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Cut Master C – Silent Murder

It must have been 1997 when my friend brought Cut Master C’s Silent Murder mixtape back from New York City. I don’t know where he bought the tape but judging by the quality it was probably behind the counter of a bodega somewhere up in harlem World or further South on Canal Street. The hissing […]

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Tim Westwood Radio 1 Rap Show Feat. Funkmaster Flex & A Tribe Called Quest Summer 96

With a life split between England and France, I would often return to London during the holidays for a few weeks. My days were spent skating at Southbank or checking out graffiti around Ladbroke Grove while my nights were spent tuned into the various radio shows pumping the latest rap releases. Rodney P and Skitz […]

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DJ Enuff – Adobo! (Flava)

Time’s have definitely changed. Today’s definition of a mixtape often contradicts the original sense of the word by proposing a mish-mash of tracks by a single rapper or group instead of a wide variety of artists and styles. I mean, it’s great to have fifty-odd freestyles, exclusives and remixes by your favourite rapper on one tape but it […]