Archive for the Hip-Hop Category
Internationally-celebrated Grammy Award–winning global superstar Kendrick Lamar and Billboard Magazine’s Executive of the Year, Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, curate and produce Black Panther: The Album. The album features music from and inspired by Marvel Studios’ Black Panther film including the lead single, All The Stars, featuring Kendrick Lamar and label […]
Hailing from the Hunters Point section of San Francisco, the RBL Posse were the first group to put Bay Area hip-hop on the map with their surprise 1992 hit “Don’t Give Me No Bammer Weed.” Fleet-footed and foulmouthed, the song was irresistible without being overly commercial. The rest of A […]
Following the mass success of Lesson to Be Learned, RBL Posse took their West Coast gangsta rap to a slower, more psychotic place with 1994’sRuthless by Law. That the woozy, tilted “Blue Bird” was the album’s hit single says a lot about the times. Gangsta rap was in, and the […]
Floor Kids is the breakthrough breakdance battle video game with original music by legendary scratch DJ and producer Kid Koala. Featuring 42 tracks and 71 minutes of original instrumental hip-hop and break music from the game, the Floor Kids Original Video Game Soundtrack is a timeless journey across every era […]
Vince Staples releases his eagerly anticipated second album Big Fish Theory. Big Fish Theoryis one of the most ambitious, dazzling hip-hop albums of 2017 so far – neck-and-neck with Kendrick’s Damn. Right from fiery opener Crabs In A Bucket, Staples’ propulsive, hypnotic flow has never sounded stronger. His lyrics, meanwhile, […]
PRhyme 2 is the second official full-length collaboration from two of Hip-Hop’s most respected artists, DJ Premier and Royce da 5’9”. PRhyme marks the first time that DJ Premier has been part of a group since being part of the legendary Gang Starr with MC Guru. The PRhyme 2album exclusively […]
“Infinite Growth” is an enthralling hip hop odyssey that emphatically marks the debut full length project of intercontinental duo Pete Flux & Parental. As a musical entity, the pair have matured significantly over the course of releasing several singles and an EP. Both emcee and producer have clearly been sharpening […]
“Non semper erit aestas!” – like Erasmus once said, it will not always be summer. But we are talking about Summer with an “s” here: Summers Sons! An up and coming hip-hop duo consisting of Turt (rap) and Slim (beats) who are actual brothers, born and raised in London, now […]
Welcome to the “Night Light,” a classic by The Cancel and a must-have for every fan of jazzy instrumental hip-hop! Put a needle to it and you will start travelling through dark streets, enlightened by the cars of the city. You see people at stop signs, someone’s yelling at a […]
Diggin’ In The Crates crew are back in the studio, their own studio at that, and the result is their first new album in 15 years. 15 tracks deep, this album features lyrics and production by all members of the crew, including a few new affiliates. Highlights include a return […]
The Instrumentals versions of this bonafide hip-hop classic are finally available, remastered off the original studio sessions. The artwork has been fully restored and expanded, to deliver a deluxe and heavyweight release of pure quality.
The Grouch’s sophomore album from 1996, “Nothing Changes”, gets its first ever vinyl edition. Being a founding member of the Living Legends crew, The Grouch has made his name from the mid-90’s on as one of the leading artists out of the flourishing West Coast Underground scene. All independently, all […]
The discovery and release of The Nonce ‘1990’ is an important milestone recorded during the Golden Age of Hip-Hop. Recognized as innovators of the LA Hip-Hop Underground, The Nonce was formed by two seventeen year olds; Nouka Basetype aka Sach and the late Yusef “Afloat” Mohammed. As The Nonce, the […]
The Grouch’s debut album from 1995, “Don’t Talk To Me”, gets its first ever vinyl edition. Being a founding member of the Living Legends crew, The Grouch has made his name from the mid-90’s on as one of the leading artists out of the flourishing West Coast Underground scene. All […]
From Hempstead, Long Island, representing an area that boasts some of rap history’s most iconic giants (Eric B & Rakim, Public Enemy, EPMD, De La Soul), Roc Marciano will settle for nothing less than greatness. After a long history with Busta Rhymes and The Flipmode Squad in the late 90’s […]
No artist has emerged from Minnesota this decade and walked his own private catwalk quite like Prof. After spending the early part of the 2010’s building a strong local following, his subsequent signing to Rhymesayers Entertainment and the release of his landmark 2015 debut, Liability, helped propel him to the next stage […]
‘Original Pirate Material’ is the kind of record that will forever be filed under ‘seminal’. It was groundbreaking, genre-redefining and largely recorded in a wardrobe. Mike Skinner redrew the fault lines of UK rap from his bedroom in Brixton, ripping up the blueprint for garage and offering another: rap in […]
Black Milk’s sixth solo rap album, and his first since 2014’s If There’s a Hell Below, FEVER combines pointed and topical lyrics and brilliant musicianship, including percussion from all-star musicians Chris “Daddy” Dave (D’Angelo, Adele, Justin Bieber) and Daru Jones (Jack White), bass by long-time collaborator Malik Hunter, and keys […]
For the uninitiated, Moosebumps should be considered the true follow up to the critically acclaimed 1996 Dr Octagon album Dr. Octagonecologyst, the strange and beautiful fruit of an inspired musical collaboration between legendary artists / producers Dan “The Automator” Nakamura, MC Kool Keith (Keith Thornton) and turntablist DJ Q-Bert (Richard […]
Joyful Rebellion was the 2004 sophomore album from Canadian rapper K-OS that is now considered to be a hip hop classic. Tracking the spiritual crossroads of hip-hop, reggae, soul, and flamenco, ‘Joyful Rebellion’ stirs each of these ingredients into an album that, at the very least, deserves acclaim for blending […]
Drank, Thundercat’s 2017 album Drunk remixed and available here on Limited Edition Purple Colored Double LP and CD. Brainfeeder presents a special “chopped not slopped” mix of Thundercat’s incredible album Drunk (2017) by DJ Candlestick and OG Ron C of legendary Houston DJ collective The Chopstars. Slowed down, chopped up, […]
Sometimes, dreams come true! Vinyl Digital is very proud to present you the next exclusive vinyl release: Pete Rock / Deda – The Original Baby Pa!
The long-awaited first full length release by German producer TESK now finally on vinyl! The album contains 14 super smooth jazzy hip hop tracks with crisp beats and catchy melodies – the perfect sound to lead and accompany you into a chilled mood. All tracks mixed & mastered by TESK.