Ace Is Wild : Master Ace feature (April 1991)

August 4, 2012

Here is a little story on Masta Ace (then spelled Master Ace) from 1991, after losing his contract with Cold Chillin and before signing with Delicious Vinyl. Written by Todd C Roberts.

Master Ace : Talking What I Feel (DivShare)

Props For The Propmaster : Kool DJ Red Alert in The Source (1993)

April 29, 2012

Feature on the legendary DJ Red Alert written by Reef in the Source, october 1993.

Abstract Attitude : A Tribe Called Quest In The Source (1991)

September 24, 2011

Feature on Tribe Called Quest written by Chris Wilder in The Source, november 1991.

A Tribe Called Quest : Georgie Porgie featuring Brand Nubian (demo) (DivShare)


Inside the Earth : article on indie Hip Hop in The Source (1997)

May 22, 2010

Awesome piece on independent hip-hop published in The Source in june 1997, written by Elliott Wilson & T-Love, with additional reporting by Max Glazer and Jazzbo.

The Definitive GangStarr Story : Gang Starr in The Source (1994)

April 21, 2010

Cover story on Gang Starr in the Source of april 1994 by Ronin Ro, with contributions by SHortie, Da Ghetto Communicator and Todd Williams.

Jackin For Beats : Tony D in The Source (1992)

April 5, 2009

In the early 90’s Tony Depula was the man, with more hits than what you might think. Actually even more than he got credited for.  He got ripped off by one of the most popular rap track of the 90s. The OPP case was exposed in the Source by Matty C in february 1992 .

Tony D : Adam’s Nightmare (DivShare) (sorry for the poor quality)


Big Banger Theory : Smiff N Wessun in Ego Trip (1995)

January 16, 2009

Article on Smiff N Wessun written by Rob Marriott in Ego Trip, 1995.

Black Moon and Smiff N Wessun : Freestyle in The Stretch Armstrong Show (ZShare)

Second Coming : Nas in The Source (1994)

August 29, 2008

Classic article on the Illmatic sessions written by Jon Shecter in april 1994.

DJ Premier : Represent original demo instru (DivShare)

Categories : feature, queens, Jon Shecter, Demo.

Freestyling With The Fellowship : Freestyle Fellowship in Rap Sheet (1993)

June 12, 2008

Long story on the Freestyle Fellowship, Mad Kap, Pharcyde and the Good Life from Rap Sheet, july 1993. Sorry for the bad quality, but you know how cheap Rap Sheet paper was. Audio is quite recent, it’s Pharcyde’s leader Fatlip with Heavyweight MC (and unseen force behind this blog) T-Love from the Jazz Liberatorz album. T-Love new album is coming out in september, but we’ll talk about that later…

Fatlip & T-Love : Genius At Work (Divshare)

Stet’s Back : Stetsasonic in Rap Master (1990)

January 28, 2008

Profile on Stetsasonic taken from the july 1990 issue of Rap Masters.

Stetsasonic : I Ain’t Making It (DivShare)



Days Like This… : A Tribe Called Quest In The Source (1993)

January 26, 2008

Cover story on Tribe Called Quest by Kierna Mayo Dawsey in the december 1993 issue of The Source.

A Tribe Called Quest, Black Thought & Consequence : Freestyle on Future Flava (DivShare)


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Boston Bigshots : Almighty RSO in The Source (1994)

December 19, 2007

The beginning of the end. This is the feature on Almighty RSO written by their manager and associate editor of The Source, David Mays. After this was published in november 1994, all the staff of the magazine resigned  and things just weren’t the same.

Update : Oops, the thid page was missing…

Almighty RSO : One In The Chamba (DivShare)
Almighty RSO : One In The Chamba (MassMirror)