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Above The LawLivin' Like Hustlers ... CD
Ruthless/Epic, 1990. New Copy .... $5.99 6.99
Ruthless Cali group gangsta from Above the Law – the first and probably their best LP! A benchmark – one of the planks on the bridge between the earlier efforts from NWA, Eazy E and the click and the later Dre & Snoop heyday. Livin' Like Hustlers has a few tracks produced by Dr ... read more CD

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Arabian PrinceInnovative Life – Anthology 1984 to 1989 ... CD
Stones Throw, Mid/Late 80s. New Copy .... $6.99 14.98
Benchmark 80s electro – and also part of the blueprint for the sound of west coast hip hop – the groundbreaking work of Arabian Prince! Perhaps one of the most overlooked innovators of the west coast scene, Arabian Prince played an integral role in shaping the LA hip-hop sound, from ... read more CD

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Armand HammerRace Music ... CD
Backwoodz, 2013. New Copy .... $16.99 18.98
Strong underground hip hop from Armand Hammer – the duo project of billy woods and Elucid! Tight rhymes from the core duo with leftfield production by DOS4GW, Messiah Musik, Marmaduke and Willie Green that's never predictable, but cohesive enough to frame the mic play nicely. Titles include ... read more CD

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Beastie BoysLicensed To Ill ... CD
Def Jam, 1986. New Copy .... $4.99 5.98
The game-changing Def Jam classic from the mid 80s – and still possibly the greatest album by the Beastie Boys – even though they'd grow up a whole lot after this! The Beasties later distanced themselves from much of the attitude of this album, and you can't fault the Boys for maturing. ... read more CD

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Big BoiVicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors (deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Def Jam, 2012. New Copy .... $9.99 18.98
Big Boi's got plenty of help this time around – a huge array of guest talents that includes Sleepy Brown, Phantogram, TI, Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, Killer Mike, Bosko, and many others – but there's still a nicely unified feel to the set – a strength of vision that holds on even in ... read more CD

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Black MilkNo Poison, No Paradise ... CD
Fat Beats, 2013. New Copy Gatefold .... $13.99 14.98
Black Milk's greatest to date – working with a stellar guest roster that incldues Black Thought of the Roots, contemporary jazzy soul great Robert Glasper, Dwele, Will Sessions, AB, Tone Treasure, Quelle Chris and more! Titles include "Interpert Sabotage" feat Mel, "Codes And ... read more CD
Also available No Poison, No Paradise (purple vinyl with download) ... LP 18.99

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New Danny BrownOld ... CD
Fool's Gold, 2013. New Copy .... $13.99 14.98
Danny Brown steps up his game on Old – delivering on all the promise of his much-hailed previous Fool's Gold LP – and actually topping it! Danny's XXX was a mix of next-level smarts and production, balanced with knowlingly gutter dwelling rhymes – but this one is knowingly more ... read more CD

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Carpet Patrol (Suff Daddy & Torky Tork)Carpet Patrol ... CD
Melting Pot (Germany), 2014. New Copy .... $22.99
Hazy, largely instrumental hip hop from the team of Suff Daddy & Torky Tork – working together as Carpet Patrol – and it's another timeless set of sample crafted beatcraft from the Melting Pot team. MPM has always done a solid job of honoring classic hip hop production aesthetics, ... read more CD

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New Damu The FudgemonkSpare Overtime Re-Inspired ... CD
Redefinition, 2013. New Copy .... $11.99
Newly recorded, re-sequenced and retitled versions of cuts from Damu's Spare Time and Overtime sets. Includes "Our Presentation", "Pulsating (Pulse Remix 2012 Update)", "Live On Because (LB 2012 Update), "Ego Trouble (Troopin' 2012 Update), "Leo The Gemini 1 (Leo ... read more CD

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New Danny BrownHot Soup (with bonus instrumentals CD) ... CD
Street Corner, 2009. New Copy 2CD .... $14.99
The 2009 mixtape that launched modern rap icon Danny Brown – given the deluxe treatment here for this 2014 edition – featuring a bonus instrumentals CD. Includes "Leve One", "Dance", "What's Up Doe", "Swagger To The Max", "Rese-Vor Dogs" ... read more CD

