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Hip-hop and rap, that's where my heart's at. But I'll play anything so long as it ain't crap!

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Options April 15, 2016: Put The Needle on the Thing that makes You Swing (feat new Dilla + Quest + hella more)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
J Dilla  Drive Me Wild   Options The Diary  PayDay/Mass Appeal   2016      *   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Roots Manuva  Crying   Options Switching Sides  Big Dada  2016    anotha Record Store Day release  *   0:01:02 (Pop‑up)
Mr. Lif  Mission Accomplished (feat. The Perceptionists)   Options Don't Look Down  Mello Music Group  2016      *   0:03:35 (Pop‑up)
J Dilla  Fight Club feat. Nottz & Boogie   Options The Diary  PayDay/Mass Appeal   2016      *   0:07:26 (Pop‑up)
J. Rawls  I Said It (feat. Spirit)   Options The Essence Of J. Rawls (FifteenYear Anniversary Redux)  Polar Entertainment  2016    another Record Store Day release - reissue of 2001 underground classic - with bonus new tracks…..will be playing this joint over coming weeks - as will be doing with rest of these new releases - too many to play all today…...  *   0:09:33 (Pop‑up)
A Tribe Called Quest  1nce Again instrumental (edit)   Options no album/single  Jive Records  1996  12"  the first single from their fourth album Beats, Rhymes and Life    0:13:27 (Pop‑up)
J Dilla  F**k The Police (Clean)   Options The Diary  PayDay/Mass Appeal   2016      *   0:15:10 (Pop‑up)
Roots  Niggaz Vs. Cops   Options Roots From The Underground  Murder One Records  1994    not that Roots - the Bay Area Roots aka Roots from the Underground - East Palo Alto rap from da nine foe    0:17:21 (Pop‑up)
A Tribe Called Quest  What?   Options The Low End Theory  Jive Records  1991        0:20:52 (Pop‑up)
Roots Manuva  Body Hot   Options Switching Sides  Big Dada  2016      *   0:24:06 (Pop‑up)
Cybotron  Clear   Options no album/single  Fantasy  1983  12"  on label outta Berkeley CA - a few blocks down the street from where I lived when it dropped    0:27:24 (Pop‑up)
Pretty Tony  Fix It In the Mix   Options no album/single  Music Specialists  1983  12"      0:29:59 (Pop‑up)
Questosahn feat. DJ Quest  Funkatron   Options Queztocoatl  Questosahn Music  2016    more brand new music out this week  *   0:34:58 (Pop‑up)
Darq E Freaker  Flabbergasted   Options ADHD EP  Big Dada  2016    yet even more new music….and more electro upbeat shizzit = hailing from the UK is this producer / DJ (outta Peckham, London] - resume includes working with Danny Brown  *   0:39:06 (Pop‑up)
Questosahn feat. DJ Quest  The Epic Of Gilgamesh   Options Queztocoatl  Questosahn Music  2016      *   0:42:41 (Pop‑up)
Questosahn feat. DJ Quest  Grimmy Mutilation   Options Queztocoatl  Questosahn Music  2016    go to YouTube to peep the music video for this track made by regular show guest DJ ALF and his brother Tony - the modern day Hughes Brothers they is!    0:47:30 (Pop‑up)
Questosahn feat. DJ Quest  Eleqtronz Temple   Options Queztocoatl  Questosahn Music  2016      *   0:51:57 (Pop‑up)
Debbie Deb  When I Hear Music (edit)   Options no album/single  Sunnyview Records  1983  12"      0:55:42 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:01pm chris:

hey, Billy Jam, everyone! bring the weekend!
Avatar 7:02pm Marcel M:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:02pm Aaron in Minneapolis:

Billy if the girls are still there, ask them who won the show this week
  7:03pm karen:

Bay Area love Billy!!
Avatar 7:03pm Marcel M:

LOL yr last comment Spidermank. The funny thing about my wedding was all the drama that happened afterwards that I had no idea about cuz I was on cloud nine during the whole thing. I found out about it like 2 years later lol. Like whaaaat?

This track is sick.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm tomasz.:

ludicrous beat. love it. hi Billy + everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:05pm tomasz.:

Avatar 7:05pm spidermank:

SUW knocked at weekends door and now its time to open it , with a healthy hit of Billy Jamness
J Dilla track spun me out. love it
eyup everyone
Avatar 7:06pm Cheri Pi:

Heya Billy Jam! Congrats to Slick Rick on his American citizenship today.m.nydailynews.com...
Avatar 7:07pm spidermank:

@Marcel M, a 2 year buffer ...man thats sweeet hedication 8)
Avatar 7:07pm Billy Jam:

hey karen in da Bay, wot up tomasz + Spidey in da UK + Cheri Pi….
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:09pm Smilty69:

Good for Slick Rick. Children's Story is an all-american tale.
Avatar 7:09pm Cheri Pi:

Biggest regret, not calling in my own wedding, wedding story. Fast forward to CP in her wedding dress in the pool with all her best male friends in front of his grandma who disapproved if me keeping my name. My parents were cool about it though
Avatar 7:09pm Marcel M:

@Aarron: I just texted Frangry, you won dude! Send her an email with your address and size. They just forgot to announce it :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:10pm Aaron in Minneapolis:

Ok whats the address again
Avatar 7:11pm spidermank:

hey Billy and thanks for the info Cheri Pi ...tipping my glass and sparking a toast to Slick Rick , about time.
  7:12pm robyn:

