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29 January, 2015 2:19 pm

Off the Practice Tapes album. Krs freestyling & practicing an early draft of a song meant for the Return Of The Boom Bap” LP. Recorded in 1993.

20 January, 2015 3:40 pm

Mass Appeal has leaked Jay Z’s original demo tape. No telling if this is the entirety of the tape, or just select tracks from that era. That being said, I definitely remember “Greatest MC In The World” and “Get Off My Dick” with Sauce Money being played on Stretch & Bobbito back in the day. [cont.]

24 November, 2014 7:18 pm

LilWayneHQ: “We first heard a snippet of this song back in 2012 and now here is the full version of T-Boz‘ “Rebel Yell” featuring two verses from Lil Wayne…This track was also recorded back in 2009 for her solo studio album, but it was never released.”

22 July, 2014 12:47 pm

Previously unreleased music from Roc Maricano’s former crew, The UN, which also included Dino Brave, Mike Raw, and Laku. Time For Some Action (Unreleased) by The U.N.

3 June, 2014 2:49 am

Here is an alternate take on Tyler’s “Colossus” from his WOLF LP, released today via his Tumblr account.

5 March, 2014 5:21 pm

The classic pre-Illmatic freestyle on The Stretch & Bobbito Show that helped launch Nas’ career in 1993 is finally being given an official commercial release, as a part of next month’s Illmatic XX deluxe 20th anniversary edition. Here is the official audio, back for the first time.

9 February, 2014 7:42 pm

Some lost SV surfaces, in observance of Jay Dee’s 40th birthday.

29 January, 2014 7:00 am

Timbaland liberates this lost recording from 2009′s Shock Value 2. Look for Shock Value 3, coming soon.

20 December, 2013 5:03 am

Just Blaze liberates this demo track he made when he was a teenager. He writes: “HAHAHAAHAHA!! I was 15, Poun was 13. We swore we was PR & CL. #TBT. My big cousin also pictured is probably the main reason I do what i do now. used to take me to the record store to [cont.]

24 October, 2013 8:15 pm

DJ Kenny Parker dug up some tapes of old KRS-One sessions and shared them on the Frozen Files radio show on East Village Radio.

22 October, 2013 9:35 pm

Unreleased Roc Marciano track produced by Pete Rock, as heard on DJ Premier’s Live From Headqcourterz radio show.

15 October, 2013 12:49 pm

J-Zone has teamed with vinyl purists Chopped Herring Records for The 1993 Demos EP, which includes 7 never-heard-before tracks from his early years, five years before his 1998 debut, Music For Tu Madre. Although his voice sounds exactly the same on these twenty-year old recordings, his flow definitely fits the year, as rapped under his [cont.]

10 October, 2013 6:41 pm

Timbaland tells us: “This song didn’t make the cut from 2012, but featured a lot of artist from Virginia. There were many variations to this song, but here is a snippet.” Come on Tim, release that shit…. Also, here’s some (bad) footage making the rounds, down below of Tim playing an as-of-yet unreleased Jay-Z and [cont.]

9 October, 2013 10:37 am

A series of unreleased tracks from the music man, taken from several different eras. The set will be available on vinyl, via Chopped Herring Records, limited to 300 copies. The first 75 copies are on Clear/Purple vinyl, the next 75 are on Black/Purple vinyl, and the remaining 150 are on traditional black vinyl. Tracks: A1 [cont.]

8 October, 2013 5:11 pm

Tracklisting: 1) Open Your Eyes 2) Sleeper Bag feat Oh-No 3) Privacy feat Steve Arrington 4) Mirror Talk feat Pok 5) Hold U feat Aloe Blacc 6) Thee Amazing feat Mellow D 7) Same Sh*t ALL SONGS PRODUCED BY: MADLIB Bang Ya Head Presents the outtakes from the Classic LP on Stonesthrow Records (2010). Songs [cont.]

17 July, 2013 2:15 pm

DJ Risky Bizness tells us: This was a freestyle that Slug (Atmosphere) spit for a mix tape i did called The Syllabus in like 99/00 ..I remember running into Slug at Red Dog (Old Chicago Club) Twilight Tone was spinning and i was hanging with MC J.U.I.C.E. that night. We had just went to see [cont.]

9 July, 2013 8:25 am

Jay-Z *actually* took to Twitter today, answering random fan questions. One fan asked if we’d ever hear the full version of “Dead Presidents 3″, of which a snippet was leaked a few years ago. Jay responded “Just [Blaze] or [Young] Guru has it I give them Twitter permission to GO.” Then, Young Guru took to [cont.]

18 April, 2013 1:47 am

Dilla covers Gary Newman’s “Cars” for this track from the new 12″. From RappCats: “Anthem” and “Trucks” were two of the songs J Dilla recorded in late 2001 and early 2002 as he put the finishing touches on what was supposed to be an album featuring his raps over production by the likes of Madlib, [cont.]

12 April, 2013 7:12 am

Here’s a track that didn’t make the final cut of I Am Not A Human Being 2. We would have taken this over “Hot Revolver” as a bonus track.

12 April, 2013 6:47 am

Paul Rosenberg releases this lost “Funky Cowboys” track from 1994 into the wild. R.I.P. Dilla, R.I.P. Proof.

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