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RZA As Bobby Digital

Digital Bullet - Black Friday Edition

    AVAILABLE ONLINE ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 27TH FROM 8AM.

    LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

    "RZA’s “Digital Bullet” Available On LP For The First Time Since The Mid-2000s In A Colored Vinyl Pressing Exclusive To RSD Black Friday. 5000 pressed worldwide. First released in 2001 on CD and LP. Vinyl out of print since mid-2000s.

    In the late 90s, Wu-Tang Clan superstar RZA developed a new persona. Based on his birth name and the fact that he was branching out into more digital production, Bobby Diggs became Bobby Digital. As RZA himself put it, “My birth name is Bobby Diggs. So at the time, creatively, I felt like I was in a digital frame…As Bobby Digital, I could use a character to describe some of the earlier days of my own life. Partying, bullshitting, going crazy, chasing women, taking drugs. It was a mixture of fiction and reality together to make a character I thought would be entertaining. RZA released “Bobby Digital In Stereo” in 1998 and it was certified Gold in a matter of months. Its follow-up “Digital Bullet” dropped in August of 2001 continuing the conceptual story arch from “…In Stereo” but with Bobby Digital growing more enlightened and becoming disillusioned with the hedonism that previously served as his fuel. Audiences reacted by driving the release up to number 24 on the Top 200 and a Top 10 position on the R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart. 

    TRACK LISTING

    Show U Love
    Can't Loose (feat. Beretta 9)
    Glocko Pop (feat Wu-tang Clan)
    Must Be Bobby
    Brooklyn Babies (feat. Masta Killa)
    Domestic Violence Pt.2 (feat. Big.gipp)
    Do U (feat. Gza & Prodigal Sunn)
    Fools (feat. Killa Sin)
    La Rhumba (feat. Beretta 9, Killa Sin & Method Man)
    Black Widow Pt.2 (feat. Ol' Dirty Bastard)
    Shady (feat. Intrigue)
    Break Bread (feat. Jamie Sommers)
    Bong Bong (feat. Beretta 9 & Madam Scheez)
    Throw Your Flag Up (feat. Black Knights)
    Be A Man
    Righteous Way (feat. Junior Reid)
    Build Strong (feat. Tekitha)
    Sickness

    Ol' Dirty Bastard

    Return To The 36 Chambers - The Dirty Version - 2021 Repress

    It's safe to say that hip-hop has never seen an album like Ol’ Dirty Bastard's 1995 solo debut 'Return to the 36 Chambers'. The brief glimpses of ODB's unhinged genius provided by Wu-Tang Clan's landmark Enter the Wu-Tang album two years earlier were begging to be expanded on to a larger canvas, and, with RZA guiding production, the album promised to give Dirty the creative license to make one of the most bizarre, entertaining and original LPs in hip-hop history. With his raspy, drunken flow and dark sense of humor, Dirty fearlessly attacks from all angles, throwing himself fearlessly into punchy rhyme attacks (“Damage,” with GZA), drugged-out party jams (the monster singles “Brooklyn Zoo” and “Shimmy Shimmy Ya”) and bizarre, grimly hilarious fantasies of sex and violence (“Don't U Know” and the R&B-tinged “Sweet Sugar Pie”). Backed by RZA's appropriately gritty, dissonant beats and appearances from the Clan, Return became an instant hit, selling over 1 million copies and earning a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Album in 1996. The album stands as a high water mark in the Wu-Tang Clan's collective creative output and was selected as one of the Best 100 Rap Albums by The Source magazine in 1998.


    TRACK LISTING

    1. Intro
    2. Shimmy Shimmy Ya
    3. Baby C'mon
    4. Brooklyn Zoo
    5. Hippa To Da Hoppa
    6. Raw Hide
    7. Damage
    8. Don't U Know
    9. The Stomp
    10. Goin' Down
    11. Drunk Game (Sweet Sugar Pie)
    12. Snakes
    13. Brooklyn Zoo II (Tiger Crane)
    14. Proteck Ya Neck II The Zoo
    15. Cuttin' Headz

