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Hip Hop Culture

Guide to Hip Hop Culture Resources

An Essential Music Compilation Discography

                                    

COMPILATIONS

 

BAD BOY 20TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET EDITION

Various Artists. Bad Boy 20th Anniversary Box Set Edition [The Box Set, Digitally Remastered]. New York: Bad Boy Records, 2016.

Faith Evans; Puff Daddy & The Family; The Notorious B.I.G.; Mase; Diddy; Cassie; French Montana; Puff Daddy; Total; 112; Craig Mack; Mario Winans; The Lox; Shyne; Black Rob; 8Ball & MJG; Nelly; Da Band; Yung Joc; Boyz n da Hood; Gorilla Zoe; G. Dep; MGK; Elephant Man; Carl Thomas; Diddy – Dirty Money; Loon; New Edition; Red Café; Cheri Dennis; Danity Kane; Cassie; Janelle Monáe; Day26.  Publisher: New York: Bad Boy Records: Burbank: Manufactured & Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, 2016. 


DEF JAM 25TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET
Various Artists. Def Jam 25th Anniversary Box Set [Limited Edition]. New York: Island Def Jam Music Group, 2009.


3rd Bass; Beanie Sigel; The Beastie Boys; Boss; Cam'ron; Diplomats; DMX; Downtown Science; EPMD; Erick Sermon; Fabolous; Foxy Brown; Freeway; Ghostface Killah; Hollis Crew; Ja Rule; Jay-Z; Kanye West; LL Cool J; Ludacris; Method Man; Montell Jordan; Musiq Soulchild; Nas; Ne-Yo; Nice and Smooth; Nikki D; Onyx; Oran "Juice" Jones; Public Enemy; Redman; Rihanna; The Roots; Scarface; Sisq; Slick Rick; T-La Rock; The-Dream; Warren G.  Publisher: New York: Island Def Jam Music Group, 2009.


FUNK BOX
Various Artists. Funk Box. Santa Monica, CA: Hip-O, 2000.  


James Brown; Charles Wright; Aretha Franklin; Bobby Byrd; Billy Preston; Lyn Collins; Marvin Gaye; Barry White; Curtis Mayfield; Gil Scott-Heron; Chaka Khan; George McCrae; Jermaine Jackson; Johnny "Guitar" Watson; Patrice Rushen; Roy Ayers; Rick James; Teena Marie; George Clinton; Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band; War; Chakachas; Jimmy Castor Bunch; Fatback; The JB's; Cymande; New Birth; Tower of Power; O'Jays; Kool & the Gang; Rufus; Blackbyrds; B.T. Express; Meters; Ohio Players; Temptations; Average White Band; Isley Brothers; Graham Central Station; Parliament; Brothers Johnson; Brass Construction; Brick; Bootsy's Rubber Band; Slave; Commodores; Bar-Kays; Bohannon; Funkadelic  Soul Searchers; Cameo; Pleasure; Zapp; Gap Band.  Publisher: Santa Monica, CA: Hip-O: Distributed by Universal Music & Video Distribution, 2000.


HIP HOP BOX
Various Artists. The Hip Hop Box. Santa Monica, CA: Hip-O Records, 2004.


Dana G Smart; Kurtis Blow; Afrika Bambaataa; Grandmaster Flash; Melle Mel; Duke Bootee; Roxanne Shanté; Too Short; Kool Moe Dee; Eric Barrier; Rakim; Ice-T; M C Hammer; Biz Markie; Q-Tip; Phife; Queen Latifah; Monie Love; Chubb Rock; D. J. Jazzy Jeff; Fresh Prince; DJ Quik; Pete Rock; C L Smooth; Warren G; Nate Dogg; Craig Mack; Method Man; Mary J Blige; Redman; Little Caesar; Lil' Kim; Notorious B. I. G.; Scarface; Tupac Shakur; Johnny P.; Busta Rhymes; Timbaland; D M X; Magoo; N O R E; Jill Scott; Dr Dre; 50 Cent; Snoop Dogg; Common; Sugar Hill Gang; Treacherous Three; Soulsonic Force; Furious Five; Run-D.M.C.; UTFO; Salt-n-Pepa; Boogie Down Productions; Public Enemy; 2 Live Crew; De La Soul; Jungle Brothers; 3rd Bass; Tribe Called Quest; Main Source; Naughty by Nature; Black Sheep; Arrested Development; Digable Planets; Pharcyde; Onyx; Wu-Tang Clan; Junior M.A.F.I.A.; Bone Thugs-n-Harmony; Gang Starr; Roots. Publisher: Santa Monica, CA: Hip-O Records, 2004.


