Lupe releases this alternate, unfinished version of “American Terrorist Pt. 2″. His new album, Food & Liquor 2, hits Sept. 25th.
“What you have right here is the start of a song created during the making of the Funky Technician LP, that was never finished. Lyrically, it was actually parts of a live routine that I was trying to convert into a song for the album. DJ Premier found the loop and started putting the track [cont.]
Here is a unreleased song by Rampage feat Busta Rhymes from Tha Red Oktoba album, that for awhile had become urban legend because it was never released. The album does exist and this is a glimpse of what it sounded like.
Found by legendary crate-digger DJ JS1, this track has been sought after since it was recorded in 1993. Recorded for the Who’s the Man soundtrack (as seen in the footage from the Onyx DVD), Biggie’s song ended up being his first single “Party and Bullshit”. Huge thanks to DJ JS1 who was nice enough to [cont.]
With all this talk about Marley’s recent Ableton video, showing how he created LL’s classic “Mama Said Knock You Out”, I figured I’d dig up that old Def Jam white label promo of Marley Marl’s remix of “Mama Said Knock You Out”. As far as I know, this was the only place it was released [cont.]
Here’s another lost Stack Bundles / K. West collabo. This one appears on the Pros and Cons DVD/CD, which features more lost tracks from the fallen rapper.
This track ended up bring a Soulja Boy song, but here’s it in it’s original Drake demo form.
Here’s a snippet of a little something that I was working on. Played this out a few times and it’s crackin!!… Full version might never see the light of day so if you see me playing out then make a request
Something from Take Me To Your Leader’s cutting room floor.
Prince Paul writes: This is a project that I was asked to do I guess sometime in the early 2000′s . It was a remix for a Bob James project . the idea was to take an existing piece of work and flip it . So this was my flip . I had Pete Miser [cont.]
Always thought Truth Hurts was fine as fuck. Anyway, here’s two joints that were meant for her 2002 LP, Truthfully Speaking, both produced by Dr. Dre.
DJShadow.com are very excited to announce a major new archival release exposing Shadow’s early production on the Akai MPC. Containing entirely unreleased material spanning from 1992 to 1996, the project is entitled, “Total Breakdown: Hidden Transmissions From The MPC Era, 1992-1996.” Included among the highlights are instrumental tracks from an aborted 1994 EP planned with [cont.]
Update: Decided to reup this one after a few requests. Been digging in the cassette vaults lately to see what we could come up with for you guys…. Found this original demo of Method Man’s “Meth Vs. Chef”, without Raekwon. Instead, it’s Meth over a slightly altered version of the track, rhyming different lyrics. We [cont.]
This one was recorded during the Ambition sessions, but didn’t make the final tracklist.
This track was recorded during the Trill O.G. sessions and never released, UNTIL NOW.
Dot Da Genius released this new-old track from ’08 to help ramp up hype for the duo’s upcoming WZRD album. Kid Cudi – Dose of Dopeness (Produced by Dot Da Genius) by HeadBangaMuzik
Was playing #HipHopNerdTrivia today with @DanteRoss @SheckyGreen and @FrankieEmz and this track came up in conversation. Here it is for those that missed it on that Droppin’ Science quad-vinyl set from a few years back.
Bling47 tells us: I got this one on a cassette from T3 circa 1997. I’m not sure what it was for, or why Dilla had this on tape, but I thought it was hilarious. “Shut the Fuck Up and listen to this… this.” This kind of style was typical for our crew at this time [cont.]
Another track from Stalley’s archival, weekly release set, Songs By Me, Stalley.
Prince Paul writes: This one of a few songs I did for the “sex and violence album” . For reasons unknown I never got a chance to fully complete the production on these songs and thus poor mixes were ultimately released to the public . When I hear those songs I cringe .. I do [cont.]
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