12 old jams and 18 early joints, courtesy of SoulCrates. Link to Jams, Link to Joints

Certain sections, or breaks as they were called, were played repeatedly in order to keep the crowd moving.

Peep The Tracks:

Gangsta Boogie – Chicago Gangsters
Heaven & Hell (Is On Earth) – 20th Century Steel Band
The Big Beat – Billy Squire
Apache – Michael Viner’s incredible Bongo Band
Last Night Changed It All – Esther Phillips
Change Le Beat – Fab 5 Freddy
Let’s Get Small – Trouble Funk
The Payback – James Brown
Impeach The President – The Honey Drippers
Rock Creek Park – The Blackbyrds
Mount Airy Groove – Pieces Of A Dream
Trans Europe Express – Kraftwerk

This will be an ongoing series dedicated to the SOUL of early Hip Hop. I call it “Raps Roots”

Check The Tracks:
The Treacherous Three – At The Party
The Sugarhill Gang – 8th Wonder
The Fatback Band – King Tim III
Michael Viner’s Incredible Bongo Band – Apache
The Treacherous Three – Feel The Heartbeat
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five – The Message
The Fresh 3 MC’s – F.R.E.S.H.
The Crash Crew – On The Radio
Herman Kelly and Life – Dance To The Drummers Beat
Kevie Kev – Waterbed Kev
The Jimmy Castor Bunch – It’s Just Begun
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five – Larry Love
The Treacherous Three – Action
Spoonie Gee – Love Rap
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five – White Lines (Don’t Do It)
Funky Four Plus 1More – Do You Wanna Rock?
The Cold Crush Brothers – Fresh, Fly, Wild, and Bold
Kraftwerk – Trans-Europe Express