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Options August 30, 2019: Put The Needle On The Beat From The West

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
Skyzoo & Pete Rock   It's All Good   Options     2019  hip-hop pioneer Pete Rock (who will be at Hiero Day Monday with Yukmouth) teams up with longtime BK emcee Skyzoo  *   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
DJ Jazzy Jeff  Lesiure (Beat 14) EDIT   Options     2019  The Magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff brand track found in full here = https://djjazzyjeff215.bandcamp.com/track/leisure-beat-14  *   0:03:19 (Pop‑up)
A-F-R-O  MADFRO   Options     2019  new August 2019 released track produced by Madlib  *   0:05:32 (Pop‑up)
Murs & 9th Wonder   God Black Black God   Options Brighter Daze    2019  wow - just wow - see the accompanying video on YouTube  *   0:07:35 (Pop‑up)
Michael Christmas   1994 (1993 Freestyle) EDIT   Options     2019  August 2019 sick ass track from Boston artist Michael Christmas found here in its non edited form https://soundcloud.com/michaelchristmas  *   0:09:26 (Pop‑up)
Gwop Sullivan   Life Style Wild   Options     2019  more from Bronx NY producer  *   0:12:33 (Pop‑up)
Price Stylez   I'm Around   Options Black Mass Reloaded    2019  More killer new hip-hop from Boston MA “I’m Around” dropped in mid July as second single off Price Stylez August 2019 album “Black Mass Reloaded” https://pricestylez1.bandcamp.com/track/im-around  *   0:13:33 (Pop‑up)
K, Le Maestro  KLM 02 08 1 EDIT   Options     2019    *   0:16:02 (Pop‑up)
Redman  Can't Wait (Beat Fanatic Remix)   Options     2019  2019 remix of 1994 song by Redman - prginally released on the album Dare Iz a Darkside  *   0:17:38 (Pop‑up)
Decaf Black  Shit Done Changed (feat. Keith Murray) {WFMU radio edit}   Options The Compilation    2019  https://decafblack.bandcamp.com/  *   0:21:32 (Pop‑up)
CERTAIN.ONES  Are We Frankensein's + intro by Bobby Craves   Options     2019    *   0:23:53 (Pop‑up)
Dough Networks & DirtyDiggs  Top 5 Stayin' Alive (feat. Chuuwee & Planet Asia)   Options     2019  featuring two of my fave CA emcees - Chuuwee from Sacto and Planet Asia from Fresno - both of whom currently dwell in the SoCal  *   0:27:14 (Pop‑up)
Apokalips The Archangel  Heart Broke feat. Sum-01 (prod by Mr Jack)   Options     2019  Apokalips The Archangel is the hip-hop act from Jackson Heights Queens with this track featuring Canadian femcee (one of the featured artists on recent 2019 WFMU Female Rap Special) Sum-01 as guest  *   0:30:12 (Pop‑up)
C-Lance   Mutual Disembodiment EDIT   Options     2019  more from regularly played on this show - producer C-Lance  *   0:34:26 (Pop‑up)
Blu & Damu The Fudgemunk  Beast Mode (feat. Cashus King, Shawn Jackson, Yamin Semali & Local Blacc)   Options Ground & Water    2019  although an album track has feel of a live cipher - also this track inspired title of this week's show - although they say Beast from the West - I say Beat from the West  *   0:36:01 (Pop‑up)
G Perico   Big Raccs (feat. Sonny Digital)   Options     2019  new from SoCal rapper G Perico who IMO carries on the mantel of DJ Quik - this one with Sonny Digital  *   0:41:45 (Pop‑up)
Black Milk   Save Yourself   Options     2019  previous show guest - super talented producer and emcee Black Milk from Detroit  *   0:44:48 (Pop‑up)
Diamond D  Watch Yo Back (feat. Buckshot, General Steele & Rockness Monsta)   Options     2019  Diamond D who will be at Hiero Weekend on Sunday @ 45 Sessions and Monday for Labor Day Hiero Day 8 in Oakland  *   0:48:15 (Pop‑up)
Makeba & Skratch  MC's Can't Get With Me   Options Mental Fitness  Dope Folks Records  1991/2019  1991 hip-hop track Mental Fitness Dope Folk Records 2019 reissue  *   0:52:04 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
over 1993 Souls Of Mischief "93 Til Infinity" instrumental         if any song is the theme song of this show it is - based on most played song on this show - this 93 Oakland classic - that Frangry called the theme show for its repeated play -    0:56:41 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:01pm chresti:

