I got to find this tape again, left it on the bus after day drinking one saturday 5 years ago.
beerandrap.com is where you can go for words, here there are less words. StayHatin.com
I got to find this tape again, left it on the bus after day drinking one saturday 5 years ago.
I ripped my copy of this tape. The word is that this version is a dub that some dude made about 100 copies of the original. Same dude added the artwork. Track listing doesn’t make sense either. The the whole tape is about 60 minutes and those times don’t add up. Anyways I ripped my copy. This is a mixtape, other versions of this Memphis Massacre album are just that, an album. I don’t know how many versions of this there are but I’ll bump this shit anyways. I didn’t bother breaking up the tracks, it’s just two long mp3’s at 320 that still sound like janky tape rips.
Oakland today show starts around 6 we rip at 830
tallcan said: ay man - were you at the MF doom show in SF back in 04 that they recorded for live from planet X?
um probably, was it at justice league/independent? I went there for a Madvillian show and I think that was 04
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Sucks man, we played some of his music on Stay Hatin. He was a young dude that I would always check for.
I interviewed Murder Dog magazine founder Black Dog Bone over at RBMA. He is a rare legend whose life and legacy goes much deeper than gangsta rap publishing, touching on revolution in Sri Lanka, punk in Iowa, pet shops in Dubai and more.
I have no idea when or how my Murder Dog subscription ran out. I was just glad they were showing up at the time. I didn’t realize they were still printing shit either.
Anonymous said: You ever hear of Burzum? Is that shit nice to your ears or fuck no?
It’s been a minute since I bothered to listened to any. Yes, I listen to some questionable shit but I can’t get down with Vikernes. Yeah whatever motherfuckers can tell me Burzum is separate from his political views but I’m not with it. It bothers me to the point that I can’t really pay attention to the music he makes. Eugenics and an aversion to “race mixing” is some fucking lunacy from a dude trying to put a spell on you so you can get in touch with magic? I’m good with that nerd shit, leave that shit for metal hobbits who think immigrants are why they can’t get laid.
- Kalimba De Luna CLUB MIX
- Kalimba De Luna
Today Stef pulls a random one off the shelf and I get Boney M. I have no idea who these four people are or what they do. Judging from the cover I initially thought that maybe it could be boogie or something, I don’t know where they are from but yeah I think this is gonna be like when Clair Huxtable got excited when the Theo’s Brazilian teacher, the Dragonlady, came over and they talked about music or something. I don’t know man, it’s a vague memory. Anyways yeah the back of the record has names that could be latin so that’s what I’m going with. I don’t know anything about Carrere records so I’m just swinging in the dark right now.
Oh wait we have scratching! AND RAPPING! Yeah I was totally off on this. This is very 1984 type shit, rapping about rollerskates and sunshine, lots of synth, drum machines, and guitars in the beat. The way this dude says “PRETTY LADIES” made me think it was Melle Mel for a second. The rapping doesn’t last long before this guy sings about the land of the sunshine. The ladies do some background singing but yeah this is the terrible part, this part is super chorus heavy. I could take this when it was some basic ass rap but now it’s on some lets all clap together and sing about about the land of the sunshine. Basically a unity theme. Oh god there is a flute, that’s the second most annoying instrument, the harp is still number 1. This sounds like it could have been used for the ending of Coming to America when everyone in Zamunda was happy that Prince Akeem finally found his queen. It’s pretty happy and I have no idea what Kalimba means but they keep singing about it.
Since this is the club mix now we’re getting into the extended version of the beat. When the bass kicks in and gets kind of funky that’s the part that I could see myself being into when I was 5 years old and thought the Beverly Hills Cop theme was the greatest music ever made (disclaimer:I still kind of do).
The B side is what I assume the original album version to be since the rapping got cut and the song only clocks in at 6 minutes and 40 seconds as opposed to just over 9 minutes of the A side. It’s also probably missing the extended beat. I’m not that deep into it but yeah not much of a change on this side so for our purposes I’m going to stop listening to the B side and just go back to the A.
I don’t really know how to classify this shit, it’s like 80’s pop world music I guess vaguely dancehally I think. keytar stabs, drum machines, accents, ugh that flute though. I just googled this thing to past in the youtube and realized it’s a cover of Tony Esposito’s song for the german market? After seeing something about germany I check wikipedia and found this:
Boney M. is a vocal group created by German record producer Frank Farian. Originally based in West Germany, the four original members of the group’s official line-up were Jamaican-born singers Liz Mitchell and Marcia Barrett, Maizie Williams from Montserrat and Bobby Farrell from Aruba. The group was formed in 1975 and achieved popularity during the disco era of the late 1970s. Since the 1980s, various line-ups of the band have performed with different personnel.
