February 10, 2018

Tony Touch "Hip Hop 55: Power Cypha 2" (Mixtape, 1997)

Tony Touch's tape #55 was the second in his legendary Power Cypha series, wherein Tony Toca featured the best underground hip-hop artists spittin' raw freestyles over classic beats. It was released in 1997 on Touch Entertainment, with a second version also released via Tape Kingz. The mix featured dozens of MCs like Buckshot, Cru, Bahamadia, Black Thought, Cuban Link, Afu-Ra, Redman, Keith Murray, Pete Rock, Sadat X, Shyheim, PMD, Big Pun, Mad Lion, Masta Killa, El Da Sensei, Tame One, O.C., Fat Joe, Lord Finesse, Big L, A.G., Diamond D, Canibus, Mr. Cheeks, Big Daddy Kane, Noreaga, Tragedy Khadafi, and lots more. This is a CLASSIC mixtape, much love to Tony Touch in the mix, check it out! Props to DJ Step One for uploading both sides of the cassette. I miss these days!