    Howlin' Wolf

    The Howlin' Wolf Album - Repress

      It’s not often that an album disavowed by its own author at the time of release goes on to become considered a modern classic. Yet that’s exactly what happened with Chicago blues legend Howlin’ Wolf’s 1969 LP The Howlin’ Wolf Album, a release that has since attained mythical status due to the controversy behind it. Released on Cadet Records, a subsidiary of legendary imprint Chess Records, The Howlin’ Wolf Album was a radical experiment for a well established artist: attempt to integrate electric instruments and psychedelic arrangements into his revered signature blues sound. The result was an album that Wolf himself initially disregarded on the now infamous cover, but one that has won a special place amongst dedicated music aficionados thanks to its unique mix of traditional blues and electric rock elements. Get On Down’s reputation for high quality reissues continues with The Howlin’ Wolf Album, which features a special Stoughton vinyl pressing with audio remastered from the original analog tapes for optimum sound quality and comes packaged in a paste-on style jacket featuring the album’s famous original artwork

      TRACK LISTING

      A1. Spoonful
      A2. Tail Dragger
      A3. Smokestack Lightning
      A4. Moanin’ At Midnight
      A5. Built For Comfort

      B1. The Red Rooster
      B2. Evil
      B3. Down In The Bottom
      B4. Three Hundred Pounds Of Joy
      B5. Back Door Man

      KMD

      Mr. Hood: 30th Anniversary Edition (RSD21 EDITION)

        THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2021 EXCLUSIVE AND WILL BE AVAILABLE INSTORE ON SATURDAY JULY 17TH ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

        IF THERE ARE ANY REMAINING COPIES THEY WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT 6PM ON THE SAME DAY (SATURDAY JULY 17TH).


        Tri-colored vinyl. First issued in 1991. Reissued by Traffic 2004. Just went out of print - and will stay out of print until late 2021 (post-RSD). 3000 pressed , 500 for the UK. "To commemorate its 30th year Get On Down presents ìMr. Hoodî in a never to be repeated tri-color pressing of the double LP. KMD (Kausing Much Damage, or a positive Kause in a Much Damaged society) was the early 90s Hip Hop group that served as a launching pad for the career of the artist we now know as MF DOOM (known during his KMD tenure as Zev Love X). In the 30 years since Mr. Hood was released so much has changed in the world and the world of Hip Hop but this recording has maintained an ageless appeal with DOOM becoming an artist of legendary stature. 

        TRACK LISTING

        A Side. 1. Mr. Hood At Piocalles Jewelry / Crackpot 2. Who Me? (With An Answer From Dr. Bert) 3. Boogie Man! 4. Mr. Hood Meets Onyx 5. Subrocís Mission.
        B Side. 1. Humrush 2. Figure Of Speech 3. Bananapeel Blues 4. Nitty Gritty (feat. Brand Nubian).
        C Side. 1. Trial Ní Error 2. Hard Wit No Hoe 3. Mr. Hood Gets A Haircut 4. 808 Man. 5. Boy Who Cried Wolf.
        D Side. 1. Peachfuzz 2. Preacher Porkchop 3. Soulflexiní 4. Gasface Refill.

        Pete Rock & CL Smooth

        The Main Ingredient - Reissue

          “We are the planters of the weeds or roses in our garden. Take the plunge within yourself to find The Main Ingredient.” So reads CL Smooth’s album dedication in the liners to Pete Rock & CL’s underrated, soulful and deeply grooving sophomore album. For fans, it was bittersweet, as it would be their last as a duo. By 1994, Pete and CL were darlings of both fans and critics, still on a high after 1992’s Mecca & The Soul Brother and the album’s emotional smash single “They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.).” Two years later, they had grown even more as men and artists. Gone was some of the righteous striving of their earlier work, replaced by mature – yet still righteous – wisdom. And a lot more love as well, bringing a larger female constituency into their fanbase. They were adults now, reveling in the plateau they had reached. The duo’s ‘90s swan song is a powerful double album that still resonates with Golden Era hip-hop fans: 16 cuts deep and full of intelligence, fire and warmth.

