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Freestyle ProfessorsYour Pockets Been Picked (voc, inst)/Down With The Freestyle Professors (voc, dirty bounce mix, inst)/Get Wise/Hardcore Villain/Get Put On ... 12-inch
Freestyle, 1994. Near Mint- ... $199.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Original pressing in a stickered sleeve.)

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✨✧ FreestyleDon't Stop The Rock (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
MSI, 1985. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the classics of Miami freestyle sound, that you'll still here dj's mixing in sets for breakers. Nice electro production and vocoder vocals. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Grey label pressing.)

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Big ScoobSuckaz Can't Hang (voc, inst, freestyle)/N!ggaz Can't Hang (voc)/Booty Bandit (dirty, clean, inst) ... 12-inch
Cold Chillin, 1994. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Cold Chillin sleeve.)

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DMXGet At Me Dog (radio, street, inst, acapella)/Freestyle (radio, street) ... 12-inch
Def Jam, 1998. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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✨✧ Fearless FourProblems Of The World (Today)/F-4000 (voc, inst)/Fearless Freestyle ... 12-inch
Elektra, 1983. Very Good- (pic cover)... $4.99
Unlike some other old-school pioneers Fearless Four were able to move to a bigger label without trying to cross over. The best track here is the Fearless Freestyle, a 6 minute track that reminds us of their early hits like "Rockin It" on Enjoy. "F-4000" is a nice electro/breakin track that uses lots of vocoder effects. "Problems of the World" was obviously 'inspired' by Grandmaster Flash's "Message". 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Kaotic StylinCloser To Your Love/Infinity/Flavor Freestyle/Love The One You're With/Let's Get It On/Love Letters ... 12-inch
Beat Scott, 1991. Near Mint- ... $39.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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LegionJingle Jangle (street mix, krill mix, mellow mix, clean, menial mix)/Buddha Break/Freestyle Demolition ... 12-inch
One Love, 1993. Near Mint- ... $9.99
With Dres of the Black Sheep. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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✨✧ MantusDance It Freestyle Rhythm (9:33, 11:00) ... 12-inch
SMI, 1979. Sealed ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In an SMI sleeve.)

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✨✧ Billy RayWhat You Know About Billy Ray (dirty, clean, freestyle fix, inst) ... 12-inch
Fully Blown, 2000. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Roughneck SoldiersKill Or Be Killed (dirty, inst, radio)/Freestyle Thing (dirty, inst, radio) ... 12-inch
Phat Wax, 1995. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Beats by Kenny Dope. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Test pressing in a plain sleeve.)

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VariousFreestyle – Single Minded Compiled By Adrian Gibson ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2008. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
A double-length collection of singles from the UK's mighty Freestyle label – kind of an offshoot of the Jazz Cafe scene in London, and easily one of the hippest imprints of the past few years! Freestyle's issued plenty of great full length albums, but they've put out way more singles – both 12" and funky 45s, a good number of which are compiled here on the set! The Freestyle singles are almost even better than the label's albums – as they represent the real cutting edge of the funky underground, often the first few tracks heard from artists who are well on their way to hitting big at a much higher level. The work here is a mix of funky tracks, beat-heavy numbers, and some occasional soul and Latin bits – all served up with a lively sort of sound that steps way back to the old school, but keeps a 21st Century sort of sparkle. 22 tracks in all – including "Impulse" by Rhibosome, "That's Your Problem Baby" by Jaguar, "Get Down To The Floor" by James Taylor Quartet with Roy Ayers, "Elephants" by Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, "When Will I Ever Learn 2" by Lewis Taylor, "Aye Carumba" by Nick The Record, "Kalakuta Show" by Afrodizz, "Rapper's Delight" by Bentzon Brotherhood, "Get It On" by Sleeve, "It's Alright Now" by DJ Graham B, "Taking Your Seat" by Valique, "Live In The Mix" by Flow Dynamics, "AB Slash" by AB NRML, "So Fine" by Sleeve & Lowman, "Tom Blake (DJ Spinna mix)" by Ron Blake, and "Movin On (Secure Unit mix)" by Reggie Watts. CD

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✨✧ Funkmaster FlexThug Brothers (radio, inst)/Mos Def Freestyle/Put Your Hammer Down (clean, inst)/Missy Elliot Freestyle/Charli Baltimore & Cam'ron Freestyle ... 12-inch
Loud, 1998. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rhymes by Big Pun, Noreaga and 24/7 on "Thug Brothers" and Wu Tang Clan on "Put Your Hammer Down". 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Loud sleeve.)

