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Hip Hop — In Stock — Vinyl

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Abstract OrchestraDilla ... LP
ATA (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
There's nothing abstract here – as the set's a fantastically-focused tribute to the late Jay Dee – put together in a style that's mostly jazz, but which also has some great vocal touches too! The music's roots are in hip hop, but the presentation here is awash in strong work on saxes, ... (Deep Funk, Hip Hop) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Abstract OrchestraMadvillain Vol 2 (with bonus download) ... LP
ATA (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $23.99
A really great take on the music of Madvillain – that famous collaboration between Madlib & MF Doom – served up here in a mostly instrumental mode that's heavy on funk and jazz! You'll definitely recognize the tunes in the set, but the presentation is very different – almost ... (Deep Funk, Hip Hop) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Aesop RockSpirit World Field Guide (clear vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP
Rhymesayers, 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 29.99
One of the most sonically intense albums to date from Aesop Rock – a set that matches his ever-sharp rhymes with the sorts of musical settings that really live up to the spirit of the title! The vocals come on with this really crispy sort of edge – partly the production, partly the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
("Ultra" clear vinyl pressing – with stickers and download!)

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Apollo BrownReset (red & black vinyl 10th anniversary edition) ... LP
Mello Music Group, 2010. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99
A stunning production effort from Apollo Brown – the sort of record that set the standard for so many hip hop records to follow, and which still sounds completely fresh after all these years! The production is nicely understated, but filled with all these little musical seeds that flower ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AtmosphereSeven's Travels (with bonus tracks & download) ... LP
Rhymesayers, 2003. New Copy 3LP (reissue)... $23.99 28.98
Atmosphere's signature sound full force – but also featuring some of their most experimental material to this point! Slug bounces along melodically, tortured and true to his nature, yet he comes off a little (just a little) more optimistic this time and he recites more than just tales of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Awesome Dre & The Hardcore CommitteeYou Can't Hold Me Back (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Bentley/blocGLOBAL, 1989. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 27.99
A great indie set from the early years of the gangsta scene – a record that was maybe overlooked a bit at the time, and which maybe was trying a bit too hard with its posed cover image – but which, after the passage of years, has this great sort of upfront, earnest approach to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing!)

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Beastie BoysIn Sound From Way Out! ... LP
Grand Royal/Universal, 1996/1998. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
The Beasties' peak-era, retro-style instrumentals LP! Even at their weakest vocal moments, we've always dug the Beastie Boys' firm commitment to funky instrumental backing – their albums are filled with lots of nice interludes, instrumentals, and backing grooves – but they often seemed ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Beastie BoysPaul's Boutique (180 gram colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Capitol, 1989. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $31.99 35.99
The Beasties' masterpiece – and one of the original nightmares for sampling opponents everywhere – the cut & paste hip hop classic Paul's Boutique! The Dust Brothers unapologetic way of weaving very famous samples with soul, funk and film score obscurities would steal the show if ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(30th Anniversary Edition idie exclusive colored vinyl pressing. Limited edition!)

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Beastie BoysRoot Down EP (180 gram colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Grand Royal/Capitol, 1995. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 29.99
The funky Root Down EP by the Beastie Boys – riding high on a mid 90s creative peak! Root Down featuring a trio of versions of the title track and Ill Communication album standout, based on the Jimmy Smith's classic of the same name – and in hindsight, you really have to hand it to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive colored vinyl pressing. Limited edition!)
Also available Root Down EP ... CD 7.99

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Beastie BoysTo The 5 Boroughs (180 gram colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Capitol, 2004. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $31.99 35.99
A masterful later album by the Beastie Boys – who always preferred to put out a great record every five or six years, than a sub par album every 2 or 3! All these years after Paul's Boutique, when the world of difficult, expensive sample clearance could've kill the layers of pop pastiche ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive colored vinyl pressing. Limited edition!)

