Selectabwoy – Mid-90s Hip-Hop/R&B Mix (For The Junglist Sample Spotters)


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Selectabwoy :- “I’ve had this mix in mind since hearing the Sing Time sample in Mary J’s ‘Be Happy’ leap out at me while shopping for paint in Wilko several years ago. A selection of golden era hip-hop and R&B gems, all of them (with one exception*) sampled on various jungle/DnB tracks in the mid-90s. Some are subtle, others, notably ‘How High’, were sampled to death. I’ll add that although most of these tracks I’ve known and loved for years, a few were new to me, hunted down for this purpose. Hope you enjoy, please leave me a comment if you’re feeling it… I could do with some motivation to work on similar mixes for hardcore/rave and breakbeat samples that I have vaguely sketched out :-)”

Tracklist:

Alkaholiks – The Next Level
Aldo Vanucci – When I See You Smile
(*Note that this is a cover, it was Singing Sweet’s original version that was sampled by Rude Bwoy Monty)
Erick Sermon – Bomdigi
Redman – Journey Throo The Darkness
Redman & Method Man – How High (Remix)
Mary J Blige – Be Happy
Super Cat feat. Method Man – Scalp Dem (Wu-Tang Remix)
Method Man – Release Yo’ Delf
Buckshot – Who Got Da Props?
Tim Dog feat. KRS-One – I Get Wrecked
KRS One – Hip-Hop vs. Rap
>>> Soul II Soul – Back To Life (acapella)
Notorious B.I.G. – Gimme The Loot
Mobb Deep – Shook Ones Pt.II
>>> Mobb Deep – Trife Life
Mobb Deep – Survivial Of The Fittest
Mad Skillz – The Nod Factor
Big L – Put It On
Smif n’ Wessun – Bucktown
Mary J Blige – My Love
Queen Latifah – Princess Of The Posse
Sweet Sable – Old Time’s Sake

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