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✨✧ Bobbi HumphreyFreestyle ... LP
Epic, 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Some of Bobbi Humphrey's greatest work of the post-Blue Note years – an album that's filled with soulful fusion tunes throughout, all with a great focus on her funky flute! Bobbi also sings a bit on the set, but in a way that's pretty darn great – wonderfully sweet at times, with a bit of an influence from Minnie Riperton that really warms up the set. Arrangements are by Cleveland Eaton, with a bit of help from Art Jenkins – and production is by Ralph MacDonald, who clearly has a great ear for the blend of jazz and soul that Bobbi's going for on the set. And although Larry Mizell's not on board, some of the cuts here still have that stepping/sliding sort of groove from Bobby's Mizell-produced Blue Note years – a really wonderful sound that's a perfect showcase for her uniquely jazzy talents on the flute! Tracks include "Freestyle", "Home Made Jam", "Sunset Burgundy", "Good Times", "My Destiny", "I Could Love You More", and "If You Want It". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mister Cee/Notorious BIG/Jay-ZBrooknam's Finest Freestyles – The Garden Freestyle/Jigga & Jaz/Biggie Smalls Is The Wickedest/The Ritz Freestyle ... 12-inch
Tape Kingz, Late 90s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Dirty and clean versions of all 4 tracks, with rhymes by the Notorious BIG, 2Pac, Big Daddy Kane, Shyheim, Big Scoob, Jay Z, Big Jaz and Busta Rhymes. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has small stickers.)

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✨✧ VariousFreestyle Frenzy Vol 1 ... LP
Liberty Grooves/Dolo (UK), 1994. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Freestyle performances from the legendary Stretch Armstrong Show, including rhymes from OC, Nas, Big L, Souls Of Mischief, Q-Tip, Method Man & Ghostface, Black Moon & Smif N Wessun, Prince Po, and more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing in a Liberty Grooves sleeve.)

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✨✧ DJ Flexxx/AkinyeleCrowd Participation (main, inst)/Freestyle (main, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
RCA, 1997. Used ... Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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✨✧ House SyndicateJam The Bace/Chicanos II/Freestyle Bongo/Just A 909 ... 12-inch
Dopewax, 1990. Used ... Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
 
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ApplesApples Present – Kings ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2010. Used ... $1.99
The Apples present a pair of Kings – a nice little project the finds the nine piece collective in collaboration with masters of their styles – funk pioneer Fred Wesley on a quartet of tracks and Israeli percussion titan Schlomo Bar on 4 others! The Apples are such a stylistically sprawling, capable combo that the overall feel is quite cohesive and always funky – with Mr Wesley's trombone prominent and the classic funk styled "Howling With Fred", "In The Air", "Alright" and "Kings" – and Middle Eastern funk on featuring Schlomo Bar and the addition of oud player "Ilan Ban-Ami" on remaining tracks "Batash (Alwoojdi)", "Ani, Ata Wehoo", "Walking To The Palace" and "Banana Jam" (the latter sans oud). CD

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Brian AugerBack To The Beginning Again – A Brian Auger Anthology Vol 2 ... CD
Freestyle (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $9.99
A totally wonderful collection – even better than the first volume, and filled with rare and unusual work from this legendary British keyboardist! The set features loads of gems from Brian's early years – some mod piano rompers and heavy Hammond groovers – showing a very strong tie to the soul jazz sound of the early 60s, which then transforms into some excellent 70s groovers as the set moves in – work that's every bit as tremendous as the tunes that start out the set. Even if you've got some of Auger's albums in your collection, there's way more to discover here – and the set has a brilliant focus on the deepest, most soulful side of his music! Titles include "In & Out", "Love For Sale", "Pavane", "Maiden Voyage", "Black Octopus", "Ella", "Inner City Blues", "Brain Damage", "Happiness Is Just Around The Bend", "Funky Mama", "Moanin", "Straight Ahead", "Work Song", "Poinciana", and "Lament For Miss Baker". Even features notes on the music by Auger himself! CD

