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✨✧ Anderson PaakOxnard (with bonus track) ... CD
12T/Aftermath, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
Cinematic hip hop soul from Anderson.Paak named after a seaside city west of Los Angeles, CA – but it's not Malibu, it's the stunning follow up Oxnard – a little looser, more diverse, and ultimately just as impressive set from this still rising talent! The uber-impressive guest list ... (Neo Soul, Hip Hop) read more CD

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Arrested DevelopmentArrested Development – MTV Unplugged ... CD
Chrysalis/Capitol, 1993. Used ... $2.99
Unplugged and doing their thing – a classic TV performance from Arrested Development, and one that captures the group back when they still had something going on! Titles include "The Getting", "Fishin 4 Religion", and "People Everyday" – also including ... read more CD

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ArsonistsAs The World Burns ... CD
Matador, 1999. Used ... $4.99
With "Backdraft", "Pyromaniax", "Blaze", "Venom", "Session", "Rhyme Time Travel", "Seed", "Worlds Collide", "Halloween" and "Geembo's Theme". 21 tracks in all. CD
(Out of print.)

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BeansOnly ... CD
Thirsty Ear, 2006. Used ... $0.99
Featuring William Parker and Hamid Drake. CD

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Black JuniorsBlack Juniors ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1984. New Copy ... $9.99
A real obscurity from the Brazilian scene of the 80s – an album by a group who must have been one of the first hip hop acts to cut a record down there – working in a tight mix of old school styles and electro funk modes! There's more of a street soul approach overall – as ... (Brazil, Hip Hop) read more CD

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BOBBOB Presents The Adventures Of Bobby Ray ... CD
Grand Hustle/Atlantic, 2010. Used ... $1.99
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Body Count (Ice T)Body Count ... CD
Sire/Warner, 1992. Used ... $14.99
(Rock, Hip Hop) CD
(Out of print original pressing with the "Cop Killer" tattoo and "Out In The Parking Lot" skit.)

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Brand New HeaviesHeavy Rhyme Experience Vol 1 (clean version) ... CD
Delicious Vinyl, 1992. Used ... $1.99
A classic lost album that has the Brand New Heavies backing up an assortment of great hip hoppers, including Main Source, The Pharcyde, Black Sheep, Kool G Rap, Gang Starr, and Masta Ace. Filled with good cuts that mix hip hop and live jazzy playing, and includes the titles "Who Makes The ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Brand NubianOne For All ... CD
Elektra, 1990. Used ... $4.99
Pure greatness from Brand Nubian at their early best! The Nubes' have made a handful of solid-to-great albums, but none could top this essential debut. Grand Puba, Sadat X and Lord Jamar are on point with the politicized rhymes over classic early 90s jazzed up, funky beats, built from now well ... read more CD
(Out of print. Booklet has some wear and crease down the middle.)

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Buckshot Le FonqueBuckshot Le Fonque ... CD
Sony, 1994. Used ... $4.99
The first of Branford Marsalis' two LPs to venture into the "acid jazz" or "hip hop crossover" genre, however you choose to look at it. Fortunately, he gets a helping hand from Premier on a number of cuts. Includes "Breakfast At Denny's", "Some Cow Fonque", ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Bushwick BillPhantom Of The Rapra ... CD
Rap-A-Lot, 1995. Used ... $3.99
With "Wha Cha Gonna Do?", "Times Is Hard", "Who's The Biggest", "Only God Knows", "Already Dead", "The Bushwicken", "Subliminal Criminal" and "Mr President". CD

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BWPBytches ... CD
No Face/Rush, 1991. Used ... $6.99
12 tracks in all, including "Comin' Back Strapped", "Wanted", "Two Minute Brother", "We Want Money", "Hit Man", and "Teach Em". CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Children Of ZeusTravel Light (with bonus Story So Far CD) ... CD
First Word (UK), 2018. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99
Beautifully bottom-heavy sounds from Children of Zeus – a British duo who effortlessly blend together elements from hip hop and contemporary soul – very much in the spirit of the London sounds that first pricked up our ears at the start of the 90s, even if the approach here is much more ... (Neo Soul, Hip Hop) read more CD
(Includes the bonus CD!)

