K-Def, Tape One  
K-Def
Tape One
USA 1xLP 
Label: Redefinition
Release Year: 2014
Style: Hip-Hop & R'n'B
 
  Tracks  
  SIDE A
1. Ready (1989)
2. Invincible (1990)
3. It’s Good (1990)
4. Seize The Moment (1989)
5. Soul (1992)
6. Kool (1989)
7. Movin’ With The Gang
(1990)
SIDE B
8. Weird Collage (1989)
9. Peace (1991)
10. Rules (1991)
11. Grizzle (1990)
12. Admiring Pete (1993)
13. Simple But Effective
(1993)
14. Scary (1990)
15. Vinyl Mania (1989)
 
  Tape One features rare and unreleased instrumentals, recorded directly from K-Def’s original demo cassette and pressed to vinyl.
All cultures leave behind relics, proof of their existence and impact on subsequent individuals and communities alike. When
found, these artifacts provide not only an insight into the past but a foreshadowing to the present day. Such is the case with K-Def’s latest beat tape unearthed from a time now considered “golden.”
Granted, Hip Hop may only be in its adolescence, but a finding cassette tape that is more than 20 years old is quite a discovery.
On “Tape One,” you can hear beats and programming that could compete with tracks by Pete Rock, Premier, Large Professor
and others in K’s peer group. That being said, it’s equally understandable how the legendary Marley Marl was captivated by
the burgeoning producer’s talent and tapped his skills as a sonic bridge, a necessary link, from the “old” sound to the “new.”
Like any similar recording of this period, the sound quality leaves something to be desired, but herein lies beauty of this relic. K’s beat tape embodies a time capsule of breaks, chops, samples, and vintage bit rate grunge that so many producers currently attempt to capture, attempting to relive a bygone era. K-Def was displaying the ability, the talent, and the prowess that would contribute to his staying power in the new millennium. If this beat tape is comparable to K’s version of inventing the wheel, then his new material is on par
with space travel. One sees the progress of a producer, a composer representing a composite of his life’s experiences as evidenced in this early recording. Years from now, the audio archeologists will
delight in piecing together the subsequent artifacts of this evolving artist. The innovation continues…
 
      Wish List  
  Price: CHF 27.00   Add to Cart  
  Releases of the same artist  
  K-Def, Back To Basics (ft El Da Sensai)  
K-Def
Back To Basics (ft El Da Sensai)
[Redefinition Records]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 22.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def, Ghettoman's Hideout Theme  
K-Def
Ghettoman's Hideout Theme
[Redefinition]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 25.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def, Sneak Shot EP  
K-Def
Sneak Shot EP
[Redefinition Records]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 23.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def, Signature Sevens Volume 2  
K-Def
Signature Sevens Volume 2
[Slice Of Spice]
TIP  
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 17.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def, One Man Band (Green LP)  
K-Def
One Man Band (Green LP)
[Redefinition Records]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 26.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def, The Exhibit  
K-Def
The Exhibit
[Redefinition Records]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 25.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def, Looking For The Perfect Break Vol. 1  
K-Def
Looking For The Perfect Break Vol. 1
[Redefinition Records]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 28.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def & DaCapo, The Article EP  
K-Def & DaCapo
The Article EP
[Slice Of Spice]
TIP  
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 25.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def, The Meeting  
K-Def
The Meeting
[Redefinition Records]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 29.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def, The Meeting (White Mix Color Vinyl)  
K-Def
The Meeting (White Mix Color Vinyl)
[Redefinition Records]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 29.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def, Looking For The Perfect Break Vol. 2  
K-Def
Looking For The Perfect Break Vol. 2
[Redefinition Records]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 28.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def, Tape Two  
K-Def
Tape Two
[Redefinition]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 29.00 Restocking!
 
  K-Def & 45 King, Back To The Beat Vol. 2  
K-Def & 45 King
Back To The Beat Vol. 2
[Redefinition]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 29.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def, The Unpredictable Gemini  
K-Def
The Unpredictable Gemini
[Redefinition]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Add To Cart
 
  K-Def, The Way It Was  
K-Def
The Way It Was
[Redefinition]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Restocking!
 
  Releases of the same label  
  Artifacts, APB  
Artifacts
APB
[Redefinition]
USA 10inch  Wish List
CHF 25.00 Restocking!
 
  Blu & 45 King , Pocket Full Of Miracles  
Blu & 45 King
Pocket Full Of Miracles
[Redefinition]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 19.00 Add To Cart
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, Beat Grinder (Flexi Disc)  
Damu The Fudgemunk
Beat Grinder (Flexi Disc)
[Redefinition]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 16.00 Add To Cart
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, Yes We Can (Red Flexidisc)  
Damu The Fudgemunk
Yes We Can (Red Flexidisc)
[Redefinition]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 11.00 Add To Cart
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, Spirit Of Ummah  
Damu The Fudgemunk
Spirit Of Ummah
[Redefinition]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 16.00 Add To Cart
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, Walk In The Park Remix  
Damu The Fudgemunk
Walk In The Park Remix
[Redefinition]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 16.00 Add To Cart
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, Fragments  
Damu The Fudgemunk
Fragments
[Redefinition]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 19.00 Restocking!
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, Untitled V.1  
Damu The Fudgemunk
Untitled V.1
[Redefinition]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 19.00 Add To Cart
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, How It Should Sound Volume 1 & 2 Gold Vinyl Edition  
Damu The Fudgemunk
How It Should Sound Volume 1 & 2 Gold Vinyl Edition
[Redefinition]
USA 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 35.00 Restocking!
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, Public Assembly Vol. 2  
Damu The Fudgemunk
Public Assembly Vol. 2
[Redefinition]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 27.00 Restocking!
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, How It Should Sound Volume 3  
Damu The Fudgemunk
How It Should Sound Volume 3
[Redefinition]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Add To Cart
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, How It Should Sound Volume 4  
Damu The Fudgemunk
How It Should Sound Volume 4
[Redefinition]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Add To Cart
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, How It Should Sound Volume 5  
Damu The Fudgemunk
How It Should Sound Volume 5
[Redefinition]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Add To Cart
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, Damu The Fudgemunk's 20 Favorite Sample Flips  
Damu The Fudgemunk
Damu The Fudgemunk's 20 Favorite Sample Flips
[Redefinition]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 24.00 Add To Cart
 
