"DJ Geo Roc's Queens get The Money is one of my all time favorite
mixtapes and is where this blend originates. Unfortuantely, it was only
ever available on cassette and the sound quality wasn't that great. I
think about this particular blend all the time, and it was perfect.
However, I decided to remake it, to nearly exactly the same specs as
GEOROC's orginal, for home listening and club play. I went as far as
finding each 12" and trying to pitch the tracks the same as on the
Saturday, 26 October 2013
Thursday, 24 October 2013
The current plan for the blog is to make it to 600 posts by the end of the year and then it's a wrap.That's 33 posts between now and 31st December. I've shared most of what I have over the last few years but hopefully I'll be able to pull a few things out of the bag between now and then.
Monday, 21 October 2013
Sunday, 20 October 2013
Ice T, King Tee & Bango freestyle (Capital Rap Show 1989)
courtesy of Irish Craig (I think)
Rakim acapella freestyle (early 90s ?)
no info on this and its only about 25 seconds long but still...
Main Source 'Looking At The Front Door' (alternative/demo version)
I think I got this from unkut.com a few years ago
Big L - Pre Game freestyle (1999)
Lamont over the Sauce Money banger
Children of The Corn - American Dream (alternative version)
this version appeared on a DJ S&S mixtape and features a slightly different Big L verse to the one that appears on the promo 12"
OC - DJ Camillo freestyle (1998)
Nice OC freestyle off a Camillo mixtape. Pretty sure I got this one from Roy Johnson .
Saturday, 19 October 2013
Thursday, 10 October 2013
The aforementioned vinyl ripping is partly the reason for the lack of regular updates. I did contemplate stopping the blog completely but I'll try and stay on it for now and see how things pan out. There's always a chance I might come up with some new tapes or unreleased shit for you (although the chances are slim with the way London's 2nd hand record shops are these days).
Monday, 7 October 2013
On last night's show I went in with 2 hours of classic dis tracks. 100% Beef, all OfCom friendly. The clean version of 'Hit Em Up' sounds ridiculous though...
Notorious BIG – Who Shot Ya
2Pac ft The Outlawz – Hit Em Up
Mobb Deep – Drop A Gem On Em
Dogg Pound – New York, New York
CNN, Tragedy & Mobb Deep – L.A , L.A
50 Cent ft The Madd Rapper – How To Rob
Shante – Big Mama
Canibus – 2nd Round Knockout
LL Cool J – The Ripper Strikes Back
LL Cool J – To Da Break Of Dawn (remix)
Ice Cube – No Vaseline
Tim Dog – Fuck Compton
Dr Dre ft Snoop Dogg - Dre Day
Eazy E ft BG Knoccout & Dresta – Real Compton City Gs
Jay Z - The Takeover
Nas – Ether
Jay Z – Super Ugly
Cormega – Freestyle (Nas dis)
Nas – Destroy & Rebuild
BDP – The Bridge Is Over
Jeru The Damaja – One Day
Eminem ft G Unit – Bump Heads
Ja Rule – Loose Change
Jadakiss – Problem Child
Beanie Sigel – Freestyle (Jadakiss dis)
50 Cent – Be A Gentleman
Masta Ace – Acknowledge
Mack 10 ft WC & Ice Cube – Westside Slaughterhouse
Cypress Hill – Ice Cube Killa