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Old School Rap is the style of the very first rap artists who emerged from New York City in the late '70s and early '80s. Old school is easily identified by its relatively simple raps -- most lines take up approximately equal amounts of time, and the rhythms of the language rarely twisted around the beats of the song. The cadences usually fell squarely on the beat, and when they didn't, they wouldn't stray for long, returning to the original pattern for quick resolution. The emphasis was not on lyrical technique, but simply on good times -- aside from the socially conscious material of Grandmaster Flash, which greatly expanded rap's horizons, most old school rap had the fun, playful flavor o ... Read More


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FUNK FLOW - (by Sonic Moon)  Year: 2014
Sonic Moon Gritty, upbeat Funk with elements of old school Hip Hop and Breakbeat delivered with earthy instrumentation such as Flute and Rhodes e-piano, Hammond Organ and funky rhythm section. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
776507 1:53 Medium 120   
30sec - Hip Hop, Old School
776504 0:31 Medium 120   
Stinger - Hip Hop, Old School
776505 0:07 Medium 120   
Loop - Hip Hop, Old School
776506 1:46 Medium 120   
Variation - Hip Hop, Old School
776508 1:53 Medium 120   


THE RIGHT TO FIGHT - (by La Cosa Nostra)  Year: 2010
La Cosa Nostra Standup Bass line introduces a DJ Turn Table beat with scratches and Male Group Vocals in the Old School style. Sounds like Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, 50 Cent, Eminem. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, Old School  Caution: Explicit Lyrics
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
390713 3:59 Medium 118   


BLOODSHED 60 SEC UNDERSCORE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy Urban Hip-Hop track with a slightly bizarre, horror type twist. Eerie vocal effects add to the mood, can be used in comedic stories or serious ones centering around the supernatural or more typical storylines. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School  
467942 1:13 Slow 77   


THE GODFATHER - (by A-P-M Productions)  Year: 2011
A-P-M Productions Hip Hop instrumental with a 'Mafia' feel. Starts with an Italian mandolin folk melody, accompanied by strings and accordion. It is later joined by piano, bass and an 'old school' beat. This track could be used as foreground or background music - particularly in scenes involving crime or comedy. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
507781 2:09 Medium 123   


STREET CRED - (by Michael Corn)  Year: 2006
Michael Corn Instrumental old-school hip-hop ala Kanye West, P. Diddy, 50 cent, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris. Features vintage beat box and moog. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
242476 1:57 Med Slow 91   


STREET CRED 2 - (by Michael Corn)  Year: 2007
Michael Corn Instrumental old-shool meets new school rap/hip-hop, featuring real vintage beat-box and moog. Similar to Kanye West, Ludacris, 50 cent, P. Diddy, Snoop Dogg. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
246392 2:14 Med Slow 91   


BACK TO THE OLD SCHOOL - (by Somnium)  Year: 2010
Somnium Rhythmic track that brings you back to the glory days of breakdance and hip-hop. Works well as a background track in a video game. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
560759 1:46 Medium 128   


DIRTY DISTRICT - (by Listen Vision)  Year: 2009
Listen Vision Hip-Hop, Rap, Heavy Bass, Synth, Claps, Female Vocal Lead, Male Vocal duet, catchy hook and harmony. Delving into your life living in your district. Letting the truth speak and making moves in life. Mixed Rap, Hip Hop, Old School  Caution: Explicit Lyrics
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
385501 4:21 Med Slow 96   
Full Track - Hip Hop, Hardcore Rap
390893 4:21 Med Slow 96   
60sec - RnB, New Jack Swing
390900 1:02 Med Slow 96   


CHECK IT OUT (FULL TRACK) - (by Al Cohen)  Year: 2010
Al Cohen DJ Turntables featuring Scorpio rap with an 80s old school style. Aggressive rapping accompanied by keyboard hits, drum loops, synthesized and electronic beats. Lyrics discuss the rappers' threat to the rapping community because of his skills. They are not "to be taken lightly" or "fucked with." Male Vocals, Hip Hop, Old School  Caution: Explicit Lyrics
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
390725 4:04 Medium 120   
60sec - Hip Hop, Old School
390736 1:16 Medium 120   


CHROMATIC MAGNON - (by Aaron Saloman)  Year: 2010
Aaron Saloman A lighthearted 90’s style hip hop track with a fat bassline. Great for reality show underscore, comedy, and teen-themed productions. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Hip Hop, Old School
447294 0:55 Slow 78   
15sec (15 second edit) - Hip Hop, Old School
447291 0:15 Slow 78   
30sec (30 second edit) - Hip Hop, Old School
447292 0:30 Slow 78   
Loop (seamless loop) - Hip Hop, Old School
447293 0:37 Slow 78   
Variation (no xylophone) - Hip Hop, Old School
447331 0:55 Slow 78   