OLD SCHOOL JAMS
Various Artists. Old School Jams.: 4 Cd Box Set. Toronto: SPG Music, 2001.


One Way Ride; George Clinton; Kool & the Gang; The Sugarhill Gang; James Mtume; The Whispers; Cheryl Lynn; Barbara Mason; Parliament ; Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five; The Gap Band; Full Force/Lisa Lisa; Kurtis Blow; Slave; Class Action; Man Parrish; Tony Cool/Party People; Fonda Rae/Wish; Loose Joints; Midnight Star; Joyce Sims; Lakeside; Donnie Calvin/Rockers Revenge; Cheryl Lynn; Imagination; Princess; Chaka Khan; Cameo; Rick James; Dazz Band; Rock Master Scott & the Dynamic Three; Midnight Star; Man Parrish; The Mary Jane Girls; The Gap Band; Shalamar; Jermaine Stewart; Timex Social Club; New Edition; Blondie; Indeep; Gwen Guthrie; D Train; Taana Gardner; Newcleus; Planet Patrol; Doug E. Fresh.
Publisher: Toronto, Canada: SPG Music, 2001, 1997.


OLD SCHOOL RAP
Various Artists. Old School Rap: Box Set. Walnut, CA: Thump, 2000. Various Artists --- Vol. 3 mixed by Grandmaster Flash.


Kool Moe Dee; Whistle; Afro-rican; Grand Master Flash; Kurtis Blow; Sugar Hill Gang; MC Shy D; The Gucci Crew; Whodini ;Toddy Tee; UTFO; Doug E. Fresh & the Get Fresh; Slick Rick; Rock Master Scott & the Dynamic Three; The Beastie Boys; Run-DMC; L.A. Dream Team; The World Class Wreckin' Cru; Kid N Play; Ice-T; Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock; L.A. Dream Team; DJ Quik; Eric B & Rakim; Kool Moe Dee; Biz Markie; Doug E. Fresh; Special Ed; Dana Dane; Boogie Down Productions; Big Daddy Kane; Rock Master Scott; Roxanne Shante; Young MC; Tone Loc; Chubb Rock; Vanilla Ice; Tone Loc; N2Deep; Stereo MC's; AMG; Too Short; Kid N Play; M.C. Breed; T LA Rock; King Tee; West Coast Crew; Schoolly D.   Publisher: Walnut, CA: Thump, 2000, 1997, 1996.


THE TOMMY BOY STORY. VOL. 01
Various Artists. Tommy Boy Story: Vol. 1. Burbank: Rhino, 2006.


Afrika Bambaataa; Whiz Kid.; Lisa Stansfield; Queen Latifah; K7; Soulsonic Force; Planet Patrol; Club Nouveau G.L.O.B.E.; Jonzun Crew; 808 State Jazzy 5; Special Request; Force M.D.'s; Pressure Drop; Latin Rascals; Information Society Coldcut; TKA;  Publisher:  New York: Tommy Boy Burbank: Rhino, 2006.


THE ULTIMATE DEATH ROW COLLECTION
Various Artists. The Ultimate Death Row Collection. Toronto: WIDEawake Entertainment Group, 2009.


