Saturday, January 20, 2007

shadowz in the dark

here you go. i'm not sure when this came out...but it must have been around '97-'98. nick wiz and chrome are credited as producers on two tracks..i'm not sure who did the last one. on "snake charmers" you get a featuring by shabaam sahdeeq (he had a featuring by shadowz in the dark on his debut 12" "it could happen" in '96 as well). my joint here is "black clouds". but the whole record is really nice.

SHADOWZ IN THE DARK 12" '9x

1. FATIGEZ
2. BLACK CLOUDS
3. SNAKE CHARMERS (FEAT. SHABAAM SAHDEEQ)



from the same family there is a 1997 solo release by one of the members of shadowz in the dark and also member of shadez of brooklyn. snake aka bo-constricta comes with three joints all produced by cee and rich blak from the beatminerz fame. i like "rich + switch" and "the set-up darkside mix" best.

to be honest, i like the shadowz in the dark 12" more..but i have rarely seen this record on the web, so keep your eyes open.

SNAKE AKA BO-CONSTRICTA 12" '97

1. THE SET-UP (DARKSIDE MIX)
2. THE SET-UP (WEST COAST MIX)
3. RICH + SWITCH




enjoy,

pz,
akutt

14 comments:

Plexxxx said...

Good lookin' out, I knew the Shadows record existed but have never seen it, and didn't even know about the Snake joint. Dope stuff indeed. There are more Shadowz joints out there, they were on a few of the Ecko Unlimited Underground Airplay tapes they used to give away with their gear back in the mid-90's. Here's one that I ripped a few years ago called Shadowboxin'. I would date it at probably early to mid-'94. Here's the link.

http://rapidshare.com/files/12615082/Shadows_In_The_Dark_-_Shadowboxin_.mp3.html

If any of y'all ever come across any of the tapes, they're dope as hell and full of exclusives unavailable anywhere else.

Plexxxx said...

Oh and don't worry about the link. Just copy and paste it, it's all there even if you can't see it.

Jaz said...

word up man, that was dope to hear again, thanks lots for the dope blog and putting the ill shit up...please check my requests on my blog and see if you can help me with any.

Peace

dome said...

dope shit as always .. my akutt rips folder gets bigger n bigger :D

Crates of AG said...

plexxxx,

thanks again for the additional info and track! i've heard about these tapes but never managed to track any of them down. what else is on your one?

jaz,

i'll check your requests right now.

Monochrome said...

yo good lookin on the love this is Monochrome from Shadowz in da Dark im gonna try to hit you with some more vintage

Crates of AG said...

waddup monochrome! awesome to see you in here. vintage stuff would be highly appreciated and also if you have like a discography of the shadowz in the dark crew..that would be interesting as well!

keep us updated!

thanks

Anonymous said...

any chance you guys will ever put out that shadowboxin joint? that shit is hot.Favorite track off the 12" is snake charmers

Monochrome said...

Yo me and Black Sun are in the studio again blow torchin' some hot metal and molten lava for y'all...i can at least hitcha wit somethin else vintagw while the cauldren is bubblin'..gimme a hot minute and ill bless you... but definitely let headz know that Monochrome and Black Sun are on the way.

Anonymous said...

There was another track by them on JR EWING tape no2 called "flight 704" from 98. Where's that from?

Ho1ogramz said...

Black Sun says the only members in Shadowz In The Dark were him and Monochrome... He claims to not know who Snake aka Bo-Constricta is (?) Haha, let's compare notes.

verge said...

I know this is mad late, but a couple of months ago, I found out that Black Sun from Shadowz In The Dark is the cat that did that "Quarter To Midnight" track I been looking for.
He claims it was never on wax, but I swear it was.
Silver label with burgundy or black writing. Bobbito played it but doesn't remember if it was a vinyl.

Anyways, are you still there Monochrome?
Do you remember this song?

It used this Nick Wiz beat-
http://www.divshare.com/download/8088741-ad2

I been looking for this forever.

If anybody still needs those Echo Tapes, here's two links to all 6 volumes-
http://philaflava.blogspot.com/2008/10/echo-mixtapes-volumes-1-and-6.html

http://philaflava.blogspot.com/2008/10/echolyricist-lounge-mixtapes-vol2-5.html

Enjoy, please help, and thanks!!

König Stieflkater said...

Why don't you just hit up Nick Wiz on myspace? I am sure he got the track as he had SITD tracks on his compilation.

verge said...

@König Stieflkater- I've tried numerous times to contact Nick Wiz about this track. He doesn't respond at all. Maybe I'll see if he has a Facebook page and try to contact him from there.