GrantLOVE The Park Jams II

GrantLOVE - The Park Jams II by Grantlove on Mixcloud

The series continues with more of the music that laid the foundation for Hip Hop music. Make sure you listen throughout, there are breaks galore in this set. Hope you enjoy.

“It’s not Old, if it’s New to you” – GrantLOVE

All The People – Cramp your Style

Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Band – Scorpio

Lonnie Liston Smith – Expansions

Maceo & The Macks – Cross The Track

Baby Huey – Listen To Me

Gwen McCrae – Funky Sensation

Chic – Good Times

Rufus Thomas – Itch & Scratch

The Honeydrippers – Impeach The President

Trouble Funk – Let’s Get Small

James Brown – The Payback

Booker T & The MG’s – Melting Pot

Fred Wesley & The JB’s – Blow Your Head

The Headhunters – God Made Me Funky

GrantLOVE – The Park Jams I

GrantLOVE - The Park Jams 1 by Grantlove on Mixcloud

A PARK JAM REVISIT (Originally posted in 2009)

Tyrone Thomas & The Whole Damn Family – Seven Minutes Of Funk
Freedom – Get Up And Dance
Jimmy Castor Bunch – It’s Just Begun
Mohawks – The Champ
Esther Williams – Last Night Changed It All
Chicago Gangstas – Gangsta Boogie
T-Connection – Groove To Get Down
20th Century Steel Band – Heaven And Hell (Is On Earth)
Incredible Bongo Band – Apache
Blackbyrds – Rock Creek Park
Herman Kelly & Life – Dance To The Drummers beat
The Whatnauts – Help Is On The Way
Kraftwerk – Trans Europe Express
Liquid Liquid – Cavern
Headhunters – God Made Me Funky


GrantLOVE - The BOOM BAP by Grantlove on Mixcloud

All about those classic singalongs. That Boom Bap sound, simple dope beats with rhymes you could understand. Hope you enjoy this flashback.

Boogie Down Productions – Criminal Minded
Run-D.M.C. – Sucker M.C.’s
Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh – La-Di-Da-Di
Eric B and Rakim – Eric B is President
Schoolly D – P.S.K. (What Does It Mean)
Fat Boys – Stick ‘Em
Just Ice – Latoya
Stetsasonic – Sally
Ultramagnetic MCs – Ego Trippin
Special Ed – I got it made
Beastie Boys – Paul Revere
Grandmaster Flash & Furious 5 – Larry Love
Malcolm Maclaren – Buffalo Gals
Planet Patrol – Play At Your Own Risk

GrantLOVE – The Big Beat

This one takes me back to my Elementary and High School years. Hoping these tracks take some of you back as well, To those hearing these for the first time, this was the soundtrack of the early eighties.

Remember, “It’s not OLD, if it’s NEW to you.” – GrantLOVE

Kurtis Blow – AJ Scratch
Billy Squier – Big Beat
Run-D.M.C. – Here We Go (Live at The Funhouse)
Boogie Boys – A Fly Girl –
Funky Four Plus One More – Rappin And Rocking The House
Taana Gardner-Heartbeat
Treacherous Three – Feel The Heartbeat
Fab 5 Freddy – Change Le Beat (B-side feat rapper BeSide)
Fab 5 Freddy – Down By Law
Dr Jeckyll Mr Hyde – AM PM
Jimmy Spicer – Money (Dollar Bill Y’all)
T-Ski Valley – Catch the Beat
Sweet Tee & Jazzy Joyce – It’s My Beat
MC Lyte – I Cram to Understand U
Blondie – Rapture
KRS One – Step into a World
Whole Darn Family – Seven Minutes Of Funk
EPMD – It’s My Thang