#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Edition #7 (1993)

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Blurb from Wax Poetics:

In celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded rap music, mixed by Chris Read. Edition #7 in this year by year series pays tribute to the Hip Hop of 1993, a year which many consider the pinnacle of Hip Hop’s second golden era. Sampling and production techniques honed during the early 90s had reached a natural maturity by 1993 with key East Coast producers such as Pete Rock and the Beatnuts establishing their own trademark sounds. The East Coast also ushered in a new harder edged sound with Wu Tang and Onyx both delivering gritty debuts. On the West Coast, the ‘G Funk’ sound which found its feet the pervious year delivered one of its most accomplished albums in the form of Snoop’s seminal LP, Doggy Style. 1993 was also a great year for emerging undergound acts carving out their own sound, Souls of Mischief being a notable example. Cover artwork pays tribute to the iconic Elektra Records logo.

1. Classic Material Intro
2. Snoop Dogg – Gz & Hustlas Intro (Excerpt)
3. Guru – Jazzmatazz Intro
4. KRS One – Slap Them Up (Excerpt)
5. A Tribe Called Quest – Award Tour (Instrumental)
6. Chris Read – Theme #3 Scratchapella
7. Doug E Fresh – Bounce
8. Doo Wop & The Bounce Squad – Hit Em In the Head
9. Biz Markie – Funk Is Back
10. Funkdoobiest – Shittin’ On ‘Em
11. Black Moon – How Many Emcees (Acapella)
12. Da Youngsta’s – Who’s The Mic Wrecka (Instrumental)
13. Main Source – What You Need (Instrumental)
14. YZ – (So Far) The Ghetto’s Been Good To Me
15. KRS One – Slap Them Up (Loop)
16. Pete Rock & CL Smooth – What’s Next On the Menu
17. Pete Rock & CL Smooth feat YGz – Death Becomes You
18. Beatnuts – Hass (Instrumental)
19. The Pharcyde – Passin Me By (Acapella)
20. Beatnuts – Third of the Trio (Instrumental) (Loop)
21. Maestro Fresh Wes featuring Showbiz – Fine Tune Da Mic
22. Yaggfu Front feat Diamond D – Slappin’ Suckas Silly (Daimond D Remix)
23. Fat Joe feat Grand Puba, Diamond D & The Beatnuts – Watch the Sound (Beatnuts Remix)
24. Fatal – Pas The Kronz (Instrumental)
25. Onyx – Shiftee (Acapella)
26. Flava Unit – Roll Wit The Flava (IInstrumental)
27. Big Daddy Kane – Stop Shammin (Instrumental)
28. Father MC – 69 (Instrumental)
29. Notorious BIG – Party & Bullshit (Acapella)
30. KRS One – Brown Skin Woman (Excerpt)
31. Souls of Mischief – 93 ’Til Infinity (Instrumental)
32. KRS One & Tim Dog – I Get Wrecked (Acapella)
33. Souls of Mischief – 93 ’Til Infinity (Vocal)
34. KRS One – KRS Attacks (Excerpt)