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Bishop Nehru & MF DOOMNehruvianDOOM ... LP
Lex, 2014. New Copy ... $18.99 19.98
A solid, relatively underappreciated effort from Bishop Nehru and MF Doom – one we appreciate even more with bit of time on its side! Doom is more or less focused on the production side on this one while the former handles the majority of the rhymes – and having arrived at a time when ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Black Eyed PeasBeginning (180 gram deluxe edition with bonus tracks) ... LP
Interscope, 2010. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99 28.98
Titles include "Fashion Beats", "Don't Stop The Party", "Love You Long Time", "Time (Dirty Bit)", "Someday", "Whenever", "Best One Yet", "Just Can't Get Enough", "Play It Loud", "Do It Like This", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Black MilkDiVE ... LP
Mass Appeal, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Black Milk has been one of the more soul reverent voices and producers in independent hip hop for quite while in the run up to DiVE (billed as an EP, but a generously lengthy one to say the least, with 11 tracks in all) – and really takes a head first dive even further into hip hop soul here! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Black MoonRise Of Da Moon ... LP
Duck Down, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99 24.98
Brooklyn hip hop heavies Buckshot, 5ft and DJ Evil Dee rise together for the first proper Black Moon album in 15 years – produced by the Da Beatminerz and featuring just a handful of guest spots, from Method Man, General Steele, Smif N Wessun, Rockness Monsta and Tek – doing their ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Brand NubianIn God We Trust ... LP
Rush/Elektra, 1992. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $19.99 24.98
Early 90s greatness from Brand Nubian! Once Puba left the group, we were all ready for this sophomore effort to just fall flat. But Sadat X and Lord Jamar aquit themselves nicely on the mic, and the beats are head-noddingly satisfying too, no doubt due to Dante Ross's guidance. And they don't ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available In God We Trust ... CD 6.99

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Budamunk & TsuggsThank & Gro ... LP
King Tone, 2020. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
A great mix of hip hop and jazzy soul keys – composed and produced by beatmaker Budamunk and Tsuggs on the keys! The duo set an impeccable mood that holds strong throughout, true blue hip hop in the head nodding vibe built up from hypnotic beats cracking vinyl atmosphere and samples, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cee-LoCee-Lo Green Is Thomas Callaway ... LP
Easy Eye Sound/BMG, 2020. New Copy ... $22.99
A fantastic new chapter in the career of Cee-Lo Green – reemerging here as an old school southern soul singer, with a vibe that's in the best legacy of Al Green and some of the underground talents of his generation! The set was recorded in Nashville, produced by Dan Auerbach, and has a ... (Neo Soul, Hip Hop) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cold Crush BrothersTroopers ... LP
West Side/Demon (UK), 1988. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
The Cold Crush Brothers were a seminal force in New York hip hop in the mid 80s – thanks to singles on Tuff City, Profile, and B Boy – but this is the first full album the group ever issued, and really the only one until later collections of their work! The vibe here follows from the B ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Das EfxStraight Up Sewaside (180 gram colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
East West/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1993. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 28.99
The somewhat slept on second album by Das Efx – and in hindsight, it's just as solid as Dead Serious – maybe even more consistently strong than the breakout debut! Dray and Skoob keep up the loco syllabic tempo and tongue tripping rhymes on this one – over the head nodding Solid ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition pressing of 1000.)

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De La SoulGrind Date (with bonus instrumentals) ... LP
Sanctuary/BMG, 2004. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $31.99
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. Two songs into ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Deltron 3030Deltron 3030 ... LP
75 Ark/Deltron Partners, 2000. New Copy 2 LPs (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Deltron 3030 (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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DITCOfficial Version ... LP
DITC, New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $28.99 29.99
Diamond, Finesse, Show & AG, Big L, OC, Buckwild & Fat Joe step up on the Official Version – righting the wrong of many of these excellent tracks not being issued on vinyl before – and actually coming out here in alternate versions making it all the more worthwhile. A veritable ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ DJ Fresh & Curren$yTonite Show With Curren$y ... LP
Fresh In The Flesh, 2020. New Copy ... $19.99 21.99
Fresh hip hop from Bay Area producer DJ Fresh & New Orleans rhymer Curren$y! This one kicks off smoothly with with a smooth jazz sample before settling in to tight mix bass heavy beats anchoring some diverse atmosphere on the production tip, Fresh can roll from synthy and light keys floating ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ DMXDMX – The Legacy (translucent red vinyl pressing) (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Def Jam, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $34.99
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✨✧ Dr Dre2001 ... LP
Aftermath/Interscope, 1999. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Dre's solid and hugely successful follow-up to The Chronic, and production-wise it holds up really well after all these years! Chronic set the sound bar so high, even 6 or 7 years later its shadow loomed large, but Dre delivers a headnodding groove that was pretty tough to resist, then and now. The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dr OctagonMoosebumps – SP 1200 Remixes ... LP
Bulk, 2018. New Copy ... $21.99 22.99
The triumphant return of Dr Octagon gets a full scale remix treatment – a spacey, worthwhile alternate version/companion piece to Moosebumps! On Moosebumps, Kool Keith, Dan The Automator and DJ QBert finally delivered worthy follow-up to the landmark Dr Octagon/Dr Octagonecologyst album, one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie store exclusive!)

