Hip Hop

Life After Death

The Notorious Big

Label Bad Boy Entertainment Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 0786127301120

Biggie's second long-player was a huge slab of hip hop featuring a whole range of guests and a whole load of hits. Essential.

Summertime '06

Vince Staples

Label Def Jam Genre Hip Hop Cat no. B002337601

Summertime '06 Segment 1

Label Def Jam Genre Hip Hop Cat no. B002389901

Summertime '06 Segment 2

Illmatic (gold Edition)

Nas

Genre Hip Hop Cat no. get9006cd

audiophile gold disc cd with re-mastered audio and actual 24-karat gold embedded in the disc. the lavish premium packaging comprises an outsized cherrywood box with a gold plaque and 48-p...

The King and I

Faith Evans and the Notorious Big

Released 09/06/17 Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 081227943691

24 Tracks. 140 Gram Double Vinyl housed in Gatefold Sleeve.

Released 19/05/17 Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 081227943714

25 Tracks. With 20 Page Booklet

Still Hungry

DJ Format and Abdominal

Released 28/04/17 Genre Hip Hop Cat no. aaf003cd

While they both have collaborated on each other’s solo records, Still Hungry marks their first joint album. Still Hungry boasts the best of what Format and Abs bring to the hip-hop commun...

Released 28/04/17 Genre Hip Hop Cat no. aaflp003

While they both have collaborated on each other’s solo records, Still Hungry marks their first joint album. Still Hungry boasts the best of what Format and Abs bring to the hip-hop commun...

Awaken, My Love!

Childish Gambino

Released 28/04/17 Label Glassnote Genre Hip Hop Cat no. gls-0209-01

Exclusive booklet. Double heavyweight 45 RPM LPs. Virtual reality headset. Glow in the dark cover. Instructions to access exclusive virtual reality live performances from the Pharos Experience.

Label Glassnote Genre Hip Hop Cat no. GLS-0209-02

Childish Gambino is (and isn't) Donald Glover, a recording artist, writer, actor, director, producer and comic who was gifted his alias by an online Wu Tang-Clan name-generator. Originall...

Only God knows Featuring Leith Congregational Choir

Young Fathers

Released 07/04/17 Label Big Dada Genre Hip Hop Cat no. bd279

Here’s the story behind Young Fathers and their involvement in Danny Boyle’s T2: Trainspotting, Young Fathers and the prolific novelist Irvine Welsh first met in 2015, when Welsh was maki...

Stillness In Wonderland

Little Simz

Released 24/03/17 Label Age 101 Genre Hip Hop Cat no. age1011cd

The new album from North London’s Little Simz finds the critically acclaimed 22-year-old independent artist bursting through the seams of fears, flaws and limitations, leading a charge be...

Music To Draw To: Satellite

Kid Koala featuring Emiliana Torrini

Released 24/03/17 Label Arts And Crafts Genre Hip Hop Cat no. ac129lp

Double Vinyl housed in a Gatefold Sleeve.

Released 24/03/17 Label Arts And Crafts Genre Hip Hop Cat no. ac129cd

Gatefold jacket with 20-page booklet.

Released 24/03/17 Label Arts And Crafts Genre Hip Hop Cat no. ac129cddlx

The Deluxe Version of the CD is a limited edition 80-page foil-stamped hardcover sketchbook encasing a 20-page booklet.

Illadelph Halflife

The Roots

Released 17/03/17 Label UMC Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 5708584

Double 180 Gram Vinyl.

Tales From The Wasteland

The Criminal Minds (TCM)

Released 10/03/17 Label TCM Genre Hip Hop Cat no. tcmep2

Back in the early 90's a crew from Buckinghamshire released some of their bedroom made Hip Hop on 12". 300 copies were pressed and sold and became part of Hip Hop history. Produced on the...

Guilty As Charged

The Criminal Minds (TCM)

Released 10/03/17 Label TCM Genre Hip Hop Cat no. tcm1

The 1st ever 12" vinyl released by The Criminal Minds back in 1990. Produced and recorded in Spatts bedroom back in 1990 this was one of the rarest Hip Hop 12 releases in the history of U...

Headnod Suite

Karriem Riggins

Released 10/03/17 Label Stones Throw Genre Hip Hop Cat no. STH2377

Best known as a jazz drummer and hip-hop producer, Karriem Riggins returns with Headnod Suite. The album is the follow up to 2012’s critically acclaimed debut Alone Together. With 29 inst...

