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TUPAC: Old School (Cookin Soul remix)(DJ TANNER video edit)(2014) Free download

Old School Tupac Cookin Soul DJ TannerNow I know the kids nowadays think Jay Z is old school but back when Jay Z was new school, Tupac was name-checking his old school which seems to have included – er – quite a lot of the original new school (LL Cool J, Slick Rick, Doug E Fresh, Mantronix and Stetsasonic), the golden era gang which succeeded them (Big Daddy Kane, De La Soul, Eric B & Rakim) and a few of the real

UGLY DUCKLING: ‘Moving At Breakneck Speed’ album release details, artwork and tracklist announced (2011)

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As previously announced on MB back in February, Long Beach old-school hip-hop crew, Ugly Duckling, have been in the process of working on their fifth studio album, Moving At Breakneck Speed. According to their brand new website www.uglyduckling.us, it will be released in October this year. The record is a 14 track concept album described by UD as

THE BREAKBEAT JUNKIE & DJP: Goodgroove Artist Series no. 10

Bath’s Goodgroove label lives up to it’s name once more and shows hip-hop producers the way back to the dancefloor. The recipe is simple, take one old school hip-hop acapella circa 1985, take one old funk loop circa 1967-1975, forgo the tired ‘dusty breaks’-re-creation-of-1992-approach and instead apply muscular 21st century club vibe instead. Retaining the breakbeat (correctly) it also chucks in a few house-production flourishes. Not the shit vocoder-vocals and cheesy electro synths of – well, pretty much anyone in the mainstream (a.k.a. trying to sound like Kanye trying to sound like Daft Punk) but something more primal – along the lines of ‘cut beat out, bring in euphoric swell, raise to crescendo, re-introduce beat to crowd going crazy, girls throwing underwear around. Think I can probably live with that.
(Out 12 October 2009 on Goodgroove)
(PRESS RELEASE) The Northern boys got funk! United by making dancefloor bombs DJP & The Breakbeat Junkie can sure cut a fine rug when it come down to it. ‘Rock The Place’ is a big old school flavour club track with breaks, horns and a big ass vocal to boot. ‘Take You Back’ does what it says and stops around sugarhill gangs time, this track is already a favourite at the prolific Jellyjazz nights and is set to stay in many a DJ’s bag for a longtime to come. ‘Old Skool’ this lets the boys show you what they can do, top hip hop vibe with plenty of, you guessed it, FUNK!
THE BREAKBEAT JUNKIE & DJP: Goodgroove Artist Series no. 10 – Tracklist:
A1. Rock The Place
B1. Take You Back
B2. Old School

Listen to Goodgroove Artist Series no. 10 (DJP vs. The Breakbeat Junkie)

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