Archive for December 2007

Happy Mother F*cking Christmas

December 22, 2007

To celebrate the first christmas Left Hand Side has been going I thought I’d post up a few classic hip hop xmas hits! No explanation, not sure any is needed, just enjoy these amusing, rather odd yuletide hip hop tracks! Eazy E – Merry Muthafuckin’ Xmas Derek B – Chillin’ With Santa Audio 2 – […]

Hip-Hop Before They Were Famous pt.2

December 16, 2007

Awhile ago I posted up some tracks by well known hip hop artists before they were so well known. I thought it was about time to follow that post up, we may not be going as old skool as before but have some early tracks featuring Jay-Z, Nas, Busta Ryhmes and 2Pac. Lets start with […]

Scotty Hard

December 13, 2007

In 1989 Scotty Hard began working at Calliope Studios in New York, in his 3 or 4 years there he worked with artists such as Prince Paul, De La Soul, Jungle Brothers, Brand Nubian, Black Sheep, Ultramagnetic MC’s, Wu-Tang and so on. In 1990 Scotty met Jason Furlow and Sebastian Laws who were forming the group […]

Anne Clark

December 9, 2007

I first heard of Anne Clark through a CD my brother made me, which means I don’t know that much about her, apart from shes made some excellent electronic pop poetry in the 80s. But here is what Michael Sutton says on Allmusic.com – Recognized in America for the 1987 modern rock radio curio “Hope Road,” […]

Diggin’ In The Crates pt.10

December 9, 2007

For the 10th installment of diggin’ in the crates I thought I’d go for a 80’s soul theme, kicking off with a Quincy Jones track. With so many albums to choose from, I’ve picked the track “One Hundred Ways”, taken from Jones’ 1981 album “The Dude” , the track features James Ingram on vocals. More recently One […]