          Beats-per-minute-wise, the album mostly clocks at a comfortable strutting pace, bolstered by Pete Rock’s pioneering use of filtered basslines and a recently-hatched obsession with Rhodes piano. The new tracks filled speakers and headphones with soul, as CL continued to assert his lyrical prowess all throughout. The lead single, “I Got A Love,” is a perfect example of the group’s ‘94 steez: a super-catchy and respectful, but far-from-soft love track, suitable for any rap fan’s romantic needs. “Take You There” and “Carmel City” cover similar ground. Considering CL Smooth’s top-level brag rapper status, cuts like “I Get Physical,” “Get On The Mic” and “Check It Out” effectively reminded competitors not to test him. Pete also gets in the game on the mic several times on the album, acquitting himself nicely (and solo) on the cloudy day soul of “Escape,” alongside other cuts. Add more pensive lyrical forays like “All The Places,” “Searching,” and – perhaps the album’s sleeper cut – “It’s On You” and you have one of the more complete rap full-lengths of the mid-1990s. This isn’t surprising, considering the wonder twins-esque skills of Pete and CL. But it does make fans wonder what would have happened if they had stayed together longer

          TRACK LISTING

          A1. In The House
          A2. Carmel City
          A3. I Get Physical
          A4. Sun Won’t Come Out

          B1. I Got Love
          B2. Escape
          B3. The Main Ingredient
          B4. Worldwide

          C1. All The Places
          C2. Tell Me
          C3. Take You There
          C4. Searching

          D1. Check It Out
          D2. In The Flesh
          D3. It’s On You
          D4. Get On The Mic

          Muddy Waters

          After The Rain

            The second of two electric-blues albums released on Chess Records and Cadet Concept imprint in the late 60s, Muddy Waters' After the Rain has achieved cult-like status amongst blues fans in the years since his death in 1983. After taking a backlash from critics with first attempt at adopting psychedelic influences on Electric Mud, Muddy made adjustments for the follow-up, despite keeping a majority of the same session players. This time, he toned down the psychedelic elements and put them in balance with his classic Chicago blues sound, and the results yield some vintage tracks that glow with fuzzy guitars and bass: “I Am the Blues,” “Ramblin' Mind,” “Bottom of the Sea,” and “Blues Trouble.” After being out of print for years, Get On Down is proud to present this rare classic from Muddy Waters pulled from the original masters.

            TRACK LISTING

            A1. I Am The Blues
            A2. Ramblin’ Mind
            A3. Rollin’ And Tumblin’
            A4. Bottom Of The Sea

            B1. Honey Bee
            B2. Blues And Trouble
            B3. Hurtin’ Soul
            B4. Screamin’ And Cryin’.

            Dr. John

            Babylon

              Get On Down is all too eager to reissue this unique record for Record Store Day Black Friday, which has not been repressed on vinyl in over 40 years. In keeping with the album's hallucinogenic sound, it is presented on trippy splatter colored vinyl, and housed in a deluxe gatefold jacket

              Ol’ Dirty Bastard

              Return To The 36 Chambers

                It's safe to say that hip-hop has never seen an album like Ol’ Dirty Bastard's 1995 solo debut "Return to the 36 Chambers". The brief glimpses of ODB's unhinged genius provided by Wu-Tang Clan's landmark "Enter the Wu-Tang" album two years earlier were begging to be expanded on to a larger canvas, and, with RZA guiding production, the album promised to give Dirty the creative license to make one of the most bizarre, entertaining and original LPs in hip-hop history. With his raspy, drunken flow and dark sense of humor, Dirty fearlessly attacks from all angles, throwing himself fearlessly into punchy rhyme attacks (“Damage,” with GZA), drugged-out party jams (the monster singles “Brooklyn Zoo” and “Shimmy Shimmy Ya”) and bizarre, grimly hilarious fantasies of sex and violence (“Don't U Know” and the R&B-tinged “Sweet Sugar Pie”).

                Backed by RZA's appropriately gritty, dissonant beats and appearances from the Clan, Return became an instant hit, selling over 1 million copies and earning a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Album in 1996. The album stands as a high water mark in the Wu-Tang Clan's collective creative output and was selected as one of the Best 100 Rap Albums by The Source magazine in 1998. In honoring the legacy of one of hip-hop's most innovative releases, Get On Down is proud to present this incredible and unique special edition of Ol’ Dirty Bastard's Return to the 36 Chambers as a double LP which contains the complete original album, remastered for optimal sound quality. 

                TRACK LISTING

                SIDE A

                Intro,
                Shimmy Shimmy Ya,
                Baby C’mon,
                Brooklyn Zoo.

                SIDE B

                Hippa To Da Hoppa,
                Raw Hide,
                Damage,
                Don’t U Know.

                SIDE C

                The Stomp,
                Goin’ Down,
                Drunk Game (Sweet Sugar Pie),
                Snakes.