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Manuel Azevedo Quartet/EsperantoFutebol De Bar/Latin Strut – Black Feeling 3 Sampler ... 7-inch
Freestyle (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $8.99
Two great grooves that mix together Latin and funk! Manuel Azevedo kicks things off with the beautiful "Futebol De Bar" – a cut that has batucada drums at the start, then leaps into these vibrant piano parts that dance and fly around the grooves in a wonderful way – with a nice break for some soaring strings in the middle, then back to more piano and rhythm! "Latin Strut" is a remake of the Deodato classic – done here with the same funky Latin vibe that Joe Bataan brought to his cover from years back, but with maybe even moodier keyboards overall! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Baker BrothersAvid Sounds ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2009. Used ... $14.99
Even more soulful stuff than before from The Baker Brothers – a record that really has them getting past the gritty funk of earlier records, and hitting a fuller groove that's totally great! The sound here is expanded past the guitar-heavy sounds that we first came to love from the Bakers – and while there's still plenty of funk going on in the set, we're even more impressed at the added range of instrumentation – more keyboards, bits of horns and Hammond, and a rich sound that's pure 70s soul all the way through! Almost all the cuts here are covers – really well-done versions of older numbers, both rare and classic – and most numbers have some vocals, sung by group members, and Vanessa Freeman guesting on one track – a great version of "Family Tree". Other cuts include "Space Funk", "Street Player", "Shack Up", "Couldn't Get It Right", "Lady Day & John Coltrane", "Fly Like An Eagle", "Cola Bottle Baby", "The Mexican", and "Rock Creek Park". CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFuture Soul ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2008. Used ... $6.99
Future Soul galore – a great little compilation from the Freestyle label – all put together from a range of US and UK Neo Soul recordings, but with a definite ear for the more cosmic side of the spectrum! The artists here aren't trying merely to ape contemporary or classic soul – and instead explore bold new territory with their rhythms, lyrics, and inventive instrumentation – territory that definitely earns the "future" promised in the title – and which explodes freshly with each new tune. Titles include "Destiny" by Liquid Spirits, "What He Needs To Know" by The Society, "Let Me Be" by Ski Oakenfull with Amp Fiddler, "Trizonna" by Trizonna McClendon, "Lovelight" by Lewis Taylor, "It's So" by Omar, "Shout Out" by Dessy Di Lauro, "Sometimes It Snows In April (Mr Gone's weekender mix)" by Black Gold Massive, "For Da Love Of Da Game" by Eric Roberson with Raheem DeVaughn, "Take Me With You" by Jumbonics, "Your Love (Jus Soul rmx)" by Leah McCrae, and "Star" by Brigette. CD

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✨✧ OmarLove In Beats ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2017. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Omar's been blowing our minds for years now – turning out some of the freshest soul music on the global scene – from his tremendous debut at the start of the 90s, to a range of crucially-overlooked albums that should have made the singer huge! The man's a hell of a singer, and a really great songwriter – easily a modern-day Stevie Wonder, right down to his skills on the keyboards and cosmic sense of soul! This album's got Omar sounding especially wonderful – working with a few key guests, like Robert Glasper, Leon Ware, Natasha Watts, and The Floacist – but reminding us again that it's the man at the core who makes all the music so great – as the guests appear only as key added elements, but the Omar sound is more than enough to make the record great. Titles include "Vicky's Tune", "Feeds My Mind", "Insatiable", "Gave My Heart", "Girl Talk", "I Want It To Be", "Hold Me Closer", "This Way That Way", "Destiny", and "Doobie Doobie Doo". CD

