Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Grand Wizard Theodore and Mean Gene live on 3rd avenue Ballroom , re-up

The Grand Wizard Theodore and Mean Gene live on 3rd avenue Ballroom tape is a 'must have'. I shared 2 snippets of the tape earlier, this is a re-up for those who missed them. It doesn't get more authentic then this :-)

Part 1:

Part 2:

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

More UK hip hop radio: Mike Allen, Westwood, Dave Pearce and more

Ruse One transferred more megaupload tapes to mediafire!

Mike Allen

Capital Radio - Mike Allen - 15th February 1986

Mike Allen, side 1: April 11th '86, side two: April 12th '86

Capital Radio - Mike Allen - 14 February 1987


Capital Radio - Westwood - 5th February 1988

Capital Radio - Westwood - 5th March 1988

Capital Radio - Westwood - 19th March 1988

London Radio

London Radio some time in 1987

London - Dave Pearce - 27th July 1987

London Radio - Dave Pearce - 28th December 1987 - Public Enemy Live

Feb 1990 - a mix of stations

Saturday, January 21, 2012

More old school hip hop radio tapes from the UK: Kiss FM, Capital and London Radio

RUSE ONE shared some great UK tapes in the past. Because megaupload is down, he re-upped them on Mediafire.

Capital Radio - Westwood - 5th February 1988

Capital Radio - Westwood - 5th March 1988

London Radio 21 11 1986

Side 1
Jealous Girls - Fric and Frac
Im a Homeboy - K Rob
Saturday Night - Schoolly D
She's my Baby Rock G
Demon Boys (They won the phone in rap line)
Scream - Mantronix
Beauty and the Beat - Salt n Pepa
I Gotta Be Tough - MC Shy D

Side 2

Miller Lights - Fission
Go See The Doctor - Kool Moe Dee
The Way We Rock - ?
Thats My Style - Spoonie Gee
Uptowns Rocking It - Uptown Crew
Kingdom Blow - Kurtis Blow
Demon Boys (Same as side A)
South Bronx - BDP

Kiss FM 13-17th July 1991

Side 1
Just another dream - Cathy Dennis
Summertime - Jazzy Jeff and Fresh Prince
Always there - Incognito
Secrets of Success - Cookie Crew
Young Soul Rebels - Mica Paris
Hustle to the Music - Funky Worm
Right into your arms - Mellow Man Ace
Summertime - Jazzy Jeff and Fresh Prince
Let the beat hit em - Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam
Things that make you go mmmm - C+C Music Factory
For the funk of it - Above The Law

Side 2
Growing up in the hood - CMW
Hang on kid - Nikki D
Confused - Larry Lah
Go with the flow - Pete Rock + CL Smooth
Word to the third - Third Bass
Set adrift on memory bliss - PM Dawn
Come in - Third Bass
Fly Girl - Queen Latifah
Aint nobody better - Yo Yo
Work this - Technotronic
Brand New Heavies - Brand New Heavies with Def Jef
Droppin Some - Heavy D

Friday, January 13, 2012

Some fresh UK hip hop radio tapes: Mike Allen and Dave Pearce

Got some tapes from Ruse One to share. No complete shows and some static but Mike Allen and Dave Pearce still sounds fresh :-) Props to Ruse!


Tape 1: Mike Allen, Capital radio 14-02-87
Part 1, including Allen's Army. Part 2, including Chuck Chill Juice Report

Tape 2
With Mike Allen, Capital Radio 15-02-1986 and Dave Pearce, Capital Radio 1987

For those who, like Ruse, got some old school tapes to share: please drop me an email!