Mittwoch, 13. Dezember 2017

Used Wax: ft. SuKaFrE (GIT, Mr. Live)

Staten Island producer, GIT aka Git Beats teams up with Brooklyn veteran Mr. Live to form SuKaFrE, a duo rooted in true school underground hip-hop.

Their first new single, "Can't Take It No More" is also the teaser for the forthcoming LP project comes on Git's own label UsedWax.

This 7" release is is limited to 100 copies on blue vinyl, housed in full color picture sleeve. With your purchase you get free access to the "Get Mad, Turn Green" digital EP.

A: Can't Take It No More
B: Can't Take It No More (Instr.)
B: Can't Take It No More (Acap.)

Produced by Git Beats

Order: www.gitbeats.bandcamp.com



My special thanks goes to GIT and Mr. Live. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Montag, 11. Dezember 2017

Chopped Herring: CHWI5EGUY501 ft. Wiseguys

Originally supposed to be released on Def Jam / Surrender in 1996 the Wiseguys, who consist of members from the legendary Almighty RSO, Made Men and T.D.S. Mob, put together an album.

Six tracks from the original tape you can find on this EP "Process Of Elimination". The whole story you find on the order page.

This unreleased EP is limited to 350 copies - the first 120 copies come on green gold coloured vinyl - the remaining 230 are on traditional black wax.

Chopped Herring can 2018, next ...
A: We're Livin'
A: In Tha Company Of Killaz (Remix)
A: Face To Face
B: Master Criminal
B: Process Of Elimination
B: Relentless-Orchard Park & Academy Homes

Produced by Hangmen 3



My special thanks goes to the Wiseguys and Chopped Herring Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Gimme Some More: GSM-002 ft. 45 Brothers

London, the 45 Brothers are back with their second 45rpm on Gimme Some More Records.

After the debut "Showtime" in July 2016 we have now two more instrumentals to hit the turntable and the 45 adapter.

A: Hit Me
B: Own Style

The 7" is limited to 500 copies and is ready for shipment.

Order: bandcamp



My special thanks goes to the 45 Brothers and GSM Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Spasibo: SP45-009 / SP45-011 ft. Andy Cooper

Spasibo is a St. Petersburg based record label specialized in Russian and ex-USSR rare grooves on 7" vinyl.

After the release of various funk & soul records like "The Soul Surfers" there are now two new collaborations with Ugly Duckling MCee Andy Cooper.

Both 7" releases contain two tracks with instrumental versions each.

A: Intensify
A: Intensify (Instrumental)
B: Have A Good Time
B: Have A Good Time (Instrumental)

A: You
A: You (Instrumental)
B: Ride It Out
B: Ride It Out (Instrumental)

Pre-Order: www.vinylism.de
Pre-Order/Listen: www.hhv.de
Digital: bandcamp

My special thanks goes to Andy Cooper and Spasibo. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Donnerstag, 7. Dezember 2017

Chopped Herring: CHRO4CHKILLAZ1 ft. Roach Killaz

From the North East of Los Angeles comes producer Stranger Danger, who started producing beats in the year 2000. 

In 2016 he formed the group "Tha Roach Killaz" together with his younger cousin X-Press and the friend Denzer being responsible for rockin' the microphone.

The "Roach Killaz LP" is limited to 350 copies - the first 120 copies come on green coloured vinyl - the remaining 230 are on traditional black wax.

A: Rollin Fatties
A: Roach Killaz ft. Louie Syntax
A: Bullet Scarz
A: Step Back ft. Chaotic Logic
A: Blaze It Up ft. Grizzly AMX
A: Wack MC's
A: Smoked Out Angeleno Nights ft. Vice The Anti-Hero

B: Reprezent
B: Raid
B: In My Shoes ft. Monz Army & Dialect
B: Sling Blades
B: Talkin Shit ft. Renzoe
B: Sick Of U ft. Hacksaw Raw & Uneek
B: Once Upon A Time

Produced by Stranger Danger, Saker-25's
Cuts by DJ Admit1

Order: www.choppedherringrecords.com



My special thanks goes to Stranger Danger and Chopped Herring Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Dope Folks: DF-0087 ft. Stezo

Two years ago Dope Folks Records released 8 tracks by Stezo that were recorded between 1989 to 1996 and it looks like the guys dug out "More Rarities" from the Connecticut MCee.

The second EP features three tracks from a '94 single release and two more from the '97 twelve on Funktown Records. On top there is a Remix from Swedish producer Hands that was featured on his "Payin Dues" series.

This release is limited to 300 copies, 50 on red, 50 on white and 200 on black copies.

