Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Gang Starr - For the DJs: Clean Cuts Only



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Anybody who calls themselves a hip hop DJ must be spinning some Gang Starr right now and in the next few days (and weeks, months, years). To help out, I've compiled my personal collection of clean edit tracks by the legendary duo: 40 in total. Many of these songs are hit singles, some are b-sides, all of them are must-haves. The great thing about clean, Premo-produced tracks is that many of the scratched edits are entertaining in and of themselves. You'll hear what I'm saying soon enough. All songs are sorted by the year they were first released (either as singles or album cuts). Bottom line: I hope these tracks will be played to carry on the tradition and memory of Keith Elam, a.k.a. Guru. Make me proud, DJs. Turn it up!!






8 comments:

  1. Much thanks for this!!! All Hip Hop Headz surely have some Guru related joints in their personal and public rotations right now. We've lost one of the architects y'all. You're so right in that Permo makes edits actually have a life of their own with his creativity.

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  2. DJ over in the ATL will def be spinning this bruh good look

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  3. I rock on Friday nights in NC! I have a lot of these but not all clean. This helps. Thanks as usual!!!

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  4. i'll be playing a guru tribute on my show tmrw nite. this will def help. keep good music alive!

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  5. Thanks. I need the clean version of these. Much appreciated.

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  6. DJ 3D here from The Underground Railroad! you are a saint. it's tough to pull all the se cleans from vinyl, and they are tedious to edit. I appreciate you. Listen tonight as MYself and DJ C Reality do a 4 Turntable tribute to GURU on WBAI 99.5fm 12mid - 2 am

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  7. have most of these as either vinyl or dirty cd.. massive props for hooking up the clean edits.. was gonna be a long night otherwise!

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  8. Amazing. Appreciate your dedication and commitment to the cause. Hugely grateful. Thank you.

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