Just caught this collection of photos from the BBP HQ in Japan courtesy of DJ Sheep, featuring some choice hip-hop collectibles, including the Eric B. & Rakim watch (pictured above), signed boom boxes and the mannequin head of the Low End Theory broad. You can also order exclusive BBP shirts (including a sweet Burger King style mixtape tee) here. More pictures below… (more…)
Snippets taken from the new EP from Fla Fla of Sparrow the Movement, responsible for indie classics such as “Rhyme Impotence”, “Physics” etc. The Timeless EP is available on limited vinyl (150x clear red, 150x clear green) via Six2Six records. All songs produced and mixed by Debonair P. Vinyl can be ordered below for $22 plus postage.
Here’s a preview of the 12 Reasons To Die comic and another track from the album. There are a bunch of different limited-edition sets for the album, featuring all kind of RAERness over at Get On Down. Hopefully the Apollo Brown remix tape will be available separately in the future.
My mans and ‘em Amazing Maze from Germany is about to drop this instrumental vinyl with Marco Polo, which features the exceptional beats for “The Veteran” and “Crime Library” for the first time on record, amongst others.
This limited vinyl-only release features seven instrumentals produced by Marco Polo that are available for the first time ever, and we release them the way they deserve to: on vinyl.
If you caught the J. Force interview, you’d have read about the release of this lost project from Kev-E-Kev and Ak-B, who were on DNA Records with Super Lover Cee and Cassanova Rudd, with beats from Paul C. and Marley Marl. You can order this limited-edition release over at GoodFelons.
Update: Looks like this might not be coming out anytime soon based on comments below…
Masta Killa from the Wu-Tang is dropping his third solo album, Selling My Soul, this December, in standard and deluxe editions:
Limited to only 200 copies, the deluxe edition comes in a custom hand-numbered box with a lyric book, autographed poster, MK wool cap, and download card giving access to all three MK albums plus his live album. In addition, Masta Killa has teamed up with RAW Rolling Papers to include a handful of RAW papers and an exclusive “Ooh Baby I Like It RAW” T-shirt in each deluxe box, paying tribute to the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard, who is featured on Selling My Soul.
Nature Sounds have got a copy of the deluxe edition to give away to the Unkut reader who can name Masta Killa’s finest moment on the mic tell us the story behind their best Wu-Tang related incident. Post it in the comments section before midnight, Friday 26 October to be in the running. Everyone else can pre-order the pack from here.
Think there isn’t much money in selling old rap records these days? You’re just doing it wrong – Ultramagnetic MC’s acetates are the future! ‘CHILLING w/ Chuck Chill out’ by Ocean Ultra Magnetic went for over $2,800 in 2010, despite the fact that a bootleg taken off a tape recording of Chuck’s KISS FM show was also released on 10″. This past September, another Dick Charles Recordings acetate appeared, this time fetching just over $3,200! Labeled as ‘Simple Metaphore’ by Ultramegnetic MC’s feat. Kool Keith, T.R. Love and with ‘MC’s Ultra – Remix’ on the b-side.
Here’s hoping that a fifteen minute version of ‘Bait’ appears, as well as ‘Mentally Mad Pt.2′ or any of the seemingly endless alternative versions of ‘MC Champion’ in the near future.
The following clips go to prove that there is no such thing as too much ’80′s Ultramagnetic… (more…)
Following the Purple Tape package, GZA chess set and Fat Boys pizza box, GetOnDown.com have just announced this limited-edition set for pre-order:
- The Man With The Iron Fists – Full Soundtrack (2 x LP on Red Vinyl housed in 2 independent Hand Silkscreened Jackets that combine to form 1 giant illustration)
- Bonus 7″ (song not included on the Soundtrack) of “Bust Shots” b/w the instrumental, by Ghostface Killah, Sheek Louch & Inspectah Deck
- Limited Movie Poster