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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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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 […]