Friday, October 20, 2017

Album Review : Pete Rock & C.L Smooth - The Main Ingredient - 1994


LP - 1994 - Elektra  


From The Source - January 1995 






Hellee Hooper Presents Grand Puba - Reel To Reel 25 Mix








The Honeydrippers - Impeach The President
Grand Puba - Check It Out
Grand Puba - Check It Out (Puba Remix)
Grand Puba - Check It Out (SD50's Remix)
Grand Puba - Check The Resume
Funk, Inc. - Kool Is Back
A Tribe Called Quest - Jazz (We've Got It)
Grand Puba - Back It Up
Grand Puba - Soul Controller
Grand Puba - Mind Your Business
Donny Hathaway - What's Goin' On?
Grand Puba - Baby, What's Your Name?
Grand Puba & The Brand New Heavies - Who Make The Loot?
Patti Drew - Hard To Handle
Grand Puba - Ya Know How It Goes
Grand Puba - Ya Know How It Goes (T-Ray Remix)
Lou Donaldson - Ode To Billie Joe
Grand Puba - Reel To Reel
Grand Puba - Proper Education
Johnnie Taylor - Ain't That Loving You
Grand Puba - Big Kids Don't Play
Otis & Carla Band - Tramp (Instrumental)
Grand Puba - 360° (What Goes Around)
Grand Puba - 360° (What Goes Around) (SD50 Remix)
Gladys Knight & The Pips - Don't Burn Down The Bridge
S.O.U.L. - Soul
Grand Puba - Honey Don't Front
Grand Puba - That's How We Move It (Remix)
Grand Puba - That's How We Move It
Byrdie Green - Return Of The Prodigal Son
Grand Puba - Lickshot


Contact : Hellee Hooper


Remix Session : Kool G Rap feat. Nas - Fast Life (DJ Obsolete Remix)








Contact : DJ Obsolete  




Thursday, October 19, 2017

Interview + Album Review : The B.U.M.S. - Lyfe'N'Tyme - 1994


2xLP - 1994 - Priority Record 



From Caught In The Middle Magazine - Issue #1 - 1994


From Caught In The Middle Magazine - Issue#2 - 1995





For your Info, this Groovebumz Remix version of "Take A Look Around" in this video doesn't appear on the album. If you need it you should check the 12" !







DJ Shige a.k.a. Headz3000 - Fulltune 3 (Always Remain Hardcore Mix)


Mixed CD - 2006 - Fulltune - Photo courtesy of Jamo







DJ Shige - Hip Hop Junkie
N-E-Fek - Intro
K-Cold & D.J. Roc D - Pass The Moocha
1st Down - Money Hungry Niggaz
Coney Island Gankstas - Coney Island Ganksta Shit
Akapel - Stick Your Big Dinky In
Rhyme 2 Rhythm - Whose Got The Skillz??
Nation Of Riot - Swung With The Numb Vibe
Hardaswallow - Don't Test
Indikator - Damage
Indikator - The Indikator
Sons Of Sam - Charisma
Preacher Earl & The Ministry - 14 Floors To The Lobby
Wild Sniper - Catch Wreck (Remix)
Homeless Prince - The Projects (O.G. Mix)
Newcleus - Trigger
Yess D Crime - Recognise
Jackal - For Real
A.B.U. Nation - Black Panther Style
4 Deep - Soft Sucka Rap
Black Star - Stompin' Ground
Ebony Broadcast System - Skillz (Hard Head Version)
4 Deep - I'm All That
10-Below - I'm So Fat
Cutmaster - Dippidy Doo Di Dummy
Pete Rock -  They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)
Niro Clippse -  Damned
L.S.D. - Bilateral World (Edit Mix)
D Vine - Say Hi To The Bad Guy
Three Over The Kuku's Nest - Lord I Can't Take It No More
K-Connection - Highest Degree
Kaotic Style - Let A Nigga Flow
Malo - Duck Duck Goose
Hardaswallow - I Guess U Know
Braintax - Firm Feet
Braking The Illusion - What Is Bti
Freestyle Professors - Rap Mathematician
Blitz Mob - Die Organisation
Freestyle Professors - Get W_Se
Cruseville Productions - The Piper
Maestro Fresh Wes - Bring It On (Showbiz Remix)
The Lyrical Underworld - Bring It On
Red Black & Green - Annihilation Of A Nation
Red Black & Green - Evil Light Box
Legion Of Doom - Confessions Of A Killer


