Friday, August 15, 2008

DJ RIP ONE: RIPPIN SHIT UP AT PRIME TIME

Here's a great example of a 4 track produced, megamix style tape from SoCal's DJ Rip One. Seamless mixes of mid 90's gems with tons of layered scratching. Tapes like these were a labor of love, slaved over for months to turn around and sell a dub for $10. $10, man! This is a Porter-House-with-a-baked-potato-and-steamed-broccoli typa mixtape; cooked up by an inspired DJ dedicated to his craft, not some half assed, money minded freestyle promo cd masquerading as an album. This tape used to get serious burn in my truck and a lot of the tracks on this tape would eventually sound strange to me without hearing Rip's cuts over em. In the late 90's, I marinated a few years of brain cells with couple pounds of blunt stuffing in honor of this particular cassette. Now it's your turn.

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7 comments:

BSL said...

GOD DAMN THATS DIGGIN IN THE VAULTS I REMEMBER THIS TAPE!
thanks for postin peace

Bryn said...

i only discovered your blog, which is dope btw, whilst i was looking for a picture of this very mix tape, as i was upping it for a mate on the DWG forum. this tape blew mine & my friends minds when we got it long time since (i'm u.k. based repping the north west of england) & i've got everything by rip one that i could get my hands on since. i only have one other mix by him "inner connections", which i think is even sicker than this one. i have a couple of innernational comps, his recent production stuff for subcontact & the dj day business. my question to you is, do you know of anything else that was blessed by the hands of rip one, particularly mixes? just thinking with you being from the area you'd be in the know a lot more than i am. peace man, if you want any of the aforementioned joints, let me know.

Eons One said...

Hey Bryn -

Thanks for the comment. This is the only Rip One mix I have. I'd love a copy of Inner Connections. Feel free to share the link here or email eonsrock__AT__hotmail.com.

Bryn said...

just sent you a mail homes, let me know if it all comes thru sweet. peace, bryn.

yo said...

Rip One - Turntable Expressions
Rip One - The Essence (BBoy Tape)
Innernational - Rock of Ages (him and his crew)

Daryl said...

I've been trying to get ahold of this for years. Thanks so much for uploading this. Rip is the man, he's got a dope new mixtape out called grounded, go support homeboy!

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/Ripone

Anonymous said...

Word have been looking for this mixtape since i first heard back in 96 seen ripone perform live in 99 still have my photo with him true underground DJ with mad skills...