Once again indie hiphop staple DJ JS-1 has produced a classic full length album. 'NO SELLOUT' features 21 new songs produced by JS-1 featuring legends and veterans such as: KRS-ONE, PHAROAHE MONCH, CANIBUS, LARGE PROFESSOR, RAHZEL, KOOL KEITH & CED GEE (ULTRAMAGNETIC MCs), SEAN PRICE, ILL BILL, CRAIG G, EMC (MASTA ACE, PUNCHLINE, WORDSWORTH, STRICK), EDO G, RAKAA, VINNIE PAZ, C RAYZ WALZ, KILLAH PRIEST, AESOP ROCK, AG, PMD, BLAQ POET, BIG NOYD, TERMANOLOGY, CL SMOOTH, SADAT X, BROTHER ALI, VAST AIRE, SLAINE, KRONDON, AKROBATIK, J-LIVE, JAK D, CHINO XL, DJ PREMIER and more. It's not only having these artists featured, it's having them paired properly creating collaborations that have been long over-due or never done before. For instance, having OC & Pharoahe Monch on a song together again, or pairing KRS & Canibus, or getting Ultramagnetic MC's (BOTH Kool Keith & Ced Gee on song with Prince Po & Canibus!) That is something for the REAL collector's who actually hunt & buy music. The Queens Bridge posse cut, On The Map with Craig G, Blaq Poet, Big Noyd, and other concept songs like EMC's, I Knew A Girl and Original G'z with AG, Craig G, & Edo G are what keeps the people coming back for more. The combinations of both east coast & west coast rappers from various eras of hiphop mixed with JS-1's beats and scratch hooks is an undeniable treat for any hiphop fanatic. There is also live guitar, horns and keyboards on several tracks for real music lovers. There is no filler. DJ JS-1's 'NO SELLOUT' album is 21 tracks featuring over 40 rappers and is 79 minutes long!!! This stays in line with JS-1 & Ground Original's tradition of bringing quality material, from his first 12" release, ESSENTIALS with KRS & RAHZEL to his series of SCRATCH ROULETTE break records and more recent songs like Audio Technician with Immortal Technique. Keeping up with the times and recognizing the need for people to have access to MP3's and DJs now using digital DJ programs like Serato, this album will come with a data-disc containing MP3's of all the versions (DIRTY, CLEAN, INSTRUMENTAL, ACAPELLA). Even the double-vinyl will contain a data-disc. Along with producing tons of new music each year, JS-1 maintains a very busy touring schedule, touring around the world constantly with DJs such as MixMaster Mike from the Beastie Boys, DJ Premier, Q-Bert, Z-Trip, etc.. he will be touring promoting this album. Once again, another classic album from Rock Steady Crew's DJ JS-1.
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A limited pressing from the creator of the scratch roulette series... A collection of sound FX, phrases & noises now on 45... Caution: Not for the weak-wristed!
Back in Stock!!! Here's what you've been waiting for: A battle record without "boring, redundant, looped beats;" "Only scratch sounds and phrases on both sides." Loaded with all of the standard fare, plus plenty of bits you haven't heard before, giving you more different ways to call out rival crews as the bitches and suckaz they are. Not for the weak-wristed, punk.
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The best-selling record dedicated exclusively to Scratch noises and effects is back with a second volume, and not a moment too soon.
Turn The Tables featuring OC is taken from JS1’s upcoming album “It Is What It Isn’t.” This limited 7” features OC giving his ode to the DJ and comes with an exclusive Acapella on Side B.
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