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PF Cuttin – Halloween Havoc

When you listen to a lot of mixtapes you’ll notice that every DJ has a gimmick to stand out from the crowd. Some of them like to remind you at the start of each record exactly who you’re listening to with carefully plucked samples (ex. “Funkmaster Flex Night!“, “Uh Mister Cee!“, “P-P-P-P-Premier!“), others will hunt […]

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NY Connection Perfection – Liner Notes

Yesterday I published the first of a large collection of mixtapes, NY Connection Perfection. I compiled this first tape myself so I figured I would give some background on the records I chose to include in this 90 minute sound journey.

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NY Connection Perfection

Whilst clearing out my cellar the other day, I came across a shoe box full of old mixtapes I used to listen to religiously as a teenager. The contents dated back to a time I truly consider a “golden era” for rap music when creativity and energy levels were at a peak. Tapes date from […]