A: Bop Ya Headz
A: Shining Star
A: Bonus
A: Mr. S
B: Funky For Ya
B: Where's The Funk At (Hands Remix)
B: Bop Ya Headz (Dub)
B: Shining Star (Dub)

Produced by Steve Williams, K-B, Hands



My special thanks goes to Stezo and Dope Folks Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Mittwoch, 6. Dezember 2017

Chopped Herring: CHSHYLOW1 ft. Shylow

From the Canadian rap duo "First Division"comes Shylow to finally release is debut album "Please Listen To My Demos" on vinyl. Recorded in the late 90's but previously released on cassette tape (100) only in 2000 Chopped Herring now takes responsibility for a quality vinyl pressing housed in traditions Herring stickered sleeve and adds two exclusive unreleased tracks from the same time.

There is an interview on Chopped Herring that tells you more about Shylow's history and first steps on the hip-hop culture. Enjoy

The album is limited to 350 copies - this first 120 copies come on blue silver mixed coloured vinyl - the remaining 230 are on traditional black wax.

Order: www.choppedherringrecords.com

A: Prefixed Fate (Original Demo)
A: Manic Depressive
A: Religious Sacrifice
A: From Parts Unknown
A: More Than Life (Original Version)

B: 6th Alias (Extended Version)
B: Restitution (Original Version)
B: 96 Degrees
B: From Parts Unknown Pt II
B: Reign Supreme ft. Silent
B: Flow Chart

Produced by Shylow, James Stang, FEAR, DJ Who Else?, Beat Rapists



My special thanks goes to Shylow and Chopped Herring Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Sonntag, 3. Dezember 2017

Big Village: BV024V ft. P.Smurf

Big Village is an independent record label representing the new wave of Sydney’s finest Hip Hop artists. Newest release is a 7" by P.Smurf featuring 2 tracks. Worth also to check P.Smurf's previous  release "Abalone".

Lock Outlaws is limited to 150 signed copies and comes in full picture "Smurf In Jail" sleeve.

A: Lock Outlaws ft. DJ Cost
B: For My People ft. Rapaport, Mathas, Nooky & DJ Cost

Produced by Platterpush & Codeks

Order: www.bigvillage.bandcamp.com



My special thanks goes to P.Smith and Big Village Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Dienstag, 28. November 2017

Roots Forward: RFLP-01 ft. Different Shades Of Black

As promised in November last year the album "Next School Pioneers" from the "Different Shades Of Black" gets a proper vinyl release. After the cassette re-release Roots Forward Records has 300 copies in stickered sleeve available for your order.

In 1995 Peanuts & Corn Records originally released the album "Next School Pioneers. The crew from Winnipeg, Canada consisted of Mista Christ, Scuskotch Tha Ill Lyrasis and Marvelous.

A1: Intro
A2: World Wrath
A3: Ill Compositions
A4: Comprehension ft. DAYO, Da Buda, Dazol Fiend, Roddy Rod

B1: Taylor Made
B2: Game From Truth
B3: Outro
B4: VHS (Bonus Track)

Order: www.rootsforward.com (soon)
Digital: www.peanutsandcorn.bandcamp.com


My special thanks goes to Different Shades Of Black and Roots Forward Records. Big shout out to Jason on the signed test press competition - it got a good home! All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Samstag, 25. November 2017

Smoke On: SOR-100x ft. Ill Advised


Ill Advised are Baby Blak and Mr. Lish, and together with Rasheed aka Maylay Sparks they released a number of 12''s in the mid to late 90's. 

Ill Advised recorded two albums that were only released in Japan under the “Blue Dolphin” imprint. Ill-Advised were also featured on some Eastern Conference releases and Baby Blak is on the legendary "Open Mic Night" by High & The Mighty.

Smoke On Records releases the album "Can U Smell It" on limited edition vinyl, 500 copies to be pressed. Shipping is scheduled for April 2018.

A: IntroA: Kwestionz
A: Through The Eye
A: Against The Grain ft. Pauly Yams
A: Who I'm Iz
A: Freestyle I Wreck FM
A: Stress

B: Kites To The Streets
B: Names
B: F@!k Ya Head Up!
B: Encore
B: Gimme Tha Mic
B: Roll Call
B: Outro

Produced by Banun Beats, Mighty Mi, DJ Miz, DJ Jazz & Reef

Order: www.facebook.com



My special thanks goes to Ill Advised and Smoke On Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Smoke On: SOR-100x ft. Innersoul

"Beware of the new world order" stated Innersoul when he released "The Theory" in 1996 on cassette tape and CD. At the same time he dropped the 12" single "It's The Right Time" on Mix-It-Up Records.

