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New AkinyelePut It In Your Mouth EP ... CD
BMG, 1996. Used ... $3.99
5 tracks "Put It In Your Mouth", "Robbery Song", "In The World", "F*ck Me For Free", and "Thug Sh*t". Beats by Frankie Cutlass, EZ Elpee, Dr Butcher and others. CD
(Out of print.)

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New Arrested Development3 Years, 5 Months, & 2 Days In The Life Of ... CD
Chrysalis, 1992. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Tracks include "Man's Final Frontier", "Mama's Always On Stage", "People Everyday", "Blues Happy", "Mr Wendal", "Children Play With Earth", "Raining Revolution", "Fishin 4 Religion", "Give A Man A Fish", " ... read more CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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AZAnthology – B-Sides & Unreleased ... CD
BEC, 1990s/2000s. Used ... $5.99
Classic b-sides and previous unreleased material from the might AZ! Titles include "Nothing Changed" feat Trav, "Never Change, "Grammy" (rmx) & "Serious" feat Nas, "City Of Gods", "I Am AZ", "Sit 'Em Back Slow" feat MOP, "No ... read more CD

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AZDecade 1994 to 2004 ... CD
BEC, 1990s/Early 2000s. Used 2CD ... $8.99
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Beanie SigelB Coming ... CD
Roc-A-Fella, 2005. Used ... $1.99
15 tracks in all, including "Feel It In The Air", "One Shot Deal", "Gotta Have It", "Don't Stop", "Oh Daddy", "Change", "Bread & Butter", "Flatline", "Tales Of A Hustler Pt 2", "Look At Me Now", ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Beastie BoysCheck Your Head ... CD
Grand Royal/Capitol, 1993. Used ... $1.99
If Paul's Boutique was the Beasties heavily mind-blown Dust Brothers dusted psychedelic hip hop Sgt Peppers, then Check Your Head is their down and dirty back to basics raw funk run at something like Never Mind The Bollocks. Their first outing without the guidance of an outside producer, though ... read more CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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Beastie BoysSounds Of Science – The Beastie Boys Anthology ... CD
Grand Royal/Capitol, 1999. Used 2CD & Booklet ... $6.99
Sure, you've already got a lot of their classic albums – but this huge set of tracks contains some great stuff from singles, b-sides, rare sources, and even a few unreleased tracks! There's a whopping 42 cuts in all, and the whole thing's packaged in a heavy slipcase with an 80 page booklet! ... read more CD

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Beastie BoysTo The 5 Boroughs ... CD
Capitol, 2004. Used ... $1.99
Another strong set by the Beastie Boys – who would obviously rather put out a very good album every five or six years, than a sub par album every year or two! Arguably, the Beasties broke all the of the ground that they ever will prior to 2004, but that doesn't mean that they're done making ... read more CD
(Digipack has a water stain.)

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Boogie Down ProductionsCriminal Minded (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD
B-Boy/Traffic, 1986. Used 2CD ... $8.99
Deluxe version of one of the most important albums in the history of hip hop – the first full LP from KRS One and Boogie Down Productions, and a landmark batch of tracks recorded with the late Scott La Rock! The track list alone is a full chapter in the hip hop book of legends – with ... read more CD
Also available Criminal Minded ... CD 13.99

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Boogie Down ProductionsGhetto Music: The Blueprint of Hip Hop ... CD
Jive, 1989. Used ... $6.99
Classic Boogie Down Productions circa '89 – with prime street poetry from KRS and those raw beats and absolute prime end of the 80s production! Blueprint is an apt title for a couple reasons – the beats aren't what we'd call spare, but they're raw and unvarnished – a perfect ... read more CD
(Out of print European pressing.)

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Boogie Down ProductionsSouth Bronx Teachings – A Collection Of Boogie Down Productions ... CD
Traffic/B-Boy, Late 80s. Used ... $4.99
A selection of late 80s South Bronx Teachings – classic Boogie Down Productions circa Criminal Minded! South Bronx Teachings focuses soundly on the class of '87 – so you get fistful of the Criminal Minded cuts and a few other blasts from KRS-One & Scott La Rock, nicely paced over ... read more CD
(Digipack has a cutout notch.)

