Heavy Jewelz Records brings one of the most sought after Stretch And Bobbito played demos of all time, complete with a co-sign from Bobbito himself, and the 2 previously unheard tracks are just about as ill as 45 Stitchez and Check Tha File. Thanks to Dj Nastee for digging out the DATS so the world could finally hear the flow that should have at least gone gold but never did due to labels.
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I’m pretty sure this beat was built by Spier1200 sometime around 1999-2001. So dark mostly but the main guitar loop is kind of warm and definitely grooves. Yah Supreme was putting out some really good records in the late 90’s, my favorite being on SonDoo Recordings. And all of those were produced by the highly talented and overlooked craftsman Cave Precise, whom we’ll be covering here shortly.
I first heard this original demo of Winter In Brooklyn on a CM Fam show probably sometime around 2001, but didn’t hear it again until a few years ago when T.R.O.Y. poster “kotep” shared it as part of a compilation he procured. Recently, the demo came into discussions again as it was being sought after by Hectic Eclectic who also recognized the sample. Here, enjoy:
It’s a bootleg, but a perfectly acceptable bootleg to most of us since it’s the only way we’ll ever own these songs or even be able to listen to them in full. Some of you may remember a while ago on ebay this never seen before Ultramagnetic acetate sold for over $3000 and all of us, psychotic vinyl crack addicts and regular golden era rap heads too, died a little bit when we realized we’d probably never hear that full song that was obviously intended for play on the now defunct KISS FM radio. (more…)
[I couldn’t find any pics online at all and don’t have the tape on hand so this video is here because the second emcee is Raggedy Man making a rare appearance on youtube.]
02 I’ve Been Workin’ On The Railroad
03 True Colors
04 Can I Get A Witness
05 Keep It On
06 Singin’ In The Rain