That explains a lot actually. Basically some german guy got a bunch of Jamaican disco lovers to cover an Italian song and it’s pretty much a straight jack with some rapping add for the clubs. But yeah 80’s world music is not my thing, I do not have any desire to listen to this music ever again in my life.
Stef says: I pulled this out of the disco area. I love Boney M and many of their singles are classics but is not one of them, this is very 1984 (she laughed when she handed it to me). I love the flute too. It could totally be played in a movie for an 80’s club scene.
Stef pulled a not very disco record out of her disco section. This is the first record I reviewed that had some rap in it.
Houston Rap Tapes
Compiled by Lance Scott Walker (February-March 2014)
Selections by Lance Scott Walker and Peter Beste
Cover photo: Hawk by Peter Beste (Screwed Up Records & Tapes — South Park, 2005)
Street Military (KB Da Kidnappa, Pharoah, Icey Hott, Lil’ Flea) “Dead In A Year” (1993)
Fat Pat and Mike-D “Freestyle” DJ Screw mix (1996)
Geto Boys (Scarface, Willie D, Bushwick Bill, DJ Domination a.k.a. Domo) “Ghetto Fantasy” (1996)
Criminal Elament (Ice Water Slaughter, June Bugg, Lil’ Raskull) “Trippin Out” (1994)
Big Gerb & U-Neek “Hongree Mobb” (2013)
E.S.G. “Swangin’ And Bangin’” (1995)
Propain ft. Lil’ Keke “Ridin Slab” (2013)
Southside Playaz (Fat Pat, Mike-D, Mr. 3-2) “Swang Down” (2000)
Mic Skills ft. Kidd the Great “Defiant” (2008)
Lil’ O ft. Beyonce “Can’t Stop” DJ Screw mix (1997)
Devin The Dude “Doobie Ashtray” (2001)
Too Much Trouble (Drunk D a.k.a. Nickel Nut, Bar-None, Ghetto MC, DJ Bad News Black) “Wanted Dead Or Alive” (1992)
Slim Thug “Like A Boss” Yppah mix (2006)
Wreckless Klan (Point Blank, Ice Lord, PSK-13) “I Wish” (1996)
Big Ron “How You Want It” (2006)
K-Rino ft. Bang “Ups And Downs” (2005)
UGK (Pimp C, Bun B) “Pinky Ring” (1996)
Coota Bang & Archie Lee ft. Yung Redd “Real Talk” (2007)
Lower Life Form (Brew, PhD, C.o.S) “Go Rillaz” (2010)
Showtyme “Gangster Shit” (2005)
Klondike Kat “Games People Play” (2006)
Deep Cold & Kamla Punjabi “Kamla Banake Me” (2011)
DJ DMD ft. Fat Pat, Lil’ Keke “25 Lighters” (1998)
Justice Allah “What I’m Seeing” (2011)
Raheem “5th Ward” (1992)
Willie D “Guess My Religion” (1993)
Boss Hogg Outlawz (Slim Thug, Chris Ward, Killa Kyleon) “Living Without” (2008)
380 Dat Lady “Who’s That Lady” (1996)
Lil Flip ft. Yung Redd “Rollin On 20’s” (2003)
Al-D “Why You Hatin’ Me” DJ Screw mix (1995)
H.I.S.D. (Savvi, EQuality, Scottie Spitten, LDA Voice) “Space City Express” (2010)
Gang Society (E-Sharp, N-Sane, C-Majo, Red Amp) “Half Dead” (1995)
Big Mello “Back Do Akshun” (1994)
Doughbeezy “Light You Up” (2013)
G-Rapp The General ft. Mafia Genie “Basemotel” (1998)
Lil’ Keke “Southside” (1998)
DJ Michael ‘5000’ Watts “‘See What I Can Pull (Devin the Dude)” (1998/2004)
Together Brothers (The ARE, Kay of The Foundation) “Ya Wanna” (2006)
Bushwick Bill “Ever So Clear” (1992)
C.O.D. (K-Rino, Dope E.) ft. Point Blank, Murder One, Klondike Kat “All About Dough” (2006)
Mr. Mike “Where Your Love At” (1996)
ABN (Z-Ro, Trae Tha Truth) ft. Hawk “Down In Texas” (2008)
Convicts (Big Mike, Mr. 3-2) “I Ain’t Going Back” (1991)
Billy Cook ft. Trae Tha Truth “That Shit Gone Change” (2006)
Dead End Alliance (DJ Screw, Fat Pat, Hawk, Kay-K) ft. Lil’ Keke “Down In H-Town” (2000)