Cheri Pi and Marcel, you sound like you had sweet weddings.. no surprise there, good peoples at wfmu
Avatar 7:12pm Cheri Pi:

I gotta be me
Avatar 7:12pm Marcel M:

@Aaron: shutupweirdo@wfmu.org
  7:13pm Ike:

Listening in the supermarket. This line is slower than a rusty funk robot.
  7:14pm robyn:

@aaron very funny, well deserved
Avatar 7:14pm Marcel M:

It was a pretty fun night Robyn! My idiot friends got me too drunk so the ending is mad blurry. During my dance with my mother I was so out of it haha.. must have looked insane.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:15pm Aaron in Minneapolis:

Well lets see how this screamong contest goes!
Avatar 7:16pm Marcel M:

My wife took my name. It was her choice I wasn't expecting it and would have been fine otherwise. Its funny tho cuz she gets shit sometimes from people for doing that. Timez change things re-arrange.
Avatar 7:16pm Marcel M:

Is the screaming contest next week? I have a kind of crazy idea.
Avatar 7:16pm Cheri Pi:

Mine was at a big mansion too, there was a van parked discretely a little ways back that was the "green room."
  7:16pm jon:

hey billy. hey yall. tcq always and forever
Avatar 7:17pm TheRapperWithNoName:

Big Ups Billy Jam! Mr. Lif's new record is proper, Elucid brought it with Save Yourself as well. Next up, Aesop Rock - The Impossible Kid
Avatar 7:18pm Marcel M:

@Cheri Pi: Haha! Thats awesome.

Mine was in Manhattan. Tight spaces. No Van. But fun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:18pm JtotheK:

good evening everyone. @cheri pi - thanks for the slick rick link -- i hadn't heard!
Avatar 7:19pm Billy Jam:

hey Marcel M - glad you are here…….hey jon thanks for your constant support…..YO! JtotheK!
Avatar 7:19pm Cheri Pi:

Congrats Marcel!
Avatar 7:20pm Billy Jam:

yo RWNN - so good I once typed RWWNN
Avatar 7:21pm ADA:

Beats, Peace, and Treats for all
  7:22pm robyn:

Marcel I'm sure everyone else was out of it by that time, too. I'm glad to know you were riding high, I hate that moment when you realize how much more sober the bride/groom are (if they are).. so embarrassing !
Avatar 7:24pm Billy Jam:

hey ADA - hello robyn
Avatar 7:25pm spidermank:

jumpin back and to from the golden 90's and back to exactly now with the same hiphop greatness, propper DeeeeJaay skilz ,respect Billy
Avatar 7:25pm Marcel M:

Robyn: yeah we were ALL wasted haha
  7:28pm JakeGould:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:29pm JtotheK:

cybotron, cool!
Avatar 7:29pm Cheri Pi:

The bartender's were actually worried about our party, everyone was ordering neats.
Avatar 7:29pm Billy Jam:

sometimes U gotta return to the classics………MAKE SOME NOISE (esp if you work in an office) for CAROL doing board op / engineering today - hey JakeGould
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:29pm chris:

pop-lockin' to this mutha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:30pm chris:

Carol! Thanks for making it happen today!
  7:32pm robyn:

Hey billy!
Avatar 7:34pm spidermank:

biggupps Carol and all yoowoffmoo muvvafookas
  7:41pm CarolCrow:

Thanks :) The needles are bouncing crazy here !!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:43pm chris:

crank those monitors up, Carol... hopefully Frangy left some refreshments lying around :D
Avatar 7:46pm ADA:

I love the skratching on this track, no one can cut like Quest!
  7:47pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

I'm late to the show! :-( Hello everyone!
  7:47pm CarolCrow:

@ chris: Already done :)
Avatar 7:48pm Billy Jam:

DJ Quest new album available at: questosahn.bandcamp.com
with a limited edition 7" single of select tracks coming later this summer
Avatar 7:49pm Billy Jam:

today is 4/15 Frisco Day - if u are in Bay Area spill a lil on da curb for another landmark SF club closing - Mighty - tonight is last night with Maseo (De La) + Shortkut doing a 4 turntable set to close the club in da Sco
  7:50pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Here's the link to Quest's video "Grimy Mutilation"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:50pm Smilty69:

This beat is grossly ill
Avatar 7:50pm Billy Jam:

tomorrow is Record Store Day when a lot of releases drop……and next week is 4/20…….
Avatar 7:52pm Billy Jam:

DJ Quest will be doing a record release party for this new album of his on Saturday April 23 in SF at DJ 2Fresh's new record store in North Beach at 1317 Grant Ave. (near Cafe Trieste)
Avatar 7:54pm spidermank:

heard nuffin but shithot tonite and clicked a lot of stars and bookmarked ace lookin links , wikkid cool as always cheers Billy
a toast to Mr Nice RIP
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:55pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Wow....that hour went quickly. Have a good week, Billy Jam. Thanks for the fun show tonight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:55pm JtotheK:

thanks Billy Jam, enjoyed the show!
Avatar 8:02pm Billy Jam:

thank you Ken, JtotheK, Spidermank + all else tuned in
Avatar 4:11pm fred:

Thanks Billy, plenty of great stuff as usual. Was that DJ ALF at the very end of the show, after Debbie Deb? That sounded quite unlikely to have been part of a 1983 single
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