Finna Be Past Tense

Koreatown Oddity

Released 10/03/17 Label Stones Throw Genre Hip Hop Cat no. STH2375

He is Dominique Purdy, born and raised in Koreatown, Los Angeles. His first hip-hop influence was his own mother, who made jewelry and hung tight with Ice T, the Rhyme Syndicate, and Gran...

Watercolor

Porter Ray

Released 10/03/17 Label Sub Pop Genre Hip Hop Cat no. sp1188x

Limited Loser Clear / Transparent Coloured Double Vinyl with Download

Released 10/03/17 Label Sub Pop Genre Hip Hop Cat no. spcd1188

Watercolor is the long-awaited label debut from Seattle’s Porter Ray. Porter is a Seattle based MC who caught the attention of Shabazz Palaces’ Ishmael Butler, who signed him to the label...

Released 10/03/17 Label Sub Pop Genre Hip Hop Cat no. sp1188

Double Black Vinyl with Download.

Released 10/03/17 Label Sub Pop Genre Hip Hop Cat no. spcs1188

Watercolor is the long-awaited label debut from Seattle’s Porter Ray. Porter is a Seattle based MC who caught the attention of Shabazz Palaces’ Ishmael Butler, who signed him to the label...

The Peace And Joy

Daddy Abe

Released 03/03/17 Label Raised Records Genre Hip Hop Cat no. rar001

Ultra limited edition. Uplifting and hard-hitting single taken from the forthcoming "Roots and Fruits" album. Pressed on heavyweight black vinyl. 45rpm.

Tears In The Club

Kingdom

Released 03/03/17 Label Fade To Mind Genre Hip Hop Cat no. fadecd003

Caught somewhere between the clouds and the depths of the underground club scene, Kingdom's music embodies moments of both tears of joy and anxious suspension. His debut album Tears in th...

Released 03/03/17 Label Fade To Mind Genre Hip Hop Cat no. fadelp003

Caught somewhere between the clouds and the depths of the underground club scene, Kingdom's music embodies moments of both tears of joy and anxious suspension. His debut album Tears in th...

Barclay Crenshaw

Barclay Crenshaw

Genre Hip Hop Cat no. stx005

Channeling a love affair with classic 90's hip hop, an affinity for otherworldly themes and an ear for raw funk, Barclay Crenshaw uses his given birth name to bare his soul and deliver a ...

F-in

Syd

Label Columbia Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 88985417342

Debut solo album on Columbia from The Internet's frontwoman. Written and produced by Syd, with production from Melo X, Hit Boy, Haze and Rahki. Includes the singles All About Me and Body.

The Mexican

Babe Ruth / Organised Konfusion

Label Originals Genre Hip Hop Cat no. og035

After a little hiatus, Originals return with an absolute bomb! Mr. Fantastic edits down Babe Ruth’s B-Boy anthem, The Mexican backed with Organised Konfusion’s Prisoners Of War sampling B...

Gang Signs and Prayer

Stormzy

Label Merky Records Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 190296979279

Since releasing his debut EP, only two years ago, Stormzy has won two MOBOs, won Best International Artist at the BET Awards, performed on Jools Holland, become the first unsigned rapper ...

Shit Don't Stop

G Perico

Label Omerta Records Genre Hip Hop Cat no. ominc002

Limited Edition 180 gram blue and white split coloured vinyl. G Perico's debut album Shit Don't Stop gets its first vinyl release via new imprint Omerta Records. Perico's gift for mythmak...

Pluto

Future

Label Omerta Records Genre Hip Hop Cat no. ominc001

Future's breakthrough album Pluto is now available on vinyl for the first time ever via Omerta Records. The album has been remastered specifically for this vinyl release and been pressed ...

Headnod Suite

Karriem Riggins

Label Stones Throw Genre Hip Hop Cat no. sth2377cd

Best known as a jazz drummer and hip-hop producer, Karriem Riggins returns with Headnod Suite. The album is the follow up to 2012’s critically acclaimed debut Alone Together. With 29 inst...

People’s Instinctive Travels and The Paths Of Rhythm - 25th Anniversary Edition

A Tribe Called Quest

Label Legacy Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 88875172371

25th Anniversary edition in mirror board sleeve with three extra mixers from Pharrell, J Cole and Cee Lo. It was on April 17, back in 1990, that A Tribe Called Quest released their truly ...