Big Love “Thug” (1997)
Z-Ro & Slim Thug “Go Long” (2013)
Half Dead Organization (J.P., Lil’ Smitty, Foe, Wood a.k.a. K. Brown) “You Can’t Kill Me” DJ D mix (1996/2003)
Dat Boy Grace a.k.a. Macc Grace ft. Enjoli “Come Ride Wit A Playa” (2000)
Ganxsta N-I-P ft. J Prince, Scarface, Willie D “Action Speaks Louder Than Words” (1992)
Mr. 3-2 “Call Up On Drank” (2003)
Poppy of G.R.I.T. Boys ft. Devin The Dude, Lil’ O “One Puff” DJ Red mix ft. Optimo Ram (2013)
Prime Flo “Dead End Game” (2002)
Guerilla Maab (Z-Ro, Trae Tha Truth, Dougie D) “Fondren & Main” (1999)
Killa Cal Wayne “Take Me As I Am” Optimo Radio/DJ Red mix (2013)
Lil’ Head ft. Paul Wall “It’s Too Late” (2004)
DJ Screw “Freestyle (ft. Sherro)” (1997)
The Terrorists (Dope E., Egypt E) ft. Ganksta N-I-P “Cloud On Suckas” (1992)
Beltway 8 Boyz (Moe B., Bubba Luv, A.Y., J.B., Naro, Young Black, Super Dave) “Starched Down” (2004)
The Officials (Kaza, E) ft. Klondike Kat, Gutt “Don’t Understand Us” (2005)
Odd Squad (Devin the Dude, Jugg Mugg, Rob Quest) “Smoken ‘Dat Weed” (1994)
Insane Klan (Hollow Point, Bullet Proof, Top Dawg) “Never Fear Death” (1994)
S.L.A.B. (Trae Tha Truth, Jay’ton, Lil’ B, Lil’ Boss a.k.a. B.O.S.S.) “Catch Me In Tha Lot” (2005)
Paul Wall & Chamillionaire “The Other Day” (2002)
Kyu Boi ft. PSK-13, Murder One “Rollin in the Caddy” (2006)
DJ Red “Fuck A War (Geto Boys)” Optimo Radio mix (1992/2012)
Filero ft. Age “Take No Shit” (2007)
Mr. Wired Up “U Wired Up” (2005)
Crime Boss “You Gotta Reap What You Didn’t Sow” (1995)
Hawk ft. Devin the Dude, Chamillionaire, Trae Tha Truth “Coming Home” (2007)
Grimm & The Southeast Latin Sector “Mexicanos Veteranos” (1993)
A.C. Chill “Ya Don’t Wanna” (2004)
K-Otix (Damien Randle, Micah Nickerson, The ARE) “Frequencies” (2001)
Lil Byrd “Just Ride Or Die” (2008)
Top Dog ft. Icey Hott “Silly Hoes” (2005)
The Niceguys (Easy Yves Saint, FREE, Christolph, DJ Candlestick) ft. Lee-Lonn Walker “Somebody” (2011)
J-Dawg “Don’t Wanna Go Back” (2010)
Radio Galaxy (Spacebunny Jefferson, King Midas, DJ Cozmos) ft. Sam Trump “Passing Cars” (2012)
DJ Screw “Like What You See (Fat Pat ft. Big Pokey)” (1999)
Coughee Brothaz (Devin the Dude, Jugg Mugg, Rob Quest, Tony Mac, 14K, Bull) “Don’t Get Me Wrong” (2006)
Black Mike ft. B-1 “Lord Please” (2004)
Ronnie Spencer ft. Mr. 3-2, Al-D, Sur Este “Way Back” Optimo Radio mix (2013)
Nosaprise ft. Kam Franklin “Hot Nights” (2012)
Rob Gullatte “New Freak” (2014)
Dat Boi T & Lucky Luciano ft. Lil Koo “Lately” (2012)
Hollywood FLOSS “Underdog” (2014)
Herschelwood Hardheadz (Duke, Knock, Archie Lee) “Highway” (1998)
Pymp Tyte (Sean Pymp, Tyte Eyes) “H.U.S.T.L.A.” (1999)
Blac Monks (Mr. 3-2, Da, AWOL) “Jungle Funk” (1998)
Mike Jones “Scandalous Hoes” Swishahouse remix (2005)
D Of Trinity Garden Cartel “I’m So Cool” (1995)
KB Da Kidnappa “On Top Of My Game” (2013)
Mobb Figgaz (Lil’ C, E-Clay, Q.B., Agg) “Jam Down” (2000)
Big Steve a.k.a. Granpappy Mafioso a.k.a. Mafio ft. Big Mello, Mr 3-2 “Outta Control” (1999)
Fat Pat “No Glory” (1997)
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If you don’t know about Houston Rap Tapes the book is dope but yeah this mix covers a lot of bases. More than your shitty tumblr anyways.
New one from 5th Ward Weebie, the dude wearing sandals line is hilarious