Category: Classic Music.

Feb 22

Yasiin Bey (FKA Mos Def) – Niggas in Poorest

Yasiin Bey (FKA Mos Def) - Niggas in Poorest

Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, delivers a powerful remake of the popular Jay-Z and Kanye hit “Niggas In Paris”. “Niggas In Poorest” is a exactly what the title suggests – a reality check on the global poverty problem. Normally I don’t post music outside of the Classics  Music section, but I thought this …

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Dec 07

Classics: Biz Markie Live At The Q Club (May 1994)

For the latest addition to the Classic Music section I have something very special. Here we have a vintage tape of the Diabolical Biz Markie DJing in 1994. This mixtape was recorded live at the infamous Q Club in Queens New York. It is sure to bring back some great memories for those who used …

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Sep 05

Classics: “The Class Of ’88” Mixtape

DJ QB Class Of ’88 2007 I’ve been on an old school kick for the last couple of months so I thought I would bring it back to the essence with a tribute to one of the best years in music 1988. This tape covers a golden era that in Rap music that will never …

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Jul 20

Classics: Lovebug Starski ‘Oldies But Goodies Volume 2’ Mixtape

DJ Lovebug Starski Various ‘Oldies But Goodies Volume 2’ 1998 Lately I’ve been curving myself off Rap music and enjoying some more R&B and soul. A couple of weeks ago I attended a great July 4th barbeque and the soundtrack was made up of true feel good music. Digging into my archives I have pulled …

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May 04

Classics: Nas Rare, Unreleased, Bootleg, Features & B-Sides

Various Nas Rare, Unreleased, Bootleg, Features & B-Sides 1990 – Present No matter how your opinion is framed, Nas is a Rap legend. So much that I started this Classics section with a still very much sought out Nasir Jones The Resurrection Mixtape. His album library is deep and when you include all the leftovers from …

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Apr 04

Classics: Snoop Dogg “Welcome 2 Tha Chuuch Volume 1” Mixtape

Sicamore Snoop Dogg Welcome 2 Tha Chuuch Volume 1 2003   With the recent passing of Nate Dogg, I couldn’t find a better classic mixtape to share with you for the month of April. Snoop Dogg’s Welcome 2 Tha Chuuch Volume 1 is some of his best work in the new millenium.

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Mar 14

Classics: Jay-Z “Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself” Mixtape

Jay-Z “Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself” Mixtape

DJ Scoob Doo Jay-Z Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself” 2005   While any DJ can slap Jay-Z’s name and likeness on any CD, good Jay-Z mixtapes are hard to come by. In 2005 DJ Scoob Doo put together one of the better Jay-Z mixtapes that you might have missed. Pin It

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Feb 16

Classics: Questlove BBC Radio Original Samples Lost Mix

  Questlove Original Samples Mix BBC Radio Date Unknown  Questlove, drummer for The Roots, is a renown music historian and vinyl collector. If you’re a lover of original Hip-Hop samples like I am then you are already aware of some of his signature orignal sample mixes floating around the internet. I have been love this BBC Radio …

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Jan 17

Classics: Bazooka Joe: Hidden Treasures Vol. 1 Mixtape

DJ Bazooka Joe “Hidden Treasures Vol. 1”   This month for the classics section I will go with some classics. Bazooka Joe’s “Hidden Treasures Vol. 1” is a great collection of rare, and unreleased 90’s music that any connoisseur should have on their player.

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Dec 13

Classics: DJ Lieutenant Dan “The King Of What’s Poppin'”

  DJ Lieutenant Dan “The King Of What’s Poppin’” 2004  As I’m sure it did you, when Michael Jackson passed away it hit me very hard. With his posthumous Michael due to be released tomorrow, I wanted to show some respect to the KING with December’s Classics entry. In 2004 DJ Lieutenant Dan put together an …

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