Category Archives: Rap/Hip Hop

(February 11, 2016): The Afternoon Delights – General Hospi-Tale (vocal)

From the 1981 12″ single, General Hospi-tale.  The single off the kitch “concept” album, spoofing the TV soap opera.  A “one hit wonder” band at the dawn of rapping.  Vocalists Janet Powell, Rebecca Hall, Robalee Barnes, and Suzanne Boucher did have other gigs, but so … Continue reading

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(May 18, 2013): AKP – The P.I.T.

Fromt the 1998 12″ single, The P.I.T. / 4get It.  AKP (All Knew Program) — not to be confused with the New Jersey metal band — put out four singles in 1997 and 1998, this was the last.  The Aerosmith … Continue reading

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(May 17, 2013): Immortal Technique – The Poverty of Philosophy

From the 2001 album, Revolutionary, Vol. 1.  Immortal Technique (Felipe Coronel) initially put this LP out on his own, without a label or distributer.  In 2004, Viper Records reissued the album.  Compelling political rap in the tradition of Chuck D.

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(Apr 22, 2013): Blakroc – Coochie

From the 2009 self-titled album, Blakroc.  Blues rock meets hip hop on this LP.  The Black Keys (Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney) team up with a number of rap musicians.  There are several versions of this tune floating around with … Continue reading

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