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Options January 3, 2020: Put the Needle on the Best of 2019 Part 3

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Images Approx. start time
Maitre D  MOTHER   Options Green...    2019  Under the radar Bay Area DJ/producer released this engaging ethereal beats n samples concept album 
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Mighty Casey x ManKind  Boys On The Track   Options     2019  Friends of this show Harlem duo ManKind and Boston vet Mighty Casey who not only premiered this song on this show on WFMU but shot the video for it following their last appearance here last summer = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkNkDvHH_r0&t=73s    0:00:51 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Trizz x Defari   Weavin Thru Traffic   Options     2019  new school Cali (Trizz) meets old school (Defari) hip-hop in great song    0:04:13 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Gwop Sullivan   Organ Donor 2   Options     2019  frequently played artist on this show - Bronx producer Gwop Sullivan whose trademark is one minute instrumental songs like this killer one    0:06:44 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Trillian  Hear Ya Say (feat. PRAYAH)   Options     2019   
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Decaf Black   Let Me Find Out (feat. Planet Asia)   Options The Compilation      the ever prolific Fresno emcee Planet Asia joins Decaf Black on this mid 2019 album 
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Bobby J From Rockaway  Let Me Breathe   Options Summer Classics    2019  Bobby J From Rockaway’s 2019 album Summer Classics is wall to wall bangers like the head-nodding Kwame-produced “Let Me Breathe” in which his lyrics, not only confirm that does indeed hail from Rockaway Queens, but instantly display his clever, non-stop witty put-down, stream-of-consciousness lyrical flow. On the sixteen track album his handful of select mic guests include Killah Priest and Lil’ Fame. 
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Skyzoo & Pete Rock  It's All Good   Options Retropolitan    2019  one of the top ten albums of the year - longtime producer legend (who influenced J-Dilla among others) Pete Rock joined forces with BK MC Skyzoo for this MMG album 
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Burn Herm   This Is Everything   Options The Hermit  Activated Records  2019  friend of the show -underground hip-hop talent from Boston - Burn Herm 
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Good Wthr  How It Used 2 Be   Options     2019   
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Fokis & Oh No  I Believe (feat. Ras Kass)   Options     2019      0:25:22 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Gang Starr  Hit Man (feat. Q-Tip)   Options One of the Best Yet    2019  what more can I say.....    0:28:01 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Common   ercules H   Options Let Love      his 12th studio album and first since 2016’s Black America Again 
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Danny Brown  uknowhatimsayin¿   Options uknowhatimsayin¿    2019   
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DJ Muggs x CRIMEAPPLE  En Vivo   Options Medallo    2019  one of 4 albums released by Hackensack NJ emcee CRIMEAPPLE in 2019 
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Deca & Neon Brown  Wendigo   Options     2019  regular on this show - Denver based producer Neon Brown with BK based emcee Deca    0:39:38 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Apollo Brown  God Help Me (feat feat. Black Milk, Ketchphraze & DJ Los)   Options Detroit, Sincerely    2019  another top ten album that showed so much love for Detroit's hip-hop talent u wanna cry with joy - fer real 
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DJ Pnutz  BEAT FRICASSEE   Options The Breakmaker    2019  her second 2019 album - our good friend from San Diego - who debuts her new music on this show on FMU know - producer/percussionist beatmaker/brealmaker.bDJ Pnutz 
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D-Styles   Death By 1000 Papercuts   Options Noises In The Right Order    2019   
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J57   Afterburner (feat Jamo Gang)   Options We Can Be Kings    2019  best Seinfeld sample in a 2019 hip-hop song - from fren of da show - the Brown Bag Allstars star artist J57 - here with the dope Jamo Gang    0:54:35 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
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Listener comments!

Avatar Fri. 1/3/20 12:19pm Billy Jam:

Part 3 in 3-part retrospective on 2019 in hip-hop from my subjective personal tastes in music - For me these songs/artists kicked fuckin ass - regardless of how many copies they sold or were streamed or how many views their accompanying YouTube videos received. Please post comment on your one top fave hip-hop artist or song of 2019 - thank-you for listening and special THANK YOU to the artists who recorded all this great music to play on F M U know..........
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:04pm chresti ->SF:

Hi Billy Jam and PTNOTRs!
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:05pm celeste:

2019 soundtrack!
2020 - another new year of...
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:06pm ignatatus666:

Welcome back all
Ready for this overnight cab shift
Peekskill on the Road
Happy New Year Billy Jam
Avatar Fri. 1/3/20 7:07pm northguineahills:

I swear I listen to Billy every week, and still I find new gems in a retrospective (like this Trizz x Defari)
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:09pm Marley Dogg:

Happy new year Billy and friends!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/3/20 7:10pm chris:

happy new yeat, Billy Jam and folks. love this Trillian track! never get tired of Dawn Penn in the mix, and its done great here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/3/20 7:10pm chris:

*year :)
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:11pm Marley Dogg:

Billy Jam - what new albums we looking forward to in 2020?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/3/20 7:11pm common:

Billy all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/3/20 7:11pm chris:

beersies, common!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/3/20 7:14pm common:

Beersies, Chris!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/3/20 7:14pm chris:

Robert Glasper's "Fuck yo Feelings" album is one of my faves of the year. so fun. heard it here, first!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/3/20 7:16pm Smilty69:

Good evening, Billy Jam & friends!
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:17pm battleaxe:

Sounding great Billy J. Happy 20...you know!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/3/20 7:19pm listener 126464:

Thanks again Billy Jam, cheers everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/3/20 7:20pm Smilty69:

Pete Rock still in the game?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/3/20 7:29pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Billy Jam and new year people.
Avatar Fri. 1/3/20 7:29pm northguineahills:

beersing it up while I still apply for jobs.....
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:32pm Marley Dogg:

The only bad thing about PTNOtR is that it goes by way too fast
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:36pm celeste:

love all the music tonight!
Avatar Fri. 1/3/20 7:40pm Billy Jam:

tnx cb
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:40pm spidermank:

Timeless Jamness , cheersness
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:43pm rich the greeb:

Backpack MCs are back
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:46pm SeanG:

Blazin' BILLY! fresh stuff as always
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:48pm Marley Dogg:

Pnutz!!!!
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:49pm JakeGould:

Nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 1/3/20 7:49pm chresti:

Happy New Year everyone!
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:54pm SeanG:

scratch it!
  Fri. 1/3/20 7:55pm rich the greeb:

High plains drifter sample?
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