For the Spanish language peeps. This is the first 45 on the Barcelona imprint BACK IN THE DAYS. Posting this one because it reeks 100% underground hip hop. From the graff cover (by Joe Metal), to the videoclip full of vinyl records. There's a clip made for every track on…
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In 2013 New Zealand soul singer LOUIS BAKER made an impression at the Red Bull Music Academy in NYC. Luckily for us he bumped into Scott Hendy aka Boca 45 in Amsterdam earlier this year at a gig. It's a wonderfully bouncy tune with Boca's breaks, cuts and sample flourishes…
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Mr Brown - 'Oil Baron'

Written by | 30 November 2015
Finally released after hanging about digitally since May comes the 2nd release on the UK's Headcount Records via KingUnderground. Following on from ex-Caveman MCM's 'Rhymes Equate Actual LIfe' we get a posse cut featuring feat Cappo, Jehst, Pneeumatic, Emcee Killa, Solar Black, Teslas Ghost, Ray Vendetta, MNSR Frites, Brotherman, Confucius…
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Japanese beatmaker KAZAHAYA hooks up with Canadian female soul trio THE SPANDETTES for 'Broad Smile'. Need a bridging track from hip hop into soul? Then this could be the ticket. Heavy drums with swirling violins over a 112bpm tempo. I can't say I have many tracks like this. Whereas Kazahaya…
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I'm a big fan of that Freqnik & WDRE "Stamp tramp" 45 that was released a couple of years ago, so it was a real nice surprise to see a secend release on the same label "Friday's Funky 45", and it very much continues in that same style of largely…
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Out of nowhere comes this very nice release from the legendary Alkaholiks crew - Showing and proving that the liks have still got it! I'm not exactly sure why Tash doesn't feature on this release, but I assume that explains why it's credited to the E&J Sound System.  What I…
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The bane of record collecting is when labels reissue joints that you just recently picked up the originals of - And this is very much the case with this forthcoming release on the Originals label. I had the Emotions joint already (Sampled by Marly Marl), but only recently laid my…
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I've been overly impressed with the output from the 5 Borough Breaks label this year - And this latest forthcoming release continues to tick all the right boxes. Both tracks on here are songs that have crept back into my own personal party playlists in recent years, so it's going…
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Andy Cooper isn't messing around. It was only very recently that he dropped a dope 45 on the Soundweight label. That release itself is pure fire, and still rated on this websites readers chart as I write this review - and then BAM! Andy hits you on the head with…
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More golden era goodness from the folk at F5 records, showing and proving that when it comes to reissuing classic Hip Hop singles they can keep up with the competition. This release sees the debut nineties anthem from the Artifacts "Wrong Side Of The Tracks" flip sided with the uptempo…
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