(2)Deep: J.R. Swinga - Chocolate City b/w Lord Finesse - S.K.I.T.S.

While not a rarity, this little gem right here defines the true essence of that classic 90s sound, and more specifically, the distinct D.I.T.C. sound. Lord Finesse's S.K.I.T.S. (Shorties Kaught Up In The System) was the B-side to J.R. Swinga's Chocolate City on Mad Sounds Recordings. The two above tracks were also featured on the

The Pharcyde x Opio (Video)

I had the pleasure of seeing the Pharcyde reunite in Los Angeles for the Rock The Bells festival last year. Definitely a top-10 hip hop memory for me. Anyways, BMUSE got some footage of them as well as The Hiero's Opio performing at the Fillmore up in NoCal. Check more out under the cut.

Wiz Khalifa - Runnin' Freestyle

The Khalifa Man is the latest artist to rip through a freestyle for DJBooth.net. Going in over the classic Pharcyde cut. Flight School dropping later this month! DOWNLOAD: Wiz Khalifa - Runnin' Freestyle | Mediafire

The Pharcyde - Passin' Me By (Hot Chip RMX)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZ92o3l5hnk] Michelle just shot over another single off Delicious Vinyl’s RMXXOLOGY, in stores now, this time flipping another vintage Pharcyde sample. And above is a trailer for the entire project as well. DOWNLOAD: The Pharcyde - Passin' Me By (Hot Chip RMX) [right-click to save]

The Pharcyde - Runnin' (Philippians Remix) (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38D7arDjyZ4] A while ago, Shake dropped the Eminem-reworked version of Masta Ace's Slaughtahouse off of Delicious Vinyl's RMXXOLOGY., in stores now. I just got this Philippians Remix of the classic Pharcyde song, and I must say I dig that they didn't totally switch up the song as they did re-flip the classic bossa nova sample.