In cooperation with Smoke On Records the album gets a proper vinyl release for the first time and it's 16 tracks strong including two bonus tracks.

The LP, limited to 500 copies, is scheduled for a delivery in March 2018 and rumors say there will be another vinyl release with more songs from his early discography soon.

A: What About Your Soul
A: How Ya Gonna Do It
A: It's The Right Time
A: Looking For Survival
A: Recognize
A: Whoiszim
A: Rooftop
A: Jump On It
A: All The Way To Music

B: What Is It (Jazz Or Hip-Hop)
B: A Different Type Of Brother
B: Young & Ready
B: It's The Right Time Remix
B: The Theory Of Zen
B: Tragic (Bonus)
B: Wondering (Bonus)

Order: www.facebook.com



My special thanks goes to Innersoul and Smoke On Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Freitag, 24. November 2017

Self-Released: ft. Rendrz & SheaButter

Second bandcamp release from Rendrz featuring SheaButter on the microphone. Last year the two from Australia dropped their first 7" in a pressing of only 2x20 copies.

This release comes in two different versions, a regular 7" release and a super limited picture disc edition (sold out) containing one track in vocal and instrumental version.  

A: Earth Scars
B: Earth Scars (Instr.)


Lyrics by SheaButter, Rendrz
Produced by Rendrz

Order: www.rendrz.bandcamp.com



My special thanks goes to Rendrz and Sheabutter. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Sonntag, 19. November 2017

Redefinition: RDF-126 ft. Damu The Fudgemunk & Raw Poetic

The new LP "The Reflecting Sea" from Damu and Raw P is now available from REDEF on limited edition deluxe orange/black colored vinyl LP with lyric poster included. Traditional black wax available too.

Raw Poetic, the MCee from DMV area of Philadelphia who recorded 6 albums as a member of Panacea, 1 album with K-def, 1 album with Kev Brown and recent features with Brous One. Damu the Fudgemunk, DJ & producer from DC, co-owner and artist of Redefinition Records.

There are creators and consumers. One cannot exist without the other, Stitch By Stitch is aiming they find each other. Throughout art, the audience defines quality, but artist has the power to introduce change and shift perception.

Raw Poetic and Damu The Fudgemunk entirely produced the new album "The Reflecting Sea", both known as hip hop acts that expand what the genre is known for. The combination of elements from the mix of live instrumentation and sampling to the range of styles.

A: Dawn
A: Zodiac
A: Freedom Funk Chant
A: Free Radicle
B: Master Plans
B: Think Back
B: Calling
B: Raw Poetic's Motif



My special thanks goes to Damu, Raw Poetic and Redefinition Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Vinyl-Digital: VinDig244 ft. Pete Rock

German label and record store Vinyl Digital brought to you the re-releases of Pete Rock's famous "INI" and "Deda" LPs that were originally released as part of the "Lost & Found Series" on Rapstar/BBE in 2003.

As part of a 4 release series Vinyl Digital put on top the Deda Instrumentals and the shortly announced "Lost Sessions" from the INI era.

The Lost Sessions features 10 more instrumentals likely to be from the mid 90's era. 

A: Guitar (Intro)
A: Aretha
A: Blue Monday
A: Brazilian Breeze
A: The Life I Live
B: Flash Back
B: Strung Out
B: Vibes
B: Rest Easy Phife
B: Think Twice

Order: www.vinyl-digital.com
Listen: www.spotify.com

My special thanks goes to Vinyl Digital, Pete Rock, INI and Deda. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Freitag, 10. November 2017

Back2DaSource: 124-000B2DS ft. Pudgee

Back2DaSource and Pudgee continue their corporate journey with another release dated to 1995.

Two tracks recorded with the intention of becoming part of Pudgee's classic sophomore album "King of New York" pressed on a limited edition picture disc.

The 7" picture disc will be limited to 300 copies with stickered sleeve.

A: Down For My Crown ft. Bas Blasta
B: Your Hood Is My Hood

Produced by DJ Soul Gee and Nikke Nikole
Presented by DJ Clue

Order: www.back2dasourcerecords.bigcartel.com

My special thanks goes to Pudgee and Back2DaSource Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Dienstag, 7. November 2017

Ruff Roosta: RRR-001 ft. Da Odd Kuple

It happened in Jamaica, Queens, 1992, when producer Thyst (Jewels Of Da Nine) met the two MC's Lyrisik and Kompound at a local barbershop:

"Da Odd Kuple" were just starting with the lyrics for "Bizzum Wit Sum Lyrisissum" and acutally met Thyst at the right time being on the lookout for the right beats. Together they started recording songs at Firehouse Studio, the spot in Brooklyn at that time, where artists like the Wu-Tang Clan, Masta Ace, Mobb Deep or Gang Starr recorded their music. 

