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BEAT OF THE WEEK: Death of Hip Hop - Kool DJ


So today I quit my job and before doing so had the end of this song in my head all day long. Taken straight from The Return of the DJ Vol.1. 18 more words

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BEAT OF THE WEEK: Everybody Loves the Sunshine - Roy Ayers



This weeks beat of the week was inspired by a lovely lunch spent napping in Green Park and is also dedicated to Danny Fresh because I know how much he loves this track.

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BEAT OF THE WEEK: The Militia - Gang Starr feat. Big Shug & Freddie Foxxx (Pete Rock remix)


How fitting it was that this weekend I came across a record in my collection that I had forgotten and perfectly matched the weeks headlines. As the UN militia began their attack on loyal Gaddafi forces I hoped the troops were listening to some decent music like they used to back in Vietnam. 23 more words

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BEAT OF THE WEEK: Lift Ya Skirt - Dirt McGirt (aka Ol' Dirty Bastard)


I was in Dragon Bar, Shoreditch, the other night and heard Chris Read drop the remix of Mark Ronson’s Toxic featuring a snippet of Lift Ya Skirt. 21 more words

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BEAT OF THE WEEK: Shimmy Shimmy Ya - Prince Fatty feat. Horseman


Ooooooh baby we like it raw….Prince Fatty, from the mean streets of Brighton, recorded this cover live and on the b side there is also an equally impressive version of Snoop’s Gin & Juice. 22 more words

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BEAT OF THE WEEK: The Jaz & Jay-Z - The Originator


I rediscovered DJ Boogie Blind’s Live at the PJ’s mixtape this week and thanks to him I have been getting into The Jaz. A couple of weeks ago I was listening to the Big L special on… 42 more words

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