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Boot Camp ClikFor The People ... CD
Priority, 1997. Used ... $1.99
Buckshot Shorty w/the Cocoa Brovaz, Heltah Skeltah & the Originoo Gun Clappaz. 14 tracks in all, including "Night Riders", "Headz Are Redee, Pt. II", "Ohkeedoke", "Go For Yours" & "Likkle Youth Man Dem". CD
(Out of print.)

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Brand NubianTime's Runnin Out ... CD
Sound Of Dissent, Late 90s/2007. Used ... $5.99
A batch of tracks recorded in the late 90s by Brand Nubian – which purported predate the mid school legends official comeback LP Foundation – for the most part unreleased until now! Production by Grand Puba, Lord Jamar, Alamo, Lord Finesse and Vance Wright. Titles include "Seen ... read more CD

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Brothers 4 The StruggleFrantic In The Inner City Ghetto ... CD
Rampage, 1991. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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Busy BeeRunning Thangs (expanded edition) ... CD
Strong City, 1988. Used ... $9.99
One of those album's you have to love – not only because it's extra dope, but because it's a slept on gem by one of hip hop's pioneers – one that keeps it real in a sense that seems lost so many years down the line! Raw beats and ultimately fairly simple, but charismatic rhymes that ... read more CD
(Enhanced CD includes video for "Express".)

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Camp LoStone & Rob – Caught On Tape ... CD
Soulfever, 2009. Used ... $7.99
NYC legends Camp Lo are Caught On Tape – with set with a fairly diverse backdrop of beats and fresh rhymes – kind of a loose collection of unreleased tracks with some real gems on it – from murky, bass heavy funk beats to more of a jazzy soul vibe in the beatcraft. Titles include ... read more CD

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Cam'ron & VadoGunz N Butta ... CD
E One, 2011. Used ... $3.99
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(Tray card has a cutout notch.)

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Cannibal OxOxtrumentals ... CD
Def Jux, 2002. Used ... $5.99
The instrumental companion to the critically acclaimed album manifested musically by the former Company Flow ringleader, El-P. If you like head bangin electro singed burners, get this! Tracks include "Atom", "Iron Galaxy", "Raspberry Fields", "Straight Off The D. ... read more CD

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Cash Money & MarvelousWhere's The Party At? ... CD
Sleeping Bag/Traffic, 1988. Used ... $6.99
Uptempo production by 1988 DMC mix champ Cash Money – one of mightiest DJs of the late 80s Philly hip hop scene this side of Jazzy Jeff! With Marvelous on the mic the duo paired deft turntable skills with playful rhymes and a deft sense of humor. Nice! Tracks include "Find An Ugly ... read more CD

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CommonBE ... CD
GOOD/Geffen, 2005. Used ... $3.99
"I rap with the Passion of Christ, Ni**a, cross me!" BE isn't exactly a back-to-basics LP in the vein of his classic work for Relativity – but it is indeed a return to a focused, genuinely soulful, no BS approach – and it's a very welcome one at that! It seems like Com was a ... read more CD

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CommonElectric Circus ... CD
MCA, 2002. Used ... $3.99
NuHop? Common newcomers who buy Electric Circus for the single with Mary J Blige are going to be left with some head scratching – but if you like the spiritual/psychedelic Com that was hinted at on Like Water For Chocolate, this may be the follow up you were waiting for! This is still hip ... read more CD

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CommonResurrection ... CD
Relativity, 1994. Used ... $7.99
In 1994 when everyone seemed to be turning hardcore, Common Sense wasn't having it. Introspective tales of growing up and living on the South Side that fit perfectly with No I.D.'s mellow production and spiced up with two guest appearances by Y-Not aka Twilight Tone. Classic LP, solid all the way ... read more CD
(Out of print first pressing.)
Also available Resurrection ... LP 14.99

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CormegaRealness ... CD
Landspeed, 2001. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print, cutout notch through spine.)