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✨✧ Brian AugerBack To The Beginning Again – A Brian Auger Anthology Vol 2 ... LP
Freestyle (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
A totally wonderful collection – even better than the first volume, and filled with rare and unusual work from this legendary British keyboardist! The set features loads of gems from Brian's early years – some mod piano rompers and heavy Hammond groovers – showing a very strong tie to the soul jazz sound of the early 60s, which then transforms into some excellent 70s groovers as the set moves in – work that's every bit as tremendous as the tunes that start out the set. Even if you've got some of Auger's albums in your collection, there's way more to discover here – and the set has a brilliant focus on the deepest, most soulful side of his music! Titles include "In & Out", "Love For Sale", "Maiden Voyage", "Inner City Blues", "Brain Damage", "Happiness Is Just Around The Bend", "Funky Mama", "Moanin", "Straight Ahead", "Work Song", "Poinciana", and "Light On The Path". Even features notes on the music by Auger himself! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Back To The Beginning Again – A Brian Auger Anthology Vol 2 ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ VariousCraig Charles Funk & Soul Club 4 ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2016. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
UK DJ Craig Charles is looking a bit more disco than usual on the cover here – and maybe sounding a bit more on the music, as well – although the set's still pretty darn funky overall, and definitely lives up to the solid soul of other great volumes in this series! Through his work at the BBC, Charles has become one of the key supporters of the funky underground around the globe – and he's got a great ear for picking the best tracks from contemporary groups, and mixing them with key tracks from way back – which he does wonderfully on this set! The package features 19 tracks in all – some we might have missed otherwise, and all of which really sound great together in this array. Titles include "Hey Mister" by The Fantastics, "Reach Out" by Flevans, "You Could've Been A Lady" by Smoove & Turrell, "Beef Frinder" by Lexoul Dancemachine, "White Lines" by The Traffic, "The Rain" by Lisa Stansfield, "Black Cat" by Brian Auger & The Trinity, "Take You Home" by Lack Of Afro with Joss Stone, "Young People" by Fulton Street, "Next Time" by The Tibbs, "Talking About My Baby" by John Heartsman & Circles, "Bang Bang Boogaloo" by Joe Tatton Trio, "Taj Mahal" by Sunlightsquare with Josue Ferreira, "Futebol De Bar" by The Manuel Azevedo Quartet, and "I Can't Get Satisfied" by Telmo Fernandez Trio. CD

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✨✧ Carleen AndersonCage Street Memorial – The Pilgrimage ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2016. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The legendary Carleen Anderson goes back to her roots – in a special album dedicated to that time when she was growing up in the household of Vicki Anderson and Bobby Byrd – two of the hippest singers to ever work with James Brown! Carleen's got a great legacy of her own – almost 30 years of recording, both as a solo act and a member of Young Disciples – but this set kind of leapfrogs backward over those years, and touches on some of the spiritual sounds that Vicki was doing in her youth, and the Cage Street setting in Houston in which she grew up. The record is easily Carleen's most ambitious – and was co-created with Orphy Robinson, who plays vibes throughout, and directs the group – on songs that are surprisingly lofty, compared to some of Anderson's earlier records. There's almost a more serious, intense sound to the record at times, mixed with straighter jazz vocal moments at others – and titles include "Your Heart Will Know", "Upwards From The Ground", "Deliverance", "Begin Again", "Be No Puppet", and "Pond Crossing". CD

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✨✧ Kylie AuldistFamily Tree ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2016. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A sweet change in sound from Kylie Auldist – an artist we know mostly for deep funk work with The Bamboos on backup – but who steps out here in a style that's got much more of an 80s soul vibe overall! The arrangements are full, funky, and beautifully suited to Kylie's voice – pushing her even more out front than before, with this soaring sort of energy that reminds us a lot of the first few solo albums that Chaka Kahn cut with Arif Mardin – stepping out on her own away from Rufus! The vibe here with Auldist is similar – proud, positive, and very much her own woman – answering to no one as she blows us away even more than before. Titles include "Sensational", "Too Easy", "Saturday Night", "No Change", "Warming Up The Sun", "Look Away", "Rewards", and "Good Time Girl". CD

