LP of the week: Lakim Shabazz-Pure Righteousness (1988, Tuff City) 

LP of the week: Lakim Shabazz-Pure Righteousness (1988, Tuff City) the classic and legendary debut album from New Jersey's conscious and Afro-centric rhymer Lakim Shabazz, also an original member of The Flavor Unit.

Pure Righteousness was a dope album full of classic breaks and samples from the likes of the late, great James Brown, The Fatback Band, Maze, Dennis Coffey, Afrique all hooked up the legendary DJ Mark The 45 King.

Singles released were the title track, "Black Is Black" (which contained the dope B-Side "Your Arms Too Short To Box With God")...after his debut, Lak released a couple of 12"s, appeared on various albums and dropped his second (and final) LP in 1990, The Lost Tribe of Shabazz and in 2006, Ol' Skool Flava released an album of rare and unreleased material.

Lak also worked with Diamond-D on his classic, Stunts, Blunts and Hip Hop album 

courtesy comrade DJ Jaz

Lakim Shabazz Pure Righteousness 1989

Added by: Watcher, 13/Jun/24 | Comments: 1
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