hip-hop wax-poetics

A Listmania! list by D. Lomas "Daniel Lomas" (London)
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Critical Beatdown
1.  Critical Beatdown by Ultramagnetic MC's
The list author says:
  "Very best of the old school.. the drum machine, james brown sound of 88.. no excuses"
£66.90   Used & New from: £11.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

BEST OF MASTER ACE
2.  BEST OF MASTER ACE by Masta Ace
The list author says:
  "Much sat on message rap - obvious influence on cap D with an eye to Gil Scot Heron"
£22.98   Used & New from: £19.94

Word Power Vol.2
3.  Word Power Vol.2 by Divine Styler
The list author says:
  "deserves to be rinsed but sadly sat on - licenced to mo wax at the same time as Dr Octagon - nuff said"
£9.70   Used & New from: £0.36
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Dr. Octagonecologyst
4.  Dr. Octagonecologyst by Dan The Automator
The list author says:
  "Indie hip-hop has never looked back since this! essential."
£8.97   Used & New from: £2.46
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Sanity Annex
5.  Sanity Annex by Sonic Sum
The list author says:
  "one word 'ozone' - buy ozone records! on a par with anti pop debut. This one slipped by you didn't it!! This was sat on like a chair!"
£5.98   Used & New from: £5.39
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Tragic Epilogue [VINYL]
6.  Tragic Epilogue [VINYL] by Anti-Pop Consortium
The list author says:
  "For some reason they dropped the sun ra-isms after this.. and were sadly watered down by warps elecro fixation. They cite Sun Ra, Ornette Coleman and Marion Brown in the liner notes!!!"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Antipop vs Matthew Shipp
7.  Antipop vs Matthew Shipp by Anti-Pop Consortium
The list author says:
  "This one's not for everyone - but if you feel they never equalled their debut this is their closest second."
£12.73   Used & New from: £3.99
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Float
8.  Float by Aesop Rock
The list author says:
  "Aesop's first and best - no picture?? Yes! This used to be hard to find! essential!"
£19.99   Used & New from: £5.61
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The Cold Vein
9.  The Cold Vein by Cannibal Ox
The list author says:
  "If you know this check the divine styler above! As important as Dr O"
Used & New from: £6.49
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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Follow the Leader
10.  Follow the Leader by Eric B. & Rakim
The list author says:
  "Better than Paid in full! oh! so much better!"
£16.25   Used & New from: £0.91
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Unseen
11.  Unseen by Quasimoto
The list author says:
  "Musical turntabalism/beat digging. THE FINEST - spot the references!!"
£10.90   Used & New from: £4.43
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Complete Communion
12.  Complete Communion by Don Cherry
The list author says:
  "er.. Ornette Coleman side man produced by Rudy Van Gelder!!!!! ..sampled on Quasimoto!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! check it!! (I am being very kind to you)"
£13.42   Used & New from: £6.73
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Black Voices on the Streets of Watts
13.  Black Voices on the Streets of Watts by Watts Prophets
The list author says:
  "Very hard to come by - I am amazed amazon has this!!!! Also sampled on Quasimoto!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
£15.98   Used & New from: £6.99

It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
14.  It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back by Public Enemy
The list author says:
  "nobody has ever approched this degree of collage before or since! PLEASE ENSURE YOU OWN THIS RECORD!!"
£3.79   Used & New from: £1.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Hot Buttered Soul
15.  Hot Buttered Soul by Isaac Hayes
The list author says:
  "Nation of Mill's Black steel sampled this!!!!!!!! The piano hook!!!!!! Know it well????? THEN.. Prepare for a near religious experience!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1"
£13.00   Used & New from: £3.48
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Emergency Rations
16.  Emergency Rations by Mr. Lif
The list author says:
  "A Rakim/Chuck D for our own time. Knows his old school PLUS where conscious hip-hop should be. This is by far his strongest release."
Used & New from: £8.71
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Woe to Thee O Land Whose King Is a Child [VINYL]
17.  Woe to Thee O Land Whose King Is a Child [VINYL] by NMS
The list author says:
  "NMS aka Big Jus aka Company Flow - Love can ox? or el p?? Another fine alternative voice in the mr lif vein."
£5.44

Ghetto Pop Life
18.  Ghetto Pop Life by Jemini The Gifted One
The list author says:
  "As with all Lex records - Beautifully made. A bit booty perhaps??? BUT has a love rap, a message rap and an anti bush rap. Invokes Chuck D and Melle Mel. Don't let this pass you by."
£12.04   Used & New from: £2.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Clouddead
19.  Clouddead by Clouddead
The list author says:
  "Hip Hop that dares to be different. MBV/Terry Riley type drones under beats."
£7.66   Used & New from: £2.42
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

No Additives, No Preservatives
20.  No Additives, No Preservatives by All Natural
The list author says:
  "This was all but deleted in this country for a few years. Essential Conscious Rhymes, and turntable heavy production. Very much the 'premiere' model which is also felt by quasimoto"
£11.68   Used & New from: £3.78
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

By All Means Necessary
21.  By All Means Necessary by Boogie Down Productions
The list author says:
  "THE MOST SAMPLED CONSCIOUS RECORD BAR NONE. Mr Lif samples this.. oh and all naturals '50 years down the line' came from here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Used & New from: £4.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Primitive Plus
22.  Primitive Plus by Edan
The list author says:
  "Edan - certainly irreverant and different. Has earnt his old school colours possibly more than any other. Has some of the looseness of golden era schoolly D."
£10.88   Used & New from: £1.84
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Vaudeville Villain
23.  Vaudeville Villain by MF Doom
The list author says:
  "Viktor Vaughn aka MF Doom aka King Geedorah. Best post Dr Octagon rhymes since?????????????? Fantastic Cartoon delivery!!"
Used & New from: £10.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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oaklandazulasylum
24.  oaklandazulasylum by Why
The list author says:
  "Hip Hop meets Syd Barrat.. He's a different voice and a favourite of mine. AKA 'Hymies Basement' on Lex"
£23.06   Used & New from: £4.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

London Is The Place For Me: Trinidadian Calypso In London, 1950-1956
25.  London Is The Place For Me: Trinidadian Calypso In London, 1950-1956 by Lord Kitchener
The list author says:
  "Before there was Hip Hop there was Calypso. As the language of choice passed from french creole to English EXTREME wordplay became the norm. Battling and Freestyling starts here! ALSO social commentry"
£12.87   Used & New from: £3.71
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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