1. AUDIO: DJ JS-1 – “Demolition Mix” (Free Download).

    You need this. Clocking in at a whopping 185 minutes (that’s over three hours —whoa!), DJ JS-1 offers up a monster mix of 100 vintage demos, alternate takes, and unreleased tracks from your favorite artists of the classic hip-hop era. And while you might be familiar with a handful of rap nerd favorites (EPMD and LL’s alternate version of “Rampage”; Nas’ “Nas Will Prevail,” et al.) the sheer volume and breadth of the treats included herein is pretty staggering. As our host and selector explains…

    DJ JS-1:

    It’s finally here… The 3 hour long “DEMOlition Mix” is complete. For the past year or two i collected a bunch of demos from many of our favorite hip hop artists. I have a collection of approximately 350 to 400 demos and rare tracks. I narrowed that down to my favorite 100 and made this mix. There is a few things to keep in mind about this new mix. First, these are all demos, many of them from cassette tapes, poorly recorded, duplicated n copied over the years, played on radio shows, etc, so the sound quality is not top notch. The sound is the best it could be considering what this is. i had to leave out several of the famous Wu Tang demos and some Mobb Deep demos because of the extremely poor quality. Second, when i say demo, i mean that lightly. Many of these are actual “demos” in the traditional sense of the first recordings they made to shop for record deals. Others are unreleased songs, some that are not completed, some are songs that have been released but this is the original version or unreleased remix. Some are just very rare unreleased songs that i wouldn’t necessarily classify as a “demo”. And finally, these are my favorites. Like i said, i have 400, so i picked the ones i personally like to listen to the most. Please do not contact me to tell me which rare demo you know of that i missed or didn’t play unless you are emailing me the file and thanking me for making such an unmatched plethra of mixtapes. Also, I’m sure there is demos and freestyles from wocka flocka, drake’s uni-brow, mac miller’s cousin and asap rocky’s partner asap bullwinkle, but i used songs from only the greatest like krs-one, biggie, rakim, kool g rap, big daddy kane, nas, run dmc, tribe, del, organized konfusion, lord finesse, etc… For most people this is getting 3 hours and almost 100 songs by your favorite classic hip hop groups that are brand new, but made in the golden era years. It’s really a nice treat and it will take you a while to listen all the way through.

    Get it, HERE .

    “DEMOLITION MIX” TRACKLIST:

    1-demolition intro
    2-slow n low (unreleased demo) – run dmc
    3-touchdown (demo) – snoop dogg
    4-slaves – cenubites
    5-untitled (unreleased demo 1996) – t la rock n react
    6-queen bitch (reference trk original) – biggie
    7-capital r.a.s. – ras kass
    8-i wanna be president – channel live
    9-untitled – grand puba
    10-raise it up – large pro (main source)
    11-chillin’ w marley marl promo – mc lyte
    12-1 flip styles – sadat x, grand puba, diamond d
    13-open mic – eminem
    14-remain anonymous – ras kass
    15-untitled – grand puba
    16-get live (unreleased demo) – rahzel n organized konfusion
    17-props over here (original demo) – the beatnuts
    18-give up the goods (original demo) – mobb deep
    19-come on – sadat x n biggie
    20-untitled (go queensbridge) – tragedy
    21-check a bitch – kool g rap
    22-unofficial mahogany 2? (unreleased demo) – rakim
    23-getz funky – ESP (tha alkaholiks)
    24-you got dat – edo g
    25-time – large pro (main source)
    26-don’t ask for money – grand daddy iu
    27-peace prosperity n paper – a tribe called quest
    28-poor young dave – snoop doog
    29-backstabber – eminem
    30-how ya livin’ – brand nubians
    31-like this – freddie foxxx (bumpy knuckles)
    32-keep ya mouth shut – lord finesse
    33-cool n calm – pete rock n cl smooth
    34-step into the ozone (demo) – oc
    35-to each his own – showbiz n ag
    36-enter the dragon – kool g rap
    37-midnight wrecka – pete rock n cl smooth
    38-survival of the fittest – mobb deep
    39-nas will prevail – nas
    40-international arrival – organized konfusion
    41-it’s gettin’ hectic (unreleased from return of the boom bap lp) – krs-one n dj premier
    42-represent (original demo) – nas n dj premier
    43-machine gun funk (premier remix) – biggie n dj premier
    44-i’m not superman – gangstarr
    45-hard to kill (original demo) – showbiz n ag
    46-it gets no better – casual n pep luv
    47-welcome to the grooveyard (demo) – ESP (tha alkaholiks)
    48-scenario (unreleased demo) – the beastie boys
    49-three little pigs – dmx
    50-everythings cool (demo) – rakim
    51-coyote – jungle brothers
    52-flip dat shit – naughty by nature n onyx n biggie
    53-georgie porgie – a tribe called quest n brand nubians
    54-bootleggin’ – large pro (main source)
    55-word to the wise – del
    56-fat for the 90’s (demo) – lord finesse n ag
    57-props (unreleased) – 3rd bass n brand new heavies
    58-untitled (freestyle demo) – special ed
    59-i’m convinced – showbiz n ag
    60-biggie got the hype shit (demo) – biggie
    61-take it back to brooklyn (demo) – ole dirty bastard
    62-untitled – nas
    63-principal of the new school – big l
    64-can you feel it – casual
    65-bust a lil somethin’ – lord finesse
    66-i declare war – kool g rap
    67-stunt of the block – super kids (tragedy)
    68-county blues (freestyle demo) – snoop dogg
    69-call me conceited – edo g
    70-who stole the clipprs (1991) – common sense
    71-scenario (cypher demo) – atcq, lons, de la soul, blacksheep
    72-the mighty one – do it all (lords of the undergound)
    73-it ain’t where ya from – king sun
    74-9mm rhymes – kurious
    75-rasta imposter (freestyle) – ll cool j
    76-“a” for effort – common sense
    77-bring the rock – new style (naughty by nature)
    78-it’s my thing – grand puba
    79-just another day in the projects – nas
    80-rampage (unreleased freestyle demo) – ll cool j n epmd
    81-d nice rocks (call me d nice demo) – d nice
    82-cooling one day – organized konfusion
    83-check the fine print – the artifacts
    84-ice cream man – method man
    85-unstoppable force – dmx
    86-scuffin’ those knees – the new style (naughty by nature)
    87-mind ova matter – organized konfusion
    88-caliente (demo version) – cypress hill
    89-hypnotic (unreleased demo) – rakim
    90-biterphobia – eminem
    91-raw (remix demo) – big daddy kane n kool g rap


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