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Mixtape; Hip Hop Is Read Presents: Fathers of Rap, Volume Four: Gil Scott-Heron (Featuring Songs Gil Scott Was Sampled For) Featuring: Common, Masta Ace, Mos Def, 2pac, Little Brother, Joell Ortiz, Q-Tip, The Game Kanye West, & Many More) (Free Download)

In the words of Abiodun Oyewole of The Last Poets, Gil Scott-Heron was “the link between ‘Trane and Malcolm X.” This juxtaposition is an interesting one – one which alludes to, arguably, the very genesis of hip hop: the culmination … Continue reading

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Mixtape: DJ Boogie Blind – The Definite D.I.T.C. (The Diggin’ in the Crates Crew) (Showbiz & A.G. (Andre the Giant), Big L (R.I.P.) Diamond D, Lord Finesse, Fat Joe, O.C., & Buckwild) (Throwback) (Free Download)

The Diggin’ in the Crates Crew, also known as D.I.T.C., is a New York-based hip-hop collective, deriving its name from the art of seeking out records to sample for production. Its members have achieved substantial and consistent recognition in both … Continue reading

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