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Hip-hop and rap, that's where my heart's at. But I'll play anything so long as it ain't crap!

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Options December 31, 2021: Put The Needle On The Best of 2021 Part 1

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Artist Track Album Year Format Comments Images Approx. start time
Aaron in MN vs Michele vs BillyJam  PTNOTintroDec312021   Options   2021     
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Roughneck Jihad  endearing   Options the little assassination handbook  2021     
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Uptown XO  Dreams   Options Culture over Corporate Vol 3 (I Force United)  2021     
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Tanya Morgan  No Tricks   Options Don & Von  2021     
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Nappyhigh  She Was Yellow (feat. Blu)   Options   2021     
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Unagi  Clap Your Hands   Options Beats For Rappers  2021     
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Prozack Turner  WFMU/PTNOTR freestyle over Unagi "Don't U Know"   Options   2021    longtime friend of the show Prozack Turner (Foreign Legion) laced up at a moments notice this great freestyle over Unagi's "Beats For Rappers" album - that we featured in 2021 inc. back on June 18th 2021 show when several other artists (inc. Senor Gigo and Roughneck Jihad all recorded special tracks for this WFMU show - again MUCHO APPRECIATION ARTISTS! 
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Professa Gabel + Brycon  This Or No?   Options   2021    yet another killer track produced by Brycon in 2021 - this one featuring mic wrecker Professa Gabel - and culled from the six track / 2 song release "This Or No" / "Slow Water (ft. Monk HTS & Ozer)" - released back at start of November 2021 #GoodShit 
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The Elements  (V).I.N.Y.L.   Options Art of The Vandal EP  2021    Dublin Ireland hip-hop crew who got introduced to WFMU a decade ago - thanks to friend of show Tall Paul - 
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Tall Black Guy  Live At The Beeiscuit Lounge   Options Airplane Mode  2021  LP  TBG = Tall Black Guy is sooooo damn talented - just love everything this Detroit artist makes inc. this short track off his sonically diverse 40 minute Feb 2021 release "Airplane Mode" = https://tallblackguy.bandcamp.com/album/airplane-mode 
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Homeboy Sandman  Yup. Do It.   Options   2021    one of numerous gems dropped by Homeboy Sandman in 2021 - recently the artist announced he would be doing return Bay Area show in Berkeley in February - see flyer 
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Baghead  whats the love for then   Options Dedicated To Those Who  2021    supertalented SF Bay Area artist that ranks among my personal fave artists of the year - for more music and to support artist = Dedicated To Those Who is another Feb 2021 release - and another from San Francisco - to purchase this or other stuff or get info go to Baghead's Bandcamp = bandcamp https://baghead1.bandcamp.com/album/dedicated-to-those-who 
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Your Old Droog  Dropout Boogie (feat. MF Doom)   Options   2021    Produced by Edan 
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Napoleon Da Legend X Nejma Nefertiti  We Bad News   Options Alter Ego  2021     
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Greenlights Music  Laser Tag Vibe   Options The Art of Poise  2021     
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MC Altered States  Reminisce (DJ Kuts by DJ TMB)   Options   2021    although hailing from Baltimore Maryland this MC has a flow that (to these ears) is sometimes reminiscent of San Francisco/Bay Area 90's style 
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Dysfunkshunal Familee  Famous For Nothing (feat. Nejma Nefertiti, Napoleon Da Legend, Hastyle Rhymes & Long Live Phoenix produced by Crazy Dj Bazarro)   Options EastNYRadio 6​-​11​-​21 mix  2021    WOW! this track is a non stop verbal onslaught of emcee greatness 
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Mic Mountain  Gandules (prod. By Domingo)   Options   2021     
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Jess The Facts & A.C. The P.D.  Average AmeriKKKan (Alt Version)   Options   2021     
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The Visionaries  Wazzup   Options V      technically a 2020 release since it dropped in late 2020 - but had to include it    0:42:34 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Good People  Fire! (feat. Craig G)   Options The Greater Good  2021     
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DJ ALF vs. Greg from ZONE 5  PTNOTFMU freestyle Pt 2   Options   2021    another amazing exclusive recording made for this show by DJ ALF doing one of the freestyle/improv routines (Scott Williams did one with guitar) over live drum beats recorded by Scott in Monty Hall of Greg from ZONE 5 drumming a series of breakbeats for this show - Thanks to Scott, ALF and Greg from ZONE 5 - love U guys and your endless talents and generous sharing of your talents with this show! 
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Mixmaster Mike  Megaton 10 (feat. DJ Premier, A-Trak, DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Qbert, DJ Babu, D-Styles, DJ Shortkut, DJ Craze & Melo-D)   Options   2021    OMG - killer skratch track from the best of the best turntablists - curated and produced by Mixmaster Mike 
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The Du-Rites (J-Zone & Pablo Martin)  The Sun (feat. Elson Nascimento Of Sun Ra Arkestra )   Options   2021     
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Music behind DJ:
Aaron in MN 