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Earl SweatshirtDoris ... LP
Columbia, 2013. New Copy ... $19.99
The major label debut of one of the teens most distinctive voices in hip hop – and certainly one of it's most surprising creative AND sales success stories! It's impossible to consider his rhymes without factoring in the "troubled youth" lore, "Free Earl" merch, etc. that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Earl SweatshirtFeet Of Clay (with an etched side) ... LP
Warner, 2020. New Copy ... $21.99
A short, brilliant blast of creative wordplay from Earl Sweatshirt – who'd been riding a peak for years leading up the Feet Of Clay and shows no signs of coming down – with production by ES himself, Alchemist, Ovrcast and a Mach Hommy, all tasked with providing a moody, headnodding ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ElzhiDeep (dirty, inst, acapella)/Colors (Remix) (dirty, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Funk Night, 2010. New Copy ... $6.99
Great stuff from Elzhi of Slum Village – sharply produced by Black Milk! Detroit hip hop worthy of the classic legacy of the city, Slum Village and MC Elzhi. The "Colors" remix is produced by DJ Spinna. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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EsotericEgoclapper (translucent blue colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Fly Casual, 2007. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 27.98
MC Esoteric's excellent solo album – coming after years of honing his skills in the Boston underground duo 7L & Esoteric (the former playing a guest roll on cuts & production on a few tracks) – and a few years before doing great things with the 7L & Inspectah Deck in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Transluscent blue colored vinyl. Limited edition!)

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Felt (Slug & Murs)Felt 3 – A Tribute To Rosie Perez (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Rhymesayers, 2009. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $28.99 34.99
Murs & Slug are back as Felt – with production by Aesop Rock for album 3 – and that later player gives the Felt sound a more ominously funked up backdrop! Fuzzed out, but hard hitting beatcraft, but not to the point that you can't nod your head to it, and Slug & Murs are sharp ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(1 in 3 random copies will include a bonus die cut picture disc. Key word: RANDOM. Good luck, kids...)

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Felt (Slug & Murs)Felt 4 U (pink & teal vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP
Rhymesayers, 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 25.98
Slug and Murs are back – and with their first album that isn't a tribute to a sexy female star! It's been awhile since the duo gave us their last album as Felt, and there's a nicely mature quality to the vocals – maybe a bit of wisdom with age, or a slightly world-weary vibe that gives ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Pink & teal vinyl pressing – with download!)

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✨✧ Freddie GibbsAlfredo ... LP
ESGN, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Freddie Gibbs's gradual ascent to the upper echelon of modern hip hop – and his impeccable choice in production partners, this time working from beginning to end with long serving beat king The Alchemist – shows no signs of slowing down! Lyrically, Freddie is riffing on mob lore on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Alfredo ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Freddie Gibbs & MadlibBandana ... LP
RCA, 2019. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Maybe the best Madlib-produced LP since the highest peaks of the prime Stones Throw era, and Freddie Gibbs is on fire throughout! Each one does what he does best here and ups the ante. 'Lib is focused on crackling soul beats and hazy funk – masterfully utilizing vintage and contemporary ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ FugeesScore ... LP
Columbia, 1996. New Copy 2LP ... $27.99 29.99
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. 13 tracks on double vinyl, including "How Many MC's", "Ready Or Not", "Killing Me ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Score (Clean version) ... CD 2.99

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✨✧ Funky BijouAdventures In The Land Of Breaks ... LP
Stereophonk (France), 2020. New Copy ... $32.99
These guys definitely take the "breaks" in the title seriously – as the music explodes with fresh funky drums right from the start – very much in an old school style, but mixed with elements that also showcase more of sonic influence from decades of hip hop production too! ... (Deep Funk, Hip Hop) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition pressing – in a screenprinted sleeve!)

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Gang StarrHard To Earn ... LP
Chrysalis, 1994. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $24.99 29.99
Gang Starr at pretty close to peak level here on 1994's Hard To Earn – and rather than continue to ride the waves they made on the previous couple classic albums, Guru sharpens the lyrical tone just a bit – spitting some more incisive rhymes over apporpriately gritty soul jazz beats ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gang StarrStep In The Arena ... LP
Chrysalis, 1991. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
One of the finest early efforts from Premier and Guru – they're second LP – and it's not only one of Gang Starr's greatest, it's one of the greatest hip hop albums of the era, period. Guru's mic presence is as sharply on point as ever here, and the Primo production is also at peak ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gaslamp KillerHeart Math (2 X 10 inch LP – on colored vinyl) ... LP
Cuss, 2020. New Copy 2 x 10 inch Gatefold ... $32.99 34.99
A fantastic testament to the ever-growing strengths of Gaslamp Killer – and a record that's not really instrumental hip hop, or just a loose collection of beats – but instead almost moves the producer into the territory of more complex soundtrack or sound library modes, yet still all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a very cool 10" package, too – with heavy tip-on sleeve!)