  Damu The Fudgemunk, Untitled Vol.2  
Damu The Fudgemunk
Untitled Vol.2
[Redefinition]
USA EP  Wish List
CHF 37.00 Add To Cart
 
Alma Negra
Visions
[Alma Negra]
Amp Fiddler
Motor City Booty
[Midnight Riot Recordings]
Audio88 & Yassin
Die Herrengedecke
[Normale Musik]
Babyman (Erobique)
A-Sexy-Box
[A Sexy]
Basa Basa
Homowo
[Vintage Voudou]
Batida
Ngongo J'Ami
[Soundway]
Boncana Maiga
Koyma Hondo
[Hot Casa]
Clive Zanda
Clive Zanda Is Here With 'Dat KInda Ting' Calypsojazz Innovations
[Cree]
Cotton Mather
Noise And Big Faces
[Not On Label]
David Porter
I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over
[Enterprise]
Der Nino Aus Wien
Coco Bello
[Problembär]
DJ Yung Vamp
I Need More Blood
[Radio Juicy / Urban Waves / hhv.]
dude26
2026 Instrumentals
[Daily Concept]
e26quent (Eloquent & dude26)
Niemals Weg
[Sichtexot]
Eblen Macari
Musica Para Planetarios
[Seance Centre]
Edmony Krater
An Ka Sonje
[Heavenly Sweetness]
Eko Kuango
Eko Kuango
[Libreville Records]
Elektro-Dschungel
Kebab- Und Andere Träume
[Edition Dschungel]
Elephant Chateau
Dreamings
[halb Tanz halb Schlaf]
Elephant Chateau
Offshore Drilling
[Because Of You]
FloFilz
Re:verse
[Newtold]
Hany Mehanna
The Miracles Of The Seven Dances
[Radio Martiko]
Henry Wu & Earl Jeffers
Projections EP
[MCDE]
Jitwam
ज़ितम सिहँ
[Cosmic Compositions / hhv.de]
Job Sifre
Bestaan EP
[Knekelhuis]
Keysha
Stop It!
[Stroom]
Kuniyuki Takahashi
Early Tape Works (1986-1993) Vol. 1
[Music From Memory]
Milano Constantine
The Way We Were Black Vinyl Edition
[Slice Of Spice]
Mix-O-Rap
Eyes Of A Key
[Peoples Potential Unlimited]
Morlockk Dilemma & Dexter
Weihnachten Im Elfenbeinturm (Collectors Edition)
[Mofo Airlines]
Nyssa Musique
Comme Au Moulin
[Not On Label]
Onaknwn
Letters From Brazil
[hhv.de ]
Otim Alpha
Gulu City Anthems
[Nyege Nyege Tapes]
Pacific Express
On Time
[World Seven]
Pedro
One Kind Of Love
[Musique Plastique]
Pender Street Steppers
Pender Street Steppers
[Mood Hut]
Retrogott & Kutmasta Kurt
Vintage Fresh EP
[Threshold Recordings]
Shams Dinn
S/T
[Smiling C]
Sonne Ra
Mula 4 Life Deluxe Eidtion
[hhv.de ]
Sonoko
Les Anges, Les Bonheurs
[Stroom]
SZA
Ctrl
[Top Dawg Entertainment]
Theo Parrish
Preacher's Coming / Gullah Geechee
[Sound Signature]
V/A
Quare Groove Vol. 1
[All City Recordings]
Wanda
Columbo
[Vertigo]
Wayang
Suba
[Offen Music]
Wolf Müller & Niklas Wandt
Instrumentalmusik Von Der Mitte Der World
[Growing Bin Records]
Woo
A La Luna
[Emotional Rescue]
  1. Elephant Chateau
Dreamings
 
  2. Elephant Chateau
Offshore Drilling
 
  3. Tinguely dä Chnächt
Calvados
 
  4. Meyhem Lauren & DJ Muggs
Gems From The Equinox
 
  5. Shams Dinn
S/T
 
  6. Wolf Müller & Niklas Wandt
Instrumentalmusik Von Der Mitte Der World
 
  7. Laraaji
Vision Songs
 
  8. Bardo Martinez & The Soul Investigators
Bad Education [feat. Ernie Hawks]
 
  9. Boncana Maiga
Koyma Hondo
 
  10. Cotton Mather
Noise And Big Faces