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Put The Needle On Your 2022 Been True 2 U 





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Ancient Astronauts  Upliftment Skit (Instrumental)   Options   2021        0:59:16 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 7:00pm Billy Jam:

hello WFMU listeners - please give a shout out to Bucci for engineering today while I do the music - less talk more music - looking back at 2021 ---- Speaking of which please share in these comments what was in your opinion the one best thing to happen for you - either personally or in general in the world in 2021 - thanks
  7:01pm P-90:

Yo Bucci
Avatar 👻 7:02pm Bucci:

No jokes- coming to WFMU this year and working on these shows i love is a big plus 4 me
Avatar 7:02pm HyperDose:

I'll never complain about extra Bucci πŸ’™
Sup, Billy & Jammers!
  7:02pm ami ad:

Hello DJ. Hello all.
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:03pm Will the Sound Guy:

Hi Billy Jam, Bucci, and all!!! Happy New Year to all!!!
Avatar 7:03pm Billy Jam:

Wednesday of last week (Dec 22) Bucci filled in for Seven Second Delay and did a great job - in archives if u have not heard it yet
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:04pm listener 126464:

Cheers Billy Jam, Bucci, everyone.
Avatar 7:04pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

The best thing that happened to me in 2021 is that I survived not testing positive for COVID again unlike I did in 2020 when I was trapped isolated in a room for two weeks straight.
Avatar 7:04pm Billy Jam:

more music less talk today so as to squeeze in as much of the great music of 2021 as possible
  7:04pm ShelbyG:

Hey Billy Jam & Bucci! β™₯️
All I know is this. I said goodbye to my husband. Going thru all the bureaucracy. I found myself. I found this station/community. It’s been weird. But, not bad.
Avatar 7:05pm Ju Da Venom:

Yo peace to Billy Jam & WFMU family ✌️
  7:06pm celeste:

COUNTDOWN to tomorrow
Avatar 7:07pm Billy Jam:

hello ALF + Ju Da Venom + SHelbyG + listener126464 +celeste +ami ad + Will sound guy
  7:07pm James vital tactics:

Wowwwwwww TM
Avatar 7:07pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Cheers to you ShelbyG for being one of Billy's many VERY loyal listeners even throughout the hardships!
  7:07pm sufferwords:

We out here - peace
  7:07pm James vital tactics:

This shits too dope
Avatar 👻 7:08pm Bucci:

Hey Shelby I'm glad you found WFMU. You're great! HNY all day
  7:08pm James vital tactics:

Wfmu familia what the life is good?
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:09pm Will the Sound Guy:

Whatup BAS-One?!?!
  7:09pm ShelbyG:

Love πŸ₯³πŸ₯°
  7:09pm James vital tactics:

Worddddd life
Avatar 7:09pm HyperDose:

The ill pre-game starts NOW
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:09pm Smilty69:

Happy New Years Eve, Billy Jam, Bucci (heard your show for the first time yesterday morning and loved it!), and friends!
  7:10pm James vital tactics:

Yeah it does
Avatar 7:10pm Ju Da Venom:

