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XOld school, true school, golden age, random rap, west coast, east coast, independent, southern, and midwestern hip hop -- as well as some commercial classics!


Culture Power 45, 2017. New Copy (pic cover)
Prime soulful hip hop from the Culture Power 45 team! On "Bring Back The Soul", Mahogany Jones seeks to do just that, and succeeds – with sincere lyricism delivered with heart and soul, over timelessly fresh production by Mozaic. Kokayi pairs slyly strident rhymes over nicely ... 7-inch, Vinyl record
Omerta, 2017. New Copy
Includes "In Loving Memory", "Stoney" feat Phoelix & BJRKNC, "GPS" feat Twista, "Most", "Symmetry", "Church/Liquor Store" feat Noname, Photosynthesis feat Jean Deaux, "Bucket List" with Matthew Santos, "California" ... LP, Vinyl record album
Fool's Gold, 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A far-reaching, style-hopping, head-nodding party all the way from producer Nick Hook – with a guest list as expansive as the vibe – including Nasty Nigel, Spank Rock, Hudson Mohawk, DJ Rashad, Chino Moreno, Prefuse 73, 24hrs, Titles include "+3" feat DJ Rashad, DJ Paypal & ... LP, Vinyl record album
Pruven X Vast Aire X 5th Element X The Deity Complex EP
Culture Power 45, 2017. New Copy (pic cover)
Transcendent gems from the passionate MCs and producers of Culture Power 45 on this limited edition, vinyl-only EP! Includes "Ape Opera" & Destroy Them By Pruven & Vast Aire with production by Dig Dug on the former & Indigenous Cuture on the latter. The flip features Cutlass ... 7-inch, Vinyl record
Madvillainy
Stones Throw, 2004. New Copy 2 LPs
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
Roc Nation, 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Vic Mensa's long in the works big league debut – an Autobiography that might've had to contend with the burden of high expectations upon release, but this is one we'll be able to come back to for years – with strong personal storytelling, Vic's compelling mix to rhymes and singing, and ... LP, Vinyl record album
Wreck, 1993/2017. New Copy 2LP
Remix versions of the legendary debut of Black Moon –a landmark indie hip hop classic from the early 90s east coast scene! Beloved by the deeper digging hip hop heads back in the day, and making a few waves commercially with the singles "Who Got Da Props?" and "I Got Cha ... LP, Vinyl record album
Turn Up EP
Fat Beats, 2017. New Copy
We're always happy to see the names MED, Blu & Madlib turn up – and this tight EP represents their legacies proudly, separately and as a trio! Madlib's distinctive craft is on full display in the beats. He has an inimitable way of layering anthemic funky soul bedrock with unpredictable ... LP, Vinyl record album
Yancey Media, 2017. New Copy
Part 2 of a 2 Part beat tape spectacular from the Dilla archives! Includes 12 numbered/untitled instrumentals. LP, Vinyl record album
Yancey Media, 2017. New Copy
Part 1 of a 2 Part beat tape spectacular from the Dilla archives! Includes 12 numbered/untitled instrumentals. LP, Vinyl record album
To The 5 Boroughs
Capitol, 2004. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
In Sound From Way Out!
Grand Royal/Universal, 1996/1998. New Copy (reissue)
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
75 Ark/Deltron Partners, 2001. New Copy 2LP (reissue)
Del Tha Funkee Homosapien, Kid Koala, and Dan The Automator pool their skills for this dawn of the 2000s classic – the masterful Deltron 3030 – pared down the sci-fi hip hop funk essentials on the Automator and Koala instrumentals! One of the benchmark albums in the leftfield ... LP, Vinyl record album
Delicious Vinyl/Craft, 1992. New Copy 2LP
The essential early 90s classic by The Pharcyde, the group's high water mark, and one of the greatest hip hop albums of the era! Along with Del and the Souls Of Mischief, the Pharcyde were one of the few West Coast units to achieve any kind of widespread popularity using the uniquely loopy, ... LP, Vinyl record album
Rap Vacation, 2016. New Copy
A Rap X-Mas Vacation from Mndsgn & Ahwlee – one side of beats & yuletide theme sample genius from Mndsgn and an equally solid side by Ahwlee! This is fresh, funky and fun as can be – on point with some recognizable and obscure samples that stick nicely with the X-Mas theme (and ... LP, Vinyl record album
Metal Face, 2000s-Mid 2010s. New Copy 2 LPs
A prime set of Doom collabos – some unexpected, and others perfectly apt – with Talib Kweli, Vast Aire, Count Bass D, Masta Killa, Ghostface, Dilla, John Robinson and others. Essentially, a top notch set of cuts from rare vinyl singles or previously unreleased tracks, guest appearances ... LP, Vinyl record album
Ill Adrenaline, 2017. New Copy
Neo classic boom bap on Ill Adrenaline! This great little 12" goes above and beyond the call of duty with a several versions of the rock solid track "Smooth Hardcore" – the main version featuring AG of DITC and production by Jazz Spastiks, themain instrumental plus and extra ... 12-inch, Vinyl record
Wild Pitch, 1991. New Copy
A record that no hip hop home should be without – the one and only album from Main Source, but a set that's more than strong enough to stand next to the best from contemporaries like De La Soul, Tribe Called Quest, and Black Sheep! Like all three of those groups, these guys have a way of ... CD
Dirty Science/Fat Beats, 2007/2017. New Copy
Classic level indie hip hop from Blu & Exile – soulful craft from the first decade of the millennium, from the same sessions that produced the modern classic Below The The Heavens – material that struck us timeless at the time, and still holds true all these years later! Just a ... CD
Bang Ya Head Entertainment, 2017. New Copy 2LP
Tripped out Madlib beats for the Bad Neighbor project – something of an all star project on the vocal version – but Madlib is on the beats for every track on these instrumentals! He really shows his range with a variety of moods here – from psychedelic boom bap, to bubbling ... LP, Vinyl record album
 
Updated December 12, 2017


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