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Record Store Day June 2022 Pop/R&B/Rap

By: the_home_for_wayward_records

 

Brand New Heavies - Heavy Rhyme Experience Vol. 1 (30th Anniversary)-    I adore this album and have since it came out. Mixing a fantastic funk/soul band with a host of top tier MC’s, Heavy Rhyme Experience is a fantastic album with a foot firmly in multiple genres. Long ahead of its time when it was released in 1992, the album includes airtight rhymes by the likes of Gang Starr (“It’s Gettin’ Hectic”), The Pharcyde (“Soul Flower”), Kool G. Rap (“Death Threat”), and Masta Ace Incorporated (“Wake Me When I’m Dead”), all underscored by the Brand New Heavies’ live, laid-back grooves. 

3500 Pressed/Orange Vinyl

 

Nicki Minaj - Beam Me Up Scotty - Beam Me Up Scotty is the third mixtape by Trinidadian rapper Nicki Minaj. It was released on April 18, 2009. The mixtape features guest verses from rappers Bobby V, Brinx, Busta Rhymes, Drake, Gucci Mane, Mack Maine, Gudda Gudda, Jae Millz, Lil Wayne, Red Café, Ricky Blaze, Rocko, Ron Browz, and singer Shanell. Its production was overseen by DJ Holiday and The Trap-a-Holics.

The mixtape received favorable reviews from music critics, and is also largely credited with establishing Minaj's fan base.

3000 Pressed/Purple Swirl Vinyl

 

Prince - The Gold Experience - The Gold Experience was the first full-length Prince album to be credited to his unpronounceable symbol, and was released at the most public, heated stage of his battle with the major label industrial complex. With the word “SLAVE” written on one cheek, Prince shined on the opulent ballads “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” and “Gold” and the defiant single “Eye Hate U,” and the album earned widespread critical acclaim.

24150 Pressed/Gold Vinyl

 

Barry White - No Limit on Love - First released in 1974 on the Supremacy label, and never repressed since then. Barry White is one of the most distinctive soul voices of his generation and one of the best-selling musicians of all time. This record is one of Barry White’s first solo albums and features backing from The Love Unlimited Orchestra. An early collection of instrumental orchestral recordings and rare vocal cuts.

2000 Pressed/Gold Vinyl

 

Jetstar Records - The Soul Sides - First ever compilation of the deep '60s soul from Jetstar, including Alder Ray Mathis' Northern Soul stepper 'Take Me Baby'! Featuring previously unissued tracks from former NFL star and civil rights icon Abner Haynes, Beamon Young and more, plus rare cuts from Bobby Patterson.