12 tracks in all, with beats by Diamond D, Purple Penguin, Trackmasterz, Willie Gunz and ADOR himself. Includes "Forever Life Flow", "Animal 2000", "Treasures", "Superfly", "Retro Wreck", "It Getz No Ruffa", "Hey My Dawg" and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Marker through barcode.)
Afrika Bambaataa & Family —
Light ... LP EMI, 1988. Near Mint- ...
Just Sold Out!
A very strong second LP by BEP – and one that does a surprisingly great job of mixing soul-based production with more hip-hop oriented modes! Tracks include the Premier-produced "Bep Empire" (is it just us, or are most of the NuHoppers nearly always at their best when they rely on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Promo only boxset with unreleased material from Bubba Sparxxx and crew. This set includes double copies of five 12" singles, all with clean, dirty, and instrumental versions. Titles included are: "Tell Me Ya Wit It" by Additude, "Tell Me Bout The South" by Bubba Sparxxx ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – This is a complete set with all 10 discs in the printed sleeves, but is missing the outer box.)
Distinctive, bedroom studio-made hip hop from Kweku Collins – doing his own thing in both style and practice – and delivering one of the best independent hip hop records of the mid teens! There's a lot of layers here you could pick apart, and find something brilliant in each one. In ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Dibia$e takes on 8-bit video game era samples – putting together a fun, funky blast of a hip hop instrumentals set that pairs retro futuristic synth tones, bleeps and bits from classic video game franchises with more straightforward timeless beatcraft! It's wonderful stuff that for sure ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The triumphant return of Dr Octagon – finally a worthy follow-up to the Dr Octagon/Dr Octagonecologyst album, one of the most influential hip hop LPs ever – we can't imagine Madvillian and so many other other willfully out there rap classics would've happened without it! Keith's ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Not actually a group, but a compilation of acts, mostly contemporary soul with some hip hop, produced by Eddie F, who played a role in those days that Puffy Combs would in a few years time. Lots of forgettable radio fodder here, but there is the early Mykill Myers track "Hardcore 4 Eva", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(In a stickered gatefold sleeve.)
Encore ... LP Shady/Interscope, 2004. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ...
Em's fourth album hits many of the same notes as its predecessor, signaling a bit of a comfort zone for the former Slim Shady. The beats largely fall on the darker-toned lilt of the now instantly identifiable sound. Tracks include "Just Lose It", "Mosh", "Evil Deeds" ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
We suppose it was inevitable that eventually rap would meet up with house and there's be a hybrid: hip house. 10 tracks from perhaps the most well known of the genre: "Acid Thunder", "Hip House", "I Can Dance", "Let's Go", "Keep On Dancing", ... (House Music, Hip Hop)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
On this one Fat Joe brings in more guest MC's and producers that we can count, including Big Pun on six tracks, Noreaga, Nas, Raekwon, Cuban Link, Armegeddon, Prospect. With production from Premier, Buckwild, Ski, LES, Charli Baltimore, Puffy, and more. Cuts include the all-star "John ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(In a stickered sleeve. Vinyl plays with a skip on the first two tracks of side four.)
10 tracks in all, including "Lay Back & Chill", "Don't Turn Back", "Keep On Groovin'", "Money, Money", "Black All The Way", "The Truth (Beat Biters)", "Funky Fresh Stuff", "Slick Chick", "Direct Opposites" ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)
We've been fans of 50 since we first heard the brilliant "How To Rob", and nothing about the massive, unbelievable level of popularity he's achieved, or the myriad of underground singles and mixtapes has done has done a damn thing to change our minds about him or his G Unit crew. With ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Clean edited promo in a stickered sleeve. Label on Side B has a bar drawn in pen.)
(Cover has some surface wear, unglued bottom seam, and a sticker spot.)
Grand Agent —
By Design ... LP Groove Attack (Germany), 2001. Sealed 2LP ...
Production is handled by Grand Agent, Kut Masta Kurt, AG, and others, with guest spots by Lord Finese, Planet Asia, and Chops. Tracks include "The Man Who Could Be King", "Every Five Minutes", "New Mingling", "Rap Nig_az", "Grand Right Now", "K ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed with hype sticker. Shrinkwrap is cracked at the bottom seam but still intact. Cover has bent corners at the bottom.)
