For those who didn’t get enough of the yearly capitalistic pagan rituals and still feel like spending, here are some recent rap-related releases you might have missed.
Run the Yules Holiday Sweater.
Kneeling Santa Sweater (Nas HSTRY brand).
(Portion of sales go to criminal justice reform)
Heltah Skeltah ft. DJ Revolution — “Midnight Madness” (7″) (Coalmine Records).
Pete Rock & CL Smooth — “They Reminice Over You (T.R.O.Y)” b/w “Straighten It Out” (7 Inch) (Get On Down).
Just-Ice — “Cold Gettin Dumb” b/w “Cold Getting Dumb II” (7-Inch) (Get On Down).
No Sleep.: NYC Nightlife Flyers 1988-1999 (powerHouse Books) by DJ Stretch Armstrong & Evan Auerbach.
No Half Steppin’: An Oral and Pictorial History of New York City Club the Latin Quarter and the Birth of Hip-Hop’s Golden Era (Wax Poetics Books) by Claude “Paradise” Gray & Giuseppe “u.net” Pipitone.
Quasimoto pin pack (Valley Cruise Press).