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Damn That Brothers Nice

One of our favorite Emcee’s out of the 215th, Phly City aka Philadelphia by way of Chicago is none other than Fat Nice. You know that too cool always down to school brother from The Welcome To Soulville neighborhood, creator … Continue reading

Lil Rap Records “Kay Gee The All”

The prices of Rap 45s have gone through the roof! Records that recently went for a couple peanuts are now selling for a whole truck full. The record that I want to share today recently went for more than $400 … Continue reading


Hot Peas & Butta returns to Fat Buddha for another night of VENGEANCE! We had so much fun at the previous screening in January that everyone in attendance demanded that we do it again, so here it is. Next Wednesday, … Continue reading

Vinyl Veterans x Hot Peas & Butta

Hot Peas & Butta’s Kamui Sumida decided that it was time to take flight across the pond for a couple of gigs. He’ll be linking up in Brighton with the crate slingers known as the Vinyl Veterans for a night … Continue reading

Lil Rap Records “Spectrum City”

Def Jam released a 45 to pair most of the 12 inch singles that they put out. They would also license their recordings to overseas labels that would release 45s of either the same mix of the song or a … Continue reading

It’s All In The Title

Marsellus Wallace is a name that you should be very familiar with if you’ve been following us here at HP&B. He’s responsible for reviewing some of the best Library and Soundtrack LP’s on our site, his collection holds some of … Continue reading

Lil Rap Records “Original Concept”

Long Island’s Adelphi University used to host a radio station with the call letters WBAU FM and in the early 1980s it featured two rap radio shows that would spawn crews that would change the face of rap music. One … Continue reading

Freqnik & WDRE “Pass The Peas” 7”

When it comes to the sound of New York, well let’s just say it hasn’t been sounding like New York much as of a late. There are a few MC’s and Producers that keep things a float to try and … Continue reading

Carrying on “Rap Tradition”

We just received in the post from our friends Breakin Bread over in the UK the new Chris Read featuring Philadelphia homie Phill Most Chill “Rap Tradition” 45 and it’s exactly what we expected. DJ / Producer Chris Read came … Continue reading

Tel Aviv Funk

After two years in the making, Skeme Richards will finally be making a trip to Tel Aviv to spin Funk, Soul and Hip Hop vinyl at The Hop. Local residents Dase Boogie, Soul Supreme and DJ Mesh have been working … Continue reading