Though originally released back in 2008 as a sampler track on a limited edition CD from producer Gold Coast, Queensland, M-Phazes, it did end up reworked for his CD/Cassette release, 2012's LP Phazed Out. Though mysteriously in 2008 it also managed a 12" release on a promo vinyl with dirty…
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Here's something totally unexpected from two of the freshest names out of the UK. Infact, it's a pairing that I didn't see coming but makes total sense. Producer and DJ veterans Boca 45 and Woody have teamed up to deliver an EP that is both surprising and pushes the envelope.…
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Here's a great new release from German producer DJ Lunatic who packages up two cheeky little party tunes for you. The proceedings kick off on the A side with a funky remix of the classic Ultra's track Poppa Large. Kool Keith's vocals ride over a raw backing track. I couldn't…
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French production dup DJ Suspect and Doc TMK are getting ready to snap necks with this dope release due to hit stores any day now. It's a solid boombap excursion appropriately featuring nineties indie Hip Hop luminaries Finsta Bundy, who I don't think I've seen a peep from for many…
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Hip-hop fans around the world worship the late, great J Dilla, and for good reason. He remains one of the most beloved rap producers of all time – celebrated by artists ranging from A Tribe Called Quest and The Pharcyde to Madlib, Kanye West, Nas and Kendrick Lamar – because…
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The label that pretty much cleaned up at our 2015 Golden Biz awards is back with its first release for the year, and once again shows and proves that these guys are one of the finest in the game. This time Marc Hype and Naughty NMX take on two James…
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The "Originals" label is on a roll. When you look through their vast back catalogue you get a sense of just how much they love late eighties Hip Hop - and I must admit that era is totally my bag as well. Classic joint after classic joint - many of…
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I was in Singapore a year or so back in an amazing record store going through the substantial shelves of 45s "when suddenly" I chanced upon the picture cover of the 1989 pressing of "Serious" - But of course it contained a completely different record inside. Collectors of golden era…
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Out of Japan comes new information from producer Southpaw Chop, with a brand new 45 expected shortly featuring two big guests to the table, Kool G Rap and Craig G from Juice Crew. Chop's previous seven inch release "Finger Prints On The Record" featured A.G. (D.I.T.C.), and  was originally only released…
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Recorded back in 2006 in Nantes, France. 10 years later they appear on vinyl. They lost the master tapes so there is a mastering hiccup in it somhewere. Ha, raw... I like it. Produced by Supafah and Batsudai. Featuring an array of French emcees over both sides. Kefyr, Marshall'Ombre, Pumpkin, Gas,…
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