November 16, 2014
As dope as the original DJ Premier version of this song was, I always preferred this remix from Laze E Laze. Laze E Laze did the bulk of the production for M.O.P. over the years, along with Primo. This was a white label unreleased remix that was on the B-Side of 'Downtown Swinga '98.' I always dug the laughing hyenas he had going on the background.
M.O.P. - Breakin' The Rules (Remix)
November 5, 2014
I'm not sure if this a re-up or what. I have trouble remembering which shows I've posted after doing this blog for so long. This one has a good track list and a few exclusives here and there. Enjoy
October 24, 2014
October 21, 2014
I picked up this 'Unreleased Shit' a while back for 'Under Pressure,' which was an incredible track I thought needed a spot on the LP. Going back to it recently, I forgot about this track 'Stand Strong,' which was equally as dope. You had AG at his best, Lord Finesse on the hook, and Showbiz with the gutter beats that matched the rest of the album. The way he throws the samples in and out at the end is pretty fresh too.
Showbiz & AG - Stand Strong
October 20, 2014
It was around this time 20 years ago, in 1994, when I got my first DJ set-up. A pair of Technics 1210s and a Gemini Scratchmaster mixer. I don't often do editorial pieces on my blog, but seeing this year marks my 20th year of DJ'ing, I wanted to write up a little piece to mark this occasion.
October 1, 2014
September 29, 2014
Platter World in Garfield NJ will be closing this November after an incredible 40 year run. They are eager to get rid of all their stock and have dropped the prices down to $3 per record. Just wanted to give them some promotion to help out as it's been one of my favorite spots, and a staple in Garfield, for a very long time. Check them out if you get the chance.