IMMACULATE KINCEPTION - (by Kinship)  Year: 2009
Kinship Steady Hip-Hop Beat with tripped out Piano, DJ scratches and Keyboards underneath Male Group Vocals. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
385199 4:44 Med Slow 85   


I'M A WINNER - (by Michael Bell)  Year: 2011
Michael Bell Mid Tempo high energy hip hop / rap about being a winner. Perfect for any sports game looking for a hype, or any brand looking to advertise a hype of their product. A groove with two rappers hyping it up. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
500472 2:44 Med Slow 96   


FAST 1991 - (by Dee Nasty)  Year: 2014
Dee Nasty Corporate, HipHop/Rap, Action, Drama, Sport, Lifestyle, Fashion, Kids, Instrumental, Acoustic, Urban, Hectic, Energetic, Groovy, Intense, Retro, Funky, Dramatic, Scratching, Drums, Beat, Bass, Wah-Wah, Keys, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Sax, All, 1980s, 1990s, Mid, Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School, Gaetano Donizetti
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
684900 4:56 Medium 118   


BRINGING IT BACK - (by Tee Double)  Year: 2005
Tee Double Male Rap, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
204708 4:04 Med Slow 100   


I'M THINKING ABOUT YOU, BABY - (by Brenda Elthon)  Year: 2013
Brenda Elthon Sizzling, huge pop rock sound clean club track done up in LITE old school rap/hip-hop style. Live rock band swings a hot dancing groove with electric guitars, bass, saxophone, big drum kit percussion and WOW male vocal scream opener. Teenage friendly lyrics. Hot love, desperate yearning, break up. Male Rap & Vocals, Soundalikes, Eminem
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Soundalikes, Eminem
609147 2:37 Medium 110   
Full Track A - Vocalization, Amazed
671406 0:02   
Full Track B - Hip Hop, Old School
609159 2:37 Medium 110   
30sec A (instrumental sub-theme) - Hip Hop, Pop-Rap
671408 0:30 Medium 110   
30sec B (guitar lead) - Hip Hop, Pop-Rap
673377 0:30 Medium 110   
30sec C (main rap lyric verse) - Hip Hop, Pop-Rap
673367 0:30 Medium 110   
Full Track - Vocals,
671407 0:02   
Variation (instrumental) - Corporate, Corporate Hip Hop
609151 2:36 Medium 110   
30sec (instrumental sub-theme) - Action, Impending Rock & Metal
671411 0:30 Medium 110   


STREET EDGE - (by Martin Laflamme)  Year: 2015
Martin Laflamme Old school hip hop beat, with electric guitar riff, bouncy drums, bass line and DJ vinyl scratches. Has a cool, smooth, light-hearted, happy vibe, with a catchy repetitive groove. Perfect for background music use in a reality TV show, web video, promo spot, or commercial. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
749821 1:13 Med Slow 89   
Variation (No Scratches) - Hip Hop, Old School
749820 1:11 Med Slow 89   
Loop - Hip Hop, Old School
749822 1:05 Med Slow 89   
Stinger - Hip Hop, Old School
749823 0:17 Med Slow 89   


WHAT'S GOING ON? (FULL TRACK) - (by Al Cohen)  Year: 2010
Al Cohen Hardcore old school rap featuring Scorpio. Intense scratching, drum loops, and synth sounds accompany powerful male vocals. Fun and playful, reminiscent of 80s/ early 90s hip-hop. Good for dance-offs, or urban scenes in films representing the late 80s or early 90s. Cool and hip with a confident rap. Male Vocals, RnB, 1980's Vintage RnB
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - RnB, 1980's Vintage RnB
390726 3:16 Med Slow 82   
60sec - Hip Hop, Old School
390737 1:10 Med Slow 82   


BANG FOR YOUR BUCK - (by Dot Matrix)  Year: 2010
Dot Matrix Wah on the Bass, Horn lead and some killer scratching before a catchy chorus about getting lost in the music. Sounds like Outcast. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
390840 3:50 Med Slow 100   
Full Track - Hip Hop, Turntablism
384426 3:50 Med Slow 100   
60sec - Hip Hop, Turntablism
397334 1:01 Med Slow 98   
30sec - Hip Hop, Turntablism
397323 0:31 Med Slow 98   
60sec - Hip Hop, Turntablism
390848 1:00 Med Slow 86   
Full Track - Hip Hop, Turntablism
397333 3:48 Med Slow 98   
Ident - Hip Hop, Turntablism
397336 0:09 Med Slow 98   
15sec - Hip Hop, Turntablism
397335 0:16 Med Slow 98   


