we've started a new monthly show on the award-winning Purple Radio, dedicated to the sounds of hip-hop. this is the mix I put together for the opening show, which contains a few classics as well as a couple you might not have heard before.
Binary Star - Reality Check
Nas - Halftime
The Pharcyde - Ya Mama
Wu-Tang Clan - C.R.E.A.M.
Large Pro - In The Ghetto
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth - I Got A Love
Das Efx - Real Hip Hop
Gangstarr - Full Clip
The Notorious B.I.G - Hypnotize
Ultramagnetic MCs - Ego Trippin' (MCs Ultra Mix)
Jaylib - The Red
Rup - Rollin
Boogie Down Productions - South Bronx
Q-Tip - Official
A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It
Eric B & Rakim - Paid In Full (Coldcut Remix)
Beastie Boys - Super Disco Breakin
Charizma and PB Wolf - Red Light Green Light
Dizzee Rascal - Fix Up Look Sharp
The Upstarts - Trouble
the mix was done with little prep, live, on-the-fly - so please excuse any ropey bits.
there's more info on the show here. please do sign up if you fancy getting involved!