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Doo Wop – The New Testament

DJ Doo Wop is a legend in mixtape circles. A member of the Bounce Squad, Doo Wop delivered all of the latest and hottest tracks with each of his tapes and pioneered the freestyle intro. The New Testament is pretty thick with Queensbridge locals, but the rest of New York City get’s it’s shine too. […]

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DJ Riz – Summer 97

Every once in a while Radio 1’s Tim Westwood would feature DJs on his rap show instead of rap artists. As a kid I was glued to my radio-cassette player and poised to hit record for any and all new sounds I heard. One evening during the Summer of 1997, I struck gold when DJ […]

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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 […]