Monthly Archives: January 2012
Stones Throw founder Peanut Butter Wolf heads over to Amoeba Records to do a little digging. During the trip he picks up everything ranging from punk and reggae to 80’s soul and jazz. While telling personal stories of meeting Bob James, he even throws in a copy of Herb Alpert’s Rise on reel to reel, which contains the sample for Notorious B.I.G.’s “Hypnotize”.
Here is the latest set of visuals from ‘Future Before Nostalgia”, the album has made many end of year best of lists as well as received favorable reviews from XXL Magazine, Hip Hop Weekly and will be featured in the VIBE.
“Break Loose” is a throwback to the era which influenced the spirit behind the album Future Before Nostalgia. An homage to Big Daddy Kane, Rakim and those that came before him Rasheed is is true B-Boy form as Kenny provides him with a track that reflects the past while infused with the future.
DJ Scratch (EPMD) once again shows the world why the late-great Jason Mizzel crowned him a “Jam Master” for this era. This song serves as a bridge between era’s and as a nod to the founders that the culture will be preserved.