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✨✧ Ghostface KillahMore Fish ... LP
Def Jam, 2006. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $15.99 26.98
Def Jam must've been as high on Fishscale as the rest of the hip hop heads – as here's an official end of '06 addendum LP to the one of the better LPs from a Wu Tang alum in years! More Fish brings in a few more appearances by Ghost's Theodore Unit roster – with production by J-Live on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gifted GabCause & Effect ... LP
Crane City, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99
Slyly inventive hip hop by Gifted Gab for consistently solid Crane City label! GG's hailed by some as Seattle's Queen Of Rap, and given how seamlessly she can steer from an unabashedly profane rhyme style to sweeter, laidback soul singing without missing a turn, we can see why she'd be pegged for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Grand PubaReel To Reel (colored vinyl pressing) (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Elektra, 1992. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $30.99
The solo LP, after he left and before he rejoined Brand Nubian. Mostly produced by Puba, with some help from Kid Capri, the Stimulated Dummies, the Brand New Heavies and others. In the same sense that the Nubes records without Puba showed he wasn't the be all and end all of the group, this solo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition pressing – on tangerine orange/canary yellow and blue jay with white starburst vinyl!)

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✨✧ Half A MillMilion (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Warlock/Tuff Kong, 2000. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99
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(First ever vinyl pressing – right in time for its 20th anniversary!)

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Hieroglyphics3rd Eye Vision (deluxe edition – with bonus track) ... LP
Hiero Imperium, 1998. New Copy 3LP Gatefold (reissue)... $33.99 34.98
The classic debut LP from the combined members of the legendary Hieroglyphics collective! For as long as individual members and like Del Tha Funky Homosapien and affiliated groups like Souls Of Mischief had been dominating discussions about Bay Area hip hop, you had to wonder how they'd rein it all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Deluxe 20th Anniversary edition!)

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Ill BillBlack Metal (clear vinyl pressing – with bonus 7 inch) ... LP
Uncle Howie, 2007. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $23.99 35.98
Ill Bill's big, heavy and maniacally fun Black Metal – following the Non-Phixion era and bringing out La Coka Nostra – with appearances by Jeru The Damaja, Q-Unique, Sick Jacken and more. Includes "Black Metal", "Ten Wheel Drive", "Come One, Come All", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a bonus 7 inch wtih 3 non-album tracks. Quantities extremely limited!)

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Insane Clown PosseFlip The Rat (2019 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Psychopathic, 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99 29.99
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InternetEgo Death (with download) ... LP
Columbia, 2015. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99 24.98
Pure wonderfulness from Internet – a group who seem to bound forward strongly with each new release! These guys are easily one of the most compelling mainstream soul acts we can think of – still very lean, and working with an indie-level vibe – but also able to focus in on hooks ... (Neo Soul, Hip Hop) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes digital download.)

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J DillaRuff Draft – Dilla's Mix (with bonus tracks & download) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Pay Jay, Early 2000s. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $21.99 27.98
J Dilla at his grittiest, most rugged & raw – in both the production and rhyme realm – with all beats and rhymes by the Dilla himself! This set originally opened our ears to a different side of Dilla, a harder hitting aesthetic, with beats and grooves from out of leftfield that draw ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus tracks and a booklet with photos & download.)
Also available Ruff Draft – Dilla's Mix (with bonus instrumentals CD) ... CD 6.99

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J DillaShining – Instrumentals ... LP
BBE (UK), 2006. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
A glorious send off from J Dilla – with some of the most soulful productions Dilla's ever laid down! It's impossible to listen to The Shining without considering the sad circumstances surrounding its release, and all too easy to over praise, but this record is filled timelessly inventive ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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JadakissCollector's Edition (blue vinyl pressing) (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Def Jam, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99
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(Limited edition blue vinyl pressing!)