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Cut ChemistLitmus Test ... CD
A Stable Sound, 2004. Used ... $5.99
A mega megamix of the hip hop production wizardry of the mighty Cut Chemist – a 28-minute set that claims to hold a piece of every single production he's ever done, as this set's appearance in '04! That's the Jurassic 5 numbers, remixes he's done for Quanuum MCs, the Lessons, stuff everyone ... read more CD

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Da BratFunkdafied ... CD
So So Def, 1994. Used ... $3.99
With "Da Sh!t Ya Can't Fuc Wit", "Fa All Y'All", "Fire It Up", "Celebration time", "Funkdafied", "May Da Funk Be Wit 'Cha", "Ain't No Thang", "Come And Get Some", "Mind Blowin'" and "Give It 2 You". CD

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Damu The FudgemunkHow It Should Sound Vols 1 & 2 ... CD
Redefinition, 2010. Used ... $6.99
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De La SoulGrind Date ... CD
Sanctuary, 2004. Used ... $5.99
The first post-Tommy Boy De La Soul album – and it's a winner! We've been on board with De La throughout their long career – anyone with open ears must know that even their spottiest records (and this is NOT one of those) feature at least a handful of treasure tracks. Grind Date is ... read more CD

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Del Tha Funkee HomosapienI Wish My Brother George Was Here ... CD
Elektra/Traffic, 1991. Used ... $4.99
The loopy West Coast classic! Heavily steeped in the P-Funk party vibe, Del's first LP is still a hip hop holy grail. Ice Cube's production is a nice snapshot of west coast hip hop circa '89, and Del's style is inimitable. Standouts Mistadobolina" and "Ahonetwo, Ahonetwo" are ... read more CD
Also available I Wish My Brother George Was Here ... LP 18.99

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Delinquent HabitsHere Come The Horns ... CD
Loud, 1998. Used ... $9.99
Includes "This Is LA", "It's The Delinquentes", "Here Come The Horns", "Western Ways", "Western Ways Part II" and "Get Up, Get On It". 15 tracks total. CD
(Out of print, enhanced CD. Barcode has a cutout hole. Booklet has a promotional sticker.)

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Deltron 3030Deltron 3030 (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Traffic, 2000. Used ... $6.99
Del Tha Funkee Homosapien, Kid Koala, and Dan The Automator pool their skills for this dawn of the 2000s sci-fi hip hop classic – the masterful Deltron 3030! The guest list is almost too long to get into, but Money Mark, Prince Paul, PB Wolf and Mr. Lif are all here, along with many others. ... read more CD

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Dilated PeoplesPlatform ... CD
Capitol, 2000. Used ... $2.99
Tracks include "Right On" featuring Tha Alkaholiks, "The Shape Of Things To Come" featuring Aceyalone, "No Retreat" featuring B Real, "Work The Angles", "The Last Line Of Defense", "Annihilation", "Ear Drums Pop", "Expanding ... read more CD

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DJ KrushKrush ... CD
Shadow/Denon, 1995. Used ... $2.99
Fantastic early work from DJ Krush – first released in 1995, but still way fresher than the generation of beatheads it inspired! Krush does an amazing job with production – mixing together chunky beats and tactile bunches of sound, lifted off a million old scratchy discs, and reworked ... read more CD


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New DJ ShadowPreemptive Strike ... CD
London, 1997. Used ... $1.99
For everyone who wasn't there the first time around, Shadow was kind enough to compile his early MoWax material, released originally as 12" singles. Unfortunately none of the really early, really hard to get stuff is here, but cuts like "Influx" and "Hindsight" are still ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)

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Doug E Fresh & The New Get Fresh CrewDoin What I Gotta Do ... CD
Catalog Licence, 1992. Used ... $4.99
Tracks include "D.O.A.", "Bustin Out (On Funk)", "The Get Fresh Crew", "Back In The Dayz", "If I Was Your Man", "Come In From The Rain", "I Need My Woman Tonight", "Check It Out", "The History", "Imagine ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Dove ShackThis Is The Shack ... CD
Def Jam, 1995. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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Dr DreChronic ... CD
Death Row, 1992. Used ... $6.99
We're the first to admit, we've taken a few shots at Dre over the years on these pages, but there's no denying his impact on hip hop, and that he's probably the producer with one of the longest and most solid careers. We're not pretending this album's any kind of landmark as far as mic skills are ... read more CD
(Enhanced CD.)