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✨✧ Cookin On 3 BurnersBlind Bet ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2014. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
This fierce funky trio just gets better and better with each new record – to the point where we'd be hard-pressed to think of any better combination of funky drums, guitar, and Hammond! The core rhythms are sublime – in a Meters-esque territory, but even sharper, given the group's love for a classic drum break – which makes just about every tune here crackle with raw funky energy! In fact, we love this core trio sound so much, we dig the instrumental tracks on the album the most – about half the set – because those really have the trio at their hardest, even when extra horns or strings come into the mix. Instrumental tracks include "The Spanish Job", "Blind Bet", "Skeletor", and "The Vanished" – and singers Kylie Auldist, Jason Heerah, Tex Perkins, and Daniel Merriweather sing on tracks that include "Flat On My Back", "Losin Streak", "You Got The Better Of Me", "Chew You Up", and "Last Man Standing". CD

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✨✧ Deep Street SoulCome Alive ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2016. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Deep Street Soul are deeper than ever here – coming across with full-on, nonstop funky action – right from the very first drum breaks that start out the record! The set's got the group moving with incredible tightness – a razor-sharp instrumental core to beat the rest of the deep funk competition – topped on most cuts by vocals from May Johnson, who's easily one of the most unbridled singers we've heard working with a group like this! Some cuts have nicely noisy electric piano (Wurlitzer?) – which gives these guys a different core than some of the more Hammond-heavy groups – and the record also features guest vocals from Kylie Auldist and Joshua Taveres – but honestly, we like May's vocals the best! Titles include "Out Of The Gates", "Little Ray", "Done Me Wrong", "Big C", "Deux Freres", "The Hardest Part Is Knowing", "Love On Tap", and "Sweet Sugar Man". CD
 
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C BankOne More Shot (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Next Plateau, 1982. Near Mint- ... $4.99
An early 80s electro track, from one of the architects of the sound, John Robie, who had a hand in a number of the early Afrika Bambataa singles as well Arthur Baker's breakdance classics. An uptempo track with loads of synthesizers, electronic drums, and that sort of 80s pop soul vocal that would eventually give way to the Latin freestyle sound. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Drake & FutureWhat A Time To Be Alive ... LP
Cash Money, 2016. New Copy ... $16.99 19.98
Drake and Future collabo with the former showing once again he's in for the long haul – working fast and freely creative on grittier edge with a hungry partner still on the ris e at this point! Pretty strong work from both parties here. Includes "Digital Dash", "Big Rings", "Live From The Gutter", "Diamonds Dancing", "Plastic Bag", "I'm The Plug", "Change Locations", "Jumpman", "Jersey" and "30 For 30 Freestyle". LP, Vinyl record album

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Epik 1Epik 1.0 ... CD
Underpaid Productions, 2017. New Copy ... $6.99
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 beats, this set finds a really fine balance between celebrating the roots of classic era indies beats and rhymes centric craft, with a fairly timeless feel overall – right at home in the here-and-now. Titles include "Hip Hop 101", "Fat Caps", "Rat Race", "No Free Beasts", "Soul By The Tup", "Never 4 Get", "Clap", "Love 4 Ever", "Night Owl" and more. CD

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Original FlavorThis Is How It Is ... LP
Atlantic/Traffic, 1992. Near Mint- 2LP (reissue)... $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 impression. There's nothing wrong with the rhymes – they remind us of a less clever version of the playful side of Tribe, and the beats bounce nicely with a bit of early 90s jazz flavor, but ultimately this album's more of sidebar than main chapter in the hip hop history books, though at this point, an essential one. 13 tracks in all: "This Is How It Is", "When I Make It", "Kick The Butta", "Waitin' 4 My Break", "Handle The Technique", "Swingin", "Best Friend's Girl", "Way Wit Words", "Give 'Em Some Wrek", "Gumdrops", "I Like It (Freestyle)", "Brain Storm" and "Here We Go". LP, Vinyl record album

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Original FlavorThis Is How It Is (original single vinyl pressing) ... LP
Atlantic, 1992. Near Mint- ... $24.99
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 impression. There's nothing wrong with the rhymes – they remind us of a less clever version of the playful side of Tribe, and the beats bounce nicely with a bit of early 90s jazz flavor, but ultimately this album's more of sidebar than main chapter in the hip hop history books, though at this point, an essential one. 13 tracks in all: "This Is How It Is", "When I Make It", "Kick The Butta", "Waitin' 4 My Break", "Handle The Technique", "Swingin", "Best Friend's Girl", "Way Wit Words", "Give 'Em Some Wrek", "Gumdrops", "I Like It (Freestyle)", "Brain Storm" and "Here We Go". LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo in a plain sleeve, with a "Play It, Say It" sticker.)