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✨✧ Jahari Massamba Unit (Madlib & Karriem Riggins)Pardon My French (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Madlib Invazion, 2020. New Copy ... $27.99
A tremendous collaboration between Madlib and drummer Karriem Riggins – both artists who are great enough on their own, but who really hit some new territory in this funky instrumental project! Riggins plays live drums, and Madlib throws in all this other instrumentation that really changes ... (Deep Funk, Hip Hop) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jay DeeWelcome 2 Detroit ... LP
BBE (UK), 2001. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99 29.99
The first of BBE's forays into current hip hop – and a wonderful debut in the series! The album started as a breakbeat project from Detroit's Jay Dee, but soon morphed into a full-on hip hop album – complete with real instrumentation on Fender Rhodes, trumpet, keyboards, and drums, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jay DeeWelcome 2 Detroit – Instrumentals (limited edition repress) ... LP
BBE (UK), 2001. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
The deeply in-demand beats for Jay Dee's now classic 2001 effort! We don't need to tell you that Welcome 2 Detroit turned out to be a wonderful debut for the initial BBE hip hop series. It really started out as a breakbeat project from the late Detroit legend, but soon morphed into a full-on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited 2LP repress for its 10th Anniversary.)

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Jostereo & Radius EtcChicago2Paris Split EP – Gravity Daggers/Explore To Compose/ Zoooooooooned/The Point In 97 ... 7-inch
Radius, 2019. New Copy ... $4.99
A bicontinental beathead summit with Chicago's own Radius Etc pairing up with Paris producer Jostereo! Jostereo's side is an impressive blend that kicks off with a bit of classical piano that quickly settles in beats and bass that subtles pulls it into heady instrumental hip hop, and gets richer ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Juju Rogers40 Acres N Sum Mula ... LP
Jakarta (Germany), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99 23.98
Juju Rogers cut a pretty unique path on his debut album, and this might be even stronger! He has a unique perspective to draw from – born and raised in Germany with an African American GI father and a German mother, his voice and perspective in contemporary hip hop is fresh and distinctive by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jungle BrothersDone By The Forces Of Nature ... LP
Warner/Get On Down, 1989. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $21.99 27.98
Ahh, the glory days of the Native Tongues. Remember a time when dropping knowledge and keeping rumps bumpin' weren't mutually exclusive? This sophomore LP from the Jay Beez is a smorgasbord of funky breaks, jazzy samples and lyrical niceness from the golden era of hip hop. 16 tracks, including ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jungle BrothersStraight Out The Jungle (2LP version – red & green vinyl) ... LP
Idlers/Traffic, 1988. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.98
The legendary album by the third star in the original Native Tongues trinity! Before the first De La and Tribe LPs, and with hint of all the great stuff that was to come – jazzy beats, nice rhymes,and straight butter all the way through. This double vinyl version includes a bonus track ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2LP colored vinyl pressing.)

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Kanye WestJesus Is King (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Def Jam, 2020. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
A plain blue piece of vinyl in a sleeve – but a record that defines a whole new chapter in the career of Kanye West – and maybe a whole new style of music as well – a blend of Kanye's more familiar modes with spiritual themes and a pretty heavy dose of gospel music! The shift ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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KMDBlack Bastards ... LP
Metal Face, 1994. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $18.99 22.98
A legendary record from KMD – one that languished unreleased for far too long! Black Bastards has few tracks the maintain the jazzier sound of the first album, but they're mostly coming a little bit rawer, perfectly balancing their earlier style that gritty early 90s hip hop vibe. As solid as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Black Bastards (deluxe 2CD set) ... CD 7.99

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KMDMr Hood ... LP
Elektra/Traffic, 1994. New Copy 2 LPs (reissue)... $19.99 21.98
Finally back on wax, and pressed up on double vinyl to boot! Pre-MF Doom/Metal Fingers, et al, classic from then-Zev Love X and DJ Sub Roc. The last chance before everybody had to be hardcore. Humor, knowledge and pure niceness, on par with the first De La album, though it never broke as huge. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lil WayneFuneral ... LP
Universal/Republic, 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99 35.99
The album's no funeral for Lil Wayne – and instead it's a bit of a rebirth, the kind of set that not only shows the world that Weezy's alive and well – but he's also not going anywhere anytime soon! The pace really picks up on a number of these tracks – maybe showing more youth ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MadlibPinata Beats (with download) ... LP
Madlib Invazion, 2014. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 22.98
The restlessly inventive Madlib beats and production for Pinata, the excellent duo project with MC Freddie Gibbs! If you'll forgive us a little bit of repetition – because we KNOW we've written this before – there's just something extra riveting about Madlib's production work for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Pinata Beats ... CD 6.99

