Online Crate Diggin' Hip-Hop Guide + Amoeba SF Reopen Thursday-Sunday 11am-7pm

Posted by Billyjam, September 19, 2020 04:31pm | Post a Comment

The good news is that this week is the San Francisco Amoeba Music store opened its Haight Street doors  after the retail outlet had been shuttered since the beginning of the COVID quarantine era back in mid March. So far it is just the San Francisco Amoeba Music store that has re-opened and its hours are condensed into four-day shopping weeks; Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sundays from 11am – 7pm with the buy counter having these same hours. Note that all Amoeba shoppers must follow all the health and safety guidelines from the City of San Francisco, including social distancing and mandatory wearing of face coverings over the nose and mouth. Click here for all the details and for updates on the soon to reopen new Amoeba Hollywood location click here. And for information on the second in the three part series of "DROPS" for Record Store Day, happening on Saturday September 25th click here

Amoeba new releases in hip-hop, all available online, include Eminem's early 2020 surprise released, eleventh studio album Music To Be Murdered By now avail on vinyl LP from Amoeba and the vinyl pressing of  Joell Ortiz and SoCal’s KXNG Crooked's H.A.R.D. LP (also on CD) that is dedicated to Fred The Godson who, as noted in an Amoeblog article, is the 35 year old rapper who tragically died in late April from the coronavirus.  Other new hip-hop items found in Amoeba's crates include the CD pressing RTJ4 from Run The Jewels and Logic's overdue new album No Pressure via Def Jam that Amoeba reviewers described as the artist coming, "full circle for a sequel to his 2014 Def-Jam debut, Under Pressure, revisiting his boom-bap roots on what he claims will be his last album." Also still in stock is recent Mello Music release Marlowe 2 LP by the power duo of Marlowe comprised of producer L'Orange and emcee Solemn Brigham

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