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Del The Funky HomosapienNo Need For Alarm ... CD
Elektra/Traffic, 1993. New Copy .... $14.99
The incredible follow-up to I Wish My Brother George Was Here – and a record that was initally underappreciated, mostly because it was such a radical departure from the George – but it's one that we loved from day one and we're thrilled is getting some love all these years later! ... read more CD

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Dr DooomDr Dooom 2 ... CD
Threshold, 2008. New Copy .... $9.99 14.98
The battle ready return of Dr Dooom – we were skeptical, but guess what, it's pretty good – with ominously funky boom bap beats by Kutmasta Kurt – and obscenity spewing, pop culture slaying rhymes by Kool Keith. Titles include "Simon", "The Countdown", "RI ... read more CD

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Dudley PerkinsDr. Stokely (2013 Black Friday Release) ... CD
Mello Music Group, 2013. New Copy .... $13.99
Dudley Perkins delivers a funky opus for the Mello Music Group! The production on Dr. Stokey is steeped nicely in the cosmic funk that's served him so well on both his solo sets and joint efforts with Georgia Anne Muldrow in the preceding handful of years – but rooted strongly in timeless ... read more CD

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New EPMDStrictly Business – 25th Anniversary Edition (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Fresh, 1988. New Copy .... $10.99 11.98
EPMD's incredible full length debut – straight up classic hip hop that gave the genre a whole new twist. Bottom heavy funked up Long Island hip hop with what was considered slow flow rhymes at the time, and Erick and Parrish's take on funky samples that managed to bring together hard to get ... read more CD

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EPMDUnfinished Business ... CD
Fresh, 1989. New Copy .... $5.99
The second album of heavy east coast funk and slow rolling rhymes from the brothers from Brentwood. Nice, fat trunk rattling production and Eric and Parrish's trademark back and forth rhymes keep this set fresh,even today. Loaded with classics: "So What Cha Sayin'", "Get the ... read more CD

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Freddie Gibbs & MadlibPinata ... CD
Madlib Invazion, 2014. New Copy .... $14.99 15.98
Smart , streetwise raps from Freddie Gibbs, backed by restlessly inventive production from Madlib – here on one of the best records yet on 'Lib's own Madlib Invazion imprint! If you'll forgive us a little bit of repetition – because we KNOW we've written this before – there's ... read more CD
Also available Pinata ... LP 21.99

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Gensu Dean & Planet AsiaAbrasions ... CD
Mello Music Group, 2013. New Copy .... $13.99
Cali mic veteran Planet Asia – paired up producer Gensu Dean! A tight, purposefully trend-skirting collaborative effort from a duo concerned with making high quality music that'll stand the test of time. Tracks include "Thoroughest", "Bar Mitzvah", "Chochise", ... read more CD

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John Robinson & Kyo ItachiPath Of Mastery ... CD
Shinigamie/Modulor, 2013. New Copy .... $14.99
A nice collaborative effort from underground hip hop phenomenon John Robinson and French producer Kyo Itachi – with gritty soul cinema and Asian action soundtracks inspired backdrop – and smart, ever-flowing rhymes by JR! John Robinson is a classic rap inspired mic fundamentalist, ... read more CD

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Kenautis Smith & BlackspadeMotivational Tool ... CD
All Natural, 2013. New Copy Gatefold .... $12.99
Kanautis Smith and Blackspade team up for All Natural, Inc! There's often a soul music reverent vibe on records that come on on All Natural, and this one succeeds strongly on that front – as well as holding up as one of the finer producer/MC co-headling records we've heard in a while. There' ... read more CD

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Klub Des LoosersLast Days ... CD
Modulor, 2013. New Copy .... $9.99
Instrumentals from French hip hop collective Klub Des Loosers – flavored nicely with mad sampled film dialogue, revolving bits of sound library styled funk, spacey touches of electro and other tripped out touches! The tracks were largely produced in 2006 and 2007, and eventually finished and ... read more CD