Jojo; K-CI; Tupac Shakur; Dr. Dre; Snoop Dogg; Nate Dogg; Warren G; Danny Boy; Makaveli; Dogg Pound Posse; Tha Dogg Pound; The Lady of Rage; LBC Crew; Kurupt; Jewell; Storm; J. Flexx; Sixx Feet Deep, Kurupt, O.F.T.B., Big Pimpin', Lil C-Style, Crooked I, Swoop G; Petey Pablo; Ice Cube; Daz Dillinger; Too Short; Doobie; Soopafly; Crooked I; Top Dogg; Tray Deee.  Publisher: The Ultimate Death Row Collection (CD & DVD - WIDEawake Entertainment Group / WideAwake #210129).


RHYME & REASON: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK
Various Artists. Rhyme & Reason: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Los Angeles: Priority Records, 1997.


Nothin' but the cavi hit (Mack 10 and Tha Dogg Pound) -- Wild hot (Busta Rhymes and A Tribe Called Quest) -- Reason for rhyme (Eight Ball and MJG) -- Uni-4-Orm (Ras Kass, Heltah Skeltah and Canibus)   --Bogus mayn (Crucial Conflict) --Every year (E-40) -- Tragedy (the RZA) -- Represent (MC Eiht) -- Niggaz don't want it (Lost Boyz) -- Bring it back (KRS-ONE) -- Is there a heaven 4 a gangsta? (Master P) -- Liquor store run (Volume 10) -- The way it iz (Guru, Kai:Bee and Lil'Dap) -- Business first (Nyoo and DeCoca) -- No identiy (Delinquent Habits).  Publisher: Los Angeles: Priority Records, 1997.


THE SHOW : THE SOUNDTRACK
 Various Artists. The Show: The Soundtrack. New York: Def Jam, 1995.

                                                                                                                                                                                           Hip hop is (Kid Creole, Kid Capri, Ecstasy) --Live!!! (Onyx) --Move on (Slick Rick) --My block (2 Pac) --What's up star? (Suga) --Headbanger boogie (Method Man) --How high (Redman ; Method Man) --It's entertainment (Dr. Dre) --Everyday thang (Bone, Thugs n Harmony) --Everyday it rains (Mary J. Blige) -- It's all I had (The Notorious B.I.G.)--Ol' Skool (Isaac 2 Isaac) --Domino's in the house (Domino) --Summertime in the LBC (The Dove Shake) --The West Coast (Treach) --Sowhatusayin (South Central Cartel Productions) --Zoom zooms and wam wam (Jayo Felony) --Droppin bombz (Tray D ; So. Sentrelle) --Save yourself (Snoop Doggy Dogg) --Still can't fade it (Warren G Productions) --Papa luv it (L.L. Cool J) --Glamour and glitz (A Tribe called Quest) --Nuttin' but a drumbeat(Russell Simmons) --Kill dem all (Kali Ranks) --Me and my bitch (live from Philly) (The Notorious B.I.G.) --It's what I feel inside (Kid Creole, Ecstasy) --The show theme (Stanley Clarke featuring Slick Rick). Publisher: New York: Def Jam, 2014, 1998, 1995.


SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP: [ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK].
Various Artists. Something from Nothing: the Art of Rap: [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]. New York: Sony Music Entertainment, 2012. 

Freestyle (live acapella) (Ice-T) --Straight out of Compton (N.W.A.) --Sucker M.C.'s (Krush-groove 1) (Run-DMC) --Follow the leader (Eric B & Rakim) --Freestyle (live acapella) (KRS-One) --Raw (Big Daddy Kane) --The world is yours (Nas) --Full clip (Gang Starr) --Immortal technique (live acapella) (New Jack Hustler) --As high as Wu-Tang can get (Wu-Tang Clan) --Real hip-hop (Das EFX) --Freestyle (live acapella) (Melle Mel) --P.S.K. 'What does it mean'? (Schoolly D) --Ego Trippin' (Ultramagnetic MC's) -- Bentleys & bitches (live acapella) (Ras Kass) --King of the beasts (Mantronix) --It takes two (Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock) --Don't stop--planet rock (Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force) --The kid magic (Lord Jamar) --Vivrant thing (Q-Tip) --Cold rock a party (Mc Lyte) --Harder than you think--just like that (Public Enemy) --The art of rap (live acapella) (Grandmster Caz). Publisher: New York: Sony Music Entertainment, 2012. 

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