Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Group Home ft. Guru “The Legacy” (1999)

Group Home is a hip hop duo, composed of members Lil’ Dap and Melachi the Nutcracker. They came to prominence as members of the Gang Starr Foundation. Lil’ Dap made his rhyming debut on Gang Starr’s 1992 classic Daily Operation on the song “I’m the Man”. Both members appeared on …

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Forgotten Treasures
Reggae

Forgotten Treasure: Mad Lion “Take it Easy” (1994)

This one’s for the rude bwoyyys! Love those classic mid-90’s hip-hop / reggae productions. Stuff like “Don Dada” from Supercat, Louie Rankin‘s “Typewriter” and this super dope track from Mad Lion. “Take It Easy” was actually produced by KRS-One! Didn’t know that until I just looked into it just now…

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Kelis “Little Suzie” (2001)

Really cool forgotten little nugget from one of my faves, miss Kelis. This was taken from her second record which wasn’t even released in North America, the record really didn’t believe in it because there weren’t any clear cut singles. I’ve always loved this track produced by the Neptunes of …

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Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Trio Ternura “A Gira” (1973)

Dj Tahira from Sao Paolo, Brazil came by my house this week and treated me (and you!) to a really great guest mix full of rare groove, soul and Brazilian music of course. (check out the mix here) He played a lot of jams that had be jamming but this …

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Barbershop Emcee's
Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Barber Shop Emcee’s “Music, Money & Women” (1999)

I was moving my records to my new place last weekend and I stumbled across that piece of wax that I found back in the day at Tabou Records (R.I.P) in Montreal on Ste-Catherine St. It was DJ Skeptik who introduced me to that track. When I found it in …

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