January 15, 2018

Stretch & Bobbito 5-22-1997

Today's recommended listening- first half of 'The Righteous Show,' peace to DJ Eclipse.



January 11, 2018

Capital Rap Show w/Tim Westwood 4-8-1990 (w/De la Soul)

Happy New Year! Hope everyone is doing well out there. Here goes a throwback Tim Westwood Capital Rap Show courtesy of Dave in Essex. This show from April of 1990 has an interview with De La Soul (38:00) explaining their name and the nature of the group, etc. Also check the (45:00) mark to hear some kind of live/studio performance with De La Soul over some Wild Style beats and a Kool & The Gang break. Classic Hip Hip!


December 29, 2017

Stretch & Bobbito 1992 (undated)

Undated Stretch & Bobbito show from 1992. Unfortunately the talking breaks were cut out, but the tracklist makes up for it. Really early show, and interesting to hear Stretch's mixing style from back then.



November 26, 2017

Artifacts Live @ Rocksteady Anniversary 1994

After some dat issues, they get into 'wrong side' over a different beat, then a freestyle on a Stretch Armstrong produced beat, then they close it out with 'Do you Wanna Hear it?' Clipped this from a CM Famalam Show.



November 21, 2017

Future Flavas 5-12-1996 (w/Akinyele)

Future Flavas episode from May 12, 1996. Pete Rock, Marley Marl, Half Pint and crew come through with joints you never heard before (scratching my head on the first track), and Akinyele stops in to promote 'Put it in Your Mouth' and drops a few bars with Pete Rock to close out the show (48:38)



Foul Play - Booyah (w/Heltah Skeltah)

Boosting this one again, one of my all time favorite demos. This is Foul Play from Washington, a group that had a deal on Wild Pitch shortly before the label closed. This song 'Booyah' had like three or four different versions, all with Roc on the hook, but this one alone has both Ruc and Roc with verses. Pretty sure this was a Doo Wop promo according to Eclipse.





5th Platoon DJ's on WSOU 1999

I'm trying to dig up as much exclusive content as I can find to bring over to my mixcloud and ran across this tape. This was the 5th Platton DJ's on WSOU (Seton hall college radio, East Orange NJ) from April of 1999 on a show called 'over ya head.' Line up features Neil Armstrong, Kuttin Kandi, Daddy Dog and Rholi Rho. The tape closes with 3 or four tracks from an XL show.



November 13, 2017

CM Famalam Show May 6, 1999



This is an early CM Famalam Show from 1999 featuring Bad Seed, Pumpkinhead, and Yeshua with DJ Eli playing beats, and another session with Dr Becket and K-Skills. Full 4 hour show courtesy of Aleph.


November 10, 2017

Underground Railroad 10th Anniversary

WBAI 99.5 Underground railroad 10th anniversary show from February 3, 2001 featuring DJ Spinna and Monk-One doing a mix of underground type hip hop and breaks for the last half. Dope show.



November 4, 2017

NY Live 89.1 December 1996 (demos & freestyles)

This is another pause edit special with strictly demos and freestyles. New York Live WNYU 89.1 during December of 1996. The first half of the show had some unreleased demos from Last Emporer, Nas, and Natural Elements, I'm pretty sure that was Cien Smooth and TO Sweet subbing in for Mayhem and Sunset. Then the tape had a freestyle session with Eddie Brock and L Fudge, then Half A Mill, then Choclair, then AK Skills. I'm guessing this must have the highlights from  2 or 3 different  shows.