Wednesday, May 26, 2010

"Respect the Architect" with DJ Selecta

The admirable DJ Selecta is a vet on the Pittsburgh hip-hop scene. Aside from past work with some of the cities most renowned groups, Strict Flow and Pensoulz In a Cup, Selecta has been a mainstay in local clubs and lounges. He is the creator of the beloved Classic Material events, which showcases both local and national DJ's, recent participants of the event include Large Professor, Lord Finesse, and Rob Swift. Selecta hosted his own radio show for years dating back to the '90s and going into the 2000's. He recently began a new show titled Grand Groove on 91.3 WYEP, which features music from a varitey of genres including Nu-Soul, Neo-Soul, Funk, Nu-Jazz, Hip-Hop, and more.

This month, Selecta premiered "Respect the Architect," a set of classic Pittsburgh hip-hop, dates ranging from 1986 to 1998. He will be featuring similar sets once a month, chronicling the city's old school scene.

Butta - For the Ladies
G-Man - Music Production
J-Flint - Hump Day
Hi-Low (Chenits aka Chen Lo & DJ Big Phil) - Rap World
Geo - Here I Come
Afro Cinema (C.I. aka I Majestic & Born Shamir of RXC/Classic 1824) - Rap Zodiac
Cool Vibes (feat. Stretch, Sire, & Impulse) - Unstoppable
N. Harmonyx - Talks the Griot
Supa C - Hardcore Heads
Supa C - Freestyle
Strict Flow - Fall Of '95
TaQuest - It's About Time
Hardcore Crew (Mel-Man) - The Crew Got Paid
Mel-Man - Aftermath Freestyle
Domestic Brothers - Gridiron
Jazzi Love - The Real Queen
Bonus: Davu - Follow Suite (Prod. by BusCrates) (2010)


You can listen to Selecta's radio show live:
Sunday nights/mornings from Midnight - 4a EST at

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