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Eazy-EEazy-Duz-It (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Ruthless/Priority, 1988. Used ... $6.99
Eazy's first and best LP, from back when he was trying to kid everyone that he was still a teenager. As we all know, Eazy Duz It is a lot more of a companion piece to Straight Outta Compton than a standout solo album by Eazy E, with most the writing credits going to almost everyone involved with ... read more CD

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EC IllaEC Illa LP ... CD
Wicked Entertainment, 1996. Used ... $16.99
Tracks include "Dawn Of An Ill Era", "On Ill", "Mating Ritual", "Trillagy", "No More", "Listen", "To The Beat Like This", "What You Be About?", "Illa", "Ill Breakers Anthem", "Devistate", ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available EC Illa LP ... LP 29.99

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EdanEcho Party ... CD
Five Day Weekend, 2009. Used ... $7.99
The most tripped out funky sample and live instrumental material ever from Edan – old school rap and funk samples with Edan's own mad genius manipulations as well as a number of instruments he had at the ready! The Echo Party is a project that began life as mix set in which Edan had access ... read more CD
(Comes in a book like package, and the pages in the booklet provide some of the methods to the madness.)

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EdanSprain Your Tape Deck EP ... CD
Lewis, 2002. Used ... $5.99
With whimsical old school rhymes like this, how can you go wrong? Bombastic beats and playful passages flow forth in lo fi gushes of pure love for the true hip hop artform. Edan is a producer/MC to watch out for. Tracks include "MC's Smoke Crack", "Clinical Rhymes", "Scho ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Extra ProlificLike It Should Be ... CD
Jive, 1994. Used ... $12.99
One of the many lost Hiero efforts on Jive. Like other early Hiero LPs this one's got nice jazzy Bay area beats and is still filled with some of the energy that they seemed to lose a bit of before their indie renaissance in the late 90s. 14 tracks counting the intro, including "Brown ... read more CD
(Long out of print on CD!)

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New Fab 5 Freddy, Grandmaster Cas, Chris Stein, etc.Wild Style – Original Soundtrack (US version) ... CD
Rhino, 1982. Used ... $5.99
An excellent reissue of the Wild Style soundtrack! Besides the original 12 tracks (including "Wild Style Theme Rap 1" by Grandmaster Caz & Chris Stein, "Basketball Throwdown" by Cold Crush Bros & The Fantastic Four, "Stoop Rap" by Double Trouble & Rodney ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Wild Style ... LP 34.99

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Frank N Dank48 Hours (2CD edition – with instrumentals) ... CD
Digi Pop/Delicious Vinyl, 2003. Used ... $9.99
The timeless sounding underground classic debut of Frank-N-Dank – which is a strong first full length statement for the duo – and a significant milestone in the J Dilla production canon! It has more of a straight up, street ready rhyme style than was typical for Dilla productions at ... read more CD
(Small cutout notch through spine.)

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FreemanMars Eyes ... CD
Virgin (France), 2001. Used ... $3.99
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FugeesBlunted On Reality ... CD
Ruffhouse/Columbia, 1994. Used ... $4.99
Tracks include "Nappy Heads", "Blunted Interlude", "Recharge", "Freestyle Interlude", "Boof Baf", "Temple", "How Hard Is It?", "Some Seek Stardom", "Refugees On The Mic", and "Living Like There Ain't No ... read more CD

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New FugeesScore ... CD
Columbia, 1996. Used ... $1.99
We'll forget about the first Fugees LP, this is the one that really launched the career of Lauryn Hill, both as an MC and a vocalist. And back then, even Wyclef and Pras were kinda dope. 16 tracks in all, including "How Many MC's", "Ready Or Not", "Killing Me Softly" ... read more CD

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New Geto BoysUncut Dope – Geto Boys Best ... CD
Rap-A-Lot, 1992. Used ... $5.99
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New Ghostface KillahShaolin's Finest ... CD
Epic, Late 90s/Early 2000s. Used ... $3.99
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Gnarls BarkleySt Elsewhere ... CD
Atlantic/Downtown, 2006. Used ... $0.99
A synthy soul funk project from the team of Danger Mouse and Cee-Lo – a set that's just trippy enough – and it's possibly the best full length from either party, ever! You don't need us to tell you that DM has had a finger in a handful of the best fringe pop/leftfield hip hop projects ... read more CD