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✨✧ Compton's Most WantedMusic To Drive By ... CD
Sony, 1992. Used ... $3.99
The third and perhaps peak effort from Compton's Most Wanted – one of the strongest in the early 90s west coast gangsta scene! Then and now, Compton's Most Wanted stood out for the lean, moody approach to the sound and style, hewing strongly to the prominent beats and funk samples, but in the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Denzel CurryTa13oo ... CD
Loma Vista, 2018. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Cutout hole through case and rear artwork.)

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Dilated PeoplesPlatform (radio, inst, radio rmx, inst rmx)/Annihilation (radio, inst) ... CD
Capitol, 2000. Used ... $0.99
Production by Alchemist, with Evidence handling the remix. CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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Disposable Heroes Of HiphoprisyHypocrisy Is The Greatest Luxury ... CD
4th & Broadway, 1992. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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DJ Jazzy JeffM3 ... CD
Playlist (Germany), 2018. New Copy ... $15.99
A masterful set of soul jazz steeped hip hop from DJ Jazzy Jeff – officially the finale of The Magnificent trilogy of that began in 2002, but a timeless, brilliant standalone effort if you're just now jumping in – anchored by Jeff's piloting and cuts, live instrumentation by Kaidi ... read more CD

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DJ QuikDown, Down, Down (radio, inst, call out research hook) ... CD
Profile, 1998. Used ... $1.99
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(Promotional release.)

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DJ SokoDomino Effect ... CD
Left Of Center, 2015. Used ... $0.99
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Dumi RightDoing It The Right Way ... CD
PH, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99
A solo shot from Dumi Right of African hip hop pioneers Zimbabwe Legit – neo-classic rap from a pivotal figure – doing right by the legacy of his groundbreaking blueprint era work! The rhyme style and production aesthetic is true thi Dumi's roots in the early 90s era, but are anything ... read more CD

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Edo G, DJ Premier & Pete RockEdo G Presents – DJ Premier Vs Pete Rock EP ... CD
Redefinition, 2000s/2018. New Copy ... $9.99 10.98
A 4 song/8 track testament to the longevity and timeless craft of 3 hip hop legends – MC Edo G and masterful producers DJ Premier & Pete Rock! It's a great little round up of old school style rap singles, pairing vocal versions with instrumentals, sequenced for the CD just as they'd be ... read more CD

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EminemRecovery ... CD
Shady/Interscope, 2010. Used ... $0.99
Titles include "Space Bound", "Cinderella Man", "25 To Life", "So Bad", "Almost Famous", "You're Never Over", "Cold Wind Blows", "On Fire", "Won't Back Down", "WTF", "Going Through Changes" ... read more CD

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Epik 1Epik 1.0 ... CD
Underpaid Productions, 2017. New Copy ... $2.99
Independent Chicago hip hop from emcee Epik 1 – a born & bred Chicagoan with roots in the city's late 90s freestyle and open mic scene, and a genuine love and appreciation for block rocking hip hop history for the old school to today. Produced by Illpee with no nonsense, headnodding ... read more CD

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✨✧ Eric B & RakimPaid In Full – Deluxe Edition ... CD
Island, 1987. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
Paid In Full, indeed. Eric B & Rakim's seminal album still pays off in so many ways, and it was such a vital link between the party rockin' style of the old school and the terse, hard-hitting beats and rhymes of what was then the new school, we can't even come up with the words for the praise ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase, barcode has a cutout mark.)

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✨✧ Freddie GibbsFreddie ... CD
ESGN, 2018. New Copy ... $9.99 10.98
One of the toughest, leanest, tightest and most on point efforts from Freddie Gibbs to date – and one of the best! Despite the dead on perfect homage to the Teddy Pendergrass's quiet storm soul classic Teddy with the cover art here, make no mistakes, the material is Freddie Gibbs at his most ... read more CD

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Fresh DailyGorgeous Killer In Crimes of Passion ... CD
High Water, 2009. Used ... $0.99
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Fu-SchnickensGreatest Hits ... CD
Jive, 1990s. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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FugeesScore ... CD
Columbia, 1996. Used ... Just Sold Out!
16 tracks in all, including "How Many MC's", "Ready Or Not", "Killing Me Softly" (Lauryn Hill's amazing version of the Roberta Flack classic), "Fu-Gee-La", and "No Woman, No Cry". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Score ... LP 34.99

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Full ForceSmoove ... CD
CBS, 1989. Used ... $6.99
(Soul, Hip Hop) CD
(Out of print.)

