Black Sheep A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing 25th Anniversary Mixtape

Mixed by DJ Chris Read for Wax Poetics & WhoSampled

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“Run for the hills…and hide your hoes,” because this month sees the 25th anniversary of A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing. It was on October 22nd, 1991, that Black Sheep ‘the low lifes of the Native Tongue family tree’ released their debut album, featuring classic singles “The Choice Is Yours,” “Flavor of The Month,” and “Strobelight Honey.”

To mark the anniversary, our homie Chris Read has put together another dope mix full of album tracks, alternate versions, and original sample material from the likes of Jefferson Airplane, Boogie Down Productions, Kurtis Blow, and The S.O.S. Band.

Listen up and enjoy!

Artwork by Leon Nockolds

Track list:

1. Black Sheep – ‘Gimme the Finga’ (Instrumental)
2. Chris Read – Theme #3 (Scratchapella)
3. Paul Butterfield – ‘I Don’t Wanna Go’ (sampled in ‘Butt… In the Meantime’)
4. Black Sheep – ‘Butt… In the Meantime’
5. Black Sheep – ‘Butt… In the Meantime (Nostrans Ave Rastafarian Mix)’
6. Boogie Down Productions – ‘The Bridge Is Over’ (sampled in ‘Butt… In the Meantime’)
7. Mouth & McNeal – ‘A.B.C’ (sampled in ‘La Menage’)
8. The Guess Who – ‘Three More Days’ (sampled in ‘La Menage’)
9. Black Sheep feat Q Tip – ‘La Menage’
10. Doug E Fresh feat Slick Rick – ‘La Di Da Di’ [Extract] (sampled in ‘La Menage’)
11. Jimmy Mc Griff – ‘Blue Juice’ (sampled in ‘Pass The 40’)
12. Black Sheep feat Chi Ali, Moc-Fu, Chris Lighty & Dave Gossett – ‘Pass the 40′
13. Isaac Hayes – ‘Joy’ [Loop] (sampled in ‘Pass the 40’)
14. Jefferson Airplane – ‘Today’ (sampled in ‘Similak Child’)
15. Three Dog Night – ‘I Can Hear You Calling’ [Loop] (sampled in ‘Similak Child’)
16. Black Sheep – ‘Similak Child’
17. Ramsey Lewis – ‘Les Fleur’ (sampled in ‘Similak Child’)
18. Michel Colombier – ‘Porquoi Pas?’ (sampled in ‘Have U.N.E Pull?’)
19. Black Sheep – ‘Have U.N.E Pull’
20. Black Sheep – ‘Have U.N.E Pull (Remix)’
21. The Shades of Brown – ‘The Soil I Tilled For You’ [Loop] (sampled in Have U.N.E Pull’)
22. Fuzzy Haskins – ‘Love’s Now Is Forever’ [Loop] (sampled in ‘To Whom It May Concern’)
23. Gary Bartz – ‘Celestial Blues’ (sampled in ‘To Whom It May Concern’)
24. Doug E Fresh feat Slick Rick – ‘La Di Da Di’ [Extract] (sampled in ‘To Whom It May Concern’)
25. Black Sheep – ‘To Whom It May Concern’
26. Bubble Gum Machine – ‘I Wonder’ (sampled in ‘Flavor of the Month’)
27. Black Sheep – ‘Flavor of the Month’
28. Brother Jack McDuff – ‘Hunk O’ Funk’ [Loop] (sampled in ‘Hoes We Knows’)
29. Black Sheep – ‘Hoes We Knows’
30. Sweet Linda Divine – ‘I’ll Say It Again’ (sampled in ‘The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)’)
31. McCoy Tyner – ‘Impressions’ (sampled in ‘The Choice is Yours (Revisited)’)
32. Black Sheep – ‘The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)’
33. Black Sheep – ‘The Choice Is Yours’
34. The New Birth – ‘Keep on Doin’ It’ [Loop] (sampled in ‘The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)’)
35. Iron Butterfly – ‘Her Favorite Style’ (sampled in ‘The Choice is Yours’)
36. Rare Earth – ‘(I Know) I’m Losing You’ (sampled in ‘Try Counting Sheep’)
37. Black Sheep – ‘Try Counting Sheep’
38. The Honey Drippers – ‘Impeach the President’ (sampled in ‘Try Counting Sheep (Caveman Funky Organ Remix)’)
39. Black Sheep – ‘Try Counting Sheep (Caveman Funky Organ Remix)’
40. The Johnny Almond Music Machine – ‘Solar Level’ (sampled in ‘Try Counting Sheep (Caveman Funky Organ Remix)’)
41. Millie Jackson – ‘Phuck U Symphony’ (samped in ‘For Doz That Slept’)
42. Young & Company – ‘I Like (What You’re Doing to Me)’ (sampled in ‘Strobelite Honey’)
43. Kurtis Blow – ‘Do The Do’ [Loop] (sampled in ‘Strobelite Honey’)
44. The S.O.S Band – ‘Take Your Time (Do It Right’)’ (sampled in ‘Strobelite Honey’)
45. Black Sheep – ‘Strobelite Honey’
46. Ramsey Lewis – ‘The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)’ [Loop] (sampled in Strobelite Honey ‘(No We Didn’t Mix)’) 
47. Black Sheep – ‘Strobelite Honey (No We Didn’t Mix)’
48. Black Sheep – ‘U Mean I’m Not’ [Extract]

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