                SIDE D

                Brooklyn Zoo II (Tiger Cane),
                Proteck Ya Neck II The Zoo,
                Cuttin’ Headz

                Dillinger

                CB 200

                  THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2019 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                  First issued in 1976. Available on CD and digital but vinyl has been out of print since the mid-80s. 2000 only worldwide. By the 1970s Reggae had spread from Jamaica and become an international phenomena. Enter Dillinger, who rose up with the El Paso Sound System as part of the second generation of Jamaican toasters. His name came from American gangster John Dillinger at the suggestion of none other than Lee Perry (who produced his first album). A deal with Island Records followed, with sessions happening at Channel One Studios with Joseph ""Jo Jo"" Hoo Kim producing. Recording at Channel One in mid-70s meant Dillinger and Jo Jo were tapping into an immense talent pool in the form of The Revolutionaries, the studio’s in-house band. CB 200 features contributions from Earl “Chinna” Smith, Aston “Family Man” Barrett, Ansel Collins, Sly Dunbar, and Tommy McCook among others. The release also brought forth the career defining cut “Cokane In My Brain”, a hit record on an international basis. Despite the success of CB 200 and “Cokane In My Brain” the release has remained out of print in all formats since the mid-1980s. Get On Down is about to change that, with their Record Store Day 2019 reissue of this too often overlooked Reggae masterpiece. Tracks : 1. CB 200 2. No Chuck It 3. Cokane In My Brain 4. The General 5. Power Bank 6. Plantation Heights 7. Race Day 8. Natty Kick Like Lightning 9. Buckingham Palace 10. Crankface

                  The contemporary realm of hip hop music can be seen as polarized between two sides; mainstream versus underground, industry versus independent, at a base level boiled down to catchy sounds & infective hooks over higher quality lyrical content. These elements don’t need to be mutually exclusive, but these days it’s rare to find an act that can please all sides of the discussion. Clipse are one of the few groups that successfully and consistently caters to both sides of rap’s splintered psyche, simultaneously serving the scene with upbeat bangers that get the club poppin’ & subwoofers rattlin’ while crafting clever quotable compositions deserving of repeated headphone submersions. Though their preceding official albums "Lord Willin’" & "Hell Hath No Fury" made bigger splashes commercially, 2009’s "Til The Casket Drops" is surely no slouch, a gem which deserves to be revisited with fresh ears – good thing Get On Down has given it the proper treatment it deserves with its first-ever vinyl pressing!
                  Clipse have always delighted in dualities, juxtapositions and contradictions, unabashedly celebrating the capitalistic lifestyle and the grind as the kings of ‘coke-rap’, while taking hard looks at society’s mores and those of their own individual journeys. We hear Malice’s eventual transition to No Malice taking form on this album as he found religion, warning others who might follow in his path on ‘Footsteps’: “don’t let my wrongs give you the right of way/ to emulate my past escaping the law’s grasp” while refusing to be pinned down in one lane: “it weights on my conscience and I hate conscious rap”. Meanwhile Pusha T continues his lyrical ascent into the King Push persona with bars like “pompous motherfucker, look what them jewels made me/ I’m only finding comfort in knowing you can’t replace me/ What a thing to say, but what am I to do/ I’m role-playing a conscious nigga and true is true/ Cocaine aside, all of the bloggers behooved/ My critics finally have a verse of mine to jerk off to” decisively on album opener “Freedom”.
                  Since it dropped, the Clipse have stated that Casket… is their final album together while subsequently alluding to the possibility of an eventual reunion. Only time will tell, but until then it’s time to re-celebrate one of hip hop’s most dynamic duos by hearing "Til The Casket Drops" in a whole new light with its long-overdue, first time on vinyl pressing via Get On Down featuring all 13 original tracks on wax and cover art by the legendary KAWS! It’s kinda like a big deal…

                  TRACK LISTING

                  Freedom
                  Popular Demand (Popeyes)
                  Kinda Like A Big Deal
                  Showing Out
                  I'm Good
                  There Was A Murder
                  Door Man
                  Never Will It Stop
                  All Eyes On Me
                  Counseling
                  Champion
                  Footsteps
                  Life Change

