Lord Finesse Live In Tokyo + Vintage Press Kit

Sure, I’m a Finesse fan. He’s the only rapper I ever asked to sign anything, so when I had a chance to get my hands on the original press kit for his seminal Return of the Funkyman, best believe I went in.



You know how everyone always talks about the Purple Tape? I feel that way about the Funkyman tape, which included the incredible, exclusive bonus cut below…

Lord Finesse - ‘Hands In The Air, Mouth Shut’

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All the party people say ‘is’nt he somethin’!!

Comment by Brad Strut 05.08.09 @

Is this a Showbiz production? Sounds like it, and he name-checks him, but does it specify in the liner notes?

Comment by Elijah 05.08.09 @

Finesse is Prob my #1 on mic and boards to this day!…

Comment by RowanB 05.08.09 @

I was actually at this concert — happened to be on Tokyo on business, figured out I’d catch Finesse. But I mostly went because Kane was there (BDK my personal favorite). Kane killed it, Scoob was there, he did a dance routine, then came back out at the end with Finesse and the band. Unfortunately they didn’t allow any pictures or video. It was a great show all around. Thanks for posting.

Comment by Adam 05.08.09 @

Oh man what a track!

Comment by antipop 05.08.09 @

I love Finesse ’cause he says ‘shit’ more than ANY other rapper…and he flows better over Scooby Doo loops than anyone ever. Ever.

Comment by ED209˚ 05.08.09 @

@Elijah:
Yeah it’s a Showbiz beat.

Comment by Robbie 05.08.09 @

keep that tape cover forever man…

Comment by er4se 05.08.09 @

Finesse has a graf hand style!

Comment by keatso 05.08.09 @

Great Post & Great Track (thanks for sharing that Robbie)

Comment by cratedigga78 05.09.09 @

Daaammn!!!!!Italy will never be ready….D.I.T.C. 4 life!

Comment by Cockdini 05.10.09 @

Lord Finesse Is a REMARKABLE artist.HE DEFINITELY IN MY TOP 10 lyricist of all time .fuck your best 50 mc’s.He also produced some of the illest beats for biggie,dre,trends culture,shorty long,and the NEW FREESTYLE PROFESSORS “CONFUSE A FEW”DAMN he caught a body on that TRACK!

Comment by DJ Spins 05.10.09 @



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