Wild Pitch Classics(Explicit Version) CD (2008)

Artist: Various

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Label Fontana
SKU 207667524
UPC 898842000568
UPC 14 00898842000568
Format CD
Release Date 4/22/2008
Author Various
Technical Info
CatalogID 4200056
Lable Name Wild Pitch
Released 04/22/2008
Original Release 1994
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00898842000568
Album Notes and Credits
Includes liner notes by MC Serch.
Gang Starr is the biggest name to be found on '80s/'90s hip-hop label Wild Pitch's roster, but they had to move to a bigger home to do their best work. Instead, look to a handful of singles -- Main Source's "Looking at the Front Door" and "Fakin the Funk" and UMC's "Blue Cheese" are good places to start -- for the real deal on this patchy compilation. Not quite rap classics, but still pretty representative of the era's indie scene. ~ Michael Gallucci
Professional Reviews
Entertainment Weekly (10/7/94, p.76) - "...if your collection doesn't include GangStarr's `Words I Manifest' or any of the early-`90s Main Source tracks...then you'd better catch up with the rest of the class..." - Rating: A-
Alternative Press (10/01, p.104) - 8 out of 10 - "...Proves Wild Pitch's roster was packed with innovators..."
Disc 1
1 Words I Manifest - Gang Starr
2 No Tricks - Latee
3 Dig It - The Coup
4 Looking At The Front Door - Main Source
5 Time's Up - O.C. (previously unreleased)
6 Blue Cheese - The U.M.C.'s
7 Live at the Barbecue - Fatal/Akinyele/Main Source/Nas
8 Funky Technician - DJ Mike Smooth/Mike Smooth/Lord Finesse
9 How My Man Went Down in the Game - Large Professor/Main Source (previously unreleased)
10 Court Is Now in Session - Chill Rob G.
11 Raise It Up - Ultramagnetic MC's
12 Hush Hush Tip - N-Tyce
13 Fakin' the Funk - Main Source
14 This Cut's Got Flavor - Latee
15 Rhythmologist - Jamose
16 One to Grow On - The U.M.C.'s

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