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GameDoctor's Advocate (clean edited version) ... CD
Geffen, 2006. Used ... $2.99
The Game's back – sans G Unit & Aftermath, but with plenty of baggage for a weighty second major LP's worth of west coast street revivalism – and a set that's ultimately nearly as strong as his debut. Tracks include "Lookin At You", "Da S***", "It's OK (One ... read more CD
(CLEAN.)

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GutsStop The Violence ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness (Netherlands), 2017. New Copy ... $16.99
Maybe the best work so far from one of the hippest beatmaking collectives on the European scene – on a record that definitely has some of the righteous power you'd guess from the title! As before, the approach is rooted in hip hop, but also has a lot more going on too – lots of musical ... (New Grooves, Hip Hop) read more CD

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✨✧ Hard 2 ObtainIsm & Blues ... CD
Traffic, 1994. Used ... $9.99
Lost bit of nice mid 90s Strong Island hip hop – with excellent period beats courtesy the Stimulated Dummies and Dante Ross – a bit in the cracklin, funk & jazz breaks mode of Brand Nubian & other adventurous east coasters. 16 tracks in all: "Joker's Wild", "Babb ... read more CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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HerbaliserBring Out The Sound ... CD
BBE (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $9.99 19.99
It'd been a few years since we heard the head nodding hip hop funk sound of The Herbaliser, but their back in full force! The cover a lot of stylistic terrain here, from the neo-classic boombap with scratches and cinematic samples of the opener, to the noirish hip hop soul of the standout "Seiz ... (New Grooves, Hip Hop) read more CD

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Ice TGreatest Hits – The Evidence ... CD
Atomic Pop, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $4.99
Ice T at his best – long before his years on TV, or his stumbling on cliches – at a point when he was maybe the first fresh hip hop voice to come from the west coast scene! Tracks include the classics "Power", "6 In The Mornin", "I'm Your Pusher, "You ... read more CD

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J DillaRuff Draft – Dilla's Mix (with bonus instrumentals CD) ... CD
Pay Jay, Early 2000s. New Copy 2CD ... $7.99 14.98
J Dilla at his grittiest, most rugged & raw – in both the production and rhyme realms – 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 ... read more CD

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JazYa Don't Stop ... CD
EMI, 1991. Used ... $6.99
Six song EP with Jaz's best material – better production and rhymes than his later full length LP, including some nice political tracks – no "Hawaiian Sophie" type tracks here. With production from Prince Paul, Large Professor and 45 King: "Sign Of The Crimes", ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jean Grae & Quelle ChrisEverything's Fine ... CD
Mello Music Group, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Everything's more than fine on this record – it's one of the finest, most focused projects we've heard from Jean & Quelle – and it's as mesmerizing on the production side as it is dexterous in the rhyme department! The overriding theme is keeping things on an even keel in these ... read more CD

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R KellyTP 3 Reloaded (with bonus DVD) ... CD
Jive/Zomba, 2005. Used CD/DVD ... $1.99
Includes limited edition bonus DVD of the first 5 chapters of "Trapped In The Closet". (Soul, Hip Hop) CD
(Clear promotional sticker on jewel case cover.)

