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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!


I Am Other/Columbia, 2017. New Copy
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 ... CD
Delicious Vinyl/Craft, 1992. New Copy 2LP & 3 12 Inch sing
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 – dressed up the the nines here in a beautiful 25th Anniversary set! Along with Del and the Souls Of Mischief, the Pharcyde were one of the few West Coast units to ... LP, Vinyl record album
Dirty Science/Fat Beats, 2007/2017. New Copy 2LP
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
E One, 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Wu Tang Clan veterans, affiliate and guests unite under the Wu banner for The Saga Continues – largely produced by the capable, long-serving Mathematics and executive produced by RZA – who appears on the mic as does Inspectah Deck, Ghostface, Meth and Raekwon – plus guests Redman, ... LP, Vinyl record album
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
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
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
Ne'Astra, 2000. New Copy 4CD
Slum Village's legendary Jay Dee-produced Fantastic Vols I & II, with instrumentals, bonus songs, in a nicely-priced 4CD set! Vol I was at one time one of the most sought-after hip hop albums of the era – with some of the most rugged-and-raw Jay Dee production on record! Honestly, we're ... CD
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
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
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
Message
Sugar Hill, 1982. New Copy (reissue)
The classic debut album by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – one of the pioneering groups in hip hop -history- not that we didn't need to tell you that! With prototypical party jams and the original conscious rap landmark "The Message", all over old school grooves laid ... LP, Vinyl record album
Holy Intellect
Profile, 1990. New Copy (reissue)
The classic debut of Poor Righteous Teachers – a creative benchmark for the Five Percenter movement – and one best records to come from the dawn of the 90s hip hop scene! Tight group rap of the highest caliber – with a distinct approach, courtesy of leader and lyricist Wise ... LP, Vinyl record album
 
Updated December 16, 2017


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