AUDIO CLASSIC MATERIAL
Of course you know we had to have the beats right? In this section you’ll find rare interviews, classic joints, live footage and college radio show footage from the 1980s and 1990s from all across this country.

Flashback: The Get Loose Crew

This 1987 record was donated to the T-Dot Pioneers Exhibit in Toronto this year.  The crew featured S Banger, MC Shadow, DJ Jel and MC B and Mix Master Len.  It features several tracks from the Get Loose Crew, with that original boom-bap flavour the track posted here:

This record was generously donated to the T-Dot Pioneers exhibit in Toronto by DJ Jel aka Chris Jackson

Check it out: Get Loose Crew- Get Loose

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Tags: Carlito, Chris Jackson, Flemo, MC B, Mc Shadow, S Banger, Toronto

 
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A historic moment for hip hop in Toronto with the release of an all Canadian Hip Hop Compliation.  This video features, Base Poet, Maestro Nu Black Nation, Kish and nuff others.  Big shouts to Jon Bronski for executive producing this album and making history on this one!

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In 1991, while working in the studio in Kingston Jamaica with producer and dj Junior Reid, Rumble, formerly of Rumble & Strong cut a bunch of songs including, “Crack Song, All I know”, “Wishing on a Star” and more.

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