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Philadelphia ExperimentPhiladelphia Experiment ... CD
Ropeadope/Atlantic, 2001. Used ... $8.99
Sweetly funky grooves from the Philly underground! The Philadelphia Experiment is a great trio featuring drummer Ahmir Thompson (from The Roots), jazz bassist Christian McBride, and keyboardist Uri Caine, who plays some great Fender Rhodes and Hammond B-3 on the set! The core grooves are by the trio, working together in a way that's not that different from the freestyle funk of Medeski, Martin, & Wood back when they used to care a bit more about the groove – and the group's joined on a few tracks by guests, including Pat Martino on guitar, Jon Swana on trumpet, and Larry Gold on cello. The best cuts on the set have a hard beat underneath, warm rolling basslines, and washes of keyboards over the top to keep things nice and sweet. Titles include "The Miles Hit", "Call For All Demons", "Grover", "Ain't It The Truth", "Mister Magic", "Philadelphia Freedom", and "Lesson #4". CD
(Out of print.)

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Slum VillageSlum Village Vol 0 ... CD
Ne'Astra, Late 90s. New Copy ... $12.99 14.98
Formative, rock solid early Slum Village recordings – featuring the original trio of MCs Baatin and T3 and the super producer Jay Dee! Yeah, we know, there's a megaton of posthumously released Dilla productions, but this is real jewel – Dilla's production is sharp and on point, succeeding strongly in as straight forward boombap, but transcendently strong as such – and his turn at the mic is pretty solid, too – but the groove is all the stronger with the other 2 rocking the mic and Dilla delivering the beats. Includes "2U 4U", "And I Go", "Fly Girl" (Parts 1 & 2), "Jay Dee (Freestyle)", "My Loot (Freestyle)", "Ooo Wee", "Sensation", "Sentimental Love" and "Yum Yum". CD
Also available Slum Village Vol 0 ... LP 19.99

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Slum VillageSlum Village Vol 0 ... LP
Ne'Astra, Late 90s. New Copy ... $19.99 20.98
Formative, rock solid early Slum Village recordings – featuring the original trio of MCs Baatin and T3 and the super producer Jay Dee! Yeah, we know, there's a megaton of posthumously released Dilla productions, but this is real jewel – Dilla's production is sharp and on point, succeeding strongly in as straight forward boombap, but transcendently strong as such – and his turn at the mic is pretty solid, too – but the groove is all the stronger with the other 2 rocking the mic and Dilla delivering the beats. Includes "2U 4U", "And I Go", "Fly Girl" (Parts 1 & 2), "Jay Dee (Freestyle)", "My Loot (Freestyle)", "Ooo Wee", "Sensation", "Sentimental Love" and "Yum Yum". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Slum Village Vol 0 ... CD 12.99

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Various808 – The Compilation ... CD
Essential, 1980s/Early 90s/2016. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A great look at the Roland 808 – that important drum machine that not only formed the basis for some key hip hop classics, but also set the stage for countless cuts to come! The set begins in the early 80s New York scene – and features up three different mixes of two different important tracks – "Planet Rock" by Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force and "Jam On It" by Newcleus – both of which take on nice variation in the different mixes. The set then moves onto other territory tracing the 808 both in the same period, and over the years – with cuts that include "Rock The Planet" by Megatrons, "Set It Off" by Beat Street, "Don't Stop The Rock" by Freestyle, "Dirty Talk (USA Connection mix)" by Klein & MBO, "Bass Rock Express" by Amos Larkins II, "Clear" by Beat Street, "Cars That Go Boom" by L'Trimm, and "Why Can't We Live Together" by George McCrae. CD

