Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Some of my favorite hip hop tapes (2): Mr Magic

This second 'favorite hip hop tapes' post is all about radio and one of it's pioneers: Mr Magic. And because it wouldn't do 'Sir Juice' justice to re-up just 1 tape, here are 2 great tapes and some classic snippets.

Mr. Magic Disco showcase 1981 (snippet): Magic is talking about the making of the movie Wild Style. This is hip hop history!

Mr. Magic Rap Attack @ WBLS, 1984. Marley Marl has his mixing gloves on and is spinning some great hip hop tracks. http://www.mediafire.com/?v3qdg7qyc09knpm

Mr. Magic Rap Attack, 1986 with Mikey D & The LA Posse. Includes speak from the legendary Paul "C" McKasty
Snippet 1 Mikey D + LA Posse with Paul C interview, http://www.mediafire.com/?xma5sqrcscs6wka
Snippet 2 Mikey D freestyle http://www.mediafire.com/?3534u8mlunnj86k

Mr. Magic dissing Public Enemy (snippet). 'No more music by the suckers'. Also an interview with Busy Bee and comments from Magic regarding his rivalry with Red Alert: 'it's part of the show'.

Mr. Magic Rap Attack, August 1988 with Chilly Q who showing some awesome dj skills.
Part 1: http://www.mediafire.com/?33njbwdfr53fd2z
Part 2: http://www.mediafire.com/?7ro6uopsztsjgz0


  1. classic stuff u got on here too bad almost everything is lost...

  2. Hi, can you help me. I'm looking for a link for this :

    Luv Bug Starski & The Lost Boyz - Live At The Karate Club

    Thanks a lot

  3. Can You re-up Mr. Magic dissing Public Enemy one again. Thanx.

  4. Thanks for this -any chance these links exist elsewhere?