Props to DJ MP45 




aCatCalledFRITZ - VERTICAL IRIS 2LP - 2017






A1 - Rock Outta Space
A2 - Mustafa in the Sky with Diamonds feat. Sach
A3 - Gravity feat. Audessey
A4 - Ego System
B1 - Blueway feat. LayFullStop
B2 - Everybody feat. Venomous2000
B3 - 2 Hits feat. Glad2Mecha
C1 - Galactic Waltz
C2 - Ruff 'n' Tumble feat. Pseudo Slang
C3 - Mind Power feat. Audessey & Pete Flux
D1 - Don't Play Yourself feat. Black Josh
D2 - We Got Shit
D3 - Elevation feat. Audessey 







New album available on Digital & Vinyl 2LP , VERTICAL IRIS by aCatCalledFRITZ feat Audessey, Black Josh, Sach (Of the Nonce), Glad2mecha, Venomous 2000, Pseudo Slang, LayFullStop, Pete Flux. Also available VERTICAL IRIS BeatBang version (LP+7" - 300 copies only).


If you want both, check the Bundle (limited to 300 copies)



Shipping Date : November 17th 2017


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Hype : Yaggfu Front


From Hip Hop Connection - May 1994 







Interview : Views B4 The 6 - Born Swiff of Da Grassroots




"In this episode we sit down with 1/3 of the legendary Da Grassroots production team and talk with Swiff about his days dancing with Bedrock, forming Black Employed records, doing production for Ghetto Concept and Redlife early in their careers, Da Grassroots classic album Passage Through Time and much more...." Views B4 The 6






Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Grown Man Rap Show - Episode 138 - The 1987 Def Jam Tour




Hosted by veterans DJ Toast & Paul Nice and broadcast live every Sunday night 10pm-12 midnight (ET) from 91.5 WRPI (Albany NY), Toast & Paul bring you 2 hours of the best in vintage & contemporary true school Hip Hop.

This is Episode 138 - celebrating the 1987 Def Jam Tour - originally aired on October 15, 2017






Public Enemy “Yo! Bum Rush the Show”
Eric B & Rakim “Eric B Is President”
Whodini “Funky Beat”
Whodini “Friends”
LL Cool J “Dear Yvette”
LL Cool J “Go Cut Creator Go”
LL Cool J “The Bristol Hotel”
Public Enemy “Public Enemy No. 1”
Public Enemy “Rebel Without a Pause”
LL Cool J “Rock the Bells”
Eric B & Rakim “Paid In Full”
Public Enemy “Timebomb”
Whodini “Freaks Come Out at Night”
Whodini “Big Mouth”
LL Cool J “Get Down”
LL Cool J “My Rhyme Ain’t Done”
Eric B & Rakim “I Ain’t No Joke”
Public Enemy “You’re Gonna Get Yours”
Eric B & Rakim “I Know You Got Soul”
LL Cool J “I’m Bad”
Eric B & Rakim “My Melody”
LL Cool J “I Can’t Live Without My Radio”
Public Enemy “M.P.E.”
LL Cool J “Dangerous”
LL Cool J “The Breakthrough”
Eric B & Rakim “Move the Crowd”
Whodini “One Love”
Public Enemy “Miuzi Weighs a Ton”
LL Cool J “Kanday”



Grown Man Rap Show


Demo : BlacRayn - Check It Out Demo - 1994 WKCR










Here is a demo of BlacRayn played by Bobbito on the S&B Show from February 3rd 1994. At the beginning, BlacRayn consisted of 5 members : Jaelive, Equality, HEF, AMD and the producer VES  (Various Elements of Sound). 
Jaelive left the group in 1995, went solo and became Mr. Live. In 1996 , he released his first single and underground classic "Relax Y'self / Supa Dupa" on Bobbito's label Fondle 'Em.


Monday, October 16, 2017

Raw, Rugged & Rawkus - Company Flow



From Hip Hop Connection - Issue #109 - February 1998






Video : Ded Tebiase Ft. Veks - Nine Six Shit - 2017





Video of the single "Nine Six Shit" featuring Veks, off the new Ded Tebiase's album "Landspeed" released on Village Live Records.


Don Gargeyone - Multiply - 1998


12" - 1998 - Mad Face Records  





Don Gargeyone 's first and only 12" EP was released on Mad Face Records in 1998, composed of 5 tracks produced by Devhour and Vann X. 
Mad Face Records was a North Carolina based label. Dj Polo of WJMH (102.1 FM) and Dj Kraze started this label at the OBIA studios in Durham (NC), then moved to Greensboro (NC). Two tracks of this 12" EP are also on the Mad Face Records Compilation Vol.#1 CD released by Dj Polo the same year. That's all I know about Don Gargeyone...




