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ROSTRUM RECORDS:  Top Shelf 1988Rating: ★★★★★ Many are the claims to have brought ’88 back but surely never before with as much authority as Rostrum Records’ mighty compilation of thirteen long lost cuts from thirteen different hip-hop legends – Top Shelf 1988. The Top Shelf of the title was (so the story goes) a small studio on the Lower East Side of Manhattan where emcees found a safe haven from the

BIG DADDY KANE: Set It Off (Freqnik & WDRE remix)(2012)

Rating: ★★★★★
“Let it roll, get bold!” – the immortal lyrics of Big Daddy Kane, here warmed up for you in a funky piano-loop driven remix as Freqnik & WDRE take Kane at his word. Set It Off is the follow-up to the NY pair’s rather good Favela B-Boy Funk single. With it, they drop the remix Big Daddy Kane never knew he wanted but would have taken like a shot in order to ensure that his track was in hip-hop DJs