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KMD: ‘Bl_ck B_st_rds’ book/ CD/ 7″ (2015)

Bl_ck B_st_rds KMD book cd seven inchThe second of two more re-released hip-hop classics in interesting formats in the run-up for this year’s Record Store Day is this version of KMD’s lost classic LP Bl_ck B_st_rds in a collector’s edition cd. A stone classic – the second LP from KMD finally received an official large scale release in 2001 but dated from eight years previously when it was criminally shelved by the band’s label

BRIAN COLEMAN: Check The Technique Volume 2 (2014)

Check The Technique Vol. 2 Brian Coleman“Check the technique and see if you can follow it,” went Premier’s cut back in the day and what do you know – Brian Coleman, author of Check The Technique: Liner Notes For Hip-Hop Junkies (itself an updated expanded version of Coleman’s Rakim Told Me) has not only checked his first opus on the making of 36 classic hip-hop LPs but followed it with a second volume! That’ll be Check The