Options Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam: Playlist from June 23, 2017 Options

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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 June 23, 2017: Put The Needle on Show #3 of Summer 2017 - Dedicated to Prodigy (Rest In Power)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
MC Eiht  Got That (produced by DJ Premier)   Options Which Way Iz West    2017  strong comeback album from CMW's MC Eiht - famous for his "jeayeah" quote - who teams up with executive producer DJ Premier - who also produces four of the tracks (including this one) in addition to Eiht's regular producer Brenk Sinatra who handles production duties on the remainder of 15 track album that's recommended!  *    
Ca$ablanca   45 Long Slide   Options     2017    *   0:02:57 (Pop‑up)
Joell Ortiz   God Forbid   Options     2017    *   0:04:37 (Pop‑up)
Lex   High Noon   Options     2017    *   0:07:23 (Pop‑up)
Nametag Alexander   Nametag Alexander   Options     2017    *   0:09:56 (Pop‑up)
Billy Danze (of M.O.P.)  Chasin' After Money (feat. Styles P & Havoc)   Options     2017    *   0:12:12 (Pop‑up)
60 East  Almost There   Options     2017    *   0:15:38 (Pop‑up)
Count Bass D   Near The C.R.E.A.M.   Options     2017    *   0:18:32 (Pop‑up)
The Mighty Capeech   Younger Days   Options     2017    *   0:19:42 (Pop‑up)
The Artifacts   Easter   Options     2017  NJ represent  *   0:22:53 (Pop‑up)
Kincee   Clusters (feat. Roc Marciano)   Options     2017    *   0:26:37 (Pop‑up)
Billy Woods   Wonderful (feat. Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman)   Options Known Unknowns    2017  this weekend Billy Woods is in the Bay Area - playing shows in SF and East Bay inc. a free Amoeba Berkeley instore at 2pm tomorrow, Sat, June 24  *   0:30:24 (Pop‑up)
Mobb Deep   Shook Ones Pt. 2 [Extra Clean Radio Edit]   Options     1995  Rest In Power Prodigy of Mobb Deep    0:34:12 (Pop‑up)
IceRocks   3 Eyes Closed (feat. Calamity, Spit Gemz & SicWitDaPen)   Options     2017    *   0:38:30 (Pop‑up)
J-Zone & Pablo Martin are The Du-Rites   Bocho's Groove   Options     2016      0:41:52 (Pop‑up)
Themselves  The Mark (Featuring D-Styles)   Options theFREEhoudini Deluxe  Anticon  2009  Themselves is Jel and Doseone who appeared on this show back at the time of this release    0:46:27 (Pop‑up)
D-Styles & Nicks  Can You Tell?   Options Stylus Wars    2001      0:49:29 (Pop‑up)
Bryce   Oh. Hey (word from our sponsor)   Options WFMU archives    2009      0:52:52 (Pop‑up)
MC Eiht   Compton Zoo (feat. DJ Premier on the cuts)   Options Which Way Iz West    2017    *   0:53:02 (Pop‑up)
Kool Keith & Bushwick Bill   Mantronix   Options     2017    *   0:55:44 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 7:01pm Marcel M:

Yep yep
  7:02pm P-90:

Uh huh
Avatar 7:06pm Marcel M:

Nutter butters yep yep
  7:07pm Ronny G from JV:

Billy butterball!! Layin the phat tracks Tyvvvvvvvvm mate
Avatar 7:09pm spidermank:

FerrrucckinngFriiiddday is JamDay ,,oi
Avatar 7:10pm Billy Jam:

hey Ronny G, P-90, and Marcel M - thanks 4 tuning in today - dedicated to Prodigy
Avatar 7:10pm northguineahills:

Was about to ask about Prodigy, and then I read above. RIP
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11pm chris:

hi, all. RIP Prodigy.
Avatar 7:12pm Billy Jam:

hey Spidey in da UK hope u r well. @NGH - yup, spill a lil on da curb for another hip-hop artist dead at too young an age 42 sickle cell anemia
  7:12pm Bobby:

Billy Jam. Yes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:13pm common:

Billy jam! All! Beeeeeeeeersies!
  7:13pm Ronny G from JV:

I'm glad to! And yeah that's right :( RIP to Prodigy. I knew you'd do something relevant when I heard the news. And WOOOOO STYLES P!! I live not far from d block haha
  7:14pm Ronny G from JV:

Drop a gem on en
Avatar 7:14pm Billy Jam:

@ Ronny G from JV - cool! / hey Common / What up chris! - Thanks for listening Bobby - Special shout out to Marcel M who is engineering today
Avatar 7:18pm Billy Jam:

playing mostly all brand new hip-hop today - so much good stuff coming out - but most of it with links to hip-hop's rich past/legacy - including the next one am about to play - a short but inspired new cover of a classic Wu-Tang track by Count Bass D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:20pm chris:

beersies, common! sweet tracks, Billy Jam! diggin.
Avatar 7:22pm Billy Jam:

thanks chris! - hope everyone's summer 2017 is off to a good start
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:22pm chris:

