Earlier this year I was asked to dj a guest slot at London's Classic Material, a clubnight dedicated to chronicling the history of hip hop year by year.
I was asked to spin at the 1995 event, a great year for hip hop and of particular relevance to me as it was around this time I started my addiction to buying hip hop records, spending all my spare cash & lunch money on LPs & 12's!
I ended up playing over 2 hours at Classic Material, and these mixes represent how I put it down that night, and in roughly the same order. To the best of my knowledge I followed the rules of the event, playing tracks either released on 12" or on an LP released in 1995, along with any original songs they sampled - This means for example I get away with playing 'Daaam' by Tha Alkoholiks even though the single dropped in '94, as it was also on their 'Coast II Coast' LP in '95..
Check out Volume 2 here: http://tinyurl.com/c57aema