Hip Hop — Recently Added

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


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Def Jam, 2016. New Copy Gatefold
Former Clipse co-leader Pusha T steps out with really strong sophomore solo effort – and it's certainly some of best material in a decade or so! Tough rhymes, on point top shelf production, and style that wisely avoids current trends, even when he spits rhymes on topical subjects here and ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Stones Throw, 2016. New Copy
Abstract instrumentals by producer/beatmaker Samiyam – on his Stones Throw debut – with just a couple of vocal cuts with guests Jeremiah Jae & Oliver the 2nd, Action Bronson and Earl Sweatshirt! Lots of cool, oddball samples on this one, with a timeless sense of tripped out ... LP, Vinyl record album
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MED, 2016. New Copy
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 & ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Trad Vibe (France), 2016. New Copy
DJ Cam doing what he does best – serving up a set of beats, and in a way that makes for some of his most playful work in years – in a spirit that's nicely matched by the work of Moar on the flipside! Each artist gets half of the record to make their statement – and Cam works from ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Diary
Pay Jay, 2016. New Copy
Perhaps the best, and almost certainly the most carefully put-together posthumous Dilla LP – rooted in vocal tracks Dilla recorded in the first couple of years of the 00s – strong enough work to have positioned him to break out as a solo star had his health not held him back. Diary is ... CD
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Ruffhouse, 1993. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)
The second LP from Cypress Hill, and as far as we're concerned, the last great one. Muggs' beats get a bit darker on this album, but are still sharp enough to cut through even the thickest clouds of smoke. 14 tracks in all, including "I Wanna Get High", "I Ain't Goin' Out Like ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Midnight Marauders
Jive, 1993. New Copy (reissue)
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Warner, 2016. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Includes "Not The Only One", "Really Really", "2 Phones", "Pride", "La Familla", "The For That", "Thought You Heard (Bread Winners Anthem)", "Hard For", "Ask OfFor More"< "The Truth", T'old ... LP, Vinyl record album
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LaFace/Legacy, 1994. New Copy (reissue)
The mid 90s instant classic! Outkast's debut set hem up as one of the most distinctive hip hop duos ever, right out of the gate, but it also helped to established the freewheeling, funky dirty south sound, thanks to genius Organized Noize production! The Outkast sound would get bigger and more ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Big Grams (180 gram pressing – with download)
Epic, 2015. New Copy
Adventurous ATL hip hop veteran Big Boi teams up with NYC electro pop duo Phantogram as Big Grams! Big Boi has never lacked for creative ambition – his one time repuation as the straighter-laced half of Outkast sold him short back in the day – as he always had a incredible way of ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Diary
Pay Jay, 2016. New Copy
Perhaps the best, and almost certainly the most carefully put-together posthumous Dilla LP – rooted in vocal tracks Dilla recorded in the first couple of years of the 00s – strong enough work to have positioned him to break out as a solo star had his health not held him back. Diary is ... LP, Vinyl record album
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LaFace, 1996. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)
The big single off Atliens, which would've been a standout track any day! "Elevators" defied trends in the mid 90s, strongly influenced by early 80s era George Clinton productions, with Outkast's southern swagger –here in the classic album version, a pair of great remixes, acapella ... 12-inch, Vinyl record
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Stones Throw, 1980s. New Copy 4 LPs (reissue)
A beautifully-packaged, masterfully-anthologized box set of west coast hip hop production/electro rap pioneer Egyptian Lover from the heart of his most classic era – a 4 X LP box set with his most essential party rocking gems – and a great foil-print box with a 20-page book of notes, ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Coalmine, 2016. New Copy
Veterans Planet Asia & DJ Concept team-up – with appearnces by DJ Pain1, Tristate, Marvelous Mag, Sean Price & DJ Devastate, Blu, Agallah, John Robinson & Smoovth, Includes "Valuable Metals" with DJ Pain 1, "The Expo" with Tristate, "Fresh" with Blu ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Get On Down, 2002. New Copy (reissue)
Clipse balancing bubbling, glitchy funk-steeped Neptunes production with dark, gritty Southern street rhymes as brilliantly as ever on Famlay Freestyle, a short, but standout track from Lord Willin. "When The Last Time" is one of there most classic singles from the record, and it's as ... 7-inch, Vinyl record
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Landspeed/Polar, 2001. New Copy 2LP (reissue)
The dawn of the millennium classic from producer J Rawls – reissued here with a wealth of bonus tracks for its 15th anniversary. including some timeless material dating to the late 90s – with appearances by J Rawls, Talib Kweli, Chicago's Capital D of All Natural and Mr. Greenweedz, ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Funky Technician
Wild Pitch, 1990. New Copy (reissue)
Furious, battle-tested early 90s mastery from Lord Finesse – with pitch perfect production by DJ Premier, Diamond D, Showbiz and Mike Smooth – an east coast golden age classic! Funky Technician is mysteriously slept on in too many discussions of the best hip hop of the era, but it's ... LP, Vinyl record album
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No More Mr Nice Guy
Wild Pitch, 1989. New Copy (reissue)
The classic debut Gang Starr record on Wild Pitch – the first chapter in a long history of certified dope east coast hip hop – with Premier and Guru on point from the get go! Top shelf jazz and funk samples, nice snapping beats, intelligent lyrics and mic skills like you're find here ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Unpredictable
Live From The Streets/Fat Beats, 2015. New Copy
Includes "Dolla Bill", "Metal Is Out", "Crown Of Thorns", "What Can I Say", "Sometimes", "Definition", "Rips In The Paper", "Rhyme Exercise", "Dark Streets" with RA The Rugged Man & Amalie Bruun", ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Flamboyant, 1998. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)
Late 90s classic by Big L! On "Ebonics", the idea sounds simple enough: an explanation of various New York slang – some current, some old school – but the way Big L put it together, with some nice punchlines and the high energy production, makes it work. 12-inch, Vinyl record
 
Updated May 03, 2016


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