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Harlem's Finest – A Freestyle History

LP (Item 408552) Rawkus/Corleone Entertainment,  — Condition: Very Good

One more example of what the hip hop world lost with the passing of Big L. An extra-nice collection of some of Big L's best freestyles and live tracks over the years, compiled from mixtape and live radio performances. One of the best is the long track ("Back 2 Back") where Big L trades verses with, and brings out the best in, Jay Z. Tracks include "Hardpack (Live From 125)", "Stretch Debut", "Don't Front", "C.O.C. Style", "Back 2 Back (Jay-Z 95)", "139 - Tony Touch", "ATL Sh*t", "Round Up – Doo Wop", and more.  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

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