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Classic Material Bonus Mix #6: Dancehall Hip Hop ’91-99

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The Classic Material ‘bonus’ mixes fill the gaps in the original Classic Material Hip Hop History mixtape series, exploring specific sub genres or spin off genres not covered in the main series. #6 delves into Mid 90s Dancehall Hip Hop, the pairing of Ragga/Dancehall vocals with classic Hip Hop production.[…]

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Classic Material Bonus Mix #5: Hip Hop Soul ’92-98

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The Classic Material ‘bonus’ mixes fill the gaps in the original Classic Material Hip Hop History mixtape series, each exploring a specific sub genre or spin off genre not covered in the main series. #5 delves into Mid 90s R&B, specifically the pairing of R&B vocals with classic Hip Hop[…]

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Classic Material Bonus Mix #4: New Jack Rap ’89-93

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The Classic Material ‘bonus’ mixes fill the gaps in the original Classic Material Hip Hop History mixtape series, each exploring a specific sub genre or spin off genre not covered in the main series. #4 delves into the late 80s / early 90s sound of New Jack Swing, and more[…]

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Classic Material Bonus Mix #3: Hip House ’89-91

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About this time last year I put together a mix of Hip-House tracks as bonus mix for the Classic Material series, which filled a gap in the series’ coverage of 1989 which had previously overlooked the short-lived but still pretty important sub-genre of Hip-House. More people liked it than I[…]

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Classic Material Bonus Mix #2: Hip House ’89

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“Back when Nick Armitage and I kicked off our Classic Material project back in 2011, my intention had been to compliment our monthly series of era specific mixes with a set of Bonus Mixes focussing on various Hip Hop sub-genres and spin off scenes that emerged during those eras. With[…]

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2017 Wrap Up

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This year I released my 4th album, a collaboration with Chicago vocalist Pugs Atomz entitled ‘Colo(u)rs of the World’, for the BBE label. The album featured the talents of a host of guests including Junior P Williams, Thaione Davis, Awdazcate, Wes Restless, Juice Aleem, Inari Gold, Neak, Mojo Green and[…]

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