Boom bap original rap
Avatar 7:10pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Cheers to you Bucci for holding down and supporting Billy's show throughout ALL the craziness!
  7:10pm celeste:

Happy New Day Everyone!
Avatar 7:10pm Billy Jam:

shout-out to all the regular selfless contributors to this show including BAS-One + DJ ALF - appreciated! Wot UP to HyperDose + James Vital Tactics + Smilty69
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:11pm chresti:

Hi Billy Jam and PTNOTRs crew!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11pm Mona:

Happy new year Billy and Bucci!!! β€οΈπŸ–€
Avatar 7:11pm Billy Jam:

HELLO Chresti in SoCal - and again thanks to BUCCI and Scott Williams and all the skeleton crew of F M U
Avatar 7:12pm Ju Da Venom:

Yes sir yes sir we regulars in this
  7:12pm James vital tactics:

Word yoooo
Avatar 7:12pm Ju Da Venom:

Dope joint
Avatar 7:13pm Billy Jam:

hey MONA - happy new year to you too
Avatar 7:13pm Ju Da Venom:

Now back to new jeruz to light up spliffs
Avatar 7:13pm Billy Jam:

7 songs already - in 15 minutes - ah yeah
Avatar 👻 7:14pm Bucci:

thanks @Smilty69!!
  7:14pm Sloan:

Happy new year Billy!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:14pm Marley P. Dogg:

Billy Jam!!!! Happy new year’s Eve everyone!!!!
  7:15pm ShelbyG:

Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:15pm Marley P. Dogg:

Best thing to happen to me this year was adopting my second dog - Teddy www.instagram.com...
Avatar 7:16pm Billy Jam:

happy new year to you too Sloan and to you Marley P. Dogg and your P Dogg Teddy
  7:16pm ShelbyG:

I. Love. UK hip hop.
Avatar 7:17pm Billy Jam:

Ireland is not in the UK
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:17pm Marley P. Dogg:

Thanks Billy! And thank you for all of the great shows this year!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:17pm Marley P. Dogg:

Avatar 7:18pm Billy Jam:

Eire/Republic of Ireland that is -where this group are from
  7:18pm James vital tactics:

Love this shit to end the year
  7:18pm Sean Fahrrad:

I'm from Dublin listening to WFMU in Boston - great to hear my hometown accents on the speakers
  7:18pm James vital tactics:

Wow dope^
Avatar 7:19pm Ju Da Venom:

Bust a flow
  7:19pm celeste:

almost there!- last 4:20 of 2021!! get ready!!
Avatar 7:19pm Billy Jam:

hey fellow Dubliner Sean Fahrrad
Avatar 7:20pm HyperDose:

@Marley They are sooo cute together!
  7:20pm James vital tactics:

Loving these sounds
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:20pm Marley P. Dogg:

Thanks hyper
  7:20pm ShelbyG:

Billy Jam. I knew I put my foot in it. Innit. Most sincere apologies, friend β™₯️
Avatar 7:21pm Billy Jam:

oops think I posted the wrong Homeboy Sandman poster - will fix later
Avatar 7:21pm Ju Da Venom:

  7:21pm ShelbyG:

Americans, right? πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ
  7:21pm Sean Fahrrad:

Just back from Christmas in Ballybough

Happy new year, Billy Jam
Avatar 7:22pm Billy Jam:

that's okay ShelbyG -
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:22pm Smilty69:

Homeboy Sandman was smooth good
  7:23pm Scud:

Was I hearing a midnight cowboy?
Avatar 7:23pm Ju Da Venom:

What a way to end the year just lovely
Avatar 7:23pm Billy Jam:

@Sean - used to go to school in O'Connells --How was the whole COVID testing thing in DUB and here before leaving?
Avatar 7:24pm Ju Da Venom:

Best thing that happened this year is being Covid free
  7:25pm Bob in DC:

Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:25pm chresti:

Captain Beefheart!
  7:25pm James vital tactics:

Too dope this beat tho trueee
Avatar 7:26pm TDK60:

Hi Billy Jam. Happy new year.
Avatar 👻 7:26pm Bucci:

Hadn't heard that DOOM trac, niceee
Avatar 7:26pm Billy Jam:

beat by Edan -killin it - hello TDK60
Avatar 7:26pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...yeah where the HipHoppers sample early Beefheart & MagicBand - that's I'm talkin' about...
Avatar 7:27pm HyperDose:

RRN63 in ze house! πŸ˜ƒπŸ“»
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:27pm Marley P. Dogg:

Big thank you Bucci and Scott W!
  7:27pm ShelbyG:

Appreciate this crew helping me thru a sucky year (for a lot of us). Love the show, Billy J, BAS-One, Bucci - been a real grounding force for me β™₯️🀩β™₯️🍾β™₯️
  7:28pm James vital tactics:

I remember edan saw his rock a couple times last time was in 04 in Los angeles taco nazo spot....droop capone was in the place to be that night he was hosting ...classic shit
  7:28pm Sean Fahrrad:

@BillyJam - a shitshow more or less
PCRs in Boston backed up for days
And almost impossible to get a test in Dublin (I got lucky)

Omicron burning through Ireland like a forest fire

I was Joey's the whole way

We knew who The Loaf was tho
  7:29pm James vital tactics:

Avatar 7:29pm HyperDose:

Damn this came in HARD
  7:29pm ShelbyG:

Love this track.
Avatar 7:31pm Billy Jam:

@Sean - yeah I figured that was gonna be the case and at last minute (after delays with testing here in US right before leaving) decided not to go back myself - yesterday Aer Lingus issued a voucher thank goodness -- Just talked with. my family back in Ireland couple of hours ago and two of them got diagnosed with COVID - heard crazy over there now - with 8pm closing etc
Avatar 7:33pm Billy Jam:

so was gonna do the BEST OF all today but just way too much great music in 2021 to squeeze into one show - so will do a part two next week - even still a lot left out
Avatar 7:34pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

  7:34pm Sean Fahrrad:

Ah holy heck, you're the friggin DJ
Didn't even cop

Keep banging out the tunes, man

Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:35pm Smilty69:

Yeah crew avoid Covid. My family and I are 11 days infected and it sucks. This is my 2nd Friday listening to Billy Jam sober. But for sure shit could be infernally worse so I'm grateful we're almost over it.
Avatar 7:36pm Ju Da Venom:

The best things that happened in 2021 were season 2 of Wu Tang on Hulu,Mac Dre tribute show here on wfmu & the Ralph McDaniel’s & Nas video music box documentary imo
Avatar 7:37pm dopeman:

hole sht this is all tight
  7:37pm ShelbyG:

This track is really good.
  7:37pm James vital tactics:

Avatar 7:37pm dopeman:

covid gang I'm out of work till the 5th happy new years everyone get vaccinated and boosted please for yourself
  7:38pm James vital tactics:

This is that shit
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:38pm chresti:

6-11 is my son's bday
  7:38pm James vital tactics:

Dysfunctional shit for fucks!
Avatar 7:39pm Ju Da Venom:

Avatar 7:41pm Billy Jam:

@Sean Fahrrad - not sure if u heard em but have done bunch of Irish hip-hop (emcee and turntablist) themed shows inc. several as live remotes from Dublin, Galway + Limerick - all are in archives to listen to anytime
Avatar 7:41pm Ju Da Venom:

Wow Gloria Estefan sample lol
  7:41pm celeste:

what a year of music right here thanks Billy Bucci PTNOTR friday lightz CREW!!
  7:41pm Timi Dz...:

Dogs walked, got Pizza, beer, wine, vodka, weed, gummies and Billy Jam with PTNOTR... Check!
...and it's 4:19 somewhere.!.!.!
Avatar 7:42pm Billy Jam:

this song is the ultimate diss track to such a large # of people - and so vividly on point!
Avatar 7:42pm Billy Jam:

Timi D....
  7:43pm James vital tactics:

  7:45pm ShelbyG:

Timi: that’s a great feeling
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:45pm PaulRobeson1920:

