Throwback Thursday: History of Hip-Hop 1993

I’ve decided to throw a classic mixtape on my web log every Thursday, and I needed a truly original name for the series, so I came up with Throwback Thursdays.  I hope the name isn’t taken!

This is one I did for The Rub History of Hip-Hop series, and it just landed in the top ten Best of Mixcloud 2012, even though I mixed it in 2008 and the music is all from 1993.  So it’s like wearing a throwback over another throwback.  Way back!  Back into time.

I was 17 in 1993 and I have very fond memories of driving around in a Chrysler listening to tapes by the Beatnuts, Alkoholiks, Tribe Called Quest, Das EFX, Ice Cube, etc etc.  TBH I feel like Hip-Hop History 1994 was a stronger mix, but 1993 has way more streams, so I assume somebody famous tweeted about it or something.  But the entire History of Hip-Hop series is awesome, with one mix per year from 1979-2009 mixed by Cosmo, Eleven or me, and can be found here and here.


Hip-Hop History 1993 Mix by Brooklyn Radio on Mixcloud

DOWNLOAD HERE (right-click, save as)

Tracklist after the jump! 

1. Souls of Mischief – 93 Til Infinity
2. Cypress Hill – Insane In The Brain
3. Black Moon – Who Got Da Props
4. Lords of the Underground – Chief Rocker
5. Wu-Tang Clan – Protect Ya Neck
6. M.O.P. – How About Some Hardcore
7. Beatnuts – Psycho Dwarf
8. Onyx – Slam
9. Run DMC f. Pete Rock – Down With the King
10. KRS One – Sound of the Police
11. Fat Joe – Flow Joe
12. Masta Ace, Inc – Born to Roll
13. Snoop Doggy Dogg – The Shiznit
14. MC Breed f. Tupac – I Gotta Get Mine
15. De La Soul – Breakadawn
16. A Tribe Called Quest – Award Tour
17. Leaders of the New School – What’s Next + Large Pro Remix
18. Nubian Crackers f. Artifacts – Do You Wanna Hear It
19. Funkmaster Flex – Six Million Ways to Die
20. KRS One – Outta Here
21. Del tha Funkee Homosapien – Catch A Bad One
22. Casual – I Didn’t Mean To
23. Ice Cube – You Know How We Do It
24. Domino – Ghetto Jam
25. The Nonce – Mix Tapes
26. Freestyle Fellowship – Inner City Boundaries
27. Boss – Deeper
28. Tupac – Keep Your Head Up
29. Redman – All Night Long
30. Tragedy aka Intelligent Hoodlum – Grand Groove
31. Wu-Tang Clan – Can It Be All So Simple
32. Jeru tha Damaja – Come Clean
33. Big L – Devil’s Son
34. Ultramagnetic MCs – Two Brothers With Checks
35. Beatnuts – Reign of the Tec
36. KRS One – Hip-Hop vs Rap
37. Tupac ft Digital Underground – I Get Around
38. Snoop Doggy Dogg – Gin and Juice
39. Ice Cube ft Das EFX – Check Yo Self
40. Too Short – Don’t Fight the Intro
41. RBL Posse – Bammer Weed
42. Tha Alkaholiks – Only When I’m Drunk
43. LL Cool J – Pink Cookies in a Plastic Bag
44. Wu-Tang Clan – Method Man
45. Wu-Tang Clan – Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nothin to Fuck With
46. De La Soul – Ego Trippin (Part Two)
47. A Tribe Called Quest – Electric Relaxation

January 24th, 2013Categories: DJ Mixes, Downloads, The Rub