This is the first edition of 'Classic Material', a brand new series of mixtapes celebrating over 30 years of recorded rap music. Edition #1 documents hip hop's birth on wax and it's formative years, 1979-1983, from the disco and boogie influenced sound of the late 70s through to the early drum machine tracks of the mid 80s. Each following month we will documenting a subsequent era or year with a new mixtape so please check back for the next edition.
CD copies of this mix are now sold out! Visit our online store for more CDs from the series.