Sunday, January 23, 2011

Some more old school hip hop documentaries

Big Fun in the Big Town (dutch documentary, 1986, with grand master flash and LL Cool J)

HipHop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes

Fat Boys episode of Unsung

Friday, January 21, 2011

Watch the roots of hip hop: 80 Blocks From Tiffany's, A Street History and Scratch

This blog is about old school tapes, but i you want to know more about the history of hip hop, you have to watch these great documentaires.

80 Blocks From Tiffany's (66 minutes)
This 1979 documentary film focuses on gangs of the South Bronx.

A street History - Hip hop Documentary (54 minutes)

Scratch (87 minutes)

A feature-length documentary film about hip-hop DJing.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Dutch home mix championships 1983 (finals) on Veronica radio

Not a post within the scope of this blog. But it's part of dutch mixing history: the 1983 home mix championships (thuismix kampioenschappen). Broadcasted on Veronica radio on 03-06-1983.

First hour:

Second hour:

Brings back great memories. Hope you all enjoy it.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Afrika Islam - Zulu Beat Show, 105.9 WHBI - Including a great interview with Crazy Legs, 04-21-83

Part 1 includes an interview with Crazy Legs. CL talks about how he became president of the Rock Steady Crew, the movie Flashdance and Cool Lady Blue. This tape is a re-up. And this time also the 2nd part of the tape where Afrika Islam is cutting up The Jimmy Castor Bunch - It's Just Begun. Lot's of shout outs. Classic!

Part 1

Part 2

Friday, January 7, 2011

Red Alert Show- 98.7 WRKS KISS FM 1992 (re-up)

Red Alert Show- 98.7 WRKS (KISS) FM- 1992 (90:04). originally posted on the essential elements blog (re-up)

Tape A

The 808 Is Coming- D-Nice with KRS-ONE
My Melody- Eric B & Rakim
It's My Beat- Sweet Tee
Top Billin'- Audio Two
You Know What Time It Is- Kool Moe Dee
Def Fresh Crew- Roxanne Shante with Biz Markie
AJ Is Cool- Kurtis Blow
???-Lovebug Starski
Shout Outs
St. Ides commercial with Willie D of Geto Boys
Gordy's Groove- Fresh Gordon
Pee Wee's Dance- Joeski Love
Live Hardcore Worldwide set- BDP
???-Nice & Smooth
Ain't No Half Steppin-Heatwave (partial)

Tape B

St Ides commercial featuring Geto Boys
The Show- Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh
King of Rock edit- Run DMC
Roxanne, Roxanne- U.T.F.O.
Roxanne's Revenge- Roxanne Shante
Bite This- Roxanne Shante
Fresh, Wild, Fly & Bold- Cold Crush Brothers
The Bridge- MC Shan
South Bronx- BDP

Tape C

Ego Trippin- Ultramagnetic MCs
Rockin' It- Fearless Four
Do The James- Super Lover Cee & Casanova Rud
Eric B Is President- Eric B & Rakim

The Latin Rascals on Japanese radio: 'Mirage Super Top Wave'

UPDATE: i also added prt 6