LL Cool J holds a boombox on outside of a concert, circa 1986. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

We take it back… waaay back… to the old school this week on the Beat Diet, taking another kick at it to celebrate Black History Month.

The Beat Diet, February 18th 2021 (mp3 – 157Mb)

artist – name [time]
Chic – Good Times
Xanadu & Sweet Lady – Rapper’s Delight
The Chillie 3 MCs – Shake Your Boody
Sugardaddy – One More Time
Family Four – Rap Attack
T.J. Swan – And You Know That
Fab 5 Freddy – Down By Law
Double Trouble – Double Trouble At The Amphither
Sweet G – Boogie Feelin’ Rap
Risco Connection – Ain’t No Stopping Us Now
De La Soul – Saturdays (who’s Skatin’ Promo)
Michael Viner’s Incredible Bongo Band – Apache
Sugarhill Gang – Apache
Treacherous Three – At The Party
Kurtis Blow – The Breaks
Jorun Bombay – 3 Extra Minutes of Funk
Sha Rock & Lisa Lee with DJ Jazzy Jay – Live from Stevenson High School 1981 (Jorun Bombay Remaster)
Funky 4+1 – Thats The Join
A Taste Of Honey – Rescue Me
Positive K – I Got A Man
Boz Scaggs – Lowdown
Sparky D – Throwdown (Original 12 Version)
Kool Rock Brothers – See More
Run DMC – Sucker MC’s (Krush-Groove 1)
Run DMC – Beats To The Rhyme
UTFO – Bite It
LL Cool J – Rock The Bells
mantronix – king of the beats
Davy DMX – One For The Treble
Malcolm McLaren – She’s Looking Like A Hobo
Public Enemy – Public Enemy No.1
Boogie Down Productions – South Bronx
schooly d – saturday night
Slick Rick – Children’s Story
Finesse & Synquis – Soft But Deadly
Ultramagnetic MCs – Give The Drummer Some
eric b & Rakim – I Ain’t No Joke
Big Daddy Kane – Raw (Rmx)
Bobby Byrd – Hot Pants… I’m Coming, Coming, I’m Coming
Lynn Collins (The Female Preacher) – Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose
James Brown – Cold Sweat
The Jackson Sisters – I Believe In Miracles
Kool & The Gang – Who’s Gonna Take The Weight