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Method Man4:21 – The Day After ... LP
Def Jam, 2006. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $14.99 26.98
Method Man's mid 00s LP for Def Jam and it's a step up from the predecessor, sounding pretty solid all these years later, too – with production by RZA and Erick Sermon on the best tracks, plus Scott Storch, Kwame and Mathematics! Tracks include "Is It Me", "Problem", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ MF DoomOperation Doomsday (with bonus poster) ... LP
Metal Face, 1999. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $20.99 25.98
The first full length from MF Doom –setting the standard for underground hip hop to come! On this modern classic, Doom caps off the 90s with more jazzy soul in the beats, and some semblance of straightforward, if busy rhyme mastery from Doom & his guests – taken to the outer limits! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ NasGod's Son (swirl colored vinyl pressing) (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Columbia/Get On Down, 2002. New Copy 2LP ... $31.99
An early oughties classic – with an appearance by Tupac from beyond the grave – plus guest work from Alicia Keys, Bravehearts, and Kelis – on tracks that include "Revolutionary Warfare", "Hey Nas", "Zone Out", "Made You Look", "Get ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition colored vinyl pressing!)

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NasIllmatic ... LP
Columbia/Get On Down, 1994. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.98
Nas's debut LP 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 perfect slice of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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NasIllmatic XX (180 gram vinyl – plus download with 10 bonus tracks) ... LP
Columbia, 1994. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 25.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(20th anniversary edition – 180 gram remastered vinyl, and includes a download for the full album – plus 10 rare remixes, demos and freestyles.)

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NasLost Tapes 2 ... LP
Mass Appeal, 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 29.99
A sequel to Nas's legendary Lost Tapes with beats by a who's who of post-millennium hip hop production heavyweights and versatile rhymes by one of best ever! The original Lost Tapes was a game changer, a raw showcase for his rhymes style at it's core essence that followed a hit and miss creative ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ NasStillmatic ... LP
Columbia, 2002. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 29.98
Nas's sorta comeback record from the dawn of the millennium– a strong one at the time that still stands strong today! Stillmatic was a welcome change of pace after some not so great work in the later 90 – with the return-to-form rally cry "One Mic" setting the pace – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ol Dirty BastardReturn To The 36 Chambers Instrumentals (2LPs with bonus 7 inch) (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Elektra, 1995. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $35.99
A rare all-instrumental version of the very first album from ODB! Pressed up here like a rare promo release – with versions of "Shimmy Shimmy Ya", "Baby C'Mon", "Brooklyn Zoo", "Hippa To Da Hoppa", "Rawhide", "Damage", "Don't ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition – with a bonus 7 inch!)

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✨✧ OutkastATLiens (2LP 180 gram picture disc) ... LP
LaFace, 1996. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $34.99
The huge creative leap forward for Outkast – and one of the greatest hip hop albums ever! The duo laid some incredible groundwork with the debut Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, but this one is really their first (and stunningly, not their last) masterpiece. Timeless and soulful outer space ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Really nice 20th anniversary double picture disc pressing!)

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OutkastIdlewild ... LP
LaFace/Zomba, 2006. New Copy 3LPs ... $31.99
The new album from Outkast and the soundtrack to their film Idlewild! Outkast has been daring haters for years to pounce at will – and they really take that approach to the next level by making what is far and away their oddest project in midst of the most scrutiny they will probably ever ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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OutkastStankonia ... LP
LaFace, 2000. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most hyped hip hop album by rock critics of the last decade – but don't hold that against Stankonia, because these ghetto grooves from planet P-Funk were exactly what the world needed in 2000! The millenium blowout party jam feel throughout is surely a nice change of pace from all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pete Rock80 Blocks Instrumentals ... LP
Soul Brother, 2020. New Copy ... $21.99 23.99
A backward step from the second 80 Blocks From Tiffany's project – one that shows just how strong Pete Rock remains as a producer over the years – and how great the rock-solid rhythms of his work can be, even without any vocals! Pete first helped set the tone for a generation 25 years ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pete Rock & Camp Lo80 Blocks From Tiffany's II ... LP
Soul Brother, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $28.99 29.98
A wonderfully old school set from Pete Rock and Camp Lo – beats by the former, rhymes by the latter – and guest work from a host of talents who include Talib Kweli, Uncle Murda, MOP, Tyler Woods, and Mac Miller! The whole thing's got a great 90s hip hop vibe – Pete Rock very much ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition vinyl pressing!)
Also available 80 Blocks From Tiffany's II ... CD 13.99