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Kids See GhostsKids See Ghosts ... CD
Def Jam, 2018. New Copy ... $8.99
KKanye West's & Kid Cudi's joint debut as Kids See Ghosts! Each looks inward and tackles existential personal issues on the lyrical front, with kind of a spacey melancholy vibe to the production, and with cool synths and fuzz-steeped production with some really interesting samples in the mix ... read more CD

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KieferHappysad ... CD
Stones Throw, 2018. New Copy ... $7.99 13.99
An impressive blend of jazz and hazy hip hop beatcraft from Kiefer – his best yet! We dug Kiefer's earlier Kickinit Alone a lot, too, but Happysad feels like a next level effort. Jazz piano really stands out as the leading light in the sound here – it's the real thing, too – ... read more CD

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LL Cool JBigger And Deffer ... CD
Def Jam, 1987. Used ... $2.99
Stone classic LL Cool J! There was a time we didn't really rate this one on the same level as Radio, but listening with fresh ears after all these years – prime old school Def Jam with an energy that's really missing in so much of the hip hop to follow in the next couple years – and ... read more CD

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LL Cool JMama Said Knock You Out ... CD
Def Jam, 1990. Used ... $4.99
A huge moment for LL Cool J – and a set that has him balanced nicely between the sharp rhymes of his roots and the rising stardom of his role in the larger world of R&B as well! Marley Marl produced, and the whole thing's still got a nice edge – even though some of these tunes ... read more CD

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LukeUncle Luke ... CD
Luther Campbell Music, 1996. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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Lyrics BornLater That Day (15th Anniversary version – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Quannum/Real People, 2003. New Copy ... $9.99 15.98
Lyrics Born of Latyrx fame drops a burning full length solo joint – and if we didn't recognize it as in instant classic on the early 00s it's earned that designation over time! This is pretty much entirely produced, arranged, programmed and written by LB, so if you know the style, you know ... read more CD
(Remastered 15th Anniversary deluxe edition with bonus tracks!)

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✨✧ Lyrics BornQuite A Life ... CD
Real People, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
A milestone effort from Bay Area veteran Lyrics Born – who has been delivering rock solid funky soul-steeped hip hop solo, with his Latyrx duo, and as a producer for well over 20 years by this point – and still delivering the goods after all these years! He's been leaning more on gritty ... read more CD
Also available Quite A Life (with download) ... LP 26.99

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Madlib & OthersMadlib's Medicine Show No 3 – Beat Konducta In Africa ... CD
Madlib Invazion, 2010. New Copy ... $13.99 15.98
Raw crackling hip hop funk beatcraft at its deepest from mighty Madlib – working in his Beat Konducta style for this third entry in the epic Madlib's Medicine Show Series! Beat Konducta In Africa is a hazy hip hop instrumental set from 'Lib (lest you thought it might be a funky compilation ... read more CD

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Madlib & OthersMadlib's Medicine Show No 8 – Advanced Jazz (limited edition) ... CD
Madlib Invazion, 2010. Used ... $11.99
Advanced Jazz from Madlib – No 8 in his sprawling, epic monthly series of 2010 – a nearly 80 minute trip into Madlib's jazz crates! This course in Advanced Jazz finds 'Lib in incomparable DJ form – a mix of material from a half century of jazz recordings peppered with a mad ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes Medicine Show obi.)

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Madvillain (Madlib & MF Doom)Madvillainy ... CD
Stones Throw, 2004. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
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 more CD

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MaterialHallucination Engine ... CD
Island, 1994. Used ... $3.99
(Rock, Hip Hop) CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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MC BreedMC Breed & DFC (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Snow Dog/Warlock, 1991. New Copy ... $12.99
MC Breed's debut, featuring the DFC crew – and one of the earlier records to put Michigan on the national hip hop map! Breed was the first independent MCs to come from anywhere beside the coasts and make a real impact, and more or less paved the way for groups like those in the Suave House or ... read more CD

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Moka OnlyFlood ... CD
Underworld (Canada), 2002. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print, mark through barcode.)

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Mos DefEcstatic ... CD
Downtown, 2009. Used ... $6.99
Mos Def's first and only LP for the Downtown label, and it's a real return to top shelf, distinctive hip hop for Mos – if the music retail world wasn't in such a strange, troubled period circa '09 this woulda made a much bigger impact and be considered a classic comeback! It's absolutely ... read more CD
Also available Ecstatic ... LP 22.99

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✨✧ NeptunesNeptunes Present Clones (clean version with bonus DVD) ... CD
Star Trak/Arista, 2003. Used CD&DVD ... $5.99
With Clones, Pharell & Hugo unveil a bigger picture of their Star Trak roster and more, including Pharrell's hit "Frontin'" w/Jay Z, Kelis with husband Nas on "Popular Thug", Busta Rhymes "Light Your A$$ On Fire", NERD's "Loser", "The Don Of ... read more CD
(Please note: DVD does not have region or format information. Booklet has a promo sticker.)