SremmLife2

Rae Sremmurd

Label Polydor Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 5710955

Now on vinyl. To turn up, in Southern rap parlance, is to go over the top, to celebrate wildly, to more or less explode with vim. For the last two years, no hip-hop artists have taken thi...

Label Polydor Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 4790499

Now on vinyl. To turn up, in Southern rap parlance, is to go over the top, to celebrate wildly, to more or less explode with vim. For the last two years, no hip-hop artists have taken thi...

Ultimate Breaks and Beats

Oh No

Label Stones Throw Genre Hip Hop Cat no. UBB001LP

Ultimate Breaks & Beats was a series of highly DJ-friendly edit compilation LPs that came out 1986-1991, becoming the foundation of sample-based hip-hop, and influencing pop and dance...

Passion, Pain and Demon Slayin'

Kid Cudi

Label Island Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 5726598

Kid Cudi triumphantly returns with his sixth full-length album, Passion, Pain and Demon Slayin'. Bringing together The Man on the Moon Cudi and LaFlame Scott, Baptized In Fire is both inf...

Accelerator

Paul White Ft Danny Brown

Label R&S Genre Hip Hop Cat no. rs1606

Paul White received universal acclaim for producing the majority of Danny Brown's genre-defying 'Atrocity Exhibition’ album. In 2016 he also released a collaborative record with Open Mike...

Drogas Light

Lupe Fiasco

Label 1st and 15th Productions
 Genre Hip Hop Cat no. ff1001-1

A decade after Lupe Fiasco exploded onto the hip-hop scene with his seminal 2006 debut Food and Liquor, the Chicago native is closing the chapter on his career with his most visualised pr...

Label 1st and 15th Productions
 Genre Hip Hop Cat no. ff1001

A decade after Lupe Fiasco exploded onto the hip-hop scene with his seminal 2006 debut Food and Liquor, the Chicago native is closing the chapter on his career with his most visualised pr...

Human

Rag N Bone Man

Label Columbia Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 88985398542

Human is the debut album from Rory Graham, aka Rag’n’Bone Man and features the title track Human and Wolves. Rory has spent the last year creating his debut full length album, partly with...

Label Columbia Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 88985398552

Human is the debut album from Rory Graham, aka Rag’n’Bone Man and features the title track Human and Wolves. Rory has spent the last year creating his debut full length album, partly with...

Label Columbia Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 88985398541

Human is the debut album from Rory Graham, aka Rag’n’Bone Man and features the title track Human and Wolves. Rory has spent the last year creating his debut full length album, partly with...

College Dropout

Kanye West

Genre Hip Hop Cat no. b000203001

US import

Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 9862061

US import vinyl. For most artists who are discovered behind the mixing boards, making the transfer from producer to MC proves a daunting task. Fortunately for Kanye West, his verbal skill...

Bl_ck B_st_rds

KMD

Label Metal Face Records Genre Hip Hop Cat no. MF2001LP

Bl_ck B_st_rds was voted in Ego Trip’s Book of Rap Lists as the most notable rap album of all time that was never released commercially, and with good reason. The fact that this excellen...

2Pacalypse Now

2Pac

Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 2794985

Double 180 gram vinyl, Gatefold, includes download card. 2Pacalypse Now features 2Pac’s commentary on contemporary social issues facing American society such as racism, police brutality, ...

Imperial

Denzel Curry

Label Loma Vista Genre Hip Hop Cat no. lvr00121

After receiving critical acclaim upon its self-release in early 2016, 21-year-old Denzel Curry’s album Imperial gets a bigger push on Lorna Vista. The rapper, from Carol City, Florida, ha...

Label Loma Vista Genre Hip Hop Cat no. lvr00120

After receiving critical acclaim upon its self-release in early 2016, 21-year-old Denzel Curry’s album Imperial gets a bigger push on Lorna Vista. The rapper, from Carol City, Florida, ha...

In The Loop: A Decade Of Remixes

A-trak

Label Fools Gold Genre Hip Hop Cat no. FGRCD018

A-Trak established his reputation as a producer by delivering some of the most ubiquitous remixes of the last ten years. The Grammy nominated DJ hero and renowned tastemaker has built a l...

Body Wash

Mndsgn

Label Stones Throw Genre Hip Hop Cat no. sth2372dlp

Mndsgn, born Ringgo Ancheta, grew up in south New Jersey raised with Gospel music at church, B-Boy culture, and his older sisters' favourite artists like SWV, TLC and Mariah Carey. Experi...

