Throwback: Lakim Shabazz-The Lost Tribe Of Shabazz


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Lakim Shabazz is a founding member of The Flavor Unit and an avid member of the Five-Percent Nation. Shabazz was unique in his reverence for Africa and his video for “The Lost Tribe Of Shabazz” was the first one filmed on the continent. The New Jersey native was a part of a wave of pro-Black rappers including X-Clan, Poor Righteous Teachers, Brand Nubian, Paris, KRS-One and Public Enemy. Both of his albums Pure Righteousness and The Lost Tribe of Shabazz were primarily produced by Mark the 45 King and “Black Is Back” is one of the key Afrocentric anthems of the time.His recording output was short but highly significant because Shabazz had skills and his work denotes the special time in hip-hop before hyper-capitalism became the darling of commercial rap. Shabazz still lives in New Jersey and was interviewed last year by Irvin Harmon.

80’s Hip-Hop Remixed – Vol. II (Download)

“Back To The Beat vol.II: Old School Classics – Remixed”

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First, before folks get mad – this is not an attempt to re-create classics, just a tribute to Old School Hip-Hop, made for the fun and love of it.

Back in 2006, under-the-radar producer nomadic trackz released “Back To The Beat: Old School Classics – Remixed” – a free remix project which was done as a tribute to Old School Hip-Hop.

Back To The Beat caught the ears of many. Legendary artists like T LA Rock, Rev Run, MC Lyte, Mike G / Jungle Brothers, and JVC Force (who were all remixed on the project), took a listen and gave props. Media outlets such as Allhiphop, MTV’s Mixtape Monday, Hiphopgame, Okayplayer, Mass Appeal, XLR8R, Billboard, and others all gave the project love.

Now, 4 years later nomadic trackz presents: “Back To The Beat vol.II: Old School Classics – Remixed”

1. Fresh Stuff Intro
2. Cinderfella Dana Dane – Dana Dane
3. Stop The Violence – Boogie Down Productions
4. I Cram To Understand U – MC Lyte
5. Princess Of The Posse – Queen Latifah
6. The Posse Is Large – Lakim Shabazz
7. Just A Friend – Biz Markie
8. Set It Off – Big Daddy Kane
9. Everybody Get Up – Salt-N-Pepa
10. I Gotta Good Thing – Super Lover Cee & Casanova Rud
11. Fresh Is The Word – Mantronix
12. Court Is Now In Session – Chill Rob G
13. Ill Street Blues Dub Outro – Kool G Rap

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