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NERDNO_ONE EVER REALLY DIES ... CD
I Am Other/Columbia, 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 11.99
The Neptunes & co.'s ever-evolving hip hop/electro pop creative outlet NERD is back with their best in years! NERD not only never ever really dies, they're also never ever to be dismissed as an occasional throwaway side project, and they never put out the same record twice. This one finds ... read more CD

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Original FlavorThis Is How It Is ... CD
Atlantic, 1992. Used ... $11.99
The first album from Original Flavor, and along with the Jaz, the roots of the Roc A Fella clan. With the Dash brothers holding down the business end of this LP, and Ski fronting the group with a little help from Clark Kent, this middle of the road commercial hip hop album didn't make much of an ... read more CD
(Out of print. Small drill hole through booklet & barcode.)

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✨✧ PharcydeBizarre Ride II The Pharcyde ... CD
Delicious Vinyl, 1992. Used ... $4.99
With the cuts "Passing Me By", "Soul Flower", "Ya Mama", "I'm That Type Of N*gga", and lots more! CD

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Prefuse 73Sacrifices ... CD
Lex, 2018. New Copy ... $7.99 12.98
Prefuse 73 doing his distinctive thing – mood-setting, hypnotic beats that roll from raw and deconstructionist to big and boisterous – with plenty off off-kilter melodic touches between! The range from stripped down and mellow to dense and rollicking is impressive as always, and his way ... read more CD

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Red FoxAs A Matter Of Fox ... CD
Elektra, 1993. Used ... $3.99
Titles include "Pressure Dem", "Dem A Murderer", "Dance Hall Scenario", "Ya Can't Test Me Again", "Ghetto Gospel", "Born Again Black Man", and "Hey Mr Rude Boy", with Brand Nubian. (Reggae, Hip Hop) CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Rob SwiftSound Event ... CD
Tableturns, 2002. Used ... $1.99
With this full length, it seems as though Swift has come to full maturity as an artist. In the past, with his albums and a few of his singles, he seemed to be getting there, but his skills as a beatmaker just never lived up to his skills as a turntablist. Here, he's gone back to great scratch ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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Run-DMCKing Of Rock (expanded edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Profile, 1985. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Run-DMC's great second album –- with rock hard production by Russell Simmons, and classic cuts! It's fascinating to listen to this album all these years later, with the knowledge that this hungry hip hop act from Queens was so soon to conquer the world. Great stuff from a legendary crew! ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Run-DMCTougher Than Leather (expanded edition – with bonus track) ... CD
Profile, 1988. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The late effort from the mighty Run DMC – with slightly harder hitting beats, and an overall effectively terse style (hence the title) – really the crew's last solid full length! You don't need us to tell you that Tougher Than Leather isn't the seminal classic that their earlier ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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SandmanFace Value ... CD
Lo End, 2003. Used ... $0.99
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(Out of print.)

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SankofaFive Elements ... CD
Sankofa, 1999. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print. Rear tray card has a small tear, booklet has and ink stamp on the front.)

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Schoolly DSaturday Night! - The Album (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Jive/FTG, 1987. New Copy ... $7.99 10.98
The classic by Schoolly D – his second album, and the one where he really hits his stride – with profane humor and classic drum machine and oddball sample flavored production! It's almost hard-to-believe nowadays, but the un-PC rhymes were straight up scandalous back in the day – ... read more CD

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✨✧ Seven ElevenHot 'n' Funky ... CD
JJ Tracks (Holland), 2003. Used ... $4.99
(Deep Funk, Hip Hop) CD
(Out of print original CD pressing, not a CDr. Small cutout notch through spine.)