The songs got never released - until now, 25 years later Ruff Roosta Records with support by Art Of Rec. proudly present the 8-track EP.

The EP is limited to 300 copies coming in full color 3mm spine sleeve, press sheet and black poly inner sleeve.

A: Powerful Impack
A: Distance
A: Give Em Sum Mo
A: Bizzum Wit Sum Lyrisissum
B: Mood 2 Swing
B: Where Ya At
B: Powerful Impack (Instrumental)
B: Distance (Instrumental)

Produces by Thyst between 1992 and 1993



My special thanks goes to The Art Of Records, Tryst and Da Odd Kuple. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Montag, 6. November 2017

45Live: 45LMCR-01 ft. DJ Format & Boca 45

Originally pressed to be the exclusive golden ticket for the 45Live club event "Band On The Wall" in Manchester, UK this 7" features DJ Format and Boca 45.

This 45RPM got printed in a limited edition of 200 copies on yellow colored wax, the left-overs were offered via Juno Records to equip the collectors and true heads (giving no space to resellers asking for indecent prices).

A: DJ Format - Horse Power
B: Boca 45 - 45 Live

Order: www.juno.co.uk



My special thanks goes to 45 Live/ 45 Live Manchester, DJ Format and Boca 45. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Freitag, 3. November 2017

Chopped Herring: CHVOO4501 ft. Mr. Voodoo


Brooklyn MC Mr. Voodoo and his group "Natural Elements" truly rocked the mid nineties with singles like "Come Off Hard", "Lyrical Tactics" and their six-track strong crew EP.  

In 2012 Chopped Herring Records started a series of "Natural Elements" and "Mr. Voodoo" vinyl EPs and this year also dropped an extended CD version of "The Elusive Demo" EP. For the vinyl only heads here are the three bonus tracks on 7" vinyl, entitled "The Extra Demos".

The 7" is limited to 350 copies pressed on silver colored wax. 

A: Let The World Know (Demo)
B: Live It Up (Original)
B: Unknown Demo

Produced by Charlemagne



My special thanks goes to Mr. Voodoo and Charlemagne from the legendary Natural Elements and Bob at Chopped Herring Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Dienstag, 31. Oktober 2017

Vinyl-Digital: VinDig284 ft. BlabberMouf

"Ooh Shit!" we have another Vinyl-Digital exclusive 12" in cooperation with Fat Flava Music.

Dutch MCee BlabberMouf featuring BMontes, Rick Santino, Juan El Culpable and Ellmatic set the roof on fire with this single presenting the title track in original and remix version.

The 12" is limited to 300 copies on traditional back wax housed in a stickered sleeve.


A: Ohh Shit! (Original)
A: Ohh Shit! (Instrumental)
A: Ohh Shit! (Acapella)
B: Ohh Shit! (Remix)
B: Ohh Shit! (Remix Instrumental)

Produced by SQB
Remixed by Propo'88
Cuts by DJ Pologro

Order: www.vinyl-digital.com



My special thanks goes to VinDig, BlabberMouf and all further artists involved. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Rocafort: ROC-022 ft. Andy Cooper


"Here Comes Another One" - a  good old 12" vinyl release featuring MC/ producer Andy Cooper from the Ugly Duckling and guest appearance from the unstoppable Dutch rap phenomenon BlabberMouf.

This Rocafort Records limited edition vinyl features two tracks from the forthcoming album "The Layered Effect" both in vocal, instrumental and bonus beat version.

"Here Comes Another One" is a journey on jazz piano, horns, sharp beats and aural treats, mashed up by a speedy reggae session from Mr. Blabbermouf.

A: Here Comes Another One ft. BlabberMouf
A: Here Comes Another One (Instrumental)
A: Here Comes A Bonus Beat
B: The Perfect Definition
B: The Perfect Definition (Instrumental)
B: The Perfect Bonus Beat

Produced by Andy Cooper

Order / Listen: www.kudosrecords.co.uk

My special thanks goes to Andy Cooper, BlabbaMouf and Rocafort Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Sonntag, 29. Oktober 2017

Omnispin: ORA-2000 ft. Crime Scene

"Crime Scene" was one of the most sought after compilations from the mid 90's indie hip-hop era.  In 2014 and 2015 Chopped Herring re-released the tracks featured on the original EP along with some additional previously unreleased gems.

A bit more than 20 years after the original Crime Scene Compilation release "Omnispin Records" re-presses the EP in its original form. Crime Boss #1 said he had no idea that the Crime Scene recording would become an underground hip-hop treasure.