About to head up to BC for a while. ROAD TRIP!
  7:23pm Bobby:

...aaaaaand Pharcyde!
Avatar 7:24pm Billy Jam:

Bobby you are correct! - @Chris - that's cool - nice drive -Hey is there a train that runs the entire coastline from SF up to BC or does it go inland?
  7:25pm Willie in Jersey City:

diggin all this real hiphop ......nice
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:28pm chris:

inland for most of that journey north. the coast starlight goes from LA to Seattle, though. most of the coastal views are out of LA and through Half Moon Bay... that would be nice.
Avatar 7:30pm Billy Jam:

@ chris - good to know. Speaking of which - a good thing to know about is Marcel M's show on Weds 3-6am on WFMU
Avatar 7:32pm TheRapperWithNoName:

Big Ups to everyone posted up listening tonight. Known Unknowns is straight FLAME, favorite tracks so far, Groundhog's Day, Washington Redskins, Robespierre
  7:32pm Willie in Jersey City:

wow - pure fire
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:33pm chris:

what was music, anyway? :D thanks, Marcel M for running that board and for your show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:34pm Smilty69:

Avatar 7:35pm northguineahills:

dayum. the next time my insomnia hits me (which is frequent) on a Wednesday, I'll catch Marcel, it's been a while...
Avatar 7:38pm Billy Jam:

Marcel M is currently taking your quiz on Twin Peaks - hit him up with any question on the new series in a new comments board edition we are calling "Stump Marcel M on Twin Peaks"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:40pm chris:

where's the friggin' 4th missing page of Laura's diary, Marcel M?
Avatar 7:42pm Billy Jam:

yeah Marcel M, where is that missing page?
Avatar 7:46pm northguineahills:

Have we seen the white lodge in new series? Or, has it been so long I can't tell the difference b/tn the black and white lodge?
Avatar 7:47pm Marcel M:

If I revealed anything crucial like that, David would kill me ;-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:48pm Smilty69:

Whatever happened to Annie, Marcel M? Did she leave Twin Peaks to follow a kickass rapper?
Avatar 7:48pm TheRapperWithNoName:

Big Ups and much love to Billy Jam for curating such a consistently solid show. WFM if you dont know U better ask somebody.
  7:48pm DJ ChexMixMaster:

@Marcel M: Do you think that body really is MAJ Briggs?
Avatar 7:49pm TheRapperWithNoName:

oh snap, Themselves. (It's tHEMMMMMMM!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:49pm chris:

beat's so sick, i'm getting whiplash
  7:51pm listener #126464:

Thanks Billy Jam
  7:51pm Willie in Jersey City:

man oh man just lovin this whole show - wish it went all night
Avatar 7:52pm spidermank:

scratchin clears the soul of electromagnetic abberrations
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm chris:

taking me higher, that's for damn sure. cheers, Billy Jam, Marcel M, all!
Avatar 7:54pm Marcel M:

@DJ Chex: I do think the body is major brigs and I'm realllly eager to see exactly HOW that can be. Also did you guys catch the dude walking down the hallway in the scene where the military lady comes to check the body? Some people are saying it may be the guy who was in the cell next to the principal of the school from the first few episodes, who vanished from the cell wearing the weird black mud stuff who looked like Jesus.

I really have no idea about the 4th page tho... but damn I can't wait till Sunday night!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:55pm Berd:

Thanks wfmu. Thanks Billy Jam.
Avatar 7:55pm spidermank:

Beeeeeely Jaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamed it
Avatar 7:55pm Billy Jam:

thanks listener #126464, chris, spidermank and all else tuned in today - and thanks to Macel M for running shit in the studio - check out his WFMU show in archives if u cannot do it live - Hey BERD!
Avatar 7:56pm northguineahills:

Well, David Lynch is the master of throwing red herrings that later end up not being red herrings. I'm curious as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm Smilty69:

Superb show, Billy Jam. Thanks.
Avatar 7:57pm Marcel M:

Bushwick represent
Avatar 7:58pm northguineahills:

enjoy the weekend, Billy, thanks!
Avatar 7:58pm Marcel M:

Peace all! You the man billy JAM
  7:58pm C.C.:

Stranger in a Strange Land!!!
Avatar 7:58pm TheRapperWithNoName:

WHAT! Is this a one off or did they do a whole record?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:58pm Berd:

Heya billy..great show will check it out in archives. As always you're a saviour.
Avatar 7:58pm Billy Jam:

thanks Smilty69 -hey RWNN - hey CC- hope all have a great weekend - and keep it locked to W F M U know -
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:58pm chris:

my east coast peeps out on Dekalb, Marcel M. Bushwick represent.
Avatar 7:59pm northguineahills:

Miss my home in Bushwick....
Avatar 8:03pm spidermank:

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