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Long Island, New York
The Cure for Wack Hip-Hop
Interests: The preservation of old school hip-hop. Keeping the music alive. Teaching the masses what real hip hip is about.
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Happy Holidays from PHATalogue! LL Cool J, Greg Nice & DJ Z-Trip have an awesome segment on Rock The Bells Radio(Sirius). They take a deep dive into songs from the past that were sampled into hip hop songs. Clever idea. It is really cool to see what artists were sampled... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2021 at PHATalogue
Guess what is up on ebay for auction starting today??!!! You guessed it....Heavy D and The Boyz-Blue Funk! This was one of Heavy D & The Boyz best releases. As I was posting the album to ebay, I looked at the release date. On the web, it states January 12,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2021 at PHATalogue
Very good question. ??? PHATalogue is catalogue of really cool, fun, retro and PHAT products. That is where the PHAT comes in the catalogue. PHATalogue sells a lot records, cassettes and CDs. PHATalogue has a large catalogue of old school rap but there are other types of music that will... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2021 at PHATalogue
Jigsaw Puzzles and rap? Yes and it is pretty cool. Some old school album covers have been made into jigsaw puzzles. There is D-Nice, Common, Ghostface, Old Dirty, Biz Markie. Check it out for Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2012 at DownRightDope
So, here it would have been the Jam Master's 47th Birthday. We wonder what would have happened to Run DMC if he was still alive. Would they still be putting out albums? Here is Jam Master Jammin'... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2012 at DownRightDope
How about one of JMJ's groups called The Afros. You are talking 1990. The album was called "Kickin' Afrolistics". Feel it was as such a dope song. Here it is.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2012 at DownRightDope
Let us continue with our JMJ tribute to celebrate what would have been his 47th birthday on Saturday. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2012 at DownRightDope
Jam Master Jay. Just think of the name and you automatically think one of the greatest DJs to ever scratch. He was the glue of Run DMC. His 47th Birthday would have been this Saturday(1/21). So, what a great opportunity to celebrate some of Run DMC and JMJ's music. Today... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2012 at DownRightDope
Say whut? Where did this come from? KRS-1 released "The BDP Album" on January 10th. The album is produced by Kenny Parker. There are 14 new joints with a guest appearance from Channel Live. You can download the album or buy it on CD or vinyl(limited). I think KRS-1 might... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2012 at DownRightDope
DownRight Dope is on point! Please refer back to the January 2nd blog. KRS-1 is at a 99% for a new album this year. Well, the Blastmaster is dropping a new album "Just Like That" in the first quarter of 2012. I heard January 4th but that's not true(obviously). The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at DownRightDope
The Dope Meter has risen. This was a song by The GOAT(LL), it was produced by K-Def. It was recorded around the same time as 14 Shots To The Dome(1994). It kind of reminds me "How I'm Comin". We at DownRight are feelin 'sho. This single is available on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at DownRightDope
CL & PR are back. Sort of. Pete Rock and CL Smooth's "The Main Ingredient" is being remastered on CD with a 2nd CD of remixes. It will be released on January 24th! Here are some of the remixes on the 2nd CD-Searching, I got a Love, Get on the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2012 at DownRightDope
DownRight Dope wishes you a Happy New Year. We hope your rap needs are met in the new year. Will some of the Golden Age Era Rappers drop any new gems? DrD thinks the odds are pretty good that the following Mc's/groups will drop some knowledge in 2012. The odds... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2012 at DownRightDope
Speaking of Public Enemy...Here is a Chuck D of Spectrum City! Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at DownRightDope
I.E. Trebek is in the house! Let's test our audience's old school rap knowledge: No google or bing! Keep it real! #1=What does rap group's K.M.D. stand for: A:Kickin Much Dopeness B:Krispy MC Delight C:Kausin' Much Damage D:Keep me down #2=What was Public Enemy's original group name: A:Love thy enemy... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at DownRightDope
Yes!!! We got 3 new old school rap album reissues!!! #1-Nice and Smooth:S/T---Can you believe it? Buy this one because there is no delayin'. #2-D-Nice: Call Me D-Nice---This release has a couple of unreleased songs and some remixes. #3-King Sun-XL---Wow! Before this release, this was a hard to find and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2011 at DownRightDope
Speaking of Digital Underground. Here is one my favorites from the movie "Nothing but Trouble" with Chevy Chase and John Candy. Money B's part is funny & 2Pac rocks it. Enjoy! Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2011 at DownRightDope
Ok. We are back for Part Two of this compelling series of collaborations that never happened but would have been dope! (3)The Super Duper Group Collabo--Digital Underground and The Beastie Boys. This joint would be called "DUBB"(Digital Underground/Beastie Boys). We have Mike D, Shock G, MCA, Money B, King Ad... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2011 at DownRightDope
Great clip of KRS-One shopping for music at Amoebea Records in California. He has his son with him. Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2011 at DownRightDope
Have you ever thought about some dope collaborations that never happened? Sort of like a "dream team" song. How great would it be for your two favorite MCs to come together for one song. I am compiling a list of my "old school fantasy" rap collabs: (1)Cool J and Big... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2011 at DownRightDope
Here is my favorite song off The Cactus Album;Triple Stage Darkness! Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2011 at DownRightDope
Artist:3rd Bass Album:The Cactus Cas/ette (image below shows CD cover) Year:1989 Label: Def Jam Review-All ratings are out of 10-dopeness Cover: 7 dopeness--You see Serch's head with 3rd Bass shaved in. Pete Nice is to the right, smoking a cigar. Definitely old school flavor to the cover. Green and orange... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2011 at DownRightDope