                  Dr. Octagon

                  Dr. Octagonecologyst

                    Dan The Automator’s and Kool Keith’s famed collaboration from the mid-‘90s is celebrated with a 28-track set housed in a custom, octagonal box, with 5 unreleased songs (originals + remixes); original Pushead cover artwork; and 40 page liner notes booklet. By the mid-1990s, the rap game had been through a lot in its two decades of existence: Early-days scraping to get by and be heard; The advent of sampling; The rise of groups ranging from Run-DMC to the Wu-Tang Clan and the sprawl of Dr. Dre’s shadow from the West across the globe; and solo juggernauts ranging from MC Hammer to the Notorious B.I.G. Thankfully, though, with everything that the genre had been through, there was still a lot of room to grow. And in early 1996, a new indie duo appeared that won over a whole new international audience, from hard rocks to skate punks. That pair was Dr. Octagon: Dan “The Automator” Nakamura and Kool Keith [Thornton]. In some ways, the Dr. Octagon album is a solo release.

                    But Keith wasn’t the only hand on deck. He brought along a young, New York-based MC with him: Sir Menelik. Menelik was featured on four album tracks, starting with “Dr. Octagon,” and proved to be an excellent super-scientifical, fast-rhyming foil to Keith. And there was one final featured contributor who helped add to the album’s next-level sound: San Francisco’s DJ Q*Bert, who cuts on half of the album’s songs. The album originally came out on The Automator’s Bulk Recordings label in early 1996, with cover art by metal and punk cult hero visual artist Pushead. Pressing numbers weren’t huge, but as the year went on, the buzz grew, and a slightly expanded version of the album was released on James Lavelle’s London-based Mo Wax label.

                    Then Dan took an offer from newly-formed major label DreamWorks, to re-release the album with extra tracks in mid-1997. The new domestic pressing allowed for a bigger press push, as well as the group’s first and only video, for “Blue Flowers.” Beyond “Blue Flowers,” the album is chock-full of mind-bending tracks, like “Earth People”; the wacked-out but sincere love ballad “Girl Let Me Touch You”; the metal-tinged “I’m Destructive”; Q-Bert’s turntable workout “Bear Witness”; and, of course, freaky Keith skits like “Elective Surgery” and “General Hospital”. Dr. Octagonecologyst is one of the most unique rap records the genre has ever seen, and this is the perfect way to celebrate it – whether it’s the first time you have heard this mind-expanding record, or the three thousandth. 

                    TRACK LISTING

                    A1. Intro 
                    A2. 3000 
                    A3. I Got To Tell You
                    A4. Earth People 
                    A5. No Awareness
                    B1. Real Raw 
                    B2. General Hospital
                    B3. Blue Flowers 
                    B4. Technical Difficulties
                    B5. Visit To The Gynecologyst
                    C1. Bear Witness 
                    C2. Dr. Octagon
                    C3. Girl Let Me Touch You 
                    C4. I'm Destructive
                    C5. Wild And Crazy
                    D1. Elective Surgery 
                    D2. Halfsharkhalfalligatorhalfman
                    D3. Blue Flowers (Revisited)
                    D4. Waiting List (DJ Shadow Remix) 
                    D5. 1977
                    E1. Blue Flowers (Prince Paul's So Beautiful Remix)
                    E2. 3000 (Automator 1 & 2 Remix)
                    E3. Bear Witness (2 Turntables And A Razorblade Edit)
                    F1. Astro Embalming Fluid 
                    F2. Redeye F3. I'll Be There For You
                    F4. Wild And Crazy (2016 Remix)
                    F5. I'm Destructive (2016 Remix)

                    Augustus Pablo

                    This Is Augustus Pablo - Get On Down Edition

                      Augustus Pablo (Horace Swaby) was born just outside of Kingston. “I am a Kingstonian,” he told the NME in 1986, “but my heart is for the hills.” This mystical connection to “the hills” is at the heart of Pablo's unique and immediately identifiable sound. By the late '60s, Swaby and his brother Dougie had founded a small sound system they called Rockers. The brothers spent a lot of time in record shops, including Aquarius, where owner Herman Chin-Loy heard Swaby experimenting on his melodica and was struck by the inspiration to record. The resulting tune was credited to Augustus Pablo, a name that Chin-Loy invented, as the story goes, to give an air of mystery to the release. Pablo recorded two more singles soon after with “Java” becoming a major hit and being voted Instrumental Song Of The Year by Jamaica's Swing Magazine. This success led to the Randy's label moving to create a full-length album from Pablo. Recording in the Randy's studio upstairs from the record shop “we weren't watching the clock...we had the studio,” Clive Chin recalled. The band included a cast of the greatest reggae musicians of all time: future Wailer Tyrone Downie on keyboards, Aston “Family Man” Barrett, “Fully” Fullwood and Lloyd Parks on the bass, Carlton Barrett, “Santa” Davis and Lloyd “Tin Leg” Adams were on drums and Earl “Chinna” Smith played guitar. In addition to these future Hall of Famers, the mixing board was helmed by Errol Thompson. Thompson and Chin would together pioneer a tough, new reggae sound that, Chin referred to as “Rockers” after the Swaby brothers' Rockers Hi-Fi sound system. 'This Is Augustus Pablo' is considered among the greatest collections of Jamaican instrumental music and is an essential part of reggae history. 