Hi Hi Hi all

2/3 of Americans are on At least 1 RX drug & 1/3 of Americans are on 2 or more

(valid statistic as of 2014)
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:46pm Will the Sound Guy:

Yo Billy, the show is Thiccccc!!! straight up fire πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯
Avatar 7:48pm Billy Jam:

shout out to Greg from ZONE 5 from WFMU and to DJ ALF
  7:49pm Timi Dz...:

...and Covid symptoms free is a great feeling. Coming off my 10 days down. Still gonna lay low masked up in Da Bay Mang.!.!.!
Cheers ya'll and Happy New Year...
Avatar 7:49pm Billy Jam:

thanks Will the Sound Guy + hello PaulRObeson1920
Avatar 7:49pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

You're welcome Billy!
Avatar 7:49pm Listener Jonny in South Central... (Ohio):

Thank you so much Billy. You play the important stuff.
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:50pm chresti:

I'm glad there are good people
Avatar 7:50pm Billy Jam:

thanks Listener Jonny in Ohio - a great state for so much great music
  7:51pm ShelbyG:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:51pm lutrablue:

This show is fire.
Avatar 7:51pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

As I come back....LIKE THIS!! DEEE STYLESSS!
  7:51pm James vital tactics:

Fuego papa
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:52pm PaulRobeson1920:

Jess The Facts & A.C. The P.D. - that song is a trip
Avatar 7:52pm dopeman:

i keep reopening this window to favorite each song
  7:53pm bnowb:

Happy new year y’all ❀️🎊
  7:53pm ShelbyG:

Dancin days
Avatar 7:53pm Billy Jam:

for me the best thing in 2021 was all the GOOD things - from good health to good people and good hash + hip-hop ----- HAPPY HAPPY NEW YEAR
  7:53pm ami ad:

Thank you, DJ. Crew. Happy new year.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:54pm radioronan:

Thank you Billy Jam and all the collaborators and contributors to PTNOTR in 2021. Much peace & beats in 2022 to all!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:54pm chresti:

This is a gas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:55pm DJ Guin:

BILLY JAM for the motherfucking WIN
  7:56pm celeste:

it's like a party here! almost midnight in...?
Avatar 7:56pm Billy Jam:

YO! DJ Guin and radioronan
Avatar 7:56pm Billy Jam:

bnowb happy happy
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:56pm Will the Sound Guy:

I had a pretty good year, ended it with covid... we're doing well tho... Thank you Billy for all you do!!! hope everyone has a happy and healthy new year!!!! Blow the doors off this mothafukkah!
  7:57pm ShelbyG:

Thank you, Billy J, BAS-One, & Bucci β™₯️πŸ”₯β™₯️
  7:57pm ashestoashes:

Average Americans, Averagender Amerikkkans, Older Age Americans, Merry merry Americans, Avenue Rage Americans
  7:57pm Mr C:

Great jam Billy!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:58pm Smilty69:

Thanks Billy Jam & Bucci! Happy New Years everybody!!!!
Avatar 7:58pm TDK60:

Thanks and happy new year Billy Jam, woofmuers.
Avatar 7:58pm Billy Jam:

and a big shout out to WFMU in 2021 - love this station!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:58pm chresti:

Hip Hoppy New year!
  7:58pm ShelbyG:

This track. Epic.
Avatar 7:59pm Ju Da Venom:

Happy New Year to all !!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:59pm Will the Sound Guy:

Big upps to Bucci!!! hope all is well! Thank you BAS-One too!! such a team!!!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 7:59pm listener 126464:

Thanks Billy Jam, Bucci!
  7:59pm James vital tactics:

Yo this for everyone up in here
  7:59pm Andres:

Happy New Year!!!
Avatar 8:00pm Billy Jam:

that was fun - thanks Bucci
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 8:00pm chresti:

TDK60 still got a buzz on?

Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 8:01pm chresti:

Time to bboogaloo and shingaling!
Avatar 👻 8:17pm mb:

Happy New Year Billy Jam and fam
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