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KID PANEL & BLADE: Freak/ Weedee Funk (2017)

Kid Panel & Blade revamp a couple of oldies for 2017 on this new Mustbeat drop. The first is Freak which shares a name with Chic’s most famous cut and includes samples from Sugarhill Gang and Ultramagnetic MC (among others) employing pounding drums that keep it just the big beat side of house and take it back to – oohh at least 1997. Weedee Funk on the other hand features a more

ORIGINAL DOPE: New label to release Ruthless Rap Assassins and Blade LPs

The brand new Original Dope label is Hip Hop Connection editor Andy Cowan’s highly laudable project to that, “classic British rap and lost American standards” aren’t – well…lost. The first two drops are UK emcee Blade’s ’93 debut (and hip-hop’s first double LP) The Lion Goes From Strength To Strength and Ruthless Rap Assassins’ Killer Album which featured the Cymande-sampling The Message