Screwball Vinyl Special Part 2
Wednesday January 30th 2008,
Filed under: Crates,Hydra Ent. Special,Killa Queens,Screwball Week,Steady Bootleggin'
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You’ve got to admit, the Bridge plays for keeps. Everyone that Poet shouted out on 1995’s “Set It Pt. 3” is still putting out music when you look at it. Killa Sha was part of the Killdren aka Killa Kids, and ACD were on Lumi’s album. Noyd and Infamous Mobb have new shit out…the only one MIA is Hostyle:

“I got peeps from Vernon to 12th Street/My man Nas, Kamakazee and Mobb Deep/
The Killa Kids, ACDC and Hostyle/My nigga Noyd and the Twins goin’ buckwild/
Can’t forget Cormega, he’s locked down/My man Pop, the Queensbridge family”

According to the new Screwball Classics CD, Hostyle has been replaced by Scope and VS, who I guess is Verse from the Rewind>Deja Screw CD. Anyway, it seemed like as good a time as any to do a drop on some old Tuff City and Hydra pieces that document the early days of the Screwball movement.

Hostyle feat. Quik aka Joell Ortiz – “Live From New York”

Ortiz makes an early appearance on this Kid Called Roots track.

Kamakazee – “Spread It” (Remix)

Marley was in good form on this one…or was it really J-Force behind the boards?

PHD feat. Havoc, Reecey & Kamakazee – “Set It” (12″ version)

Shouldn’t this be “Set It Pt 2” since the first one with MC Cor[Mega] was on the album? Regardless, it’s seven minutes of Screw, so I’m not complaining.

PHD feat. Havoc, Hostyle & Legacy – “Set It Pt. 3”

What happened to Part 2? Maybe Tuff City figured out that the last song should’ve been labeled as the second part, kinda like how there was no “Rambo 2” (just “Rambo – First Blood Pt. 2”)!

PHD feat. Hostyle & Legacy – “Kick That Shit And Get High”

Some of this sound familiar? Not sure what happened here, it’s a mixture of parts of “Set It” and some freestyle shit over the same Marley Marl beat Poet used on “The Grand P.O.” Plus someone yells “No More Showers” on the outro for some reason?


Screwball Vinyl Special Pt. 1

New Screw

Up Next: Kid Capri Pt 2 and my Brother J from X-Clan interview from a year back. I think I’ve finally got this Screw fixation out of my system for the time being.

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Not mad at the Screw fixation at all. Thanks for these.

Comment by Eons 01.30.08 @

Hostyle got a Myspace with some new tracks.
Fuck them new members.
I want the original Screwball back.

Comment by Adalbert 01.30.08 @

Beatnuts and Screw…..2 ill

Comment by MERCILESZ 01.30.08 @

The verse from Havoc on “set it pt. 3” is the same with the one he dropped on “right back at ya” on the infamous album (track 11). Which came first?

Comment by antipop 01.30.08 @

Hoooooooooo Haaaaahhhhhhhhhhhh

Comment by Jaz 01.31.08 @

spread it remix is fucking nuts. oohwweeeeee!
h – o – s – t – y – l – e

Comment by idris intifada 01.31.08 @

Scape Scrilla i been rockin with KL 10 strong and beyond!!, Scape, Verse and Ty Nitty has not replaced anybody we added to the situation and Scape actually was the one that got the group back together, through long talks with KL and Poet. whooohaan 4life A whole new ball game coming soon make sure to cop it its bananas

Comment by Scape Scrilla 01.02.09 @

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