Cypress Hill's debut masterpiece – one of the biggest and best first albums in 90s hip hop! There's little we can add to the canon when it comes to describing this album's impact, but it's still pretty revelatory. Like other west coast rap heavies of the time, Cypress Hill documents real ... read moreCD
(Out of print.)
Earl Sweatshirt —
Doris ... CD Columbia, 2013. Used ...
Another brilliant window into the odd, honest mind of Earl Sweatshirt – a disfunctional outcast who doesn't even need to leave the house to be one the realest, most distinctive hip hop voices of his time. As much as we admired the Doris album, we didn't know where else he could take things, ... read moreCD
Includes the tracks "NY State of Mind Pt. 2", "Hate Me Now", "Nas Is Like", "Money Is My B!tch", "We Will Survive", "Ghetto Prisoners", "Small World", "Nature Shine", "Dr Knockboot" and "Life Is What You ... read moreCD
The first album, with "Life's A Bitch", "One Love" and "It Ain't Hard To Tell" – what more do we need to say? How about beats by Primo, Pete Rock and Large Professor? Did this one get 5 mics from the Source? Didn't that count for something at the time? At ... read moreCD
The second album, and even if it's not as dope as as the mythical Illmatic, but how could anyone hope to live up to those expectations? The Trakmasterz come up with some nice beats, even if they are a bit on the commercial side. Dr Dre and Premier contribute a couple of nice tracks and the rest ... read moreCD