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Phat KatReal Emcee (dirty, inst, acapella)/FANS (dirty, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Funk Night, 2010. New Copy ... $3.99
Real hip hop from Phat Kat! "Real Emcee" produced by Astronote. "FANS" produced by Black Milk. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Professionals (Madlib & Oh No)Professionals ... LP
Madlib Invazion, 2020. New Copy ... $23.99 27.98
A masterful duo project from Madlib & Oh No – Madlib on the beats and younger brother Oh No on the mic, 2 independent hip hop heavies still riding a creative peak after a couple decades in the game! The Professionals moniker is more than earned here. Madlib has been one of the most ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Pseudo Slang & PawcutWanderverse ... LP
Baby Steps, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99 26.99
Laidback beats with plenty of boom – just the right sort of mellow setting to allow the rhymes to flow in the best way possible – core lyrics from Emcee Sick, with contributions from Cudtry Cadillac, Dheema, and Jon Blazini! There's a nicely jazzy current – almost in an early 90s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Public EnemyWhat You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down? ... LP
Def Jam, 2020. New Copy Gatefold ... $24.99 29.99
Public Enemy gave us plenty of knowledge and power back in the day – and we maybe need their message more than ever in 2020 – a year that marks their return to their original home at Def Jam! The group have help from plenty of guests here – maybe more so than they would have had ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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QuakersQuakers II – The Next Wave ... LP
Stones Throw, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99 22.99
A long-overdue second set from Quakers – and a set that's got even more intensity than their debut! Beats are by the core trio of Supa K (Katalyst), 7STU7, and Fuzzface (Geoff Barrow) – and there's a very old school vibe to most of the record – a focus on core elements on each ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roc MarcianoMarcberg (2LP picture disc) ... LP
Fat Beats, 2010. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $30.99 31.99
The solo debut of Roc Marciano, and a record that more than shows the MC can stand on his own – serving up edgy rhymes over beats that show a strong NYC tradition – often spare and lean in construction, but with compelling core elements that continue that tradition started by Wu-Tang so ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(10th Anniversary edition – done as a very cool double pic disc pressing!)

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Run-DMCRaising Hell (180 gram picture disc) ... LP
Profile/Sony, 1986. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 25.98
The massive third album from Run DMC – made at the top of their game – an pivotal effort that brought them to peak popularity and helped break hip hop in a huge way in the pop culture landscape! Part of the album's strength is its guitar-heavy sound on some of the grooves – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Really nice 30th Anniversary picture disc pressing!)

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Sa-RocSharecropper's Daughter (with download) ... LP
Rhymesayers, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 24.99
A smoking Rhymesayers debut from Sa-Roc – one of the most inventive female MCs of the past decade, and an artist who just continues to explode with fresh energy on each new release! The album's mostly produced by Sol Messiah – Sa-Roc's longtime musical partner, and a talent who really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes gold foil laminated sleeves and download card!)

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Sen MorimotoSen Morimoto (mystery colored vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP
Sooper, 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
A fantastic second album from Chicago's Sen Morimoto – and, like the first, a set that really moves beyond simple definition! Sen's got years of experience in jazz and rock – and those elements come into play with his hip hop production, in ways that make for a real genre-crossing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition "Mystery" colored vinyl – includes download!)

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Serengeti1979 Kenny Dennis Demos –Field On Fire/Up To The Middle ... 7-inch
Fake Four Inc, 2020. New Copy (pic cover)... $10.99 12.98
Oddball, brilliant, slyly concept-driven hip hop from Serengeti in his Kenny Dennis alter ego! The story behind the 1979 Kenny Dennis Demos is that the working class Chicago every man Kenny got signed and cut a couple demos in the style of the times in the late 70s – an opportunity to hear ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition – with download!)

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Slum VillageFantastic Vol 1 ... LP
Long Player/Ne'Astra, 1997. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $19.99 24.98
Slum Village's legendary Fantastic Vol 1 – one of the most sought-after hip hop albums of the era – with the most rugged-and-raw Jay Dee production on record! Honestly, we're left pretty close to speechless by how tightly these tracks hold up. This is indeed the template for so many ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Slum VillageWe Do It (DJ Spinna rmx, Jazz Spastiks rmx) ... 7-inch
Ill Adrenaline, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Spinna takes on this sweet cut from Slum Village – keeping things lean, but adding in these great spacey soul touches that really set a different mood for the lyrics! The flipside features a very different take from Jazz Spastiks – almost a Cadet/Concept kind of jazzy crackle with the ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Slum Village & Abstract OrchestraFantastic 2020 Vol 1 (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Ne'Astra, 2020. New Copy ... $19.99 24.98
Slum Village teams up with the hip hop-reared jazz funk collective Abstract Orchestra for this worthy revisit/live band rework of the legendary Fantastic Vol 2 – a soulful Detroit hip hop classic and a vital piece of the late great J Dilla's legacy! A few cuts have prominent vocals, others ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Fantastic 2020 (2CD set) ... CD 13.99