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VariousGood Mellows For Stardust Memory ... CD
Suburbia (Japan), 2017. New Copy ... $24.99
Good mellows, indeed – a wonderful set of tracks collected together by Toru Hashimoto – the same guy who gave us the legendary Free Soul and Cafe Apres Midi series from Japan – now stepping out in a whole new mode! This body of work explores the idea of "good mellows" that other Japanese labels have embraced in recent years – music that flows from a 70s tradition of laidback, spiritual, and poetic sounds – but which, in this case, is all contemporary – and represents subtle murmurings from a global underground that's often eclipsed by the more commercial dance and soul music scenes. The work here is a mix of acoustic, electric, vocal, and instrumental – often very slow-spinning, but extremely lovely overall – and titles include "Sunsat" by Rollmottle, "Tropic Of Capricorn" by Oma & Amberflame, "Sunday Morning" by Chris Coco with Nick Cave, "Lost Tape" by Mutual Attraction, "By & By" by Nitsua, "My Red Rose" by Gigi Masin, "Love Story" by Freestyle Man, "Waiting" by Hidden Spheres, "Paradise" by Melchior Sultana, "Luna De Lobos" by Chari Chari, and "Over At Dieter's Place (Luis Delgado mix)" by Mark Barrott. CD

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✨✧ SupernaturalBuddah Blessed It (radio edit, inst)/Mind Tricks (radio edit) ... 12-inch
East West, 1995. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Back in 1995, Supernatural could be heard on loads of mixtapes and freestyle tapes and was all set to be the next underground hip hop sensation. We don't know exactly what happened, but these two are good examples of what people were waiting for. "Buddha Blessed It" is his ode to the hydroponic with "Mind Tricks" on the b-side. Produced by Djinji Brown and KRS-One. Part of the batch of artists that East West and Elektra were getting set to do something with, but never came to fruition in the 90s. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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✨✧ StereolabAluminum Tunes (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Drag City, 1998. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Stereolab's collection of old and rarebits from the past 5 years. This is the 2CD Drag City version that contains a total of 24 tracks on both discs. It's also got super-cool packaging – a nifty gatefold cardboard sleeve! Tracks include "Get Carter", "Klang Tone", "Munich Madness", "Freestyle Dumpling", "The Incredible Woman", "Percolations", "The Extension Trip", "New Orthophonic", "Speedy Car", and lots lots more!!!! CD

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✨✧ RootsWhat!! R U In Awe?? – Live At The Phoenix Festival 1992 ... LP
Remedy, 1992. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
A pretty incredible early live snapshot of the mighty Roots crew – rescued from previously unheard, long-buried DAT tapes circa 1992 – pre-Organix and in already in incomporable form as a live act! The setting is the 1992 Phoenix Festival near London, and shows the Roots, and even though we know good and well this band burst out of the gates in solid form, it's still pretty stunning! Raw drums by Questlove, jazzy soul bass and keys, and brilliant rhymes by Black Thought and Malik B playing off each other perfectly. Incredible! Includes the opening "Freestyle", "Rockin On The Mic", "Tighten Your Cypher", "On & On", "EessayWhaMan", "Breakbeat Education", "Butter Baby", "Old School Tribute" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ AceyaloneBook Of Human Language ... LP
Project Blowed, 1998. Sealed 2LP ... $39.99
Aceyalone's brilliant collaboration with Mumbles, much less upbeat than his later work and even the Freestyle Fellowship albums, with space in the beats, providing a darker, jazzier atmosphere. It's a nice departure from the stuff he was doing previously and even afterwards – the Mumbles production gives the whole project a nice cohesive effect somewhat lacking on his other efforts, making this Acey's career highlight for sure. Tracks include "The Balance", "The Grandfather Clock", "The Reason", The Thief In The Night", "Human Language," and much 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)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 perfect slice of east coast street hop. Nasir, "World Is Yours", indeed. The original LP is all great – 100% lean, masterful production by DJ Premier, Large Professor, Pete Rock and Q-Tip – and the titles include "NY State Of Mind", "Life's A B***h", "Half Time", "One Love", "Memory Lane", "Represent" and more. Illmatic XX is on remastered 180 gram vinyl! 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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