Grandmaster Flash —
Source ... LP Elektra, 1986. Very Good+ ...
Just Sold Out!
Grandmaster Flash's late effort, circa '86 – after disbanding the Furious Five – though Rahiem & Kid Creole appear along with a number of other rappers! This was Flash's second album for Elektra – and uses it to showcase some of the other talents in the unit, a la his records ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Handsome Boy Modeling School —
White People ... LP Atlantic, 2004. Near Mint- 2LP ...
Just Sold Out!
Just when you thought Prince Paul and Cat Power would never make a record together PRESTO – it's the new Handsome Boy album! HBMS takes a bit more of a chillout tack with this long overdue second opus – with lots of laidback beats and samples, and a surprising amount of live ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover is bent at the top left corner.)
Heavy D & The Boyz —
Big Tyme ... LP Uptown/MCA, 1989. Near Mint- ...
Production by Marly Marl and Eddie F. 12 tracks, including "We Got Our Own Thang", "More Bounce", "Girlz, They Love Me" & "Here We Go again, Y'All". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and some stains on front.)
Includes "Ask About Me", "Pushin Weight", "Dr Frankenstein", "War & Peace", "Ghetto Vet", "Greed", "The Peckin' Order", "Limos, Demos & Bimbos", "Once Upon A Time In The Projects", "Extradition&quo ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
With the title track, "I'm Your Pusher", "Heartbeat", "High Rollers", "Girls LGBNAF", "Grand Larceny", "The Syndicate", "Radio Suckers", "Soul On Ice", and the iconic Glen E Friedman cover! LP, Vinyl record album
(In the original embossed cover, including the inner sleeve. Cover has lightly worn corners.)
A nice beat record from Joe The Butcher Niocolo, one of the cornerstones of the Philly scene who'd go on to greater fame working with Cypress Hill. Nice middle school drum machine breaks, 13 tracks in all, with titles like "Bumpin' Beat", "Breakin' Beat", "Stupid ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and a gold promo stamp.)
Outside of his early singles, this LP features some of our favorite Kurtis Blow tracks. The production is similar to that big beat Linn Drum/DMX style that the 1983-85 Profile artists used. With "8 Million Stories" – featuring Run-DMC, "AJ Scratch"– featuring the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a few specks of residue on the front.)
Includes "Ain't No Click" featuring Tony Yayo, "Playboy", "Warrior", "I Get High" with 50 Cent & Snoop, "I'm So Fly", "Work Magic" with Young Buck, "If You So Gangsta", "Warrior Part 2" with Eminem, 50 & Nate ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Lovebug Starski is one of the early old-school pioneers– from the prehistoric days when hip hop was live shows, before there were any hip hop records. "House Rocker", his 'comeback' record was an underground hit and is probably his best performance on wax, with a good old school ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
WC and DJ Aladdin working together as the producer/DJ duo Low Profile – definitely paving the way for more famous west coast rap to come – on a still strong, long under-appreciated album on Profile! WC would go on to make a bigger name for himself with Madd Circle, West Side ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A Stones Throw sci-fi masterpiece – one that was destined for greatness from conception, but we're still pretty well blown away by the final product! MC Doom and beatmaster Madlib couldn't be better suited for a collaboration. As much as we've dug the best of Doom's material of the last ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
MED-led all star compilation featuring Blu, Gangrene, Chris Keys and Bombay – plus guests Guilty Simpson, Jimetta Rose, Elzhi, Kokane and more – with production by Madlib, Dibia$e, Sirplus, DJ Romes and others. Includes "Heaven's Stairwell" by Blu feat Guilty Simpson & ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Debut LP following two dope singles. Most of the tracks have that harder 80s Def Jam feel, and of course the early Dr. Dre & T-Money (of Yo! MTV raps fame) appearances. Includes "Charlie Sez", "Runnin Yo Mouth", "Pump That Bass (Live)", "Here Comes The 5-Oh&q ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Solo project from Parrish after EPMD split that still has some of the EPMD sound. With guest vocals by DAS Efx, Top Quality and 3rd Eye. Production by Parrish, DJ Scratch and 45 King. LP, Vinyl record album
From the late-80's era of concious hip hop and huge red, green and gold Africa medallions. Includes "Escape From Reality", "Soldier At War", "Enemies Got Me On The Run", "Wilderness Of Sin", "Nightmare On America Street", "Quiet Storm", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Promo pressing. Cover has a promo stamp and light wear.)