This remastered version by Carl Rowatti, Chief Mastering Engineer of Trutone Mastering Labs, is limited to a pressing of 1000 copies coming in stickered sleeve. If you want more, make sure to check out the CD version with a lot more Crime Scene underground.

A1 –Drama Klub - The Heist (Radio)
A2 –N.S.V. - Times Is Tragic (Radio)
A3 –Big Cel - Suspicious (Radio)
B1 –Ooto - Funky Constellation (Radio)
B2 –N.S.V. - Strickly Creepin' (Uncut)
B3 –Drama Klub - The Heist (Uncut)

Order: www.omnispin.net



My special thanks goes to the whole Crime Scene unit and Omnispin Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Samstag, 28. Oktober 2017

Tuff Kong: TKR-011 ft. Benny X Cuns

Celebrating the 1st anniversary of their first  release, Tuff Kong Records brings another collaboration to bridge the geographical gap between Buffalo, NY and Roma, Italy.

Following his 2016 collaboration with Conway, main man Cuns is back with another 7" this time featuring "Benny The Butcher" entitled "Tommy DeVito's Breakfast".

Together with the two singles "The Ghost" and "Scarface VS Sosta Pt. 1 (Remix)", this release also features unreleased tracks "Black Ceaser", featuring QB legend Big Twins, and the original mix of "Scarface VS Sosa Pt. 1".

The 7" is limited to 500 hand-numbered copies - the first 200 come on black, red, yellow splatter vinyl - the remaining 300 are on traditional black wax.

A: Scarface VS Sosa Pt. 1
A: Black Caesar ft. Big Twins
B: The Ghost
B: Scarface VS Sosta Pt. 1 (Remix)

Produced by Cuns
Co-produced by Stabber
Artwork by Scarful

Order: www.tuffkongrecords.com
Digital: www.tuffkongrecords.bandcamp.com



My special thanks goes to Cuns, Benny Tuff Kong and Big Twins. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Freitag, 27. Oktober 2017

Waxnerds: Waxnerds005 ft. Fatwax45 & Wildaboutnothin

The Waxnerds started their vinyl release activities with two very exclusive 7" releases, who were mainly sold to their Instagram followers. Two of the founding members Matt Love 1 and Mark-One took responsibility for those first edits.

Due to the high demand the 1st two releases got repressed and sold out again in no time. In the past few months two more releases came via their own label with edits by Pooky and Realmatics.

Another Waxnerds release was promoted here earlier this year in cooperation with Fever Records and Most Wanted.

Release #5 features Fatwax45 and WildAboutNothin. It's going to be very exclusive  release again I assume.

A: Dominoes (Talkin' All That)
B: Breakin' Jazz Dominoes (Beats & Pieces)

Order: www.fatwax45wildaboutnothin.bandcamp.com
Digital: www.waxnerds.bandcamp.com



My special thanks goes to the Waxnerds team, especially Fatwax45 and WildAboutNothin. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Big shout out to Jamez Gant, Mark one and Matt Love 1.

Keep up the good work !!!


Donnerstag, 26. Oktober 2017

Marvel: MARVEL1701 ft. Method Man

From the "Disney Music Emporium" comes the Marvel Defenders vinyl package including four 7" singles representing Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, Daredevil and Luke Cage.

Who would have thought that I could buy a Disney product that is no present for my little son but the limited Luke Cage 7" features one of the best MCees in hip-hop - straight from Shaolin, it's the Method Man aka Jonny Blaze rhyming on a beat mixed by Adrien Young and Ali Shaheed Muhammad.

A: Bulletproof Love ft. Method Man
B: Mesmerized ft. Faith Evans

Order: www.disneymusic.shop



My special thanks goes to Method Man, Adrien Young, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Marvel and Disney. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Samstag, 21. Oktober 2017

Missing Children: MCR-002 ft. Inna Attic Crookz

Missing Children Records presents a 7" single release by "Inna Attic Crookz".

"Number 9" features rhymes by "Da Neighborhood Kidz" MCee "Nomadic" with cuts by "DJ Special Cutz".

This is a limited edition of 250 copies pressed on traditional black 7" vinyl, delivered in black generic jacket.

If you are after a dope instrumental LP by Last Jazz Club member Veks, check out the vinyl debut on Missing Children Records as well.

A: Number 9
B: Number 9 (Instrumental)

Produced by Inna Attic Crookz
Design & Layout by Veks (Last Jazz Club)




My special thanks goes to Inna Attic Crookz, Da Neighborhood Kidz and Missing Children Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.