Tag Archives: KMD

KMD: BL_CK B_ST_RDS (Re-release)

KMD:  BL_CK B_ST_RDS (Re-release)Rating: ★★★★★ Before DOOM, before Viktor Vaughn and King Gheedorah, before the myriad collabs with the likes of Madlib and Dangermouse and Jneiro Jarel and Bishop Nehru (and the still unreleased one with Ghostface Killah), before there were DOOM impostors, before DOOM was still stylised ‘MF Doom,’ before even the mysterious performances in the Nuyorican Poets

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