GETTIN' BUSY - (by CueHits)  Year: 2010
CueHits Skippin Electronic Beat with hardcore Human Beat Box, and a punchy Bass, underneath an intense Male Vocal in the Old School style 80's. Featuring Just Ice. Male Vocals, RnB, 1980's Vintage RnB
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - RnB, 1980's Vintage RnB
390723 4:28 Med Slow 90   
Variation - Hip Hop, Old School
390734 1:14 Med Slow 90   


JAZZFUNKHIPHOP - (by Dee Nasty)  Year: 2014
Dee Nasty HipHop/Rap, Roadmovie, Erotic/Porn, Corporate, Lifestyle, Industry, Acoustic, Instrumental, Funky, Jazzy, Playful, Urban, Groovy, Cool, Party, Sexy, Seductive, Trumpet, Brass, Percussion, Guiro, Synth, Bass, Keys, Beat, Electric Guitar, Guitar, Congas, Vox, All, Mid, Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Hip Hop Old School) - Hip Hop, Old School
685006 3:44 Medium 125   


DARK HANGOUT - (by Julian Angel)  Year: 2014
Julian Angel Laid back and mellow old-skool Hip Hop track. Features beats and minimal instrumentation: real bass line, smooth chords and synthesizer hits. Great underscore for a trip through rough areas at night, chillout bars and slow cruising. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
724924 1:47 Med Slow 92   


EXCEPTIONALLY FLY - (by Aaron Saloman)  Year: 2014
Aaron Saloman A funky hip hop track. A looping funk guitar intro is followed by drums that make you want to get up and dance. Weird syncopated synth bass, wah wah guitar, and percussion round out the classic party vibe. Bonus: the full length track even loops! Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15 Mixes Available
690814 1:28 Medium 110   


RECONFORT - (by Dee Nasty)  Year: 2014
Dee Nasty Corporate, HipHop/Rap, R&B, Soul, Erotic/Porn, First Kiss, Drama, Beauty, Fashion, Instrumental, Neo Soul, Acoustic, Urban, Cool, Deep, Dreamy, Elegant, Romantic, Seductive, Love, Melodramatic, Drums, Beat, Keys, Sub, Bass, Strings, Guitar, Electric Guitar, All, Slow, Mid, Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Hip Hop Old School) - Hip Hop, Old School
684941 4:27 Med Slow 82   


WALK HOP - (by Aaron Saloman)  Year: 2013
Aaron Saloman A happy, upbeat, walking theme. Hip hop drum loops combine with bouncy piano and synth bass, painting the picture of an optimistic morning stroll through a city neighbourhood. A great sitcom theme, commercial advertising track, or anything requiring a little sunny optimism. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
615787 1:00 Medium 110   


DIRTY AND GRIMEY - (by La Cosa Nostra)  Year: 2010
La Cosa Nostra Sweet scratching on an Old School Hip-Hop beat with light Keyboard hits and an aggressive and rhythmic Male Vocals. Sounds like Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, 50 Cent, Eminem. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
390710 4:21 Med Slow 95   
Full Track A - Hip Hop, Old School
387002 4:18 Med Slow 97   
Full Track B - Hip Hop, Turntablism
390750 4:18 Med Slow 95   
Full Track C - RnB, Contemporary RnB
390719 1:12 Med Slow 95   


THERE'S JUST NO PLEASING YOU - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2013
Fab Claxton An upbeat, laid-back, chilled out electronic track with an old-school hip hop feel. Suits the early 80s vibe or the current chillwave sound. Deep synth bass, staccato synths, synth brass lead, and an electrofunk beat. Perfect for retro scenes, commercials, documentaries. Upbeat, happy and dreamy. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
613909 2:21 Med Slow 100   


RETRO HIP HOP BUMPER (WITH SCRATCHES) - (by Martin Laflamme)  Year: 2015
Martin Laflamme Short old school hip hop instrumental stinger, with bouncy drums, horn stabs, bass line and DJ vinyl scratches. Has a cool, smooth, happy vibe. Perfect for a transition between scenes in a reality TV show, or as a bumper to lead to the next segment of a video. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Stinger - Hip Hop, Old School
749698 0:11 Med Slow 91   
Stinger - Hip Hop, Old School
749697 0:06 Med Slow 91   


DO YOUR ARMS ACHE? - (by Ivelene)  Year: 2010
Ivelene Beautiful sweet Female Vocal over an 80's Electronic beat, in the style of early Madonna. Female Vocals, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
390727 3:32 Medium 120   
60sec - Pop, Pop Music
390738 1:02 Medium 120   


