. Biggie, MOP, Prince Po - For My Peeps
Madkap - Phuckwatchaheard
Big thanks to our DJ for the night, P Body, who came in and spun the fire. Jeah.
The stream WILL be up soon. Kirk promises.