Your Memory's Museum
Your Memory's Museum

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Non-Rapper Dudes Series – Peter Oasis Interview (via @unkut)
Legendary New York live rap promoter Peter Oasis shares some of his memories of his long career as a party supplier…[Read More]

Non-Rapper Dudes Series – Peter Oasis Interview (via @unkut)

Legendary New York live rap promoter Peter Oasis shares some of his memories of his long career as a party supplier…[Read More]

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Jonathan Shecter aka Shecky Green - The Unkut Interview, Part 1 (via @unkut)
Jonathan Shecter rose up from his humble beginnings rapping over Wild Cherry loops as a member of Big Men On Campus to starting The Source magazine, which was the definitive hip-hop bible for many years, setting the stage for other great publications that followed in the mid 90′s such as On The Go, ego trip and Stress. Shecky took some time out of his busy schedule as a Las Vegas party promoter to reminisce about the early years spent documenting the music he loved. [Read More…]

Jonathan Shecter aka Shecky Green - The Unkut Interview, Part 1 (via @unkut)

Jonathan Shecter rose up from his humble beginnings rapping over Wild Cherry loops as a member of Big Men On Campus to starting The Source magazine, which was the definitive hip-hop bible for many years, setting the stage for other great publications that followed in the mid 90′s such as On The Go, ego trip and Stress. Shecky took some time out of his busy schedule as a Las Vegas party promoter to reminisce about the early years spent documenting the music he loved. [Read More…]

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The Combat Jack Show: The Roc Marciano Episode
Essential listening for you rap fanatics out there as Roc Marciano sits down with the Combat Jack…
(via unkutdotcom) 

The Combat Jack Show: The Roc Marciano Episode

Essential listening for you rap fanatics out there as Roc Marciano sits down with the Combat Jack…

(via unkutdotcom

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Track by Track: Diamond D Breaks Down The Stunts, Blunts & Hip-Hop Album (via unkutdotcom)
Today marks ten years since I started Unkut Dot Com, and what better way to celebrate than to sit down with the original “Best Producer On The Mic” himself, Diamond D. Originally scheduled to take place in late 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of his classic debut album, Stunts, Blunts & Hip-Hop, it wasn’t until last week that it finally happened. We began by discussing his timeless debut track-by-track. [Read More…]

Track by Track: Diamond D Breaks Down The Stunts, Blunts & Hip-Hop Album (via unkutdotcom)

Today marks ten years since I started Unkut Dot Com, and what better way to celebrate than to sit down with the original “Best Producer On The Mic” himself, Diamond D. Originally scheduled to take place in late 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of his classic debut album, Stunts, Blunts & Hip-Hop, it wasn’t until last week that it finally happened. We began by discussing his timeless debut track-by-track. [Read More…]

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An Oral History of New York’s Early Hip-Hop Clubs

During the formative days of the mid 80’s, when Run-DMC, Kurtis Blow and the Fat Boys were the biggest names in rap, the New York club scene was a vital part of the hip-hop food chain, providing both essential networking opportunities and the chance for new acts to get on, provided they could win over the often unforgiving crowds. Let’s take a step back into time as some 80’s hip-hop artists recount the good, the bad and the ugly of the club scene back then. [Read More..]

(via unkutdotcom)

An Oral History of New York’s Early Hip-Hop Clubs

During the formative days of the mid 80’s, when Run-DMC, Kurtis Blow and the Fat Boys were the biggest names in rap, the New York club scene was a vital part of the hip-hop food chain, providing both essential networking opportunities and the chance for new acts to get on, provided they could win over the often unforgiving crowds. Let’s take a step back into time as some 80’s hip-hop artists recount the good, the bad and the ugly of the club scene back then. [Read More..]

(via unkutdotcom)

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UPNT v UNKT Soundclash: RZA & Prince Paul Productions (Gravediggaz Tribute)
Today marks the 20th anniversary of Gravediggaz debut, 6 Feet Deep. This oft-over looked, criminally slept-on album brought together two of Hip Hop’s best producers; Prince Paul & RZA.
To celebrate the anniversary - we teamed up with the good homey Robbie at unkutdotcom for a soundclash of sorts. What we did? We each picked 10 RZA Beats & 10 Prince Paul beats and had our main ace The Vinylcologist mix the shit out of them in a friendly challenge to be voted on by you - the fans.
Listen to the UNKUT mix here.
1. Gravediggaz - Diary of a Madman (RZA)
2. Everlast - The Men In Blue (Prince Paul)
3. Ghostface - Nutmeg (RZA)
4. Stetsasonic - We’re The Band (Prince Paul)
5. Cappadonna - ‘97 Mentality (RZA)
6. De La Soul - Plug Tunin’ (Prince Paul)
7. Earl Sweatshirt - Molasses (RZA)
8. Handsome Boy Modeling School - The Truth (Prince Paul)
9. Notorious B.I.G. - Long Kiss Goodnight (RZA)
10. De La Soul - Fanatic of the B Word (Prince Paul)
11. Ol’ Dirty Bastard - Snakes (RZA)
12. Gravediggaz - Defective Trip (Trippin’) (Prince Paul)
13. AZ - Whatever Happened (The Birth) (RZA)
14. Slick Rick - Behind Bars (Prince Paul)
15. Shaq - No Hooks (RZA)
16. Prince Paul - Its a Stickup (Prince Paul)
17. GZA - Liquid Swords (RZA)
18. De La Soul - If It Wasn’t For You (Prince Paul)
19. Big Pun - Tres Leches (RZA)
20. Handsome Boy Modeling School - Holy Calamity (Prince Paul)

UPNT v UNKT Soundclash: RZA & Prince Paul Productions (Gravediggaz Tribute)

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Gravediggaz debut, 6 Feet Deep. This oft-over looked, criminally slept-on album brought together two of Hip Hop’s best producers; Prince Paul & RZA.

To celebrate the anniversary - we teamed up with the good homey Robbie at unkutdotcom for a soundclash of sorts. What we did? We each picked 10 RZA Beats & 10 Prince Paul beats and had our main ace The Vinylcologist mix the shit out of them in a friendly challenge to be voted on by you - the fans.

Listen to the UNKUT mix here.

1. Gravediggaz - Diary of a Madman (RZA)

2. Everlast - The Men In Blue (Prince Paul)

3. Ghostface - Nutmeg (RZA)

4. Stetsasonic - We’re The Band (Prince Paul)

5. Cappadonna - ‘97 Mentality (RZA)

6. De La Soul - Plug Tunin’ (Prince Paul)

7. Earl Sweatshirt - Molasses (RZA)

8. Handsome Boy Modeling School - The Truth (Prince Paul)

9. Notorious B.I.G. - Long Kiss Goodnight (RZA)

10. De La Soul - Fanatic of the B Word (Prince Paul)

11. Ol’ Dirty Bastard - Snakes (RZA)

12. Gravediggaz - Defective Trip (Trippin’) (Prince Paul)

13. AZ - Whatever Happened (The Birth) (RZA)

14. Slick Rick - Behind Bars (Prince Paul)

15. Shaq - No Hooks (RZA)

16. Prince Paul - Its a Stickup (Prince Paul)

17. GZA - Liquid Swords (RZA)

18. De La Soul - If It Wasn’t For You (Prince Paul)

19. Big Pun - Tres Leches (RZA)

20. Handsome Boy Modeling School - Holy Calamity (Prince Paul)