Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Funkmaster Flex on Radio 1 (1996)

The April 1996 edition of Westwood's Rap Exchange. It was around this time that there was a beginning to be a shift from the traditional rougher East Coast sound to the more club friendly joints that started to dominate Hot 97's playlist through 97-98. 'Aint No Nigga' was the biggest record in NYC at the time and Foxy Brown's buzz was building (she drops a freestyle on this tape) but Flex's selection should still appeal to the purists: Sadat X, Redman, INI, Group Home and Paula Perry all feature...

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The photo above was taken by David Corio at infamous London venue Subterrania in September '94. He's got some nice pics over there so go take a look.



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