Hi Billy Jam in OAK!
Avatar 7:02pm Billy Jam:

This is show #13 in the 14 part summer 2019 series and is coming to you today from OAKLAND CA where the big HIERO DAY and HIERO DAY WEEKEND takes place. Consider this the unofficial pre Hiero Day Weekend radio show. Big shout out to Stash and also a special shout out to JIM THE POET for doing the engineering duties today back in New Jersey in the WFMU studios. Also shout out to Burn Herm and Bobby Craves of CERTAIN.ONES for recording drops for this show on W F M U know.
Avatar 7:04pm Billy Jam:

hey Chresti in SoCal
Avatar 7:04pm Aaron Hali (Mike Craycraft):

Yo, BJ TV Raps! How is everyone today?
Avatar 7:05pm Aaron Hali (Mike Craycraft):

Show #13!?? I’m already cursed, PEACE!!
Avatar 7:06pm ADA:

peace to Billy Jam and the massive
Avatar 7:06pm Aaron Hali (Mike Craycraft):

Just playing
Avatar 7:06pm Billy Jam:

hey Aaron in SacTown + ADA far away - props to ADA for setting to release vinyl of Double Dee and Steinski Lesson 4
Avatar 7:08pm Aaron Hali (Mike Craycraft):

Sup ADA? Sup chresti? Sup Danksta?
  7:08pm Jim in Oakland:

got you guys tuned in and up loud
Avatar 7:08pm ADA:

ah yeah, official announcement about Lesson 4 vinyl coming very soon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:10pm common:

Billy jam. All
Avatar 7:12pm Billy Jam:

@common - hey there -@ADA - oops should I not have mentioned that? -
  7:13pm Jim in Oakland:

love throwback flavor of this track
Avatar 7:14pm ADA:

It's good! We need to start getting the word out, it's about that time
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:15pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I hope they can turn it up loud. Hard to hear it back here on the east coast. www.hieroday.com
Avatar 7:19pm Billy Jam:

Next week I will be doing this show live from Denver Colorado where next week the 2019 COLORADO CRUSH (aersol art) festival will take place as well as 2019 US DMC Finals. Consequently am going to have guests from both events (as well as others) stop by the Meadowlark Kitchen in Denver next Friday during the WFMU remote broadcast that will be 5-6p local Mountain time. Those invited so far include DJ Rhettmatic, Thomas “DETOUR” Evans, producer Neon Brown, and emcee Kalyn Heffernan of Wheelchair Sports Camp. Once full guest list is locked down will post an UPCOMING to wfmu.org website -so check it next week on wfmu website upcoming section
  7:20pm Jim in Oakland:

great mix so far
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:22pm Smilty69:

Good evening, Billy Jam and friends! Redman is preaching!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:24pm chresti:

I liked the Hootervile shoutout @Redman
Hi Smilty69
Avatar 7:24pm Billy Jam:

hey Smilty69 and all else tuned in today both here on the West Coast and back on the East Coast - shout out to Jim The Poet back in the WFMU studios
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:26pm chresti:

Yay PTNOTR promo!
  7:28pm Tall Paul:

Yo Bill, and everyone how are ye? Nice beats Bill, are you going to Hieroday? what an amazing line up, great to see Klassy, Medusa and Oakland Faders to name a few. Enjoy if any of ye are going.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:30pm mb:

Hip-Hopians unite! HeyHiSup?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:31pm listener 126464:

Thanks Billy Jam, JTP, CERTAIN.ONES and everybody
Avatar 7:31pm Billy Jam:

shout out to Tall Paul in Dublin Ireland to whom the first song (Pete Rock + Skyzoo) was dedicated to -and who is always up on all the latest new hip-hop dropping @mb and listener126464 thanks for listening today
Avatar 7:32pm Aaron Hali (Mike Craycraft):

I’m feeling this track!
Avatar 7:34pm Billy Jam:

oops 12 minutes late for 420 here in CA - but better later than never to light up MC Fatty
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:34pm Smilty69:

Hey Chresti! Happy Labor Day, everybody!
Avatar 7:35pm Billy Jam:

@Aaron - glad u like the track
Avatar 7:35pm Aaron Hali (Mike Craycraft):

MC Fatty DOWN!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:36pm mb:

This is that ish
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:37pm chresti:

Avatar 7:37pm Aaron Hali (Mike Craycraft):

Right on BJ!! Ex-wife tossed me a live hand grenade for my birthday. But I just got engaged so I’ve been busy reflecting on my past, ya know?
Avatar 7:38pm Aaron Hali (Mike Craycraft):

This knocker got me crip walking again tho. Thanks, man!
  7:41pm Jim in Oakland:

every song is on hit - love it
Avatar 7:44pm Aaron Hali (Mike Craycraft):

YEEEEEEESSSS!!!! Drop it!!!
Avatar 7:44pm Aaron Hali (Mike Craycraft):

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:44pm chresti:

Avatar 7:48pm Billy Jam:

Here in OAKLAND CA this weekend is HIERO weekend
beginning this evening with the Silent Hiero - a silent disco type thang at Complex in Oakland (see flyer below for full details) TOM> Saturday = The Hiero Foundation Presents: Hiero Family Day in the Park, a free community at West Oakland’s Defremery Park - free all ages - see flyer below for details. On Sunday, September 1st, the DJ Platurn curated 45 Sessions from 2-8pm at Uptown + also Sunday will be the Hiero Comedy Circle with Slink Johnson and more (See embedded flyers for each with info). And on Monday Labor Day Sept 2nd will be the big 8th Annual Hiero Day with tons of acts inc. all the hiero crew members + Benny the Butcher + Conway the Machine, Black Moon, Smif n Wesson, Spice 1, Diamond D, Oakland Faders, Little Brother, Pete Rock and Yukmouth, Scarface and Count Bass D - see flyer below on this playlist for more details and/or go to the website linked in comment above by Ken in Hyde Park
Avatar 7:50pm Billy Jam:

shout out to Burn Herm for recording that drop for WFMU PTNOTR and for all the great music of his we've played here on this show
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:51pm mb:

Get down Oakland. Its a celebration!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:51pm chresti:

Diamond D!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:54pm chresti:

Champion set Billy Jam!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:55pm chresti:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:55pm Berd:

Lovin it thanks dj billy jam
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm listener 126464:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm mb:

Thanks Billy J. and Jim the Poet. Have a rockin' weekend all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm chresti:

Thanks Billy J!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm Smilty69:

Awesome show! Thanks Billy Jam and Jim The Poet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm chresti:

Jim the Poet!!!
Avatar 7:57pm Billy Jam:

shout out to Jim The Poet who engineered today and to Bronwyn B who will do similarly next Friday during the Live from Denver WFMU remote broadcast from the Meadowlark Kitchen from 5-6pm local CO time
  7:57pm tripod:

Thanks for the mix, DJ!
Avatar 7:57pm Billy Jam:

hey BERD
Avatar 7:58pm Aaron Hali (Mike Craycraft):

Avatar 8:00pm Billy Jam:

@tripod -thanks
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