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De La Soul ‘3 Feet High and Rising’ 30th Anniversary Mixtape

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Blurb from WhoSampled: “On March 3rd 1989, De La Soul released their critically acclaimed debut album ‘3 Feet High and Rising’ and Hip Hop music changed forever. Released on Tommy Boy Records, the same label that had been instrumental in the evolution of early Hip Hop with releases including Afrika Bambaataa’s Planet Rock,[…]

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The Diary Volume 2 ‘The Breaks of the 80s’

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A little over 10 years ago I put out a mixtape called ‘The Diary’, by far the most ambitious mix I’d ever attempted – 801 iconic Hip Hop tracks in order of release from 1979 to 2009 in an 80 minute mix. It took literally years to put together and[…]

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Explore ‘The Story of The Champ’ with WhoSampled

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Over the past month or so I had the pleasure of working on a brand new mini-site celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the legendary and much sampled Funk cut ‘The Champ’. Blurb from WhoSampled: “The Mohawks’ ‘The Champ’ with its unmistakable vocal chant, an impossibly catchy organ riff and funky[…]

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