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Remix Tuesdays: Rakim.

“Guess Who’s Back” is a 1997 single by Rakim from his ’97 solo debut The 18th Letter. Clark Kent produces the beat, employing hard, stilted drums  combined with a slowed-down keyboard loop from Bob James’ “Shamboozie”. Kent scratches Chuck D from “Bring The Noise” and Rakim for the intro to..

Remix Tuesdays: Raekwon.

Remix Tuesdays is back after a 2 week hiatus and in honor of Raekwon announcing for the release date for Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2 for the 6th time (April 7th, make your calendars!), I’m doing a Remix Tuesdays on a track off the original OB4CL. (more…) Sphere: Related..

"Madlib is dropping the bomb that make me smile." – Busy P (Ed Banger) and PB Wolf (Stones Throw) interviewed.

Via Stones Throw Here’s a great interview with the heads of two great record labels, Pedro Winter (aka Busy P) of Ed Banger and Chris Manak, aka Peanut Butter Wolf of Stones Throw. There’s some interesting back story behind both labels and Busy P’s answers are all in charmingly broken..

Remix Tuesdays: Slick Rick.

“It’s A Boy” is a 1991 single by Slick Rick, released to promote his sophomore release, The Ruler’s Back. Rick spits about the birth of his son Ricky. Vance Wright produced “It’s A Boy”. His instrumental consists of tinny horns, clipped synthesizers and a sloppy loop of the “Impeach The..

Q-Tip – It’s Yours.

Via Hip Hop And Breakz A 1998 solo single by Q-Tip under the pseudonym “Lone Ranger”. It’s a Tip produced joint, a loose tribute to T La Rock’s classic, apparently recorded under the “Lone Ranger” name to avoid trouble with Jive. This is dope, hard to believe I haven’t heard..

Remix Tuesdays: Beastie Boys.

“Get It Together” is a 1994 single by the Beastie Boys, released in support of their ’94 album, Ill Communication. It’s a collaboration with Q-Tip that avoids the pitfalls of modern collaborations. Rather than simply tacking on a verse to the end of the song, Q-Tip and the Beasties spend..