Sunday, October 15, 2017

Album Review : EPMD - Business As Usual - 1990


LP - 1990 - Def Jam 



From Hip Hop Connection - February 1991







From Hip Hop Connection - February 1991









Stretch & Bobbito Shows - HipHop-TheGoldenEra Archives :




Here are the Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito shows posted on the Blog through the years.
Thanks to the people who were involved in tape rips, tracklists ... : Chris Miller, Serch4beatz, Irish Craig, Jamo, Dj Nes, George Cee, Brandan E., Dj Eclipse, Verge Tibbs, HecticEclectic, Jaz, Michael Sanderson, Christian Luda, Gee Scoobie & Philaflava Forum.



1991:
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - ?-?- 1991 - WKCR 

1992:
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - November 12th 1992 -WKCR 
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito - November 19th 1992 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - December 3rd 1992 - WKCR 

1993:
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - January 14th 1993 - WKCR 
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - January 28th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - February 4th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - February 25th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - March 11th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - April 1st 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - April 8th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - April 15th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - April 29th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - May 20th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - June 10th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 5th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 19th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - September 2nd 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - September 23rd 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - October 7th 1993 - WKCR 
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - October 14th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - November 4th 1993 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - November 11th 1993 - WKCR  
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - December 16th 1993 - WKCR 


1994:

Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - January 13th 1994 - WKCR 
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - February 24th 1994 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - March 31st 1994 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - April 7th 1994 - WKCR 
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - April 14th 1994 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - June 2nd 1994 - WKCR 
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - June 16th 1994 - WKCR  
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - June 23rd 1994 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - July 7th 1994 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 4th 1994 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 11th 1994 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 25th 1994 - WKCR 
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - September 29th 1994 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - October 13th 1994 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - November 24th 1994 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - December 15th 1994 - WKCR


1995:

Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - January 5th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - January 19th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - February 9th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - February 23rd 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - March 2nd 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - March 16th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - March 23rd 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - April 13th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - April 20th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - April 27th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - May 4th 1995 - WKCR

Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - May 11th 1995 - WKCR

Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - May 26th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - June 8th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - June 22nd 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - July 20th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - July 27th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 3rd 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 10th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 17th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 24th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 31st 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - September 7th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - September 14th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - September 28th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - October 19th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - October 26th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - November 2nd 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - November 9th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - November 16th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - November 30th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - December 28th 1995 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - ?-?-? Bobbito playing Demos - 1995 - WKCR


1996:

Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - January 4th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show  - January 11th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - January 18th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - February 1st 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - February 22nd 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - February 29th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - March 7th 1996  - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - March 14th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - April 11th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - April 18th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - April 25th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - May 2nd 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - May 9th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - June 6th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - June 13th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - July 4th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - July 18th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - July 25th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 1st 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - October 24th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - October 31st 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - November 14th 1996 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - November 21st 1996 - WKCR


1997:

Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito - January 2nd 1997- WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito - January 16th 1997- WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - January 23rd 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - March 13th 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - March 20th 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - May 8th 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - May 22nd 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - May 29th 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - July 10th 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - July 17th 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - July 24th 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstong & Bobbito Show - August 7th 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 21st 1997  - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - October 16th 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - Nov 13th 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - December 4th 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - December 11th 1997 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - December 18th 1997 - WKCR


1998:

Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - February 5th 1998 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - February 19th 1998 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - February 26th 1998 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - March 26th 1998 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - August 20th 1998 - WKCR
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - October 8th 1998 - WKCR



Hot97:

Boogie & The Barber w/Stretch & Bobbito Hot 97 WQHT - February 11th 1996
Boogie & The Barber w/Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Hot 97 WQHT May 12, 1996
Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show - September 29th 1996 - Hot 97 
Boogie & The Barber w/Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Hot 97 WQHT October 20, 1996
Boogie & The Barber w/Stretch Armstrong , Bobbito & DJ Premier - Hot 97 WQHT - May 18th 1997
Boogie & The Barber w/Bobbito & DJ Premier - Hot 97 WQHT - May 25th 1997   
Boogie & The Barber w/Bobbito & DJ Premier Hot 97 WQHT August 10, 1997
Stretch & Bobbito with DJ Premier - August 31st 1997 - Hot 97
Boogie & The Barber w/DJ Premier Hot 97 WQHT December 21, 1997
Boogie & The Barber w/Stretch & Bobbito - Hot 97 WQHT - June 21st 1998
Boogie & The Barber w/Bobbito & DJ Eclipse - Feb 8th 1998 - WQHT