Archive | November, 2011

Beat Street Soundtrack

28 Nov

The soundtrack to the legendary Hip Hop film Beat Street, is a classic. Even though I don´t like all of the electro-boogie stuff, its a great soundtrack. The Soundtracks features mainly old school Hip Hop artists like Grandmaster Melle Mel and the Furious Five, Jazzy Jay, Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic and The Treacherous Three. This is some real oldschool shit, but still fresh.For the movie Beat Street, click here.

Here´s a part of the Studio 89 Mix, that had been played on the weekend the movie was released.

Beat Street Soundtrack – Studio 89 Mix

Beat Street Soundtrack – Grandmaster Melle Mel and The Furious 5

Beat Street Soundtrack – Jazzy Jay – Son Of Beat Street

Beat Street Soundtrack – Arthur Baker – Breaker´s Revenge

Breaker´s Revenge is a legendary B-Boy break-beat, that you still here at many battles.

More about the Beat Street Soundtrack on Wikipedia.

Wild Style Soundtrack

28 Nov

The legendary Wildstyle Soundtrack, gives you a good idea, how Hip Hop music sounded in the early 1980s. The Soundtrack features many Hip Hop artists of that time, like DJ Grand Wizard Theodore, Busy Bee, Double Trouble, Fantastic Freaks, Rammellzee,Fab 5 Freddy and many more.For the movie Wildstyle, click here.

Here´s a mash up video, with scenes from the movie and songs from the soundtrack.

Wildstyle – Mash Up

Wildstyle – DJ Grand Wizard Theodore – Subway Theme

Wildstyle – Amphitheatre Rappin’

This is the scene at the end of Wildstyle, where their all partying in the Amphitheatre.

Wildstyle – Rammellzee and Shock Dell

More about the Wildstyle Soundtrack on Wikipedia.

Special Ed – I Got It Made

21 Nov

Special Ed is a rapper from Brooklyn, New York City. Special Ed, stand for Special Education. In 1989 he released his first album Youngest In Charge, which he recorded when he was only 16. The album featured his famous singles I Got It Made and I´m The Magnificent.

Special Ed – I Got It Made

I Got It Made, is my favorite song of Special Ed. The video perfectly fits the season. I love the dancing in the video.

Special Ed – I´m The Magnificent

Due to the 20th anniversary of I Got It Made, the song was re-recorded and remastered in 2009. Also in 2009 Kidz In The Hallz recorded a new version of the song.

“I´m your idol, the highest title, numero uno…

More about Special Ed on Wikipedia.

DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince

14 Nov

Lately I´ve been watching The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, which led to digging out good old DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince. Before his acting career, Will Smith was a rapper and called himself The Fresh Prince. Together with his friend DJ Jazzy Jeff, they formed the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince.

DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince – Girls ain´t nothing but trouble

Girls ain´t nothing but trouble was their first single and already a success. With this singlem, they were able to get a record deal with Jive Records.

DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince – Parents just don´t understand

DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince, where the first group ever, that reveived a rap Grammy, for their song Parents just don´t understand.

DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince – I think I can beat Mike Tyson

I think I can beat Mike Tyson is one of my favorite Fresh Prince songs. I loved this song and used to listen to it all the time, when I was younger.

DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince – Summertime

Summertime, was their biggest hit, which earned the group their second Grammy.

The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air – Theme Song (Full Version)

Check out this post for more about The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air.

More about DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince on Wikipedia.

Grandmaster Melle Mel and The Furious Five

7 Nov

After Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five dibanded in 1983, Melle Mel changed his name to Grandmaster Melle Mel and kept the group name The Furious Five even though the line-up of the group changed. They released several singles and one album simply called Grandmaster Melle Mel and The Furious Five.

Their most successful and greatest song was Whitelines

Grandmasster Melle Mel and The Furious Five – Whitelines

Great baseline and smooth rapping, a great song.

More information about Grandmaster Melle Mel and The Furious Five on Wikipedia