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Hip-Hop Vinyl Top 5 [Video Vers] The Alchemist, Del The Funky Homosapien & Tame One, Big K.R.I.T., TOKiMONSTA, Macklemore

Posted by Billyjam, February 2, 2018 11:49pm | Post a Comment
#1: Del The Funky Homosapien & Tame One Parallel Uni-Verses [10th Anniversary Edition] LP
(Parallel Thoughts)

My initial reaction to today’s vinyl reissue of Del The Funky Homosapien and Tame One’s dope collaborative album Parallel Uni-Verses [10th Anniversary Edition] LP was wow. Wow, it’s already been ten years since the veteran CA and NJ emcees, reppin’ the Hieros and the Artifacts respectively teamed up with Parallel Thought for their throwback themed album?!  Actually it’s not quite a full decade since it was originally released by Parallel Thought LTD (vinyl) and Gold Dust Media on CD back in October 2009; making it closer to an 8 year anniversary than a 10 year one. But no matter since this is a most welcome repressing of a solid, out of print on vinyl album; one by two mic greats that thematically takes the vibe and flow of long ago, back into hip-hop’s roots. Perfectly complimenting Del’s and Tame’s respective flows is Parallel Thought (crew featuring production duo Drum and Knowledge) + DJ cuts by Zac Hendrix. This single vinyl LP release is the same as the original pressing, with its nine tracks clocking in at just under 38 minutes. Immediately below is the Alex Ghassan directed music video for the album track “Flashback” that shot at several NYC locations including at a concert in Brooklyn.
 

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