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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AOI, 2016. New Copy 2LP
A major later career creative win for De La Soul – a mind-bogglingly diverse, frequently brilliant record that manages to rival their best early work in stylistic breadth! This one's an epic – a 17 track, nearly 70 minute opus that finds De La working with an eclectic group of ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Redefinition/Piecelock 70, 2016. New Copy
Strong work from the always solid People Under The Stairs – second EP in a series, and one that finds them delivering timeless, soulful rhymes over some of the sharpest Thes One production in years. Includes "Back From The Dead","Graffiti On A High School Wall", "Feels ... LP, Vinyl record album
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AOI, 2016. New Copy
A major later career creative win for De La Soul – a mind-bogglingly diverse, frequently brilliant record that manages to rival their best early work in stylistic breadth! This one's an epic – a 17 track, nearly 70 minute opus that finds De La working with an eclectic group of ... CD
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AOI, 2016. New Copy
A major later career creative win for De La Soul – a mind-bogglingly diverse, frequently brilliant record that manages to rival their best early work in stylistic breadth! This one's an epic – a 17 track, nearly 70 minute opus that finds De La working with an eclectic group of ... CD
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Collegrove
Def Jam, 2016. New Copy 2 LPs
2 Chainz and Lil Wayne collabo Collegrove – with "Dedication", "Smell Like Money", "Bounce", "Gotta Lotta", "MFN Right", "Bentley Truck", "100 Joints", "Section", "Watch Out", "Not Invited", ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Ruff Draft, 2013. New Copy 2LP
Top shelf Dilla beats from the archives – and a strong debut full length from Ruff Draft Records! Posthumous releases by favorite departed artists can be a dicey proposition – and much to our relief, Rebirth Of Detroit delivers – with both high quality beats and positive mojo! ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Metal Face, 2004. New Copy 2LP (reissue)
Earlier evil genius from MF Doom – finally available on wax! Doom laces his favorite hip hop acapellas with new, original beats by Doom circa the early post-millennium. The package doesn't include a track list – we could tell you, but then we'd have to kill you. But rest assured, the ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Carrollton Heist
ALC, 2016. New Copy
Raw brilliance from the Spitta Andretti (aka Curren$y) and the ever-reliable Alchemist! Lean, hard-hitting beats as bedrock, seemingly off-the-cuff, ruggedly intelligent rhymes and only not a wasteful moment in this sharp as nails underground effort – with a small, but impressive trio of ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Anything But Words
Warner, 2016. New Copy 2 LPs
Wu Tang mastermind and all around modern renaissance man RZA teams up with Interpol vocalist Paul Banks...and it works. Wow! Considering the pros and cons of the contemporary musical landscape, one of the major pros is the cross-pollinating possibilities of what would've seemed crazy in the past. ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Anything But Words
Warner, 2016. New Copy
Wu Tang mastermind and all around modern renaissance man RZA teams up with Interpol vocalist Paul Banks...and it works. Wow! Considering the pros and cons of the contemporary musical landscape, one of the major pros is the cross-pollinating possibilities of what would've seemed crazy in the past. ... CD
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Rebellion Sessions
Computer Ugly, 2016. New Copy
Soul jazz-steeped, largely instrumentals set from always jazz reverent, but rare so solidly jazz rooted producer Black Milk – played in live band arrangements by the group Nat Turner – and it's a stunner! It's got prominent bass lines, airy keyboards, and funky drums inspired by some of ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Computer Ugly, 2014. New Copy
Black Milk opens up the vaults for the Glitches In The Break EP – featuring some tight, previously unreleased gems – a few with fellow Detroit gamers Guilty Simpson and Fat Ray. Petty generous track list, too, for an EP – with 8 tracks in all: "There Are Glitches", ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Madlib Invazion, 2014. New Copy
The full length debut of Madlib as the Rock Konducta is a doozy – and 'Lib sounds as distinctly mad as ever – utilizing prog and psych samples, along with his usual bottomless reserve of funky building blocks, to craft one of his finest hip hop instrumentals sets in quite a while! Part ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Jay Stay Paid
Nature Sounds, 2009. New Copy 2LP
An excellent full length set of beats & genius from J Dilla – put together by fellow beatmaker extraordinaire Pete Rock, with all Dilla beats – a surprising triumph! Call us jaded, but honestly, we weren't sure how deep the well could go of ready-to-go beats from Dilla, but this ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Operation Unknown, 2007. New Copy (reissue)
Uncut, full version Jay Love Japan – one of the best of the early posthumous Dilla releases – originally slated exclusively for the Japanese market! This is Dilla in a mostly uptempo vibe, with soulful strings and vocal samples and blunt, snapping beats. There are a couple vocal ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Stones Throw, 2003/2007. New Copy 2LP (reissue)
J Dilla at his grittiest, most rugged & raw – in both the production and rhyme realm – 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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Stones Throw, 2016. New Copy
Homeboy Sandman lyrically on point and fascinating as always – with production and/or appearances by Jonwayne, Georgia Anne Muldrow,Edan, Steve Arrington, yU, J-Zone and others. Includes "Heart Sings", "Eyes", "Real New York", "Seam By Seam", "It's ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Dillatronic
Vintage Vibez, Late 80s/1990s/2000s. New Copy
A killer compilation of rare Dilla instrumentals that hones in on his electronic-influenced side! It's the first time his archives have been mined with this sharp of a focus – but Dilla being the diverse cat that he was, it's STILL got a incredible stylistic sprawl! The beats are head nodding ... CD
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Stones Throw, 2007. New Copy
The long awaited sides C & D in Madlib's incredible blend of Bombay soundtrack-styled funk, blunted Eastern beats, and all round stunning Middle Eastern accented hip hop instros! This time out Madlib, er, Beat Konducta is conducting beats, strings & things from India and/or otherwise East ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Link Up & Suede EP
Stones Throw, 2015. New Copy
Debut EP from Anderson.Paak & Knxwledge – teaming up as the duo NxWorries – with hazy hip hop beatcraft by Knxwledge and unique vocals by Anderson.Paak! Paak has a very distinctive voice, fresh from some standout moments on Dr. Dre's Compton record here and (justly) poised for ... LP, Vinyl record album
 
Updated August 27, 2016


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