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DJ Muggs x Roc Marciano announce KAOS

Rappcats — October 5, 2018 | Comments (1)

IN THE SHOP, NOW SHIPPING » DJ MUGGS X ROC MARCIANO – KAOS

KAOS release party at Rappcats, Sunday, October 21, Noon-3PM
DJ Muggs in the house, Jazz trio at 1, BBQ 1:30, and 100 copies of KAOS.
Rappcats, 5638 York Blvd, Los Angeles
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Unique cover, Rappcats exclusive limited to 400 hand-numbered copies – Shipping immediately.

Producer and founding member of Cypress Hill, DJ Muggs and Brooklyn’s finest, Roc Marciano announce they have joined for a collaborative album titled KAOS set for release via Soul Assassins Records on October 19th.

KAOS is a 10-song score made to soundtrack an upcoming feature film coming in Spring 2019. The film follows two childhood friends, Muggs and Roc Marci, who were brought up in different areas of New York: Hempstead, Long Island and Flushing, Queens. After a significant amount of time spent apart, they are reunited after Muggs serves out a 10-year prison bid. With hopes to rule the streets once again, the duo act out in ‘kaos’ towards anyone who tries to get in their way.

Mr Bongo at Rappcats, Nov. 3-4, 2018

Rappcats — September 27, 2018 | Comments (1)

Rappcats presents: The return of Mr. Bongo and his global grooves. A weekend long pop up record shop and a celebration of the music of Tim Maia.

Rappcats – 5636 York Blvd, Los Angeles – November 3 & 4, 2018 (more…)

Phil Ranelin Tribe Collection at Rappcats

Rappcats — September 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Update: The shop was one-day-only, August 25, but we now have 2-LP Phil Ranelin Grab Bags available from Ranelin’s collection. Original story below(more…)

DJ Shadow 3rd annual storage sale – Sept. 15 & 16

Rappcats — August 28, 2018 | Comments (0)

Rappcats and DJ Shadow present:
The 3rd Annual DJ Shadow Storage Sale

Rappcats – 5636 York Blvd, Los Angeles – September 15-16, 2018, Noon to 6PM. (more…)

Mr. Bongo’s classic Brazilian vinyl reissues

Rappcats — November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

UK’s Mr. Bongo has reissued four of the greatest albums from 60s-70s Brazil. On sale here:

ARTHUR VEROCAI – S/T
GAL COSTA – INDIA
LULA CÔRTES E ZÉ RAMALO – PAEBIRU
TENÓRIO JR – EMBALO

Arthur Verocai’s 1972 self-titled album is quite simply one of the best. Madlib: “I could listen to the album everyday for the rest of my life.” We presented this reissue last year, and ran out of copies in a few days. Read More & listen: Arthur Verocai

Gal Costa’s India, a post-Tropicalia, funky fusion album from one of the Brazil’s key 60s-70s musicians. Featuring a stellar line up of musicians including Gilberto Gil, Arthur Verocai, Dominguinhos, Rogério Duprat and Tenorio Jr. Replica original gatefold including the cover that was banned by the Brazilian military government in 1973. Read more & listen: India

Lula Côrtes e Zé Ramalho’s Paebiru is a celebrated Brazilian psychedelic concept album about the world’s four elements, lost to time in a warehouse fire in 1975. In this post-Tropicalia masterpiece, we find the entire range of 1970s hippie Brazilian musician culture in four sides. 2/LP pressing & 8-page booklet. Read More & listen: Paebiru

Tenório Jr’s Embalo is the only album by this artist. Originally released on RGE in Brazil 1964, it is a bossa-jazz masterwork, a highlight in a country full of them. The track “Nebulosa” has been a mainstay in thinking-DJ’s sets for decades and still is, from Gilles Peterson to Floating Points. This is its first reissue in over 10 years. Read more & listen: Embalo