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Handsome Boy Modeling SchoolSo. . . How's Your Girl? ... CD
Tommy Boy, 2000. Used ... $4.99
How many different personalities does Dan the Automator have? Way better than we'd expected, but we were only expecting a sort of joke one-off project. We should have known better, given that Prince Paul's themed projects (like Prince Among Thieves) have been pretty dope. Guest spots by just ... read more CD

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New Hard HedHip Hop 4 Dummys Vol 1 ... CD
Eracism, 2006. Used ... $5.99
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New Heltah SkeltahMagnum Force ... CD
Duck Down, 1998. Used ... $3.99
19 tracks, if you count the interludes, including "Call Of The Wild", "Worldwide", "Black Fonzerelliz", "MFC Laws", "I Ain't Havin That", "Brownsville II Long Beach", and "Hold Your Head Up". CD
(Barcode and spine have a cutout notch.)

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New Heltah SkeltahNocturnal ... CD
Priority, 1996. Used ... $2.99
Includes the best of the early Heltah Skeltah singles and the rest is still up there with the best the Boot Camp Clique has to offer. With "Lefleur Leflah Eshkoshkha" featuring OGC, "Operation Lockdown", "Clans Posses Crews & Cliques", "Letha Brains Blo" ... read more CD

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Hollertronix & MilkcrateBmore Gutter Music ... CD
Eastern Conference/Milk Crate, 2005. Used ... $4.99
A two-for-one Bmore mix effort from Milkcrate and Hollertronix! The first half is the Milkcrate Mix, mixed and produced by Aaron Lacrate: "Milkcrate Anthem", "Blow", "Head & Body", "Stop Snitchin", "BodyMore Murdaland, "Nanana", "Kick ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Iggy AzaleaNew Classic ... CD
Def Jam, 2014. Used ... $4.99
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(Small cutout hole through case.)

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Illa JYancey Boys ... CD
Delicious Vinyl, 2008. Used ... $8.99
J Dilla's brother Illa J collaborates with Dilla for the Yancey Boys album – produced with a batch of Dilla's beats! This album could have gone wrong in a number of ways for a number of reasons – but truth be told it's a quality record that's actually worth checking out! Most ... read more CD

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New Iomos MaradGo Head EP ... CD
All Natural, 2006. Used ... $3.99
More straight up solid hip hop from Iomos Marad – who contributed one of the nicer full lengths in the ever-growing All Natural Family Tree of releases with his Deep Rooted LP – and delivers another dynamic opus in the Go Head EP! Production by Fifth Element, Yuani, and Grade-A-Beats. ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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J RoccSome Cold Rock Stuf (2CD set with bonus "Mystery Disc") ... CD
Stones Throw, 2011. Used 2CD ... $10.99
J Rocc's full length debut and it's a great one – Some Cold Rock Stuf is one of the funkiest, most insistently thumping and easily one of our favorite turntablist hip hop releases on Stones Throw, or any other label, in quite a while! J Rocc is a real veteran, having manned turntables for ... read more CD

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New Ja RuleLast Temptation ... CD
Def Jam/Murda Inc, 2002. Used ... $3.99
Tracks include "Murder Reigns", "Thug Lovin" feat. Bobby Brown, "Warning", "Emerica", "Last Temptation" feat. Charli Baltimore, "Murder Me" feat Caddillac Tah and Alexi, "Rock Star" and more. CD

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Jay-ZBlack Album ... CD
Roc-A-Fella, 2003. Used ... $4.99
"This here is the victory lap," raps Hove midway through The Black Album, his supposed career-capper (for this stage, anyway), and if nothing here immediately dazzles us to the core the way the best of his past singles have done, overall this is probably the most consistent front-to-back ... read more CD

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Just-IceBack To The Old School ... CD
Fresh/Traffic, 1986. Used ... $7.99
The classic first (and hardest to find) Just-Ice LP – finally back in print. The album was officially produced by Mantronik, although we always thought that Just-Ice also had a hand in the production, since the sound is harder and slower than the other early Mantronik productions. The ... read more CD

