A collection of classic hip-hop vinyl and memorabilia is set for auction





Get your hands on sealed copies of “Beat Bop” and “The Roxy”.

An extensive selection of hip-hop records and memorabilia is going on auction at Sotheby’s.

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Timed to coincide with hip-hop’s 50th anniversary, the auction includes art, fashion, photography, documents, studio equipment, records and other artefacts from hip-hop cultures in the ’70s until today.

Curated and organized in collaboration with Monica Lynch, former president of Tommy Boy Records, the audition begins at 12:00 EDT (17:00 BST) on July 25.

Some highlights for vinyl collectors include a framed and signed “The Roxy” 7” single by Phase II, a sealed Rammellzee vs K-Rob “Beat Bop” 12″ with artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat and a road case of over 100 records used by Afrika Islam in his early DJ days.

Other gems are a selection of 394 sealed cassette tapes and a collection of early DJ Shadow performance flyers.

dj shadow flyers

Find out more about the auction here.