Practicing Tag Team Moves

Micall Parknsun

Label Boot Genre Hip Hop Cat no. bep013

The legend that is Micall Parknsun is back on wax with The "Practicing Tag Team Moves EP". "Practice" has been smashing Parkys live shows all summer and is finally available on limited vi...

Examples

Eric Lau

Label First Word Genre Hip Hop Cat no. fw152

First Word enters 2017 with a bang: a 28-track album courtesy of Eric Lau. This, his third instrumental album, is a veritable tapestry of vibes, ranging through Hip Hop, Soul, Jazz, Funk ...

Run-D.M.C

Run Dmc

Label Get On Down Genre Hip Hop Cat no. get51318lp

Future archaeologists will discuss two periods in 1980s: before Run-DMC and after Run-DMC. It’s no exaggeration to say that the group changed the course of music in the ‘80s, bringing the...

Play God Shit Happens

Knowsum

Label Money Sex Genre Hip Hop Cat no. mslp004

Knowsum has some proverbial wisdom to share on his latest LP "Play God and Shit Happens". Knowsum knows nothing can be controlled so why try to? Sometimes you aren't meant to process soun...

Run the Jewels 3

Run The Jewels

Label Run The Jewels, Inc Genre Hip Hop Cat no. rtj003cs

Run The Jewels, the firebrand rap duo of El-P and Killer Mike release their hugely anticipated third album RTJ3. The album features a cadre of talented guest performers, including Danny B...

Label Run The Jewels, Inc Genre Hip Hop Cat no. rtj3000elp

Double solid gold coloured vinyl, gatefold with a sticker sheet, lyrics insert and album cover poster. Plus limited edition RTJ pendant (RTJ logo) with a gold chain.

Label Run The Jewels, Inc Genre Hip Hop Cat no. rtj003cd

Deluxe CD digipack including stickers

Label Run The Jewels, Inc Genre Hip Hop Cat no. rtj003lp

Double solid gold coloured vinyl, Gatefold with a sticker sheet, lyrics insert and album cover poster.

Yesterday’s Gone

Loyle Carner

Label Virgin Genre Hip Hop Cat no. amf7cd

Yesterday’s Gone, the hotly anticipated debut album by sound poll-nominated, emotive rapper Loyle Carner. Featuring singles Florence, NO CD, Ain’t Nothing Changed, Stars and Shards and ne...

Label Virgin Genre Hip Hop Cat no. amf07

Yesterday’s Gone, the hotly anticipated debut album by sound poll-nominated, emotive rapper Loyle Carner. Featuring singles Florence, NO CD, Ain’t Nothing Changed, Stars and Shards and ne...

We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service

A Tribe Called Quest

Label Epic Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 88985377871

Well this couldn't be more timely. The hip-hop world can now temper the excruciating end of election season with a brand new album from A Tribe Called Quest, the group's first in 18 years...

Label Epic Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 8898537772

Well this couldn't be more timely. The hip-hop world can now temper the excruciating end of election season with a brand new album from A Tribe Called Quest, the group's first in 18 years...

Blank Face

Schoolboy Q

Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 5702997

'​Blank Face' is the fourth studio album by Schoolboy Q. An impressive collection of collaborations (including Kanye West, Vince Staples, E-40, Tha Dogg Pound, SZA, Anderson. Paak, Miguel...

Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 5701092

'​Blank Face' is the fourth studio album by Schoolboy Q. An impressive collection of collaborations (including Kanye West, Vince Staples, E-40, Tha Dogg Pound, SZA, Anderson. Paak, Miguel...

Untitled Unmastered

Kendrick Lamar

Label Polydor Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 4786681

Kendrick Lamar has released a surprise eight-track album, Untitled Unmastered, comprising outtakes from the Grammy-winning To Pimp A Butterfly. Filled with jazz solos and politically-char...

Label Polydor Genre Hip Hop Cat no. 4785403

Kendrick Lamar has released a surprise eight-track album, Untitled Unmastered, comprising outtakes from the Grammy-winning To Pimp A Butterfly. Filled with jazz solos and politically-char...

Anthology

Knxwledge

Label Leaving Records Genre Hip Hop Cat no. l-LR026

Back in stock. Originally released on double cassette by Leaving Records in 2013, Knxwledge's Anthology is now available on gatefold 2XLP vinyl. This collection contains a total of 53 tra...