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Just-IceKool & Deadly ... CD
Fresh, 1987. Used ... $6.99
This nearly ranks up with the best of the mid 80s classic LPs – so it's great to have it back on reissue! All production, and some vocals, are handled by KRS – who really seemed to revel in the Id-level work here in a way he couldn't really pull off with the more strident BDP. Beat ... read more CD

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Kay Gee The All & DJ Tony Crush (Cold Crush Bros)Troopers (expanded edition) ... CD
B-Boy, 1988/2006. Used ... $8.99
Rare late 80s NYC hip hop from Kay Gee The All & DJ Tony Krush – aka the legendary Coldcrush Brothers – a set that was originally released as a UK-only LP – given a reverential, totally official re-release with bonus tracks – some of the most thunderous hip hop of the B-B ... read more CD

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Killah PriestOffering ... CD
Good Hands/Traffic, 2007. Used ... $8.99
A longtime coming effort from Wu Tang trained MC Killah Priest! Titles include "Salvation", "Gun For Gun" feat Nas, "How Many", "Uprising", "Priesthood", "Ghetto Jezus", "Truth B Told", "Ostrus Eyes", "Happy" ... read more CD

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KMDBlack Bastards ... CD
Metal Face, 1994. Used ... $6.99
The second KMD LP – a great record that languished unreleased for far too long – with a few tracks maintaining the jazzier sound of the first album, but mostly coming a little harder – though still in a classic early 90s hip hop vein. The lost transitional step from the Zevlove ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New K'NaanTroubadour ... CD
A&M/Octone, 2009. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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Kool G Rap & DJ PoloStreet Stories – The Best Of G Rap & Polo ... CD
Cold Chillin/Traffic, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $6.99
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

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Kool KeithKutmasta Kurt Presents – Sex Style Unreleased Archives ... CD
Threshold, Early 90s. Used ... $6.99
Unreleased tracks from Kool Keith circa '93 '94 – with beats and production by Kutmasta Kurt, many made in collaboration with Dan The Automator – the genesis of the classic Sex Style record that didn't appear for a couple more years! Kurt's beats are funky bedrock excellence, and Keith' ... read more CD

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New Kool KeithSex Style ... CD
Funky Ass, 2000. Used ... $4.99
19 tracks in all, with less outer space themes and more porn imagery from yet another of Kool Keith's personalities. Tracks include "Sex Style", "Don't Crush It", "Make Up Your Mind", "Sly We Fly", "Plastic World", "Regular Girl", "Th ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Kool Moe DeeKool Moe Dee (with bonus track) ... CD
Jive/Traffic, 1986. Used ... $6.99
The classic first solo album from Kool Moe Dee – pivotal solo rap from the onetime Treacherous Three rhyme slinger – formative stuff that works nearly as well, to our ears anyway, as his platinum breakout How You Like Me Now! 9 tracks on the original album: "Go See The ... read more CD

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Krown RulersPaper Chase ... CD
Warlock/Traffic, 1988. Used ... $7.99
Late 80s east coast hip hop fromNew Jersey's Krown Rulers – a tight old school LP that's self produced by the Ruler,s with some help from across the river by Dave from Philly's Tuff Crew. Like the Tuff Crew, this one's on the harder hitting edge of the late 80s sound – the beats kick ... read more CD

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La The DarkmanHeist Of The Century ... CD
Supreme Team, 1998. Used ... $8.99
With "Lucci","Shine", "City Lights", "What Thugs Do", "Heist Of The Century", "FifthDisciple", "Spring Water", "Street Life", "Figaro Chain", "Polluted Wizdom", "Wu-Blood Kin" and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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New Lady Of RageNecessary Roughness ... CD
Death Row, 1997. Used ... $2.99
Tracks include the title cut, "No Shorts", "Get With Da Wickedness (Flow Like That) (orig & rmx)", "Rough Rugged & Raw" feat Snoop & Dat N*gga Daz, "Raw Deal", "Big Bad Lady", "Super Supreme", "Sho Shot", and "Bre ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Large Professor1st Class ... CD
Matador, 2002. Used ... Just Sold Out!
It may not be the BeAllEndAll that the Matador hype machine is trying to cook up, but Large Professor's waaaay too long in the making first LP (first to be officially released, anyway) is a very solid effort, and a strong, raw head bumper all the way through. Nothing fancy, just tried and true hip ... read more CD