                      TRACK LISTING

                      1. Dub Organizer
                      2. Please Sunrise
                      3. Point Blank
                      4. Arabian Rock
                      5. Pretty Baby
                      6. Pablo In Dub
                      7. Skateland Rock
                      8. Dread Eye
                      9. Too Late
                      10. Assignment No. 1
                      11. Jah Rock
                      12. Lover’s Mood

                      Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force

                      Planet Rock - Glow In The Dark Vinyl Edition

                        Afrika Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force “Planet Rock” 12-inch re-issue on glow-in-the-dark vinyl (Limited edition of 1982 copies) B-Boy anthem from 1982 lights up any dancefloor…literally! First time ever on glow-in-the-dark vinyl! Fresh off Bambaataa’s historic donation of his vinyl collection to the Cornell University Hip-Hop Collection and the Fall 2014 “Renegades of Rhythm” tour by DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist celebrating his unparalleled contribution to hip-hop, Get On Down celebrates the song for which the Godfather of Hip-Hop is best known: 1982’s “Planet Rock,” a Kraftwerk-meets-Bronx-B-Boy anthem. Renowned the world over as a never-fail floor-filler, this new 12-inch pressing of the single is pressed on glow-in-the-dark vinyl for the first time ever. Although Bambaataa may have gotten top-billing on the release, it was a team effort, with crucial contributions by a team including DJ Jazzy Jay, Afrika Islam, Arthur Baker, John Robie, a Roland TR-808 drum machine (aka Planet Patrol) and of course MCs Mr. Biggs, G.L.O.B.E. and Pow Wow. This edition is housed in a clear, custom-embossed Get On Down poly-bag to let the glow show through.

                        Eric B. & Rakim

                        Paid In Full (Mini Madness: Coldcut Remix)

                          THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2014 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                          Available from Get on Down, we are proud to bring back this rare 7”, the UK Picture sleeve release of Eric B & Rakim’s Paid in Full (Mini Madness – The Coldcut Remix). When Eric B & Rakim debuted with Paid in Full in the summer of ‘87 the album was an immediate classic. By the time the cut "Paid in Full" was released as the album's fifth and final single, it became a hit in clubs, radio and MTV largely due to the songs remix. Enter Coldcut, a new DJ/Remix team from the U.K who at the time just made a big splash with a record of their own, the cut & paste classic “Say Kids What Time Is It”. It made such a huge buzz that Julian Palmer from Island Records urged them to do a remix of “Paid in Full”. The result was the “Mini Madness” mix which turned Rakim's one verse song into a magnum opus that that crossed cultures and influences into one seamless remix. Today it still holds as one of the most groundbreaking remixes ever, Rakim himself is even quoted as saying it was the “best remix” he has ever heard. What made this remix so special was how Coldcut incorporated several new elements in producing their remix, mainly the use of vocal samples. The most prominent in these samples was the addition of Israeli singer Ofra Haza, whose voice when lowered in pitch, synced perfectly with the Paid in Full breakbeat. Another notable element of the Coldcut remix is its opening vocal sample, "This is a journey into sound” which even today it is recognizable as the start of this Remix. "Now wait a minute, you better talk to my mother" comes from Humphrey Bogart and lines like "Pump up the volume" and "Dance to the record" are sampled from Eric B. & Rakim's own song "I Know You Got Soul". While there are many more vocal bits and breaks that go into what makes this remix so special, it’s better to let the music speak for itself.

                          TRACK LISTING

                          Side A: Paid In Full (Mini Madness: The Coldcut Remix)
                          Side B: Eric B. On The Cut


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