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Groove Merchant at Rappcats Jan. 19-20, 2019

Rappcats — December 21, 2018 | Comments (1)

Legendary Bay Area store returns to Los Angeles for a two day pop up record shop. Thousands of hand picked vinyl rarities, posters, handbills and other ephemera.

January 19 & 20, Noon-6PM each day
Rappcats, 5636 York Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90042

Galt MacDermot 1928-2018

Egon, Rappcats — December 20, 2018 | Comments (1)

Galt MacDermot, 1968. Photo by Larry Ellis.

Composer, pianist and arranger Galt MacDermot died at 4 AM Eastern Standard Time on December 17th, 2018, a day shy of his 90th birthday. While the cause of his death was undisclosed, he had been in failing health for some time. Here’s an essay on his life and influence by Eothen “Egon” Alapatt, who worked with MacDermot and his Kilmarnock label from the late-90s to the mid-2000s (more…)

DJ Muggs x Roc Marciano announce KAOS

Rappcats — October 5, 2018 | Comments (0)


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
FREE 21+

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.

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…)