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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

BIZ MARKIE: ‘The Biz Never Sleeps’ Special edition (2012)

The Biz never sleeps, nobody beats the biz, and – as he once rapped, “You all know me as the B-I-Z/ I rock a microphone most definite-ly.” Yes, it’s a re-release of the Biz Markie the ‘clown prince’ of hip-hop’s second album – the 1989 classic The Biz Never Sleeps which went gold the first time around when it was released on Marley Marl’s Cold Chillin label. It’s the one with Just A Friend on and comes

TOM CARUANA presents: ‘Black Gold’ Wu-Tang vs. Jimi Hendrix – Free download album (2011) + instrumentals

Rating: ★★★★★ It’s a legal minefield on this one as Tom Caruana continues his mash-up series and trumps both his Beatles/ Wu Tang and Okayplayer/ Bollywood efforts with a Jimi/ Wu soundclash. According to TC, “it features 2 exclusive tracks from Wu Tang affiliates Gab Gotcha & Young Dirty Bastard (ODB’s son)