DJ Zinc – Super Sharp Shooter

DJ Zinc – Super Sharp Shooter (Ganja Records, 1995) Today marks twenty five years to the day since the release of Benjamin Pettit AKA DJ Zinc’s ‘Super Sharp Shooter’, the track that really made his name. He has just put out one of his brilliant videos to mark the occasion so I thought DnB 365Continue reading “DJ Zinc – Super Sharp Shooter”

Dopestyle – You Must Think First

Dopestyle – You Must Think First (Ganja Records, 1994) Like yesterday’s tune, this one from DJ Hype under his Dopestyle alias samples both First Choice and the Wu-Tang Clan. It was released on Ganja Records Volume 3 in 1994 and is a proper jungle classic. Hype has sampled the Wu-Tang Clan a number of timesContinue reading “Dopestyle – You Must Think First”

DJ Zinc – So Damn Fresh

DJ Zinc – So Damn Fresh (Ganja Records, 1995) Okay, I lied a couple of days ago when I said I wasn’t going to look at a Mobb Deep sampling DJ Zinc track, but today I wanted to feature something that uses vocals from Havoc rather than Prodigy. While Havoc was overshadowed as a rapperContinue reading “DJ Zinc – So Damn Fresh”

The Ganja Kru – Tiger Style

The Ganja Kru – Tiger Style (Ganja Records, 1994) Yesterday I asked if anyone knew which sound clash the vocals in Krome & Time’s ‘Ganja Man’ came from and thanks to Dave.S and DJ Hype himself I now know that it’s from a Youthman Promotions sound clash from 1985. Hype gave Krome & Time theContinue reading “The Ganja Kru – Tiger Style”

DJ Hype – We Must Unite

DJ Hype – We Must Unite (G-Line Records, 1996) During the past year or so I’ve been buying quite a few old compilations and mixes on CD, such as Kenny Ken’s The History of Hardcore that I mentioned yesterday. Another one I recently purchased is World Dance – The Drum + Bass Experience from 1996,Continue reading “DJ Hype – We Must Unite”

DJ Hype – Computerised Cops

DJ Hype – Computerised Cops (Ganja Records, 1994) By the time Kevin Ford AKA DJ Hype set up Ganja Records in 1994 he had already been producing records for five years with a background in DJing dating back even further. In the eighties he was part of the Heatwave sound system with PJ and SmileyContinue reading “DJ Hype – Computerised Cops”

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