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Diamond D, Stunts, Blunts & Hip-Hop (Limited Edition LP)
Diamond D, Stunts, Blunts & Hip-Hop (Limited Edition LP)

Diamond D, Stunts, Blunts & Hip-Hop (Limited Edition LP)

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Diamond D


Twenty-six years ago, MC/producer Diamond D from New York's mighty D.I.T.C. (Diggin' In The Crates) collective debuted with a stunning classic that entailed elements of what brought him and his crew notoriety-grimy boom-bap anchored by effusive yet obscure samples. Diamond emerged in the late ‘80s as a member of Ultimate Force, a short-lived troupe whose debut album was shelved and didn't see the light of day until over a decade afterwards. Diamond's encyclopedic knowledge of records, after years of contributions and studious vision, came to the forefront in 1992 with his first official solo venture, Stunts, Blunts and Hip-Hop. The album is a jazzy foray bound with storytelling narratives, battle raps, and light-hearted lyrics. At 70-minutes, Diamond D's organized structure keeps the release above water and remains to this day an underground, and often under-mentioned, rap masterwork. The album is being reissued on limited edition green vinyl.


A1. "Intro"
A2. "Best Kept Secret"
A3. "Sally Got A One Track Mind"
A4. "Step To Me"

B1. "Shut The "*!*!" Up"
B2. ""*!*!" What U Heard"
B3. "I'm Outta Here"
B4. "A Day In The Life"

C1. "Comments From Big "L" And Showbiz"
C2. "Check One, Two"
C3. "What You Seek"
C4. "Lunchroom Chatter"
C5. "Confused"

D1. "Pass Dat S**T"
D2. "Freestyle (Yo, That's What Sh..)"
D3. "K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Stupid)"
D4. "Stunts, Blunts, & Hip-Hop"
D5. "Best Kept Secret (Radio Edit)"