Hip Hop has been a powerful force since its inception in the late ‘70s. From the early pioneers of street music, such as Grandmaster Flash, Kurtis Blow and The Sugarhill Gang, through the jazz and funk worship of A Tribe Called Quest and Digable Planets, or the aggressive rivalry between the East and West coasts of America during the ‘90s. What started out as something small became a movement and a revolution, that continues to be the voice of each generation with the ever shifting political and social tides.
We have a wide range of hip hop and titles in our store right now. Below are some of the highlights, and you can see our full selection on eil.com.
Jeru The Damaja – The Sun Rises In The East: 1994 US 13-track double vinyl LP, the critically-acclaimed debut, produced by DJ Premier and featuring Afu-Ra, part of the East Coast revival of the early Nineties along with Nas and Wu-Tang Clan, picture sleeve featuring the prophetic burning Twin-Towers. Both the sleeve & vinyl are Near Mint).
J Dilla – The Official Instrumental Series Vol.1: 2003 US 8-track vinyl LP, stickered die-cut sleeve. Eight hard-to-find instrumentals from the master of the Akai MPC, Mr J Dilla [here credited as Jaydee]. The sleeve shows very little wear and the vinyl looks barely played
Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…: 1995 US 18-track double vinyl LP, aided by fellow Wu-Tang member Ghostface Killah, as well as Inspectah Deck, Nas, Cappachino and others, picture sleeve. The sleeve is still in its price stickered opened shrinkwrap and the vinyl has minimal sign of play leaving it easily Excellent
Be sure to check out the rest of our hip hop catalogue on eil.com, and if you have any items to sell, please call us on 01474 815099
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