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New Lords Of The UndergroundKeepers Of The Funk ... CD
Pendulum, 1994. Used ... $4.99
13 tracks in all on this second LP from the Lords. After their first album, just about anything was sure to be a let down, but this album has held up to the test of time far better than a lot of others from the same period. Includes "Ready Or Not", "Tic Toc", "Keepers Of ... read more CD
(Out of print. Promo copy with sticker on booklet, mark through barcode.)

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Lupe FiascoLupe Fiasco's The Cool (with bonus DVD) ... CD
Atlantic, 2007. Used CD & DVD ... $7.99
Lupe Fiasco takes his style a kick & a push deeper than the perceived sunny positivity of his debut on second album The Cool – flashing some biting social criticism – and a sharp brilliance that shows he's too restless to simply coast! The clean, buzzing synth funk orchestra vibe ... read more CD

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Marley Marl & OthersMarley Marl's House of Hits ... CD
Cold Chillin, Late 80s. Used ... $12.99
Basically a whole crate of essential cuts put together in one portable CD. 15 tracks from the cream of the QB and Cold Chillin' crop, and a handful of other nice tracks Marley Marl had a hand in, with his inimitable touch keeping things nice and funky. Includes the now classic "Symphony ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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MC ShanBorn To Be Wild (expanded edition) ... CD
Cold Chillin/Traffic, 1988. Used ... $6.99
The Juice Crew at it's best with Marley Marl twisting the knobs – the lCold Chillin classic from MC Shan! Born To Be Wild is the middle effort in a trio of great, and at this point underappreciated album MC Shan cut for Cold Chillin, leaving a pretty solid legacy if strong mid 80s rap with ... read more CD

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MC ShanDown By Law (expanded 2CD version) ... CD
Cold Chillin, 1987. Used 2 CDs ... $19.99
One of the benchmark LPs of battle ready rhymes and block rockin' Cold Chillin' beats – MC Shan's Down By Law, produced by the Marley Marl – in a deluxe 2CD version packed with rare 12" versions that appear on CD for the first time ever! Down By Law was the first of Shan's solid ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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NasIllmatic (2CD 10th Anniversary Edition) ... CD
Columbia, 1994. Used 2 CDs ... $7.99
Nas hasn't put out a completely successful full length since this all time classic from 92/93/94 – and if his legacy is just a bit tarnished by the hit-and-miss quality of his subsequent albums, and his all too public slaying at the hands of Jay-Z, nothing can take away the impact of this ... read more CD

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NellySuit ... CD
Universal, 2004. Used ... $3.99
CD
(Explicit version.)

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NERD (Neptunes)Fly Or Die ... CD
Virgin, 2004. Used ... $1.99
NERD is the first hip hop bar band – and if they accomplish nothing more than that, we love them dearly for it! Two albums into their career (or three, if you count the alternate versions of the debut), we still don't know what NERD's really trying to accomplish – but it's starting to ... read more CD

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NetherworldsPals ... CD
Galapagos4, 2001. Used ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Nice & SmoothNice & Smooth ... CD
Priority, 1989. Used ... $8.99
Classic east coast duo hip hop from Greg Nice & Smooth Bee – one of the last great things to come out on the Fresh label! The self-titled Nice & Smooth album has some good-natured jams, some straight-faced, semi serious stuff, and even the odd hip hop ballad (what ever happened to ... read more CD

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New NineNine Livez ... CD
Profile, 1995. Used ... Just Sold Out!
First LP from Nine, after ruling the airwaves one summer on Funkmaster Flex's "6 Million Ways To Die". Tracks include "Redrum", "Hit Em Like Dis", "Who U Won Test", "Wutcha Want?", "Fo' Eva Blunted", "Tha Cypher" and "Any ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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New NoreagaMelvin Flynt – Da Hustler ... CD
Penalty/Tommy Boy, 1999. Used ... $4.99
Yeah, we liked Noreaga better back when he was recording with Capone, and the production on this LP is mostly from the usual commercial guys – Swizz Beats, Neptunes, and others. Think of it as a guilty pleasure. Tracks include "Sometimes", "Gangsta's Watch", "Cocaine ... read more CD
(Out of print. CD case has a promo sticker.)

