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Classic Material Edition#8 (1994)

Classic Material Edition#8 (1994)

About the show

Playing tracks by

Cella Dwellas, Artifacts, Justice System, CHRIS READ, Nas and more.

Edition #8 of our monthly Classic Material series pays tribute to the hip hop of 1994, a year which for many is best remembered for giving us two of hip hop's most revered debut albums, Nas' Illmatic and Notorious B.I.G's Ready to Die. It was also a golden year for radio and mixtape DJs with tapes from the likes of Funkmaster Flex, Stretch Armstrong, Doo Wop, Ron G and others being a key outlet for the new breed of underground acts as well as established names.

Despite tempos generally drifting downward in comparison with previous years and the general sound of the year's output being laidback and largely jazz infused, '94 had its fair share of anthems, Craig Mack's 'Flava In Your Ear', Gang Starr's 'Mass Appeal' and Channel Live's 'Mad Izm' being notable examples.

The Classic Material Edition #8 party takes place at the City Arts and Music Project in London on Saturday 18th June with special guest Mr Thing (Extended Players / BBE)

Comments

George Roberts

That was ridiculously one of the best things I've heard in time!

DJ Grand Groove

Nice Mix!

chicadebs
chicadebs

Awesome mix, enjoyed thoroughly!! Hip hop golden era!

Alvaro Leandro Pineda Quitian

Hip hop at its best!

AndrewOPTIMIST

The Youngstas!!! DANG! I forgot ALL about them!

ลั๊ลล๊า ปูจ๊าๆๆ

Nice ..............0_____o

Richard-Michael Shaw

Ya shit is ill dog

David Jackson

this has got Tim Hatton written all over it, lovely mix

Uncle Vibes

Really dope! Reminds how much love I have for hip hop! Da Bush Babees and Common blend hit the spot!

Raf Cross
Raf Cross

sick