Connie Price & The Keystones —
Lucas High ... LP Man Called Horse, 2019. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
Connie Price & The Keystones are tighter and funkier here than ever – partly because the album's a tribute to 70s Euro funk artist Doug Lucas – but also because the set's filled with guest appearances from a huge lineup of all-stars – the sort that definitely demand that the ... (Deep Funk, Hip Hop)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The massive second album by PE – and the one where where the hit their full creative stride, and their politics and philosphy hit at full force – moving Public Enemy from an imposing threat to both the hip hop and pop music status quo to a straight up cultural phenomenon! There's ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, incluiding the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a bent corner and some edge wear.)
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 moreLP, Vinyl record album
(In the purple cover, with a cut corner and a small center split in the spine.)
Instrumental versions of the LP, including beats for "Stank MCs", "Talk Like Sex Part 2", "That Smut", "Anti Hero's", "Josie", "Medicated Minutes", "Amazing Feats", "Pimpology", "My Rhyme Ain't Done", "One ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Tracks include "Ride 4 Me", "Doggfather", "Up Jump Tha Boogie", "Snoop's Upside Ya Head", "Blueberry", "Freestyle Conversation", "(Tear Em Off) Me & My Doggz", "When I Grow Up", "You Thought", "Traffic ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing! Cover has a cut corner.)
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 moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeves and download card.)
This may pass for straight up funk in DC, but to us it's a mad percolating Go Go jam, and that's nothing to complain about. T Funk lets loose with batteries of drum rolls, clattering Go Go percussion, heavy bass and space age synthesizer. The bombs get dropped non stop on this bouncing live set, ... (Soul, Hip Hop)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front, Special 2 Record Set sticker, and an old shop sticker.)
Titles include "Lookin At You" produced by Dr Dre, "Here Comes Another Hit" featuring Nate Dogg & Mista Grimm, "Speed Dreamin" featuring George Clinton & Mista Grimm, "Yo Sassy Ways" featuring Snoop Dogg & Nate Dogg, "G-Funk Is Here 2 ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Promo-only compilation of Roc-a-fella songs you may recognize from mixtapes and radio shows. Some serious beat jacking going on here with mixed results, but they keep it pretty hot for the most part, including the amazing "Bout It Bout It Part III" by The Diplomats with Master P. Other ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Edited promo in a Exclusive Album Advance sleeve.)
12 tracks: Run DMC "Sucker MCs", Word Of Mouth "King Kut", Dr Jeckyll & Mr Hyde "Genius Rap", the Showboys "Drag Rap", Pebblee-Poo "A Fly Guy", Spyder D "I Can't Wait to Rock The Mic", Rammelzee Vs. K-Rob "Beat Bop", Pumpkin ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has unglued seams, some wear, and a promo stamp. Cover has index labels with BPMs on back.)
Classic Go-Go compilation from the height of the Washington DC Go Go scene. (Or at least the height of Go Go reaching beyond the borders of DC/VA/MD.) Just about every cut here is a classic, with the emphasis on the funk, so we'll list 'em all – Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers "We ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Double LP collection from 1986-87, 12 tracks in all: Dana Dane "Cinderfella Dana Dane", Derek B "Get Down", Salt N Pepa "Tramp", Eric B & Rakim "I Ain't No Joke", Surf MC's "Boomin' It", King Sun - D Moet "Hey Love", Run-DMC "You ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Titles include "The Return Of Captain Rock" by Captain Rock, "Tragedy" by Super Kids, "Cosmic Blast" by Captain Rock, "She's So Def" by Sparky Dee, "He's My DJ" by Sparky Dee, "The House of Rock" by Captain Rock, and "Marley Marl ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Featuring KRS One's first appearence on wax: "Success Is The Word" produced by Kenny Beck. The rest of the 10 tracks included here are quality old school tracks, mostly produced by Mantronix featuring MC Tee or Just-Ice: "Fresh Is Word", "Hardcore Hip Hop", Just-Ice ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover is torn a bit at the top right corner.)