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Slum Village & Abstract OrchestraFantastic 2020 Vol 2 (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Ne'Astra, 2020. New Copy ... $19.99 24.98
Slum Village teams up with the hip hop-reared jazz funk collective Abstract Orchestra for this worthy revisit/live band rework of the legendary Fantastic Vol 2 – a soulful Detroit hip hop classic and a vital piece of the late great J Dilla's legacy! A few cuts have prominent vocals, others ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Snoop DoggLast Meal ... LP
No Limit/Capitol, 2000. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
Snoop Dogg's last and best album for No Limit – a turn of the millennium effort that stands a a lot stronger in retrospect, and certainly signaling the coming resurgence Snoop would carrying pretty strongly in the new decade. After Death Row hit hard times and Snoop found into the No Limit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Last Meal ... LP 29.99

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StalleyReflection Of Self – The Head Trip ... LP
Blue Collar Gang/Nature Sounds, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 19.98
Strong stuff from Ohio rapper Stalley – produced in full by Janport J here with sometimes gritty, sometimes soaringly soulful mood that's a nice foil for Stalley stout flow and sharp wordplay throughout. There's something distinctly midwestern in Stalley's soul searching rhymestyle – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tribe Called QuestAnthology ... LP
Jive, 1990s. New Copy 2LP ... $28.99 29.99
Tracks include "Check The Rhime", "Bonita Applebum", "Award Tour", "Can I Kick It?", "Scenario", "Buggin' Out", "If The Papes Come", "Electric Relaxation", "Jazz (We've Got)", "I Left My Wallet In El ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tribe Called QuestBeats, Rhymes & Life ... LP
Jive, 1996. New Copy 2LP ... $27.99 29.98
Beats, Rhymes & Life – crucial aspects of Tribe Called Quest and hip hop in general – and the fourth album by the inimitable Tribe! After a couple or three years of down time following Midnight Marauders, the Tribe returned with this extra stripped down sound, collaborating with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tribe Called QuestHits, Rarities & Remixes ... LP
Jive, Late 80s/1990s. New Copy 2LP ... $27.99 29.98
A pretty great follow up to the previous hits package Retrospective – this one with many of the Tribe's OTHER hits, plus 2 previously unreleased nuggets! Alternate mixes, out of print soundtrack and 12-inch cuts, plus album tracks that weren't ingrained into the mainstream consciousness ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Hits, Rarities & Remixes ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Tribe Called QuestLow End Theory ... LP
Jive, 1991. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $34.99 35.98
The second album from the immortal Tribe Called Quest – one of the absolute essential hip hop LPs, and a record that should be an anyone's shortlist of the best albums in several subsections of hip hop – just a straight up masterpiece anyway you cut it. The album is so high up on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tribe Called QuestMidnight Marauders ... LP
Jive, 1993. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A masterpiece from prime era Tribe Called Quest! Midnight Maurauders was Tribe's third LP, and even though there were no tracks yet credited to the Ummah, this is pretty much the beginning of Tribe's transition to that sound – with the same mellow, laid back vibe as their best early material ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tribe Called QuestPeople's Instinctive Travels & The Paths Of Rhythm ... LP
Jive, 1989. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
One of THE landmark hip hop albums – and the full length debut of great Tribe Called Quest! We hardly need to tell you about this classic – but it will always bear repeating. De La Soul might have kicked the door open on leftfield, anything goes artistry about a year or so earlier, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tribe Called QuestWe Got It From Here – Thank You 4 Your Service (with download) ... LP
Jive, 2016. New Copy 2LP ... $30.99 31.98
A hell of a comeback for Tribe Called Quest – maybe one of the best musical comebacks ever, and a fantastic reminder of why we loved the group so much in the first place! 18 years have passed since we last heard from the trio (now, sadly, a duo) – and that time only seems to have ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available We Got It From Here – Thank You 4 Your Service ... LP 24.99

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Twilite ToneClearing ... LP
Stones Throw, 2020. New Copy ... $16.99 17.99
A really great Stones Throw debut from Twilite Tone – a Chicago beatmaker who's been one of our local heroes for years, and who finally gets the wider exposure he's deserved for way too long! Tone's done some big name work for Common, Kanye, and others – but here, he's very much at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Clearing ... CD 9.99

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Verbal Kent & The Other GuysBlade Of The Short Cut ... LP
Hipnott, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Chicago MC Verbal Kent teams up with The Other Guys production team for a strong solo effort! Regardless of the album and title track here, one thing Verbal Kent certainly has not done over the years is take a short cut, he's a veteran underground force in it for the long haul – with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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