Disc One Superbly mixed by CAL ALEX, with Disc Two all unmixed for everyone to make their own DJ set. 16 brand new tracks by some of the most iconic, pioneering and legendary Hip Hop/Electro artists, including DAVY DMX feat. CHUCK D, IMPERIAL BROTHERS, DJ CHEESE feat. MC LYTE, KNIGHTS OF THE TURNTABLES, LIL ROCKIN' G and more, who dominated the clubs and the airwaves are back with brand new tracks specially produced for the Street Sounds Label. · Mixed by Cal Alex on Disc One and the original full length tracks unmixed on Disc Two. · Double CD - 500 x Limited Edition Gold / 16 Page Booklet. After the 500 Gold CDs all future CD stock will be standard silver colour. · Double LP Vinyl - 500 x Limited Edition / Gatefold Sleeve / Pearl Coloured Vinyl. Please note that 500 is the total quantity of LP Vinyl. · Nu Electro vol.4 has been over one year in the making and is a genre defining masterpiece! · This is quite possibly the last time Street Sounds will ever release an album on Vinyl. This is the first and only Nu Electro album to feature a gatefold sleeve and coloured vinyl.
About the Artist
2012 marks the 30th anniversary of Street Sounds since the label was founded in 1982. Over this period Street Sounds have released innumerable compilations in different music genres, ranging from Electro, Hip Hop, House, Hip House, Go-Go, Funk, Jazz Funk, Disco, Soul Classics, Gospel, Slow Jams, African...the list is endless and includes almost every Black and Street music genre. For 30 years Street Sounds have released innumerable compilations in different music genres, ranging from Electro, Hip Hop, House, Hip House, Go-Go, Funk, Jazz Funk, Disco, Soul Classics, Gospel, Slow Jams, African...the list is endless and includes almost every Black and Street music genre. The label has also released seminal Box Sets including Essential Electro , Solar Box Set (Solar Records anthology), Philadelphia Story (history of Philadelphia International Records), Dance Decade (Disco anthology), History of House Music , Back To Black (history of Black Music from 1900 to 1999), which have all become valuable and much sought after collectors items and are still considered in many cases as definitive collections. Nu Electro vol.4 has 16 brand new essential tunes by some of the most iconic, pioneering and legendary Electro/Hip Hop Artists in the Universe including: DAVY DMX feat. CHUCK D, DJ CHEESE, IMPERIAL BROTHERS, THE KNIGHTS OF THE TURNTABLES, LIL ROCKIN G! We are also proud to have tracks by today's Dons of Nu Electro. Exclusive tracks or mixes by ANALOG KNIGHTZ, DARXID, REDVENOM feat. MAN PARRISH, AUDIO SONIC CREW, THE FREAKAZOIDS, CYBERNET CITY SOLDIERS, DIAMONDBACK KID, BLACK ELECTRONICS, FLASHMASTER RAY feat. SIN2, MTD, YAMASAKI & MR SPIN feat. CRF and UTILIZER. It is only after you realise the records that these artists released, featured on, or produced does the full magnitude of their significance to Electro/Hip Hop culture become totally apparent: DAVY DMX - 'One for the Treble'. Davy DMX was a member of Orange Krush along with Larry Smith notable for the single 'Action' in 1981, but their chief credit was doing all the music for Run DMC's first two albums. Orange Krush are also credited on Lovebug Starski - You Gotta Believe and Sweet G - Games People Play, both on Fever Records in 1983. Davy DMX went on to replace DJ Run as Kurtis Blow's DJ (including a Madison Square Garden performance opening for The Commodores). He was also writing songs and playing guitar for some of Blow's tracks. One of Davy DMX's major mainstream projects was as a member of the Run DMC project The Afros. Davy DMX and Kurtis Blow both contributed to the early development of sampling in Hip Hop in the early 1980s. Davy DMX has produced for several prominent artists; Public Enemy - Hit The Road Jack, The Fat Boys - Hard Core Reggae / Jailhouse Rap / The Fat Boys Are Back LP. Wrote and produced Run DMC - Pause / Not Just Another Groove / Kurtis Blow - If I Ruled the World / Rockin / Hello Baby / AJ is Cool / The Breaks, and AJ Scratch Meets Davy D. Co-produced the tracks 'Beats to the Rhyme' and 'Run's House' and their album 'Tougher Than Leather'. Wrote and produced 'Pump Me Up, Spoonie Gee - Big Beat / Street Girl. CHUCK D - Created and is leader of Public Enemy. Public Enemy is one of the most prolific Rap Groups of all time. In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked Public Enemy on its list of the Immortals: 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. Public Enemy is known for their politically charged lyrics and criticism of the American media, with an active interest in the frustrations and concerns of the African American community. Numerous hit singles and albums including: Bring The Noise (LP - ( It Takes A Nation Of Millions... ), Rebel Without A Pause ( It Takes A Nation Of Millions... ), By The Time I Get To Arizona (LP - Apocalypse 91 ), You re Gonna Get Your