Beatminerz "Unmarked Music Vol. 1" Mix CD

If you are still unaware of the Beatminerz and their contribution to hip hop, I’m not sure what to say to you at this point. Fortunately, the old reliable substitute for retaining any sort of information on your own can step in and school the dummies while I repeatedly smash my head against my desk:

The crew, originally comprised of brothers Mr. Walt and DJ Evil Dee, formed in 1992, making their producing debut with Evil Dee’s group Black Moon, on their debut single “Who Got Da Props?”. They produced the entirety of Black Moon’s acclaimed debut Enta Da Stage in 1993, then continued production work with Black Moon’s Buckshot and his crew Boot Camp Clik. In 1995, along with their third official member Baby Paul, they produced the entirety ofSmif-N-Wessun‘s debut album Dah Shinin’. They continued work with fellow Boot Camp members Heltah Skeltah and O.G.C. in 1996, contributing multiple beats for their respective debuts, Nocturnal and Da Storm. In the late ’90s, Da Beatminerz expanded their client list, producing for popular hip hop artists like Afu-Ra, Black Star, De La Soul, Eminem, Flipmode Squad, M.O.P., Mic Geronimo and O.C..

By 2001, the crew expanded to five members, with producers Rich Blak and Chocolate Ty joining Baby Paul, Evil Dee and Mr. Walt. That year, they released their debut album, Brace 4 Impak, on popular independent label Rawkus Records, featuring guest appearances from Royce Da 5’9″, Black Moon,Ras Kass, Diamond D, Cocoa Brovaz, Pete Rock, Talib Kweli, Freddie Foxxx, Jean Grae and Naughty By Nature. The album’s lead single “Take That”became a rap hit in 2001, hitting the Top 5 on the Hot Rap Singles chart. By 2004, the crew narrowed back to its original members, Evil Dee and Mr. Walt, and the duo released their second album, Fully Loaded w/ Statik, on Copter Records. In the new millennium, they have crafted beats for artists likeAkrobatik, Big Daddy Kane, Black Moon, Boot Camp Clik, Craig G, Dilated Peoples, Jean Grae, KRS-One, Naughty By Nature, Smif-N-Wessun and Wordsworth. [source]

Okay, now that we’re all presumably on the same page and my headache has subsided, let’s all sink out teeth into this gem, which was originally requested by the inimitable DJ Mike Nice in this thread, than uploaded first by Markshot and then by Kimani in the convenient one file, password-free form it exists in here. As far as the music goes, let’s just say we have a whole bunch of dirty Beatminerz beats, acapellas from most of your favorite rappers of all time, and instrumentals for days. This download is 100% worth your while, assuming you’re the type who likes beats to be filthy and rhymes to be rugged. And if you aren’t that type – the fuck are you doing here – did you get  dropped off by Google while looking for 2pac pics?
— Thun

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