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‘Classic Material Edition #1 (Part 1: 1979 to 1983)’ Mixtape

  • Release date: 2010-10-01
  • Label: Classic Material

This is the first edition of ‘Classic Material’, a brand new series of mixtapes celebrating over 30 years of recorded rap music. Edition #1 documents hip hop’s birth on wax and it’s formative years, 1979-1983. Each following month we will be documenting a subsequent era or year with a new mixtape so please check back for the next edition!

This mixtape, together with an unreleased megamix, is available on an extremely limited edition CD as part of a box set also containing a T-Shirt and 7inch artwork print available exclusively from Classic Material events and the Classic Material website.

The first Classic Material event take places at The CAMP (City Arts and Music Project) on Saturday 16th October 2010 with special guest DJ FORMAT playing a 7inch only set of early 80s hip hop alongside Chris Read, DJ Nickname and Daily Diggers. Entry is Free!

Tracklist:

1. Grandwizard Theodore & Chris Stein – Subway Theme
2. Chris Read – Theme #3 (Scratchapella)
3. Ronnie Gee – Raptivity
4. Xanadu & Sweet Lady – Rockers Choice
5. Master Rob – Live Convention ’82
6. Fearless Four – Rockin’ It
7. Double Trouble – Stoop Rap
8. Rickey G & Everlasting 5 – To The Max
9. Jimmy Spicer – Dollar Bill Y’all
10. Grandmaster Flash & Furious 5 – The Message
11. Grandmaster Flash & Furious 5 – New York, New York
12. Spoonie Gee – Spoonie is Back
13. Grandmaster Flash & Furious 5 – Flash to the Beat (Live)
14. Star Quality & Class – Betcha Got a Dude on the Side
15. Grandmaster Flash & Furious 5 – Super Rappin’
16. Afrika Bambaataa & Jazzy 5 – Jazzy Sensation
17. T-Ski Valley – Catch the Beat
18. The Sequence – Funk You Up
19. Grand Wizard Theodore – Can I Get a Soul Clap, Fresh Out the Pack
20. Nice & Nasty 3 – Ultimate Rap
21. Funky 4 Plus 1 – That’s The Joint (Instrumental)
22. Trouble Funk – Pump Me Up
23. Blondie – Rapture
24. Kurtis Blow – The Breaks
25. Wayne & Charlie the Rappin’ Dummy – Check It Out
26. Treacherous 3 – Put the Boogie In Your Body
27. Just Four – Jam to Remember
28. T-Ski Valley – Never Let Go
29. Master Rob – Live Convention ’82 (Excerpt)