Before Nicki Minaj and Drake there was a long tradition of lyrical geniuses, fun-loving creative groups, righteous and gangster rappers and gritty and grimey MCs. Take a deep dive into the Golden-Era of Hip Hop and the foundation of modern music. A Mega Box Set of 90s All-Stars sprinkled with some late 80s breaks for foundation. 10 Volumes and 10 HOURS of REAL HIP HOP including: Grand Puba, KRS-One, Gang Starr, The Lost Boyz, Nas, AZ, The Beatnuts, A Tribe Called Quest, Raekwon, Das EFX, Keith Murray, Camp Lo, Busta Rhymes, Mobb Deep, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Black Moon, Jay-Z, The Fugees, Digable Planets, The Pharcyde, Brand Nubian, Common, EPMD, Jeru Da Damaja, Group Home, Cypress Hill, KMD, Lords of the Underground, Notorious BIG, ONYX, Naughty By Nature, Redman, Large Professor, Method Man, Del the Funkee Homosapien, Nice & Smooth, Craig Mack, Special Ed, DJ Quik, X-Clan, The Roots, Heavy D, Public Enemy, Kool Moe Dee, Black Sheep and many more!!
Take a dose of 1988 with a Hip Hop Producer's favorite producer, Marley Marl: known for creating some of the most iconic early Hip Hop tracks and inventing classic styles from his basement studio in Queensbridge, New York. Discover his early work with the Juice Crew and friends including: Roxanne Shante, Craig G., Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, LL Cool J, Master Ace, MC Shan, Eric B. & Rakim, Kool G. Rap and more!
23 beats & rhymes from the basement of Soul Brother #1 - Pete Rock. The master of the SP-1200 drum machine and Technics 1200 turntables who created much of the sound of golden era Hip Hop. Discover him here with classics, rarities, instrumentals, and collabos with Heavy D, Cl Smooth, Ed O.G., Masta Ace, Guru, Jeru the Damaja, Tony Touch, Large Professor, 9th Wonder, Leela James & more!
Perhaps the most definitive DJ & Producer of the golden Hip Hop Era known for hard drum breaks, butter loops and precise scratches - the legendary DJ Premier. Take a lesson in Hip hop culture and beat making with Premo from the Gang Starr years and beyond. Featuring: Guru, Rakim, Nas, AZ, Pete Rock, Tony Touch, O.C. Jim Jones, Blahzay Blahzay, Bahamadia, Jay-Z, Notorious BIG, Brand Nubian, Ed O.G., KRS-One, Special Ed & more!
Philadelphia's finest Hip Hop DJ and Producer - the Magnificent - Jeffrey Townes aka "Jazzy Jeff". Known for his unmatched scratching and for creating the "transformer" scratch artform. Includes tracks from his early work with Will Smith (The Fresh Prince) along with some of his Touch of Jazz production and solo credits. 20 tracks in all with guests like: Raheem DeVaughn, CL Smooth, Jean Grae, J-Live, Posdnous of De La Soul and more!
Long before the Jimmy Fallon Show, Questlove produced and contributed to some of the most prolific breakthrough artists of our time. Follow him along with his Philadelphia partners, The Roots, from their early days in the 90s to now along with some of his production and percussion collaborations with the likes of: Blackalicious, Bilal, Common, Talib Kweli, Erykah Badu, D'Angelo, Chrisette Michele, Wale, The Randy Watson Experience, The Jazzyfatnastees, Maroon 5 and much more!
The master mind on the wheels behind the original Kings of Queens who taught us how to cold chill at a party in a B-Boy stance - Jam Master Jay & Run DMC. Classics and rarities from their debut in 1983 through the `90s plus some added surprises. Featuring: The Fat Boys, Kurtis Blow, Sheila E., Aerosmith, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Nas, Prodigy, & Rev Run.
Your favorite Hip Hop producer's favorite Hip Hop producer - the master of drum sampling and creator of many styles: the legendary J Dilla...solo beats, production works, remixes and collaborations w/ Madlib, Common, Slum Village, Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, The Roots, Ghostface, Raekwon, ODB, De La Soul, Masta Ace, Das EFX, The Pharcyde & more!
DJ anthems and Hip Hop breaks guaranteed to get your party poppin'. Headphone heat from The Roots, Tony Touch, Ron G., Doo Wop, Fat Joe, Big Pun, The Beatnuts, 50-Cent, Notorious BIG, Common, Mobb Deep & more.
"It's Showtime!" A bass-heavy blend from one of the hottest producers of our time. 22 Swizzy produced club-bangas featuring headliners like Drake, Jay-Z, DMX, Cassidy, Jadakiss, T.I., Lil Wayne, Styles P., Mary J. Blige, R. Kelly and more.
Enough heat for your headphones to make everyday feel like Spring Break. New and classic club bangas from Mary J. Blige, Diddy, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifah, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Nicki Minaj, Fabo, Luda, Kanye West & More!
Inspired by the films that give this mix its name...take a ride through the streets of Compton during the early days of gangster Hip-Hop with Ice Cube, NWA, Eazy-E, Compton's Most Wanted and DJ Quik along with some Death Row Records All-Stars like Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre. Then let the top back, head south and cruise in the candy-paintedChevy with UGK, Young Jeezy, Lil' Wayne and Rick Ross.
Discover the Soul behind the Beats with Hip-Hop Samples Mixes