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New Odd FutureOF Tape Vol 2 ... CD
Odd Future/Sony, 2012. Used ... $5.99
Includes "Hi", "Bitches", "Ya Know", "Forest Green", "Lean", "50", "Snow White", "Rella", "White", "Hcapd", "Doms", "Oldie" and more. CD

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OFTBStraight Up Watts ... CD
Big Beat, 1992. Used ... $4.99
Seldom seen debut from the west coast G-rappers. 13 tracks total, including "Criminal At Large", "Watt's Life", "Slangin' Dope", "I Ain't From Compton", "Poverty Stricken", and "Don't F–k Wit My Bizness". CD
(Out of print.)

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OGCDa Storm ... CD
Priority, Mid 90s. Used ... $3.99
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New OGCM-Pire Strikez Back ... CD
Priority, 1999. Used ... $3.99
Includes "Shoot to Kill", "Bounce To The Ounce", "Girlz Ninety Now" and "Slo Mo". Beats by Greyboy, Mobb Deep, and Baby Paul, plus a bunch of others, and guest spots by Buckshot, the Fab 5, Havoc of Mobb Deep and the rest of the Boot Camp Clik. CD
(Out of print, price sticker on booklet cover.)

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New Ol Dirty BastardMessage To The Other Side – Osirus Part 1 (plus bonus DVD) ... CD
J Love/EMI, 2000s. Used CD & DVD ... $6.99
Unearthed unreleased Dirty tracks from the Wu vaults – with RZA and J Love productions, plus appearances by Masta Killa, Pleaz, Thirstin Howl III, Timbo King, Method Man and more. Titles include "Reunited", "Live On The Air Pt 1", "Dirty, "Skrilla" feat RZA ... read more CD
(Comes with a bonus DVD featuring a 20 minute exerpt from the upcoming Dirty – A Rapumentary. CD case has a cutout hole.)

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New Ol Dirty BastardReturn To The 36 Chambers – The Dirty Version ... CD
Elektra, 1995. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Return To The 36 Chambers – The Dirty Version (2LP 180 gram pressing) ... LP 44.99

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OpusFirst Contact ... CD
Ozone, 2002. Used ... $4.99
We've always felt the Opus were one of Chicago's under appreciated hip hop talents, creating dark, moody beats for the local juggernaut Rubberoom before their demise. They continue in that tradition with their own LP with dark washes of sound floating over crisp high hats, tight snare and kick, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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PharcydeSold My Soul – The Remix & Rarity Collection ... CD
Funky Chemist/Traffic, 1990s. Used 2CD ... $8.99
A double disc batch of remixes and rarities from the Pharcyde – many of which appeared on 12-inches over the years, and are long overdue for a CD retrospective! This relative goldmine of loopy left coast hip hop is comprised of alternate mixes of the hits and album cuts by the legendary crew ... read more CD

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QwazaarWalk Thru Walls ... CD
Frontline, 2001. Used ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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RaekwonOnly Built 4 Cuban Linx ... CD
Loud/RCA, 1995. Used ... $5.99
Chef Raekwon cooks up some marvelous dishes. Ghostface Killer is featured on most tracks. Guests include Nas, Method Man, Inspektah Deck and more from the Wu-Tang Family. As always, impecable production by the RZA. Titles include "Spot Rusherz", "Can It Be All So Simple ... read more CD
Also available Only Built 4 Cuban Linx (2LP purple vinyl pressing) ... LP

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RascalzCa$h Crop ... CD
BMG (Canada), 1998. Used ... $6.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Restoring Poetry In MusicDream Awake ... CD
RPMBand, 2004. Used ... $3.99
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Rick RossMastermind ... CD
Slip N Slide/Def Jam, 2014. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Small cutout hole through case.)
 
 



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