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Classic Material Edition#2 (1988)

Classic Material Edition#2 (1988)

Edition #2 of our monthly Classic Material series pays tribute to the hip hop of 1988, a year which many consider the 'golden year' of the late 80s. As samplers took over from drum machines as the producer's tool of choice, the James Brown drum sound ruled supreme and lyrical subject matter explored new territory. With seminal (and at the time controversial) album releases from the likes of Public Enemy and NWA, this was a year that changed hip hop forever. This mix features classic and some lesser known cuts from singles and albums released in 1988. The CD version includes two bonus mixes!

The Classic Material Edition #2 club night takes place at City Arts and Music Project, City Road, London on Sat Nov 20th with DJs Andy Smith (Portishead), Chris Read (Music of Substance), Nickname (Droppin Science) and Danny Delta (Headshell) playing nothing but 1988 Hip Hop! Doors 9pm til 3am. Entry is FREE!

Event info / Free downloads / T-Shirts and Box Sets:




Mario Andrikopoulos

oh man this mix is so dope!!! respekt! great !

Mario Andrikopoulos

very nice mix!

Rogelio Carranza Duenas

I live in Tijuana México, and having San Diego Ca. as neighbors we get to now the music new tendencies first hand, but, here I´m listening to "new" music, so this is more than just playing classical material, and that´s important. Thanks very mucho. Sorry if my written english is worst than what I think. very good work!!!!

Sam knight


Terry Delone

The good ol'e days of rap. I'm loving it.

Mark Greenall

the best year of hip hop top mix

Paul McDermid

Old skool rulez. What a mix...

Jonathan Hurtado Hurtado Astud

MATERIAL CLASICO 1988jkajakajak .....q tiempos-RAP MASTER :::::::LOS PAPASS:DEL RAP:..POWER RAP .--DJ COTT 2012.


way back baby !!!!