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✨✧ Sidewalk ChalkShoulder Season (CD & DVD) ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy CD & DVD ... $10.99 16.99
Really great work from this up-and-coming combo – a group who seems like they can spin together neo soul and hip hop better than most of the rest – and who also make great use of some live jazzy instrumentation as well! The set compiles live performances done around the midwest in ... (Neo Soul, Hip Hop) read more CD
Also available Shoulder Season (CD & DVD) ... CD 7.99

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Sidewalk ChalkShoulder Season (CD & DVD) ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. Used CD & DVD ... $7.99
Really great work from this up-and-coming combo – a group who seems like they can spin together neo soul and hip hop better than most of the rest – and who also make great use of some live jazzy instrumentation as well! The set compiles live performances done around the midwest in ... (Neo Soul, Hip Hop) read more CD
Also available Shoulder Season (CD & DVD) ... CD 10.99

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Skinny BoysWeightless ... CD
Warlock/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1986. New Copy ... $11.99
The Skinny Boys may be weightless, but they've got a nicely heavy sound that often comes as much from their own human beat box work as it does from sampled beats and other instrumentation! The album's an early set on Warlock, and it's got that raw, straight from the streets vibe that made the ... read more CD
(Part of the Golden Age Hip Hop Masterpiece series!)

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Sly5thAveInvisible Man – An Orchestral Tribute To Dr Dre ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 11.99
An orchestral homage to Dr Dre spearheaded by Brooklyn's Sylvester Onyejiaka, aka Sly5thAve – fleshing out hooks and melodies from throughout Dre's career, from classic singles to deep cuts, into large scale jazzy soul – with a stellar roster of guests including Mark De Clive-Lowe, DJ ... (Deep Funk, Hip Hop) read more CD

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Son Of BazerkSon Of Bazerk Featuring No Self Control & The Band – Bazerk Bazerk Bazerk ... CD
SOUL/MCA, 1991. Used ... $7.99
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(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Souls Of MischiefNo Man's Land ... CD
Jive, 1995. Used ... $3.99
The second Souls of Mischief LP. We aren't entirely certain what happened here, but subsequent indie releases from the Souls and Hiero in general have captured the energy and inventiveness of 93 Til Infinity, so we're guessing the group was at a bit of a creative crossroads with this effort. ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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South Central CartelSouth Central Madness (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Pump/Snow Dog, 1991. New Copy ... $7.99
The first album by South Central Cartel – and funky, rugged, rawm profane snapshot early 90s independent west coast gangsta! NWA might've busted open the floodgates, but SCC was among the earlier crews to set sail on the massive gangsta rap wave to follow – and while they never burst ... read more CD

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South Central CartelSouth Central Madness (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Pump/Snow Dog, 1991. Used ... $6.99
The first album by South Central Cartel – and funky, rugged, rawm profane snapshot early 90s independent west coast gangsta! NWA might've busted open the floodgates, but SCC was among the earlier crews to set sail on the massive gangsta rap wave to follow – and while they never burst ... read more CD

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Sparky DThis Is Sparky D's World (with bonus tracks) ... CD
B-Boy/Octave (Japan), 1988. New Copy ... $11.99
Maybe not the first full length album by a female MC, but a really well-remembered set from the early days – and one that hardly tries to go for any crossover modes at all! Instead, Sparky-D really keeps it live and close to the streets – beginning the set with an acapella track that ... read more CD
(Part of the Golden Age Hip Hop Masterpiece series!)

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Tracie SpencerThis House (single, club mix) (3 Inch CD single) ... CD
Capitol (Japan), 1990. Used (pic cover)... $9.99
(Soul, Hip Hop) CD
(Out of print, some stickers on sleeve.)

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T La RockLyrical King (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Octave (Japan), 1987. New Copy ... $11.99
A well-titled set from the lyrical king – the mighty T La Rock, one of the key mid 80s MCs who helped introduce a whole new level of sophistication to hip hop! T La Rock maybe never hit the heights of KRS-One, Rakim, or other contemporaries – but this set has all the sharp fire and ... read more CD
(Part of the Golden Age Hip Hop Masterpiece series!)