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Kool G Rap & DJ PoloStreet Stories – The Best Of G Rap & Polo ... CD
Cold Chillin/Traffic, Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy .... $9.99 16.98
Prime, hard hitting Kool G Rap & DJ Polo – a killer collection of their pioneering, classic cuts from the Cold Chillin' era! The MC & DJ duo was plenty popular in this period – which essentially covers '89-'92 – but they're one of those combos whose influences on east ... read more CD
Also available Street Stories – The Best Of G Rap & Polo ... LP 9.99

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NasIllmatic XX (plus bonus CD) ... CD
Columbia, 1994. New Copy 2CD .... $14.99 16.98
20th anniversary edition of Nas's masterpiece Illmatic – which will probably stand forever as one of the greatest hip hop full lengths of its time – maybe even for all time. Nas has had some creative ups-and-downs over the years, but nothing can take away the impact of this damn near ... read more CD
(20th anniversary edition!)

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OddiseeBeauty In All (Instrumentals) (plus bonus download) ... CD
Mello Music Group, 2013. New Copy .... $11.99
Distinctive hip hop instrumentals from Oddisee – with a blend of fairly raw, though prominent beats that keep our heads nodding – with plenty of space in atmosphere for unpredictable melodic touches. A little piano here, some soulful electro accents there, and moody touches to spare! ... read more CD
(Includes download for the mixtape "Tangible Dream".)

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Omega McBrideState Of Mind EP (plus bonus mixtape download) ... CD
The Remnant Records, 2012. New Copy .... $2.99 7.99
The first we've heard from Chicago's Omega McBride – and a solid little EP with with a unique vibe! McBride has a flow that reminds us a bit of vintage, pre-superstar Kanye West – as does the lyrical odes to real life issues – but beyond that, the sound here isn't exactly like ... read more CD
(Includes a link to download a free 20 track mixtape.)

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Parallel Thought & Gene The Southern ChildArtillery Splurgin' ... CD
Parallel Thought, 2013. New Copy .... $4.99
Rhymes by Muscle Shoals rapper Gene The Southern Child and production by Parallel Thought. Titles include "Wanna War", "Never Been", "Collecting 100s", "Trippin'", "Just Like A Girl", "Still iLL", "Drive Wisely" fet Shocc, " ... read more CD

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QuasimotoYessir Whatever ... CD
Stones Throw, 2000s. New Copy .... $12.99 13.98
12 tracks recorded in roughly as many years from Quasimoto – maddest of all Madlib personas – in a batch of rarities and unreleased archival cuts that's as fresh and funky as anything 'Lib's delivered in years! Lord Quas is often described as Madlib's id – delivering top notch, ... read more CD
(Peelable cover image. See Quasimoto's guts!)

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Run-DMCRaising Hell (expanded edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Profile, 1986. New Copy .... $5.99 6.99
By the time this third LP dropped, (Reverend) Run, DMC and Jam Master Jay were seasoned vets, delivering stripped down second generation hip hop with the hardest sounds on the East coast, but without neglecting the party rocking side of the game. Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons are on production, ... read more CD

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SeneBrooklyn Knight ... CD
Plug Research, 2012. New Copy .... $9.99
Innovative hip hop for on Plug Research – spacey, tripped out textures unlike anything else, paired with classic early 90s influences circa Soundbombing – a nice pair of modes, if you ask us! Features appearances by Blu, Coss, Denitia Odigie and others. Includes "The Feel ... read more CD

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New 7 Days Of Funk (Snoop Dogg & Dam Funk)7 Days Of Funk ... CD
Stones Throw, 2013. New Copy .... $10.99 11.98
Dam-Funk and Snoopzilla, aka Snoop Dogg, teaming up as 7 Days Of Funk – and it's not merely a new day for the timeless G-Funk sound – they're packing a whole week of it! Producer Dam-Funk and MC/singer Snoop couldn't be a better match – Snoop delivering laidback rhymes and easy ... read more CD
Also available 7 Days Of Funk (8 X 7" box set version) ... 7-inch 39.99

