Crucial Digable Planets
The Don's selections cross time, space and genre and include Crucial Vinyl from Digable Planets.
Each week, as well as blending his favourite new music with classics from the UK, USA, Jamaica, Africa and way beyond, Don highlights a piece of Crucial Vinyl - a cherished album from his own collection. He explains why it means so much to him, and features three key tracks. This week it's Blowout Comb released by Digable Planets in 1994.
Don says, "Straight out of Brooklyn, New York, this alternative hip-hop trio's second release didn't make that much of a mark initially, but it obviously caught my ear. Their sound was a unique combination of live instruments mixed with a culture clash of samples. All of which was complemented by their laid-back vocals and very Afrocentric themes - a surprisingly easy listen for a record with such serious content.".