FUNKY PARTY - (by Dee Nasty)  Year: 2014
Dee Nasty HipHop/Rap, Roadmovie, Corporate, Lifestyle, Sport, Industry, Acoustic, Instrumental, Funky, Urban, Groovy, Cool, Party, Positive, Motivational, Rhodes, Percussion, Trumpet, Brass, Bass, Beat, Tambourine, Vox, Electric Guitar, Guitar, Wah-Wah, All, Mid, Fast, Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Hip Hop Old School) - Hip Hop, Old School
685002 3:43 Med Fast 117   


ORCHESTRAL HIP HOP - (by Dee Nasty)  Year: 2014
Dee Nasty Corporate, Crime, Drama, Erotic/Porn, HipHop/Rap, Instrumental, Acoustic, Beauty, Fashion, Industry, Urban, Melodramatic, Pensive, Deep, Relaxed, Retro, Sensual, Drums, Bass, Shaker, Strings, Pizzicato Strings, Trumpet, All, 1990s, Mid, Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Hip Hop Old School) - Hip Hop, Old School
685010 2:41 Medium 110   


LIL JOY RYDER - (by Mario Pompetti)  Year: 2009
Mario Pompetti One of a kind strong bombastic like vocals, to a killer beat, makes this very special for your next project, urban life in the projects ect. Male Rap & Vocals, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
355728 5:15 Medium 121   


BEATBOX FUNK 1 - (by A-P-M Productions)  Year: 2011
A-P-M Productions Old school funk track, lead by a beatbox rhythm. Also features a retro bass riff, grinding clavichord, big band vinyl stabs and funky drums. The track follows a 12-bar blues pattern, and has an 80s sound. Can be used in comedy and entertainment applications, or to add fun and energy to any scene. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Hip Hop, Old School
458867 0:50 Med Slow 102   


SYSTEM CHECKA - (by La Cosa Nostra)  Year: 2010
La Cosa Nostra Old School DJ,Turntables, Keyboards and driving Male Group Vocals. Sounds like Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, 50 Cent, Eminem. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
390712 4:36 Med Slow 102   


THE GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE - (by King Daddy Dee)  Year: 2011
King Daddy Dee This HOT music composition brings you back to the Hip Hop era of the 90's with a powerful message straight from the bible encouraging listeners that Jesus is the way. This explosive and powerfully moving track will motivate any bible seeker to seek God even more. This track is what you want. LISTEN! Mixed Vocals, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School  
483123 4:12 Med Slow 87   


HIP-HOP FUNKY - (by Sonic Moon)  Year: 2014
Sonic Moon Gritty, upbeat Funk with elements of old school Hip Hop and Breakbeat delivered with earthy instrumentation such as Flute and Rhodes e-piano, Hammond Organ and funky rhythm section. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
678374 1:25 Medium 120   
Loop - Hip Hop, Old School
678373 0:22 Medium 120   


OL SKOOL FLAVA - (by Chubb Rock / Wordsmith)  Year: 2009
Chubb Rock / Wordsmith Great hot beats, moving Old School style all about old memories, hot parties, clubbing in cool urban clubs, checking out the chicks, scoping their Ferrari. Dynamic, melodic and soulful male rap vocals. Fun music for making moves, sweet instrumentals. In the style of Craig Mack's "Flava in Ya Ear". Male Rap & Vocals, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
357176 3:38 Med Slow 102   


YA STREET - (by Western Horizon Productions)  Year: 2015
Western Horizon Productions Classic 90's Hip Hop, beats, effects, vocal, no rap BPM 106, Male Vocals, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
746166 2:04 Medium 106   
30sec - Hip Hop, Hip Hop
746888 0:32 Medium 106   
Stinger - Corporate, Corporate Hip Hop
747541 0:07 Medium 106   
60sec - Hip Hop, Action Thriller Hip Hop
746567 1:02 Medium 106   
15sec - Hip Hop, Dramatic Hip Hop
747432 0:17 Medium 106   


THIS IS HIP HOP - (by Alan Brian Curtis)  Year: 2012
Alan Brian Curtis Shout out to the hip hop greats down through the years. This funk-fueled tribute features sublime rhyme over rhodes piano, synth bass and scratching with an understated jazzy horn section. Great for blaxploitation, urban themes, street scenes party scenes or adding street cred to your production. Male Rap, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, Old School
517854 4:36 Med Slow 100   
Variation (Instrumental Funk Version) - RnB, Funk
517856 4:36 Med Slow 100   


IN A FUNK - (by Aaron Saloman)  Year: 2013
Aaron Saloman A vaguely suspenseful funk / hip hop track that plays around with the possibilities of a one-note bass line. This 60 second spot would work perfectly as segment underscore for a documentary or reality show, video game level music, or montages of activity. A quirky, weird, modal, and repetitive track, Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
635771 1:00 Medium 120   


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