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Theophilus LondonTimez Are Weird These Days ... CD
Reprise, 2011. Used ... $3.99
... CD

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✨✧ Tribe Called QuestLow End Theory ... CD
Jive, 1991. Used ... $3.99
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 CD

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✨✧ Tribe Called QuestMidnight Marauders ... CD
Jive, 1993. Used ... $4.99
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 CD

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TrickyMaxinquaye ... CD
Island (UK), 1995. Used ... $1.99
Benchmark trip hop from one the true innovators – and one of pivotal albums of the past couple decades! Along with the work of Portishead, Tricky circa Maxinquaye sort of established the blueprint for the whole mid 90s guy-with-sludgy-beats-meets-girl-vocalist genre – and like the ... (New Grooves, Hip Hop) read more CD
(Promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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TwyseWho Is Twyse? ... CD
End Tyme, 2004. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Urban Renewal Project21st Century Ghost ... CD
Fast Rac, 2017. Used ... $4.99
(Jazz, Hip Hop) CD

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Urbanology ProjectUrbanology Project ... CD
Acts, 2001. Used ... $4.99
(Gospel, Hip Hop) CD
(Out of print.)

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WC & The Madd CircleAin't A Damn Thang Changed ... CD
Priority/Universal (Japan), 1991. Used ... $19.99
The first of a couple underrated albums from WC & The Madd Circle – a couple years before group founder WC jumped ship to join Ice Cube in Westside Connection, and fellow Madd Circle rhymer Coolio made a bigger name for himself as solo rapper. Ain't A Damn Thang Changed still sounds ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Welfare PoetsRhymes For Treason ... CD
Welfare Poets, 2005. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Will I Am (Of The Black Eyed Peas)Lost Change ... CD
BBE (UK), 2001. Used ... $2.99
Will I Am's still fresh solo album for BBE– a mixture of hip hop beats, electric funk, and some nice production touches that span a generation of styles – in retrospect, it's pretty amazing how the seeds he planted here and on earlier Black Eyed Peas albums would grow to absolutely take ... read more CD

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XzibitRestless ... CD
Loud, 2000. Used ... $5.99
With guest appearances by Nate Dogg, Eminem, Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg, Defari, KRS One, and more. Production is handled by Dre, Rocwilder, Soopafly, DJ Quik, Eminem, Erick Sermon, and others. 16 tracks, including "Been A Long Time", "X", "Front 2 Back", "Best Of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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ZavalaFantasmas ... CD
Fake Four Inc, 2017. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Promo copy.)

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VariousI Am A Vocoder ... CD
Neon Finger, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
To folks back in the 80s, the vocoder seemed like the sound of the future – and all these many years later, it turns out it's still the sound of the present – thanks to a range of younger artists who've helped breathe new life into the old electro stalwart! The tracks here are totally ... (Neo Soul, Hip Hop) read more CD
Also available I Am A Vocoder ... LP 21.99

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VariousStrictly The Best Volume 10 ... CD
VP, 1993. Used ... $0.99
Music from Freddie McGregor, Beres Hammond, Garnett Silk, Dennis Brown, Pam Hall, Makeda, Gregory Isaacs, Jack Radics, Cutty Rank & more. (Reggae, Hip Hop) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSugarhill Club Classics Vol 3 ... CD
Sugar Hill/Sequel (UK), Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
Heavy grooves from Sugarhill Records – lots of old school hip hop cuts, plus a few clubby groovers too! The 2CD set is the last installment in this excellent look at the label – one that set a whole new standard for Sugarhill reissues – one that's sadly not been matched as much ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousTags Of The Times Version 2.0 J ... CD
Mary Joy (Japan), 1999. Used ... $6.99
Hip hop compilation that's far from being just a collection of random tracks by some nice underground MC's. Even though each track has a different producer, there's a definite unifying sound to the compilation – the production has a live-in-the-studio late-night jazzy feel. It almost sounds ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousTags Of The Times: 3 ... CD
Mary Joy (Japan), 2001. Used ... $4.99
Third in the Tags... series, this volume gives you hip hop now as defined by the underground's best talent. Tracks include the soulful "Between The Lines" by Atmosphere, "Low Key" by Company Flow, Mr Lif, BMS, & 3MG, "Future Rockers" by Aceyalone, "Wise ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase.)
 
 



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