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hide1998
07-31-2007, 10:26 AM
Stimulated Vol.1
http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/I/41D2GW2APFL._AA240_.jpg

1. It's... Hom - HOM
2. I Love It! - Young Zee
3. Speed Limit - De La Soul
4. Shroomz Pt. II - Xzibit/Everlast
5. Something For Nothing - Camp Lo
6. Beyond City Lights - V.O.R.
7. Laugh Now - Real/Everlast
8. You Won't Get It - Hom/Pretty Ugly
9. The Great Dot X - Sadat X
10. Interlude - DJ Riz
11. Get Your Drink On - Tha Liks
12. All The Same - Camp Lo
13. Crack The Concrete - Pep Love
14. Del Meets The Dummies - Del
15. Stimulation - Dilated Peoples
16. Home Team - Phil Da Agony/Chance Infinite/Krondon
17. What's After? - High & Mighty
18. Quiet As Kept - King Tee
19. Family Ties (Remix) - Missin' Linx

Unsung Heroes
http://g-ec2.images-amazon.com/images/I/31HSYNTSSTL._AA130_.jpg
1. Magnificent
2. Ken Boogaloo Freestyle
3. Crushed Velvet
4. A Brief Case (Interlude)
5. Amateurs Get Hung
6. Transatlantic
7. Never Underestimate
8. What Would You Do?
9. The Norm
10. Wjam (Interruption)
11. The Next Degree
12. Dummy
13. A Word From Roy (Interlude)
14. Work It Out
15. The Path Is Narrow
16. A Changed Man
17. Here To Make A Difference
18. Divine Gifts
19. Universal
20. Daily Intake
21. Just Relax (Interlude)
22. High On Nothing

I never really hear heads bring up either of these compilations. Both I copped both right when they dropped and still enjoy them quite a bit today. They're out of print, but you can get them fairly cheap used without difficulty.

The Japan release of the Unsung Heroes is particularly tight since it comes with a bonus mini CD of a few remixes. The remixes are either just as good or better than the originals in my opinion.

For those who have heard them, what are your thoughts and opinions of these?

DJMethods
07-31-2007, 10:33 AM
Never heard of either of them, never even heard of Unsung Heroes.

Stimulated has a good line-up though.

LuckyTheWonderDog
07-31-2007, 10:36 AM
Can you up a few tracks?

hide1998
07-31-2007, 10:51 AM
Aight, I guess the mods won't mind if I up 2 tracks from both. They'll be up in a few minutes.

hide1998
07-31-2007, 12:11 PM
Aight, here are two tracks from each release.

Unsung Heroes (for those who don't know, Unsung Heroes are a group of producers/DJs who fully produced this entire release)
Unsung Heroes - The Next Degree (ft. Siah) [remix]
http://www.sendspace.com/file/rmmqun
(Listen how Siah rips through 3 or 4 different languages in the first few bars of his 2nd verse)
Unsung Heroes - A Changed Man (ft. EL-Fudge)
http://www.sendspace.com/file/fv2aou

Stimulated Volume 1
Del tha Funkee Homosapien - Del meets the Dummies
http://www.sendspace.com/file/4um8cy
Missin' Linx - Family Ties (ft. Prodigy) [Remix]
http://www.sendspace.com/file/besp0w

I highly recommend everyone pick up both of these releases (as I said before, they're out of print but easy to find used/cheap). Somehow both went under the radar, but are very consistently tight and among the better hip-hop compilations in my opinion.If you download, post some comments.