The Boogie Boys - A Fly Girl (c.1985)
Sly Fox - Let’s Go All The Way (c.1985)
LL Cool J - Rock The Bells (c.1985)
"I’m rhymin’ and designin’ with your girl in my lap"
From LL’s debut album Radio, recorded when he was just 17 years old.
Young MC - Know How (c.1989)
Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock - Joy And Pain
The Message Mix - 10:33
This is one of my first recorded DJ mixes. Nothing fancy, just some transitions I like.
Tracks in the mix:
Grandmaster Flash - The Message
Ice Cube - Check Yo Self Remix (Feat. Das Efx)
Puff Daddy - Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down Ft. Mase
Salt-N-Pepa - Gitty Up (SIMØNE Remix)
Beastie Boys - High Plains Drifter (c.1989)
…come back tomorrow for the unexpected Sample Source
Sample Source: Eagles - Those Shoes
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Time To Chill (c.1988)
Sample Source: George Benson - Breezin’ (c.1976)
Beastie Boys - Paul Revere (c.1986)
…Adam Nathaniel Yauch aka MCA (August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012)
Paul Revere c.1986
"Now my name is M.C.A. I got a license to kill
I think you know what time it is it’s time to get ill
Now what do we have here an outlaw and his beer
I run this land, you understand I made myself clear.”
Watch Coldplay Cover Beastie Boys’ (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party) in honor of Adam Yauch at The Hollywood Bowl, May 4, 2012 HERE
Whodini - Freaks Come Out At Night (c.1984)
…heard this when I was walking around downtown LA w/Tony Whitt today. Whodini is still one of my favorite rap groups.
Run DMC - My Adidas
…A Song A Day request from my 9 year old nephew Adin. #thingsthatarerad
MC Lyte - Paper Thin
…it’s an old school hip-hop kinda Monday
Heavy D - Big Daddy (Remix) Ft. MC Gruff
…though not included in MTV’s Essential playlist, this has always been one of my very favorite Heavy D tunes.
Dwight Arrington Myers (May 24, 1967 – November 8, 2011)
L.L. Cool J - Going Back To Cali (c. 1989)
L.L. hosts The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live, tonight on CBS.
On Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS, The Recording Academy will announce nominees for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards with the “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music Biggest Night” from Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles, California.