The Champ(Gold Vinyl)
Format: 7" single, Vinyl
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*****RECORD STORE DAY TITLE AVAILABLE IN STORE from 8am SATURDAY 21ST APRIL 2018. Limited to one per customer. Will be available to buy on-line from Saturday 28th April 2018, if still in stock.*****
50 years ago, The Mohawks, a group of session musicians assembled by Alan Hawkshaw, released The Champ. This Hammond infused dance groove went on to be one of THE essential Hip-Hop samples of all time. The track has its own dedicated Wikipedia page, and WhoSampled lists 641 tracks that have used it’s groove – an A list of Hip-Hop and Rap royalty including Eric B & Rakim, Mantronix, Afrika Bambaataa, Onyx, Nas, DJ Shadow, Method Man, Ice Cube, Easy E… and many more! If it’s good enough for them, it’s good enough for you! Grab a slice of Hip Hop history for RSD 2018 1250 gold vinyl 7” for the Golden Anniversary of this legendary instrumental groove.
01 The Champ by The Mohawks
02 Sound Of The Witch Doctors by The Mohawks