Welcome to Classic Material

Celebrating 30+ years of recorded rap music through a series of events, exhibitions, mixtape releases and more, Classic Material is the first of a series of projects curated by Rap Music Fan Club, a London based collective of DJs, music makers, designers, photographers and more founded by DJs Chris Read and Nick Armitage. Each month Classic Material pays tribute to the defining moments of an era or specific year in hip hop’s colourful history through music, design, photography and film.

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WhoSampled x Wax Poetics: ‘The Main Ingredient’ 25th Anniversary Mixtape

November 8th 2019 marks the 25th Anniversary of Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth’s 2nd (and final) full length LP...


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