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Hip-hop and rap, that's where my heart's at. But I'll play anything so long as it ain't crap!

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Options October 10, 2014: Put The Needle on the 1989/1990 Radio Rewind

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Dangerous Dame & DJ Dopecut  Oaktown   Options Jumpin'  James Edwards  1989  Cassette       
Steady B  Ego Trippin   Options Going Steady  Jive Records  1989        0:03:39 (Pop‑up)
Cool C  I Gotta Habit   Options   Atlantic  1989  12"      0:07:17 (Pop‑up)
Poetry  Everything I Do   Options   Pow Wow Records  1989  12"  Includes input from Jazzy Jay    0:10:35 (Pop‑up)
Special Ed  I Got It Made   Options   Profile Records  1989  12"      0:13:41 (Pop‑up)
Biz Markie   Spring Again   Options   Cold Chillin'  1989  12"      0:16:46 (Pop‑up)
Billy Jam & G Spot  January Call-In Raps with Beni B, MC Quick, Big-O, F Double F, King Supreme and many more KALX Jan 28 1990   Options     1990        0:20:14 (Pop‑up)
Billy Jam & G Spot  January Call-In Raps with Beni B, MC Quick, Big-O, F Double F, King Supreme and many more KALX Jan 28 1990   Options             0:38:03 (Pop‑up)
Run The Jewels  Oh My Darling Don't Cry   Options   Mass Appeal Records  2014      *   0:50:39 (Pop‑up)
P.SO The Earth Tone King  Constellations (On Planets Mix)   Options     2014      *    
J-Eazy & Brycon  Keep Out   Options Damaged Goods  Gurp City  2014      *    

Listener comments!

  10/4 5:32am Person from The Future:

I'm from the future!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10/4 1:40pm fred:

Here's a pledge from the future, and appreciation for the past, thanks for the present, hope for the future. And watch that cholesterol thing. I do want that "60 years in radio" premium
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:02pm chris:

Makin' me miss working in Oaktown, BillyJam. TGIPTNOTR!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:02pm Caryn:

Really looking forward to the show!
Avatar 7:02pm TheRapperWithNoName:

  7:02pm jon:

sup yo! love the billy jam show
  7:03pm ADA:

peace, full support to WFMU and Billy Jam for keeping it real and not on that funny money
Avatar 7:04pm Billy Jam:

last week we were at 6% - now we're up to 56%….THANK YOU……..for your support during our silent marathon that is for improving our new performance space…..Today I take it back to the years 1989 and 1990 to KALX radio with my man G-Spot….featuring music from 1989…and call in raps from January 1990 + some new music too at end of show
Avatar 7:07pm Billy Jam:

PS this music is all off cassette air check from then….wanted to keep that cassette tape hip-hop quality…….will be playing some call-in raps today…..but next week will be playing a whole show of them…..They were the best time in my radio career…..the late 80's/early 90's when hip-hop was starting to explode……It was also a time when crack cocaine epidemic was at an all time - something reflected in the call in raps
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm Ken From Hyde Park:

The 90.1 WMFU signal was reported out during the last show. I'm driving home soon and will see if it comes in for me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm steve:

love me some Billy Jam on Friday nights.
Avatar 7:10pm Billy Jam:

My whole approach to programming hip-hop radio shows from when I started was to focus on as much new music as possible…….as well as play things only once and if it came down to a live (IE totally unique) piece of audio/live radio over a record - go with the unique live thing every time
  7:11pm jon:

yeah 89 was heaven and hell billy jam
Avatar 7:12pm spidermank:

W F jaM U
Avatar 7:13pm Billy Jam:

Listening back to this 89 hip-hop makes me realize just how fuckin great so much of what was coming out was so good
Avatar 7:13pm Billy Jam:

HOLY SHIT!!!! - we are at 85% already - THANK YOU!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:14pm Ike:

"...we just lost a listener/ could've been nobody or it could've been Kissinger." Har har, Kissinger reminisces about bombing Asian countries while checking out some hip hop?
  7:14pm jon:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:15pm Uncle Michael:

That Ripple sample is cool.
Avatar 7:15pm spidermank:

hard to contain myself to the keyboard to type , too busy boppin ,,,Gosh Darn it Billly , effin awsome,,,moneyyyy, give it , ssssh,,C'mon lets get that 3 hour sesh ,,,,arrrrrrrrgh , my baby ate a dingo
  7:16pm Tom in Denver:

killin' it today billyjam
Avatar 7:16pm spidermank:

  7:17pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Tape hiss!!! High speed dubbing! Pause tapes! Miss those days!
  7:17pm ADA:

oh man, love this one from the Biz!
  7:25pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

The call-in raps! Aww shucks!
  7:25pm Tom in Denver:

these are great!
Avatar 7:30pm spidermank:

if any listener aint got Billy's 30 year premium then I can only reccomend you gettit, its worth more than money , honest it always winds my mind to a kinder place everytime (it lives in my CD player) . Bigggin the ups atcha Billy. my Tee's comin at mee (a cat n a dog fer me n the missus - romantic as feck I am)
Avatar 7:31pm TheRapperWithNoName:

Spidermank speaks TRUTH
Avatar 7:32pm 4chewnahdoe:

I take it these recordings aren't live? Since it says it's from January.
Avatar 7:33pm 4chewnahdoe:

Oh yeah. Jan 28 1990... okay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:34pm chris:

yeah! right on, spidermank!
  7:41pm Jimmy:

  7:42pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Avatar 7:42pm Billy Jam:

hey SPIDERMANK thank YOU and all others for supporting W F M U know!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:44pm Ken From Hyde Park:

No trace of a 90.1 signal. Listening at home now.
Avatar 7:46pm Billy Jam:

Thanks for signal update Ken!
  7:48pm Nicole:

good to hear female emcees
Avatar 7:50pm spidermank:

Gems tonite Billy - wikkid rare.
peace@TRWNN and chris - feelin truth - Billy you never let us down , thanks so much , bang on show as always.
Avatar 7:52pm Billy Jam:

thanks SPIDERMANK - next week will be tons more of the same - non stop call in raps from the years 1988, 1989, and 1990
Avatar 7:52pm TheRapperWithNoName:

Killer show. Anything less, would be uncivilized. BIG UPS WFMU KNOW
  7:56pm Timi DzNutz:

Great Show Last Week, I wanted to make my pledge for the Dogs. Peace Bro, see ya soon.!.!
Avatar 7:56pm spidermank:

and Blam there's the Jam . a three hour maaaaaaan
97 percent
Avatar 7:56pm spidermank:

3 percent to go n 3 mins left
Avatar 7:57pm spidermank:

3 hours
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:00pm chris:

there's one or two more weeks to reach 100%, i think... so this should give Billy Jam some fuel for that three hour slot.... yea!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:00pm steve:

whos got 10?
Avatar 8:23pm spidermank:

the tenner's covered - my mate has - she fell asleep (long hard days work), she streams archived BJ and MFW all day thru a 80's beat box while we work, props to her , she will coff up soon a s i shame her for fallin asleep tonite
  2:20am G-Spot:

Dope Oakland Show! Can't wait till next week. Keep pledging funkateers, tell a friend!
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