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Slum VillageEvolution ... CD
Ne'Astra, 2013. New Copy .... $14.99 15.98
Evolution is the title of the album – and it's also the name of the game for Slum Village – whose peak material remains some of the best hip hop to ever come out of the Detroit scene! SV has evolved into a showcase for group co-founder and sole remaining original member T3 – ... read more CD
Also available Evolution ... LP 13.99

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New Souls Of Mischief93 'Til Infinity (2CD 20th Anniversary edition – with booklet) ... CD
Hiero Imperium/Get On Down, 1993. New Copy 2 CDs .... $24.99
The timeless classic Cali hip hop standard bearer from Souls Of Mischief – given the tricked out 20th Anniversary edition it deserves! As much as we love all the best Hiero output of the 90s & beyond, this is still our favorite, and besides, it's pretty much the blueprint for the ... read more CD
(Beautiful expanded anniversary edition from Get On Down – with a bonus CD and expanded booklet – and even the packaging raps. . .playing the title track when you open it up!)

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New UNUN Or U Out ... CD
Fat Beats, 2004. New Copy (reissue).... $13.99
The raw, gritty modern east coast classic from The UN – featuring Roc Marciano, Dino Brave, Mike Raw, and Laku – who we first heard as a unit on Pete Rock's Petestrumentals set before delivering this underground gem in the early 00s! Includes "Buildin", "Mind ... read more CD

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Verbal KentSound Of The Weapon ... CD
Mello Music Group, 2014. New Copy .... $11.99
A tightly snapping solo salvo from Chi-bred wordsmith Verbal Kent – fresh from some solid group work with Ugly Heroes – with production by Khrysis! VK has been in the game for years, and he sounds as vital as ever here – with smart, busy rhymes and backed by top shelf boom bap, ... read more CD

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WhodiniWhodini (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Jive/Arista/Traffic, 1983. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
Benchmark early 80s NYC rap from Whodini! Everyone knows the name Whodini and we have some fun old school rap video show memories, but the group doesn't really get its props in the way others of their generation enjoy. It's never too late! This is fresh album worth copping. Includes "The ... read more CD
(Comes in a great LP style sleeve!)

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Yancey BoysSunset Blvd (with bonus instrumentals) ... CD
Delicious Vinyl, 2013. New Copy 2 CDs .... $16.99 17.98
The full length debut of the Yancey Boys – Frank Nitt & Illa J – the former of the venerable duo Frank N Dank, the latter J Dilla's rhyme centric younger brother – who come together with the dual purpose of keeping J Dilla's production pedigree alive, and to simply deliver ... read more CD
Also available Sunset Blvd – Instrumentals ... LP 22.99

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VariousDemos – Documentary – An Independent Artist's Guide To Success (CD & DVD) ... CD
Empire, 2013. New Copy CD & DVD .... $14.99 16.98
Soundtrack and feature documentary Demos – An Independent Artists's Guide To Success – featuring interviews with and tracks by a host of legends and contemporary heavies – with the soundtrack CD and the DVD documentary in a single package! The doc is directed by Kareem Fort and ... read more CD

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VariousLive Convention 79 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Disco Wax (Japan), 1979. New Copy .... $6.99 20.98
Previously unreleased funky old school hip hop and disco breaks – and you don't stop, keep on body rockin' to Live Convention 79 – live material from the Jamaica Queens Armory! Live Convention 79 features audio captured from the soundboard of this benchmark era throwdown, with 13 ... read more CD
(Limited edition.)

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VariousLive Convention 80 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Disco Wax (Japan), 1980. New Copy .... $6.99 20.98
Live old school hip hop and funky disco breaks from the first school – previously unreleased material recorded straight from the Ecstasy Garage Disco sound board at the dawn of the 80s – party rockin' rhymes from a loose collective of "Ecstasy Garage All Stars"! Live ... read more CD
(Limited edition.)

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VariousMandala, Vol 2 –Today's Mathematics ... CD
Mellow Music Group, 2014. New Copy .... $11.99
Volume 2 in the Mandala compilation series from Mello Music Group – featuring a who's who of all star underground talents who record for MMG – both on the mic and in the production booth. Tracks feature Fredro Star, Murs, Muhsinhah, Ugly Heroes, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Oddisee, Apollo ... read more CD