Playing tracks by
Kool herc, Fu-Schnickens,, Bigga Mention & Celph Titled, Black Star, Boogie Down Productions and more.
The good people of kzradio.net celebrated Jamaica's 50th Independence day and asked me to do a 1 hour mix of one of my favorite un-named sub- genres - the meeting point where ruff Jamaican toasting is thrown over a tuff Hip-Hop beat and sweet Reggae vocals & riddims are sampled over Boom Bap breaks... I naturally focused on the heyday of that sound - the 90's, and using songs produced mostly in New York City with a couple of exceptions,
Wish i could include many more tunes on this mix, might do a follow up one of this days...
Hope you'll enjoy listening to this as much as I enjoyed making it. Bless!