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Paul De Loecker – Big up to Brooklyn (A Hip-Hop Tribute to Brooklyn)


Paul De Loecker is a Brussels native deeply intrigued by Hip-Hop. With this guest mix for Brooklyn Radio, he pays homage to the borough of Brooklyn:

“I’ve only been there once (1 day to be exact), but it feels as if I was born in Brooklyn. I know more about BK than I know about my own city, Brussels. I know Brooklyn’s neighbourhoods, its expressions, its hometown heroes … all because of Hip-Hop. Although Brooklyn is not the birthplace of Hip-Hop (shout out to the Bronx!), it sure is one of its loudest ambassadors. When I was asked by Brooklyn Radio to do a guest mix, it was only right to pay tribute to the borough they’re named after. “Big up to Brooklyn” is a collage of my favorite tracks, interview quotes and movie scenes … 100% Brooklyn. Enjoy the trip!”

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1. Samuel L. Jackson (as Mister Señor Love Daddy) – Scene from the movie “Do The Right Thing” by Spike Lee
2. Jay-Z – Where I’m From (Marcy Son)
3. Jay-Z – Interview (about growing up in Marcy Projects) by Oprah
4. Smif-N-Wessun – Bucktown
5. Steele (from Smif-N-Wessun) – Interview (about Brooklyn sayings) by “Primatcity TV”
6. Masta Ace – Brooklyn Masala
7. Zelda Harris (as Troy) & Peewee Love (as Greg) – Scene from the movie “Crooklyn” by Spike Lee
8. Crooklyn Dodgers II (Chubb Rock, O.C., Jeru The Damaja) – The Return Of The Crooklyn Dodgers
9. O.C. (from D.I.T.C.) – Interview (about growing up in Brooklyn) by “Brooklyn Bodega”
10. Jeru The Damaja – Interview (Brooklyn Anthem) by “Brooklyn Bodega”
11. Wizz – Brooklyn, USA
12. Gang Starr – Brooklyn Trooper
13. C.J. Fly & Joey Bada$$ – Interview (about Brooklyn) by “Highsnobiety TV”
14. Joey Bada$$ feat. Chuck Strangers – FromdaTomb$
15. Giancarlo Esposito (as “Buggin’ Out”) – Scene from the movie “Do The Right Thing” by Spike Lee
16. Mos Def – Brooklyn
17. The Notorious B.I.G. – Live From Bedford-Stuyvesant (Acapella from “Unbelievable”)
18. The Notorious B.I.G. – Interview (Brooklyn is the land of the lost)
19. The Notorious B.I.G. – Everyday Struggle
20. The Notorious B.I.G. – Where Brooklyn At (from 1995 Freestyle)
21. 3rd Bass – Brooklyn Queens
22. Ol’ Dirty Bastard (O.D.B.) – Interview (about being born in Brooklyn) from press conference
23. Ol’ Dirty Bastard (O.D.B.) – Brooklyn Zoo
24. East Flatbush Project – Tried By 12
25. Bekay feat. Masta Ace – Brooklyn Bridge
26. Lordz Of Brooklyn feat. O.C. , Everlast & Lord Finesse – Lake Of Fire
27. Mike Tyson – Quote “I’m representin’ Brownsville”
28. Michael Jordan – Quote “I was born in Brooklyn”
29. Crooklyn Dodgers (Special Ed, Masta Ace, Buckshot) – Crooklyn
30. Brooklyn resident – Quote “If you’re from Brooklyn” by “Life+Times”
31. Jay-Z feat. Santogold – Brooklyn We Go Hard

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